All residents (not visitors or tourists) who receive for the first time a legal permit to stay in the Faroes must register at the municipality. For further information about applications and permits to stay, please visit

The registration to Runavík Municipality takes place in the office at Heiðavegur 26 in Saltangará, opening hours are Monday to Thursday 9.00-16.00 and Friday 9.00-15.00.

If you are relocating to a new municipality in the Faroes, you must inform us that you are moving and register again at your new municipality. This condition applies also if you decide to relocate outside of the Faroes and do not plan to return to live.