Here you can read about social security in Iceland; family benefits, sickness benefits, pensions and unemployment benefits.
Here you can read about benefits that you might be entitled to if you have children.
On Iceland there is a statutory social insurance system for all inhabitants as well as a statutory pension fund system for all those on the labour market.
Everybody who lives in Iceland is entitled to social insurance.
Entitlement to allowances may also be based on work on the Icelandic labour market. Benefits vary according to whether it is residence or work that determines the benefit. Residence or work in Iceland does not however mean an automatic entitlement to social benefits. Other different conditions shall be complied with regarding entitlement to benefits.