Current Covid protocols for Iceland
(Updated July 28th, 2021)
With global vaccinations underway, the Icelandic government has implemented steps to ease restrictions and make international travel to Iceland easier.
Border regulations apply equally to all travelers, including travelers from outside the EU/EEA Area.
All travellers arriving in Iceland must be fully vaccinated and provide a proof thereof ( with vaccines approved by the EU) or provide proof of previous covid infection. Certificate is valid when 14 days have passed form the second dose (or 14 days from Janssens/Johnson and Johnson dose).
Other travelers, that have not been vaccinated or previously infected must undergo a screening process upon arrival and must quarantine for five days and go for another test at the end of quarantine.
All travellers must pre-register before arriving in Iceland and confirm their departure day.
From 27th of July vaccinated travellers (and those with prior infection) born 2004 and earlier must present a negative PCR or antigen test prior to boarding a plane to Iceland.
From 1st of July fully vaccinated travelers don‘t need to undergo testing when arriving to Iceland.
What to expect in Iceland
From 25th of July until 13th of August the maximum number of people gathering is 200. Distance limit is 1 meter between people who are not closely linked. Face masks must be worn wherever the 1 metre social distancing rule cannot be kept. This applies to shops, public transport, taxis, coaches, private service such as hairdressers and so on.
As of mid of July 85% of the population over 12 years old has been fully vaccinated and 90% have got their first injection.