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Natural Disaster Alert – U.S. Embassy Reykjavik, Iceland

Location: Iceland; active seismic activity and signs of potential volcanic eruption in Reykjanes peninsula, southwest Iceland Event:  The Icelandic Civil Protection authorities had raised the risk level for Reykjanes and the greater Reykjavik capital area to “alert phase” due to the ongoing seismic activity.  Now there are signs of a possible volcanic eruption in the ...
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Natural Disaster Alert – U.S. Embassy Reykjavik, Iceland

Natural Disaster Alert – U.S. Embassy Reykjavik, Iceland (February 24, 2021) Location: Iceland; very active seismic activity in southwest Iceland Event:  The Icelandic Civil Protection authorities have raised the risk level for Reykjanes and the greater Reykjavik capital area to “alert phase.” This is due to the ongoing seismic activity. A M5.7 earthquake occurred on ...
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COVID-19 TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS: Updated 20 November 2020

COVID-19 TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS  Updated 20 November 2020 Like much of the world, Embassy Reykjavik’s Consular Section is operating at reduced capacity due to Covid-19 precautions and restrictions. We anticipate that demand for Consular services during the winter holiday period will far exceed available resources. As such, the Consular Section cannot guarantee a particular appointment date. ...
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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 Information Update U.S. Embassy Reykjavik – July 20, 2020

 Travel Information Update  U.S. Embassy Reykjavik    July 20, 2020  TRAVELING TO THE UNITED STATES  Announcing Additions to the National Interest Exceptions:  Travel in the national interest of the United States includes travel on a temporary basis that provides a substantial benefit to the U.S. economy including certain categories of students, academics,  as well as certain business travelers, investors, treaty traders. STUDENTS – F1, M1 and their dependents  Must ...
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