Are you an American Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident (LPR) Traveling to Iceland?

What you should know before you go:   U.S. CITIZENS & LPRs: Despite Government of Iceland-imposed restrictions prohibiting travel between the United States and Iceland, there are exceptions. Specifically, US citizens may travel from the U.S. to Iceland if they: 1. pre-register at https://visit.covid.is . (This applies to adults and children); 2. are fully vaccinated with …

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Natural Disaster Alert – U.S. Embassy Reykjavik, Iceland (March 19, 2021)

Location: Iceland; volcanic eruption in Reykjanes peninsula, southwest Iceland Event: The Icelandic Met Office has confirmed that volcanic eruption has started in Fagradalsfjall just before 22:00 tonight. The NCO Civil Protection Joint Rescue and Coordination Center has been activated. The Keflavik International Airport has been put on Code RED, which means that the airport is …

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Travel Advisory Update (August 13, 2020)

Travel Advisory U.S. Embassy Reykjavik (August 13, 2020) Location: Iceland This message is sent to inform U.S. citizens in Iceland that the Global Level 4 Travel Advisory was lifted by the Department of State on August 6.  Travel Advisories are once again country specific.  The Travel Advisory level for Iceland was changed to Level 3.  The text of the updated …

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Travel Update – Traveling to Iceland (June 24, 2020)

Travel Update – Iceland June 24, 2020 TRAVELING TO ICELAND U.S. citizens with travel plans to Iceland in June must postpone their visits. Iceland is participating in the EU travel ban along with other Schengen states, and travelers from outside the Schengen area are not permitted access into the country.  U.S. citizens may be able to …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Reykjavik Commercial Flight Availability on April 23, 25, 30, and May 2

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Reykjavik Commercial Flight Availability on April 23, 25, 30, and May 2 U.S. Embassy Reykjavik (April 20, 2020) Location: Iceland Event: International commercial flight options currently exist in Iceland. U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as soon as possible unless they are …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Reykjavik Commercial Flight Availability on April 15, 16, and 18

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Reykjavik Commercial Flight Availability on April 15, 16, and 18 U.S. Embassy Reykjavik (April 14, 2020) Location: Iceland Event: International commercial flight options currently exist in Iceland. U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as soon as possible unless they are prepared to …

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Health Alert – Two Confirmed Flights on Icelandair April 8 and 15 only

Health Alert – Two Confirmed Flights on Icelandair April 8 and 15 only  U.S. Embassy Reykjavik (April 7, 2020)     Location:  Iceland  Event:  Very limited International commercial flight options currently exist in Iceland.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements now unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  The U.S. government does not anticipate …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Reykjavik Commercial Flight Availability

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Reykjavik Commercial Flight Availability U.S. Embassy Reykjavik (April 3, 2020) Location: Iceland Event: International commercial flight options currently exist in Iceland. U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as soon as possible unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period. …

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Health Alert – U.S. Citizen Tourists in Iceland Must Return to U.S. Now – Icelandair Flying Only to Boston

Health Alert – U.S. Citizen Tourists in Iceland Must Return to U.S. Now – Icelandair Flying Only to Boston     U.S. Embassy Reykjavik (March 31, 2020)   Location:  Iceland  Event:  U.S. citizen tourists currently in Iceland are instructed to return to the U.S. as soon as possible. Icelandair is offering flights only to Boston at this time.  Please …

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Health  Alert

Health Alert – Travel Ban of Non-EU Citizens U.S. Embassy Reykjavik (March 25, 2020)     Location:  Iceland  Event:   There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 340,000 reported cases worldwide.  On March 16 the President of the European Union outlined the Commission’s proposal to implement temporary 30-day restrictions on …

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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information – ICELAND Last updated:   10/15/2021 ***  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Reykjavik (January 8, 2020)

Location: Iceland Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed.   Actions to Take: Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings. Stay alert …

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