U.S. Citizens Who Test Positive for COVID-19 Prior to Departure from Iceland (March 2022)

ATTN:  U.S. Citizens Who Test Positive for COVID-19 Prior to Departure from Iceland

 

  • Once positive, you will need to obtain a health certificate from Icelandic authorities in order to fly.  Here are the steps you take in order to obtain a health certificate.
    • First, you must quarantine for 5 days, with the first day being the day after the first positive test.
    • After 5 days, test again, if you are still positive, call 513-1700.  The person who answers will walk you  through how to obtain a health certificate (steps below.)
  • Go to this website:  https://www.heilsuvera.is/
    • Click on the chat icon at the bottom right of the screen (cartoon image of people.)
    • Enter your full name and email address.  Note:  You may change the language at the bottom.
    • When prompted, choose COVID-19 and then ISOLATION as topic areas.  A chat box will open and ask what help you need.
    • Type in that you need a health certificate for flying back to the US.
    • The chat will confirm your positive status, the date of the first positive test and that you have quarantined for 5 days.
    • At the end of the process, they will email a health certificate to you to present to the airline.
The U.S. Embassy cannot provide a Completion Certificate.