U.S. Embassy Reykjavik (August 13, 2020)
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 Travel Advisory for Iceland is below.
PLEASE NOTE THE TRAVEL BAN INSTITUTED BY THE EUROPEAN UNION AND THE GOVERNMENT OF ICELAND REMAINS IN EFFECT – U.S. CITIZENS ARE NOT PERMITTED ENTRY INTO ICELAND AT THIS TIME.
Reconsider travel to Iceland due to COVID-19.
Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Iceland due to COVID-19.
Iceland has resumed most transportation options, (including airport operations and re-opening of borders) and business operations (including day cares and schools). Visit the Embassy’s COVID-19 page for more information on
COVID-19 in Iceland.
Read the country information page.
If/when you decide to travel to Iceland:
- See the U.S. Embassy’s web pageregarding COVID-19.
- Visit the CDC’s webpageon Travel and COVID-19
- Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program(STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
- Follow the Department of State on Facebookand Twitter.
- Review the Crime and Safety Reportfor Iceland.
- U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist.