As a principal rule these foreign nationals can be granted family reunification in the Faroe Islands:
1) Foreign citizens over 18 who have have been living together in a marital relationship as spouses or cohabiting partners at the same address over a certain length of time with a resident of the Faroe Islands who is also over 18, and who also:
a) is a Danish or Nordic citizen,
b) has been granted a residence permit in the Faroe Islands according to the Aliens Act, Section 7 (refugees),
c) has been holding a permanent residence permit for the last 3 years.
2) Children under 18 of a parent, resident in the Faroe Islands, or children under 18 of the spouse of a resident in the Faroe Island provided the parent, with whom the child is going to live, has custody of the child.
3) Parents over 60 of:
a) children that are Danish or Nordic citizens,
b) children, holding a residence permit in the Faroe Islands according to the Aliens Act, Section 7.
4) If the foreign national has other close family relations to, or is in a similar way closely related with, a resident in the Faroe Islands.
When applying for a family visa, it may be required that the person with whom the applicant wants to be united is made responsible for supporting the applicant.