COVID-19 Information – ICELAND
Last updated: 07/13/2022
TRAVEL TO ICELAND
On Sunday June 12th 2022, travelers will no longer be required to take a COVID-19 test before their flights.
Friday, February 25, 2022: All rules regarding limitations on social gatherings and school operations, as well as the quarantine requirement for those infected by COVID-19, are removed as of Friday 25 February 2022. Additionally, no COVID prevention measures will be in place at the border, regardless of whether individuals are vaccinated or unvaccinated. For more information: https://www.government.is/news/article/2022/02/23/COVID-19-Lifting-of-all-domestic-restrictions-and-restrictions-at-the-border/?fbclid=IwAR0yhzMi47StnFL92R-EaGT2LFWV3NJ_M3iH0dD-RpWZUUyMNaKDCfRPvJQ
Exemptions will be considered on an extremely limited basis. Please visit the CDC webpages for more information about exemptions and the requirement for proof of negative COVID-19 test or recovery from COVID-19 for all air passengers arriving in the United States.
Travel to and within Iceland
- Are PCR and/or antigen tests available for U.S. citizens in Iceland? On a limited basis.
- If so, are test results reliably available within 72 hours? Yes but there have been delays.
- For information about where and how U.S. citizens can obtain a COVID-19 test in Iceland, please click here: https://www.covid.is/need-assistance.
- PCR tests that are not conducted upon request are at the citizen’s expense and average 7000ISK or $54.
- Antigen rapid tests are provided by private companies and the price varies between them.
- Test results are provided via text message or via e-mail.
COVID-19 Vaccine Information:
- Has the government of Iceland approved a COVID-19 vaccine for use? Yes
- The United States Government does not plan to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to private U.S. citizens overseas. Please follow host country developments and guidelines for COVID-19 vaccination.
- For information on the COVID-19 vaccine in Iceland, please visit: https://www.covid.is/covid-19-vaccine
- Information from the CDC regarding COVID-19 vaccination.
- Are vaccines available in Iceland for U.S. citizens to receive? Yes
- Which vaccines are available in Iceland? Pfizer
- COVID19 vaccinations
- Visit the FDA’s website to learn more about FDA-approved vaccines in the United States.
Entry and Exit Requirements
- Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter? Yes
- Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry? No
- Are health screening procedures in place at airports and other ports of entry? No
- Contact the Icelandic Directorate of Immigration regarding visa extensions for residents and/or tourists
- Is a curfew in place? No
- Are there restrictions on intercity or interstate travel? No
- Are U.S. citizens required to quarantine? No
- Are commercial flights operating? Yes
- Is public transportation operating? Yes
Fines for Non-Compliance (if applicable)
- Fines may be imposed for violations of infection prevention measures. Click here for information on penalties for offenses related to gathering restrictions, distance limit restrictions, quarantine and isolation.
- What ACS services are being offered? Regular appointments.
- What visa services are being offered? Regular appointments.
- Other links:
- COVID-19 Traveler Information page on travel.state.gov
- CDC page on COVID-19