Family members of a foreigner, holding a work permit in the Faroes, can also apply for a residence permit here. Family members are: husband/wife, cohabiting partners and/or their children. The holder of a work permit in the Faroe Islands must document that he/she is able to support the family (permits granted after the Sports Agreement are exempt from the requirement): FO2 (Danish version FO2).
Documents to be included:
1) Copy of your marriage certificate and copies of the children´s birth certificates,
2) Documentation that the holder of the work permit is able to support himself/herself and the family, in the form of an employment contract. If the work permit holder is already working in the Faroe Islands, the applicant needs to submit his/her pay slips for the last three months. (This requirement applies to first-time applications as accompanying family members submitted on or after 2 September 2023.)
3) If not married, a declaration of cohabitation is required - such a document certifies the couple has been living in a marital relation at the same address for a certain length of time. Lease contracts, letters received at the joint address, declarations from employer or landlord can be included as further evidence,
4) Copy of the applicant´s passport.
Family members can apply for an extension using the same application form FO2.