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Statement by Secretary of State on Iceland National Day

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— STATEMENT BY SECRETARY ANTONY J. BLINKEN   June 17, 2021 Iceland’s National Day On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I send best wishes to the people of Iceland as you celebrate your National Day. The United States and Iceland have a ...
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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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Iceland Open to U.S. Citizens with Proof of Vaccination

*The Government of Iceland has postponed the implementation of exemptions to travel restrictions to April 6, 2021.*  For further information please visit the Government of Iceland’s press release. On March 17, 2021, the Icelandic government announced that all those who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 will be allowed to travel to Iceland without being subject to border measures, such ...
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Information on the National Interest Exceptions for Travel to the United States

How to request National Interest Exceptions for Travel Eligible Travelers: While routine nonimmigrant visa services remain suspended, U.S. Embassy Reykjavik continues to provide emergency and mission critical visa services to applicants exempted from COVID-19 related Presidential Proclamations.  For more information on the Presidential Proclamations, see the travel.state.gov website.  Exceptions to the proclamations fall into the following ...
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