Vehicles & Driving
An application for postponement or cancellation of a neglect charge
An application shall be made for a deferral or cancellation of the imposition of a default fee before it is imposed. It is not possible to apply for a deadline or cancellation if more than two months have elapsed.
You can apply for a deferral of the default fee for the following reasons:
The registered domicile of the owner / occupier is more than 80 km from the nearest inspection station.
The vehicle is outside Iceland but within the European Economic Area and received a valid inspection there before the charge was levied. Confirmation of the inspection must be sent to the Icelandic Transport Authority.
The inspection center closest to the legal domicile does not have equipment for inspecting vehicles weighing 3.5 tonnes or more.
Due to age (75 years and older) and / or chronic illness of the owner or occupant of the vehicle (medical certificate or equivalent documents must be presented).
The owner / occupier of the vehicle has died.
Disability - based on legal domicile (valid if immobility has lasted for 2 consecutive weeks before assessment).
Other special reasons. Rationale and explanations must be provided.
The deferral of the levy is not granted for the following reasons:
Poor finances of the owner / occupier.
The person in question has received a payment adjustment.
The owner / occupier was not aware of the rules on the imposition of a default fee.
The owner / occupier could not inspect the vehicle due to absence.
The cancellation of the default fee is only possible if the registration of the vehicle or other information that accompanies the imposition of the fee is incorrect.
Please note that a time limit is only granted for one month from the levy or a maximum of two months from the levy if the legal domicile is more than 80km away from the inspection station.
If the request is denied
If a request for a time limit or cancellation is rejected, a type: entry-hyperlink id: 8pZXPQi2eITIQ4YOO2dj4. A request for a review must be received within two months of the assessment.
If you do not have an electronic ID, type: entry-hyperlink id: 7yIwuWIFlKNB1M0yXb9f5L