As of 20 March 2020, foreign nationals – except EU/EEA, EFTA or UK nationals – are not allowed to enter Iceland. This advice is valid until 17 April 2020. Please see updated travel restrictions to Iceland here.

Tourists traveling to Iceland do not need to go into quarantine. A few important things for you to have in mind while traveling in Iceland:

If you are traveling from abroad and have cold-like symptoms should contact the Healthline +354 544 4113. The helpline is always the first point of contact and people must call before going to hospitals or clinics.

ban on public events and gatherings of 20 people or more is in place until 12 April. Restaurants and shops are expected to remain open with certain limits. You should monitor news on the latest measures taken by authorities as a response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Please observe and follow notifications that are visible in hotels, guesthouses, car rentals and other tourism companies throughout the country.

It is important for you to follow general recommendations for international travelers regarding in relation to theCOVID-19 outbreak.


The advice of the Chief Epidemiologist in Iceland

Icelandic Tourist Board