The Municipality of Kópavogur

The municipality of Kópavogur is the second largest municipality in Iceland with a population of 35,000. Kópavogur has a wide variety of shops and services, a thriving cultural scene and two excellent swimming pools. The municipality takes pride in providing its inhabitants with exceptional services whether that be schools, pre-schools, social services or in other areas such as matters concerning the environment or town planning. Further information can be found on the municipality's website and on electronic application forms on the Service portal/Thjonustugatt.

The town council

The town council of Kópavogur is democratically elected every four years. The town council is responsible for the management of the municipality of Kópavogur. The council appoints the executive council which, along with the mayor, is responsible for the finances and management of the town.  The town council also appoints representatives to the town's committees.


For further information please contact the municipality's service centre located at Digranesvegur 1.  The service centre is open all working days from 8am to 4pm, except Fridays when it is open to 1pm. The phone number is  441 0000.