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Tórshavnar Kommuna

Vaglið Postsmoga 32 110 Tórshavn Reception and telephone hours:: Monday to Thursday from 9am to 16pm Friday from 9am to 15pm

Assisted Transportation
Umsókn um serflutning til rørslutarnað

Ert tú rørslutarnað ella nýtir koyristól, hevur tú møguleika at heita á serliga bussin til rørslutarnað hjá Tórshavnar kommunu.

Tú skalt góðkennast sum brúkari, áðrenn tú kanst nýta serflutningstænastuna. 

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Building Permit
Application for a building permit

Before you can start building you have to apply for a building permit. You can not start building until you have receive a permit from Tórshavnar kommunu. When you apply for a building permit it is important that people with the necessary qualifications will do the drawings and calculations. That is an architect, constructor, technician or others that the municipulty estimates to meet the requirements.

Read more about building (in faroese)

 

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Cleaning Service
Application for Cleaning Service

The cleaning service in the municipality in Tórshavn is intended for senior citizens who are still living in their own homes and who are not able to clean their house. 
 

Read more about Cleaning Service (Only in Faroese)
 

 

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Culture Grant
Application for Culture Grant

The purpose of the Culture Grant is to support projects, events and campaigns that enriches and improves the cultural life in the municipality.
The grant is provided to projects, events and campaigns relating cultural activities such as; exhibitions, performances, concerts and book- and album releases. The grant can also be provided to organization of conferences, seminars etc., about culture and art and leisure-time activities like sports and scouts.  

Read more about the Culture Grant (in Faroese)
 

 

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Day- and Evening Offers
Application for Day- and Evening Offers

There are four offers for senior citizens who are not able to participate in the other offers that Heilsu- og umsorganartænastan (Health and care department) provides, like Tilhaldið. 

The day- and evening offers are means tested offers, therefore you have to apply for them.

Read more about Day- and Evening offers (in faroese)

 

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Free Childcare
Umsókn um frípláss

Ert tú foreldur, og er tín inntøka lægri enn 353.900 kr. um árið, kanst tú søkja um frípláss til dagstovn. Frípláss er eitt fíggjarligt ískoyti frá landinum, sum tú fært til dagstovnagjaldið.

Freistin at søkja um fíggjarligt frípláss er 1. juli á hvørjum ári.
Tú skalt bóka tínum barni pláss á einum dagstovni, áðrenn tú kanst søkja um frípláss.

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Home Care for Seniors and Dependent
Application for Home Care for Seniors and Dependen

You can apply for a fee for taking care of seniors and dependent citizens at home. The purpose of the fee is to guarantee that the dependent citizen can get continuous care and presence at their home rather that moving to a nursing home.
When you have applied a visitator will contact you and then the application will be processed according to the description from the visitator. 

Read more about Home Care for Seniors and Dependent (in Faroese) 
 

 

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Lack of Childcare
Confirmation for Lack of Childcare

If you are in the situation that you cannot get day care for your child and you are therefore in financial difficulties because you cannot go to work, you can contact Almannastovuna to see what options you have to get temporary maintenance. To get maintenance Almannastovan needs a confirmation from the Municipality that you cannot get childcare for your child. You can apply for the confirmation here. 

Read more about Confirmation for Lack of Childcare (only in Faroese)

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Meal Service
Application for Meal Service

The Meal Service in Tórshavnar kommuna is first and foremost for senior citizens living in their own homes that are not able to make their own food. In special cases the service can be provided to citizens under the age of 67. 

Read more about the meal service (in faroese)

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Municipal Social Housing
Umsókn um kommunala sosiala íbúð

Her kanst tú søkja um kommunala sosiala íbúð. 
Sosiala nevnd í Tórshavnar kommunu metir um tørvin á umsøkjarnum og tekur avgerð um, hvør fær bjóðað íbúð.

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Occupational- & Physiotherapy
Application for occupational- and physiotherapy

Occupational- and Physiotherapy is a means tested service. If you are a senior citizen in the municipalty of Tórshavn you can apply for this service. Your application will then be processed and you will be contacted. 

Together with you we will do an professional evaluation and find the best occupational and/or physiotherapy service for you. If you want an specific service you can comment that in the application. It is the professional evaluation that decides which service you can get. 

Read more about occupational- and physiotherapy (in faroese)

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Parking Permit
Application for Parking Permit

If you live within the parking area in the City Centre, and you do not have the possibility to park or make your own parking spot on your residence, you can apply for a parking permit.

Read regulations for parking permit (in Faroese)

 

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Plot for farming or gardening
Umsókn um trøð ella urtagarðsstykki

Ert tu fylt 18 ár, og ert tú búsitandi í Tórshavnar kommunu, hevur tú møguleika fyri at søkja kommununa um eina trøð ella eitt urtagarðsstykki til at hava kríatúr á.

Tú kanst søkja um annaðhvørt trøð ella urtagarðsstykki. Tú kanst ikki søkja um bæði.

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Residence for Seniors
Application for Residence for Seniors

In the Municipalty of Tórshavn there are eight residential options for seniors:

  • Four nursing homes
  • Three Assisted living homes
  • One old people’s home

The old people home and the assisted living homes have common living spaces and smaller rooms. Most of the homes are equipped with one bathroom with a shower per 3-4 resident. 

The nursing homes are bigger homes that are divided into to smaller sections. The residents have their own bathroom with a shower and each sections has a common room. Most of the nursing homes have both nursing sections and dementia sections. 

It is not possible to request a specific residence 

Read more about Residence for Seniors (in Faroese) 
 

 

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Short Term Residence for Seniors
Rehabilitation and Respite Care

Heimabúgvandi, ið hava tørv á stutttíðarplássi hava møguleika at søkja. Stutttíðarpláss verða veitt á Urd og Demensdeplinum á Tjarnagarði. 
Endamálið við uppihaldinum kann vera ymiskt, og kann fevna um rehabilitering, endurvenjing, tørvsmetan, umlætting og palliatión. 

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Takeover of private road
Umsókn um yvirtøku av privatum vegi

Eigur tú privatan veg í Tórshavnar kommunu, kanst tú søkja um, at kommunan skal yvirtaka vegin og harvið umsitingina.

Grundeigarar, ið eiga privatan veg ella partar av vegi, hava skyldu til at halda vegin reinan sambært politiviðtøkuni fyri Tórshavnar kommunu.

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TK tal
Application for TK-number

If your child does not have a Faroese p-number, you can apply for a TK number, which is a temporary personal number that you can use for the daycare booking system BARN, until you receive a p-number. 

Read more about TK number (Only in Faroese)
 

 

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Transfer School
Application for changing Schools

Here you can apply to move/change to another school. Also if you are new in The municipalty of Tórshavnar kommunu and in need of school. You can choose from prep school to 9th grade. 

Read more about moving/changing schools (in Faroese)
 

 

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Whale Share
Umsókn um heimapart

Ert tú borgari í Tórshavnar kommunu, kanst tú fáa ein part av grindini, hóast tú ikki hevur tikið lut í drápinum. Hetta ber til, tá talið av skinnum er nóg stórt.

Her kanst tú søkja um heimapart til tín og títt húski.

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Vaglið
Postsmoga 32
110 Tórshavn

Reception and telephone hours::
Monday to Thursday from 9am to 16pm
Friday from 9am to 15pm