Before one can register to buy real estate in Iceland one has to fill an Iceland Preregistration Form. The requirements of the form change from 1 record to another. For instance a company form has to be filled out before buying residential or commercial plots as well as mortgages. Similarly, an individual has to fill in details of her or his private life before being awarded a driver's license. An individual will also need to disclose his or her birth date and other details relevant to the country before one can buy real estate in Iceland.