Before you can register to purchase real estate in Iceland one has to fill out an Iceland Preregistration Form. The requirements of the form change from one record to another. For instance a company form must be filled out before buying commercial or residential plots as well as mortgages. In the same way, an individual has to fill in details of her or his private life before being granted a driver's license. One will also have to reveal his or her birth date and other information applicable to the nation before one can purchase real estate in Iceland.