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Travelban, new rules and unexpected flying restrictions:

Latest country restrictions:

Total doses
given
2M
People fully
vaccinated
844.1K
% Fully
vaccinated
63.53%
Public Place:
From May 3; it will be allowed to attend to attend a public meeting; religious service; a cultural or a sports event. The event must end latest at 21:00. Maximum 150 people are allowed to gather in groups of 10.
More information
Masks
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
805.5K
People fully
vaccinated
290.2K
% Fully
vaccinated
78.36%
Public Place:
A stricter regime of measures against the COVID-19 pandemic takes effect throughout Iceland as from midnight Wednesday 24 March 2021. Most gatherings will be limited to 10 people; not counting children born in or after 2015. The new rules will remain in force for 3 weeks. Religious and life-stance associations may hold functions with up to 30 guests. Restaurants may stay open until 10 p.m.; with a maximum of 20 guests in each separate area. Shops may admit 5 persons for every 10 m2 of their floor area; to a maximum of 50 persons. Up to 20 members of staff...
More information
Masks
Mask may be required on some flights
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
805.5K
People fully
vaccinated
290.2K
% Fully
vaccinated
78.36%
Public Place:
5 October 2020 it was announced that shops with premises smaller than 1;000 m2 may admit up to 100 persons into the same space at any one time and one additional customer for every additional 10 m2 of floor space over 1;000 m2; though never more than 200 people in total. In February 2021; restrictions were eased and shops could allow a maximum number of 200 customers. 13 April it was stated that all shops will be permitted to receive 5 customers per every 10 m2; however no more than 100 persons at a time; in addition to 20 employees...
More information
Masks
Mask may be required on some flights
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
805.5K
People fully
vaccinated
290.2K
% Fully
vaccinated
78.36%
Public Place:
From 15 April; sports; swimming and health centre activities will resume; with restrictions; as will stage art activities; and the ski areas can reopen. More specifically; Public swimming pools; health centres and gyms are permitted to admit 50% of the permitted maximum number of guests; subject to the other conditions. Ski areas are permitted to admit 50% of the maximum capacity of each area. Stage arts; including choir activities; are permitted with up to 50 persons together on stage and an audience of 100 seated persons in each compartment; subject to the other conditions. Clubs; bars; amusement arcades and slot...
More information
Masks
Mask may be required on some flights
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
805.5K
People fully
vaccinated
290.2K
% Fully
vaccinated
78.36%
Public Place:
From 15 April; sports; swimming and health centre activities will resume; with restrictions; as will stage art activities; and the ski areas can reopen. More specifically; Public swimming pools; health centres and gyms are permitted to admit 50% of the permitted maximum number of guests; subject to the other conditions. Sports training and competitions are permitted for both children and adults; both with and without physical contact; but without audiences. The maximum number of adults will be 50. From 10 May; gyms will be open for 75 % of their permitted maximum number of guests; but with no more than...
More information
Masks
Mask may be required on some flights
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
805.5K
People fully
vaccinated
290.2K
% Fully
vaccinated
78.36%
Public Place:
In places where the 2-meter rule cannot be respected masks should be used; such as on domestic flights and ferries; in hair salons; massage parlours and other personal services establishments. Face masks should also be used when using public transportation. On December 22 new regulations were announced that require face-mask use also in educational facilities when a 2m distance cannot be maintained. On October 5th it was announced that the social distance requirement remains 1 metre; where it is not possible to maintain this; the use of face-masks is obligatory. On 13th November it was announced that exemptions from face-mask...
More information
Masks
Mask may be required on some flights
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
805.5K
People fully
vaccinated
290.2K
% Fully
vaccinated
78.36%
Public Place:
General restrictions on gatherings will be expanded from 20 to 50. Children born in 2015 and after will continue to be exempt.
More information
Masks
Mask may be required on some flights
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
805.5K
People fully
vaccinated
290.2K
% Fully
vaccinated
78.36%
Other:
Workplaces need to ensure that no more than 100 people are in the same space at the same time. At smaller sites it is important to ensure a minimum distance of two metres between individuals. On October 27th The Minister of Tourism; Industry; and Innovation; the Minister of Justice and the Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs have put in place measures to enable non-EEA foreign nationals to reside in Iceland for up to six months and telework for foreign companies. With the measure; those foreign citizens; who are exempt from the visa requirements; will be allowed to apply for...
More information
Masks
Mask may be required on some flights
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
805.5K
People fully
vaccinated
290.2K
% Fully
vaccinated
78.36%
Public Place:
From May 4th the ban on visits to nursing homes and long-term care facilities will start to be lifted gradually; but there will remain restrictions with regard to the number of visitors at each time. Nursing homes; other health care institutions; and other similar agencies are required to set rules for their activities; e.g. regarding external visits to care homes and other institutions. A 100-person limit of larger gatherings still applies.
More information
Masks
Mask may be required on some flights
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
805.5K
People fully
vaccinated
290.2K
% Fully
vaccinated
78.36%
Public Place:
When infection becomes widespread in society persons at risk of severe COVID_19 infection should remain at home and have direct contact with as few people as possible. Regular health checks should be postponed until after the epidemic. The use of public transport is not recommended. Going to work or school is not recommended. Attending gatherings is not recommended. Should not fetch resources from places that many people use. Dwelling in shared spaces in multi-apartment buildings is not recommended. Guests should not be welcomed into the home of sensitive persons for the duration of the epidemic and sensitive persons should not...
More information
Masks
Mask may be required on some flights
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
805.5K
People fully
vaccinated
290.2K
% Fully
vaccinated
78.36%
Public Place:
Recommendation to limit interactions with others. The guidelines below are intended for: a) the elderly (the older the person is; the greater the reason to keep the following in mind) ; b) Persons with cardiovascular diseases/high blood pressure; diabetes; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; chronic kidney failure and cancer irrespective of age (including pregnant women and children to which this applies).
More information
Masks
Mask may be required on some flights
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
805.5K
People fully
vaccinated
290.2K
% Fully
vaccinated
78.36%
Movement Restrictions:
The Minister of Health has decided; based on the recommendations of the Chief Epidemiologist; that Icelandic citizens and residents of Iceland who choose to be tested upon arrival will have to take special precautions during the first five days after arrival in Iceland until they can be tested for the second time for the SARS-CoV-2 virus. During the first five days after arrival in Iceland; Icelanders and residents in Iceland should: - not attend gatherings of more than ten people; - avoid close contact with individuals that are at risk of severe illness or otherwise vulnerable to the disease; -...
More information
Masks
Mask may be required on some flights
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
805.5K
People fully
vaccinated
290.2K
% Fully
vaccinated
78.36%
Movement Restrictions:
Icelanders advised not to travel abroad. Note that airports will remain open and flights will continue. There are no restrictions in place for travelling to Icceland and no restrictions for tourists; as they are not likely to come into contact with vulnerable groups.
More information
Masks
Mask may be required on some flights
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
805.5K
People fully
vaccinated
290.2K
% Fully
vaccinated
78.36%
Other:
Instructions for people in quarantine due to exposure to COVID cases or illness.
More information
Masks
Mask may be required on some flights
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
805.5K
People fully
vaccinated
290.2K
% Fully
vaccinated
78.36%
Movement Restrictions:
Chief Epidemiologist recommends that travelers avoid unnecessary trips to China.
More information
Masks
Mask may be required on some flights
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None