Department of State Counselor Derek Chollet visited Reykjavik, October 12-14, 2022

Department of State Counselor Derek Chollet visited Reykjavik, Iceland October 12-14 to participate in the 2022 Arctic Circle Assembly (ACA) and to meet with Icelandic officials and other Arctic partners.  While in Reykjavik, the Counselor highlighted the strong U.S. commitment to the Arctic, as outlined in the new U.S. National Strategy for the Arctic Region ... Read More»

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, ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

Are you an American Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident (LPR) Traveling to Iceland?

What you should know before you go:   U.S. CITIZENS & LPRs RETURNING TO THE U.S.: For U.S. citizens and LPRs, there is no problem returning to the U.S. as long as you present a negative PCR test or a negative rapid test taken within 1 day of your flight home. Returning to the United ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

Joint Statement on the Inaugural U.S.-Iceland Economic Dialogue

The United States and Iceland held their inaugural Economic Dialogue in Reykjavik, Iceland, on June 7, 2019.  The Economic Dialogue was jointly announced by Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Iceland Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson following their meeting in Reykjavik on February 15, 2019. U.S. Acting Under Secretary of State ... Read More»
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