News & Events

Suspension of Entry of Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus

Entry of aliens who were present in China, excluding the Special Autonomous Regions of Hong Kong and Macau, within 14 days prior to their arrival at the port of entry in the United States is suspended, per Presidential Proclamation.  If you reside in China, have traveled to China recently, or intend to travel to China ...
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Ambassador Gunter in U.S. Delegation to Liberation of Auschwitz Event

U.S. Ambassador to Iceland Jeffrey Ross Gunter has been named to the U.S. delegation that will attend the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz on January 27, 2020. Steven T. Mnuchin, Secretary of the Treasury, will lead the delegation traveling to Auschwitz, which will also include U.S. Ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher and U.S. ...
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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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Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Reykjavik, Iceland (December 9, 2019)

Location: Iceland; severe winter storm conditions countrywide. Event:  The Icelandic Meteorological Office has issued an orange weather alert for December 10 for most parts of Iceland due to a severe winter storm that will bring rain, snow, ice, hurricane-force winds, and avalanche conditions across the country. The alert is expected to be raised to red ...
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New Embassy Project Reaches Milestone

Ambassador Jeffrey Ross Gunter took part in a signing ceremony on Oct. 17, 2019, to officially transfer ownership of the future U.S. Embassy building from ISTAK to the U.S. government. The transfer signals that the project is entering its final stages before the new U.S. Embassy opens in 2020. “I’m grateful and honored to witness ...
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