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Iceland

  • MasksNot required
  • COVID TestTest required to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen
  • Quarantine5 days quarantine at home/facility
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: September 14, 2021
Reviewed: September 16, 2021
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TripsGuard is getting information from hundreds of different sources – our information might not be 100% accurate and you should always do further checks before making plans.

General

Iceland is almost back to normal, and borders with EU and Schengen countries are now open.

Can I travel to Iceland?

  • Iceland's borders are open for citizens and residents of EU and Schengen member countries, as well as those of low-risk third countries, if arriving directly from them:
  • Vaccinated travelers from any other country may also enter Iceland.
  • Passengers are required to fill out a pre-registration form before departure to Iceland

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Iceland?

  • Travelers arriving to Iceland are required to get tested upon arrival, quarantine for 5 days and get tested again. Arrivals from high-risk countries will be required to quarantine in a government facility.
  • Vaccinated arrivals, and those who had COVID-19 and recovered, are exempt.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Iceland?

  • Travelers are required to present a negative PCR or Antigen test result, no older than 72 hours.
  • All arrivals are required to get tested upon entry.
  • Those that are required to quarantine, will be tested on the 5th day.
  • Returning citizens and residents have to take a second PCR or rapid antigen test within 48 hours of arrival, regardless of vaccination status.

Is public transportation open in Iceland?

Public transportation in Iceland is operating.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Iceland?

Restaurants and bars in Iceland are open.

Are businesses and attractions open in Iceland?

Non-essential businesses and attractions in Iceland are open with capacity limits and sanitation measures.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Iceland?

Wearing face masks is required indoors and for transportation.

Sources

  1. https://www.covid.is/english
  2. https://www.utl.is/index.php/en/about-directorate-of-immigration/news
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