Iceland

Updated: January 26, 2022
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Iceland is open for you · Not recommended for travel by anywhere
Details & Exceptions
Tests
Required
Quarantine
5 days
Before entry
PCR up to 72 hours before
Upon arrival to Iceland
PCR upon entry
After entry
PCR after 5 days
Coming back to United States
PCR or Lab Antigen up to 1 days before
Public Transportation
Operating
Attractions
Open
Businesses
Open
Masks
Not required
Restaurants
Open
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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. A vaccination certificate is valid if it was issued in the last 9 months.
  • Passengers are required to fill out a pre-registration form before departure to Iceland.
  • Permitted arrivals from Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, or Zimbabwe must take a PCR test regardless of vaccination status and self-isolate for 5 days.
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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 test result, no older than 72 hours.
  • Arrivals with ties to Iceland are not required to present a negative test result.
  • 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 in Iceland are open with capacity limits and sanitation measures.

Are businesses and attractions open in Iceland?

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

Entertainment venues and nightclubs are closed.

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
COVID-19 In Iceland
380
NEW CASES
PER 100K
380
WEEKLY CHANGE
WEEKLYCHANGE
+3%
2
DEATHS
In the last 7 days
2
WEEKLY CHANGE
WEEKLYCHANGE
+∞
FULLY VACCINATED
84%
84%
FULLY VACCINATED
OF POPULATION
Updated: Jan 29 2022 11:24 Data From: Johns Hopkins University