Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Reykjavik, Iceland (November 3, 2021)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Reykjavik, Iceland (November 3, 2021) Location: Worldwide Event: On October 25, President Biden announced the United States will adopt a global air travel policy.  This policy prioritizes public health, protecting U.S. citizens and residents as well as those who come to visit us.  Effective November 8 all non-citizen, nonimmigrant (not a U.S. citizen, ...
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New U.S. Travel Policy Begins November 8, 2021

On October 25, 2021, President Biden issued  A Proclamation on Advancing the Safe Resumption of Global Travel During the COVID-⁠19 Pandemic  which takes effect at 12:01 am EST on November 8.  The proclamation requires foreign nationals traveling to the United States to demonstrate proof of full vaccination against COVID-19.  The new policy will end the travel restrictions under Presidential Proclamation 10143 and the need for National Interest Exceptions (NIE).  All ...
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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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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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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 Update – July 7, 2020

COVID-19 ICELAND  July 7, 2020 TRAVELING TO ICELAND Iceland has 1873 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 10 deaths. U.S. citizens with travel plans to Iceland in July must postpone their visits. Iceland is participating in the EU travel ban along with other Schengen states, and travelers from the Unites States are not permitted access into the ...
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Travel Update – Traveling to Iceland (June 24, 2020)

Travel Update – Iceland June 24, 2020 TRAVELING TO ICELAND U.S. citizens with travel plans to Iceland in June 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 not permitted access into the country.  U.S. citizens may be able to ...
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Health Alert – Icelandair Flights on May 30, June 4, and June 6

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Reykjavik Commercial Flight Availability on May 30, June 4, June 6. U.S. Embassy Reykjavik (May 29, 2020) Location: Iceland The is an Icelandair flight to the U.S., Boston, on May 30, June 4, and June 6 (with the Boston to Reykjavik return flight later the same days). There are currently no ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Reykjavik Commercial Flight Availability on May 16 and Travel Ban Extended Through June 15

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Reykjavik Commercial Flight Availability on May 16 and Travel Ban Extended Through June 15. U.S. Embassy Reykjavik (May 14, 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 ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Reykjavik Commercial Flight Availability on May 14 and 16 U.S. Embassy Reykjavik (May 11, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Reykjavik Commercial Flight Availability on May 14 and 16. U.S. Embassy Reykjavik (May 11, 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 ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Reykjavik Commercial Flight Availability on May 7, 9, 14, and 16 U.S. Embassy Reykjavik (May 5, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Reykjavik Commercial Flight Availability on May 7, 9, 14, and 16. U.S. Embassy Reykjavik (April 29, 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 ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Reykjavik Commercial Flight Availability on April 30 and May 2 U.S. Embassy Reykjavik (April 29, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Reykjavik Commercial Flight Availability on April 30, and May 2 U.S. Embassy Reykjavik (April 29, 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 ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Reykjavik Commercial Flight Availability on April 23, 25, 30, and May 2

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Reykjavik Commercial Flight Availability on April 23, 25, 30, and May 2 U.S. Embassy Reykjavik (April 20, 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 ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Reykjavik Commercial Flight Availability on April 15, 16, and 18

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Reykjavik Commercial Flight Availability on April 15, 16, and 18 U.S. Embassy Reykjavik (April 14, 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 ...
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Health Alert – Two Confirmed Flights on Icelandair April 8 and 15 only

Health Alert – Two Confirmed Flights on Icelandair April 8 and 15 only  U.S. Embassy Reykjavik (April 7, 2020)     Location:  Iceland  Event:  Very limited International commercial flight options currently exist in Iceland.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements now unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  The U.S. government does not anticipate ...
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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. ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Citizen Tourists in Iceland Return to U.S. Now – Icelandair Flying to Boston on Specific Days Only

Health Alert – U.S. Citizen Tourists in Iceland Return to U.S. Now – Icelandair Flying to Boston on Specific Days Only     U.S. Embassy Reykjavik (April 1, 2020)   Location:  Iceland   Event:  U.S. citizen tourists currently in Iceland are instructed to return to the U.S. as soon as possible. Icelandair is only offering flights to Boston on April ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Citizen Tourists in Iceland Must Return to U.S. Now – Icelandair Flying Only to Boston

Health Alert – U.S. Citizen Tourists in Iceland Must Return to U.S. Now – Icelandair Flying Only to Boston     U.S. Embassy Reykjavik (March 31, 2020)   Location:  Iceland  Event:  U.S. citizen tourists currently in Iceland are instructed to return to the U.S. as soon as possible. Icelandair is offering flights only to Boston at this time.  Please ...
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Global Level 4 Health Advisory-Do Not Travel

The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.  In countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  ...
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Health  Alert

Health Alert – Travel Ban of Non-EU Citizens U.S. Embassy Reykjavik (March 25, 2020)     Location:  Iceland  Event:   There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 340,000 reported cases worldwide.  On March 16 the President of the European Union outlined the Commission’s proposal to implement temporary 30-day restrictions on ...
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U.S. Embassy Reykjavik Change in Operations due to COVID-19

The U.S. Embassy in Reykjavik will limit its operations as of March 12, 2020, in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations that working remotely can help reduce the spread of COVID-19.  Reduced levels of in-person staff will perform necessary diplomatic functions.  Emergency services for U.S. citizens will be available between the hours ...
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Update on Travel Restrictions to the United States

A Presidential Proclamation issued on March 11, 2020, sets certain temporary restrictions and limitations on entry into the United States of persons who have been in the Schengen Area, including Iceland, during the 14-day period preceding their entry or attempted entry into the United States. The restrictions do not apply to U.S. citizens and lawful ...
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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information – ICELAND Last updated:   12/03/2021 Effective Monday, December 6, 2021: Beginning early next week, all travelers will be required to present evidence of a negative COVID test taken within a day before departure, regardless of vaccine status. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/testing-international-air-travelers.html Exemptions will be considered on an extremely limited basis.  Please contact your nearest embassy or ...
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