Covid Entry Check: Iceland Travel Restrictions

This Iceland dashboard provides you with information on travel restrictions, quarantine on entry, Covid-19 cases, entry requirements and green lane updates.

Overview
  • Partially Open
  • Up to 14 Days
Last reviewed on 24 Jan 2022, 23:06PM UTC

Covid-19 Statistics
NEW CASES
9,605
-20.19% (last 7 days)
ACTIVE CASES
1,330
57.02% (last 7 days)

Can you enter?

Entry is restricted to Citizens and PRs, Spouse & Children of Citizens/PRs, Other Residents (pass holders), Transit, the following travellers may also enter:
• Nationals of Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland, Vatican City (Holy See) and EEA Member States;
• British nationals who reside in Iceland and have a residence certificate (C-122), which can be obtained at www.icetra.is/about/press-room/news/travel-restrictions-for-uk-citizens-due-to-covid-19
• Residents of countries listed in greenlanes if arriving from their country of residence.
More exemptions can be found at: https://www.logreglan.is/english/regarding-travel-restrictions-to-iceland-as-a-result-of-covid-19/
For countries listed in greenlanes:
• Nationals and Residents of Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland, Vatican City and EEA member states on this list may enter
• Residents of other countries listed on this lane if arriving from their country of residence may enter

Other important information:
• Nationals and residents of Iceland without a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point are subject to a fine upon arrival.

For Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe:
• Vaccinated travellers arriving from these countries are not exempt from on-arrival Covid-19 test

What to expect in Iceland?

📝 Before your trip

You must obtain advance arrival permission to board your plane.
You are required to complete a pre-arrival form.
Form Details:
Travellers must complete the "Preregistration for visiting Iceland" at http://visit.covid.is/ before arrival.

For more information: http://visit.covid.is/

You will need a formal Medical Certificate presenting a negative PCR test from an accepted establishment.
Your Certificate must be within 3 days of your arrival.
Testing Details:
Travellers must have:
- a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point, and are subject to a test upon arrival and quarantine for 5 days; or
- a negative COVID-19 antigen or PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point, and a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival. Details can be found at https://tinyurl.com/y4el6uru; or
- a certificate of previous COVID-19 infection. Accepted proof are: positive COVID-19 PCR test result issued at least 14 days and at most 180 days before arrival, or presence of antibodies against COVID-19 measured by ELISA serologic assay. Details can be found at https://tinyurl.com/ya2tsh9p
The test and the certificates must be in Danish, English, Icelandic, Norwegian or Swedish.
- This does not apply to Travellers younger than 16 years

For more information: http://visit.covid.is/

🛬 On Arrival

On Arrival you will be required to complete a test for Covid, with the cost borne by the traveller. For more information: and https://www.government.is/news/article/2021/04/20/COVID-19-Temporary-introduction-of-stricter-border-measures-/

😷 Quarantine details

General arrivals will be required to quarantine for up to 14days; Quarantine served at your home / hotel (special arrangement may apply due to GreenLanes). For more information: https://www.covid.is/sub-categories/visiting-iceland

🛂 Travel restrictions

There are routes that have Green Lanes with fewer restrictions, see below.
There are no routes that have greater restrictions at this time.

✅ Greenlane Agreement
Other GreenLanes are available from
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland, Vatican City, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Chile, Taiwan, Colombia, Hong Kong, Israel, Jordan, South Korea, Kosovo, Kuwait, Lebanon, Macao (SAR China), Moldova, Montenegro, Namibia, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Peru, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, United States
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