New citizen

We welcome new residents and do our very best to help them become part of our community. All residents (not visitors or tourists) who receive a legal permit for the first time in the Faroe Islands, must register at the municipality.

The registration to the municipality of Vágur is at the town hall at Vágsvegur 30.

Opening hours: Monday to Thursday 9.00-16.00, Friday 9.00-15.00.


For further information about applications and permits to stay, please visit or contact Vágur Municipality via mail or by phone +298 66 30 00.


In the town of Vágur, and on the islands of Suðuroy, there is a wide range of job opportunities, both unskilled and skilled. There are opportunities to work in the fish processing industry, in the crafts industry, and a wide range of job opportunities within public services for example daycare, schools, elderly care, and the hospital. These areas generally employ people with qualifications related to the area. You can also find businesses in banking, supermarkets, and other various sectors you may consider. Please note that some education degree-related positions require Faroese/ Danish or other recognized degrees.