About ICETRA

The Icelandic Transport Authority manages the administration of transport affairs and conducts oversight pertaining to aviation, maritime affairs, traffic and safety oversight of transport structures and navigation.

The Icelandic Transport Authority is the administrative institution for transport affairs in accordance with an Act dated 30 November 2012. The Authority is subject to the Ministry of the Interior and is intended to contribute to safe, sustainable, accessible and economical transport.

The Icelandic Transport Authority manages the administration of transport affairs and conducts oversight pertaining to aviation, maritime affairs, traffic and safety oversight of transport structures and navigation.

 All tasks that were previously subject to the Icelandic Civil Aviation Administration and the Road Traffic Directorate have been taken over by the Icelandic Transport Authority, in addition to administrative and oversight tasks of the Icelandic Maritime Administration and licensing and  traffic-monitoring services that the Icelandic Road and Coastal Administration was previously in charge of. Concurrently, operational tasks of the Icelandic Maritime Administration were transferred to the Icelandic Road and Coastal Administration.

It should be noted that all documents bearing the title of the Icelandic Civil Aviation Administration, Icelandic Maritime Administration and Road Traffic Directorate will continue to be valid and issued operating licenses will be valid through their defined period of validity.


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