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. The U.S. government does not anticipate arranging repatriation flights in Iceland at this time.

Icelandair is only offering flights to Boston on April 2, 4, 7, 8, 9, 11 and 15 departing at 10:00AMThere is a return flight from Boston to Iceland that same day. That is it. This schedule will be reassessed in two weeks. 

 Please do not wait. Regular service is not expected to resume in the near futurePlease contact theairline for more information. https://www.icelandair.com/support/covid-19/safe-travels/ 

 U.S. citizens with travel plans to Iceland in March or April 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 no longer granted access into the country.  

 All travelers entering Iceland, including Icelandic citizens and residents, must self-quarantine for 14 days.   

 On March 27, 2020, the Minister of Health for Iceland announced there were 1130 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Iceland. 

 On March 6, 2020, the National Police Commissioner raised Iceland’s Civil Protection Emergency level to Emergency/Distress.  The Alert is available on the websitehttps://www.landlaeknir.is/koronaveira/english/. 

 As of March 23, the consular section at the U.S. Embassy in Reykjavik has suspended all routine visa and passport appointments.  The Consular Section is open on an ad hoc basis for emergency appointments only on Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. Email ReykjavikConsular@state.gov to request an emergency appointment.   

 Actions to Take 

  • Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date information.  

Assistance: 

  • U.S. Embassy Reykjavik, Iceland,+354-595-2200,+354-595-2248 (after hours)