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Iceland to Ease Travel Restrictions

On May 12, 2020, the Icelandic government announced that travel restrictions will be eased for arrivals by June 15.

On May 12, 2020, the Icelandic government announced that travel restrictions will be eased for arrivals by June 15. On June 5, an announcement was made regarding new rules for arrival in Iceland.

Arrival before June 15

The current rule is that everyone arriving in Iceland is required to go into 14-day quarantine. Both tourists and Icelandic citizens and residents are required to undergo a two-week quarantine regardless of where they have traveled from.

Arrival from June 15

According to the Government decision announced on June 5, passengers arriving in Iceland from June 15 can choose one of the following options:

  • be tested for COVID-19
  • go into 14-day quarantine

The test is free of charge until July 1, and will cost 15,000 ISK from July 1. Children born 2005 or later will be exempt from the test.

More details on the testing are still to be announced.

Iuliia Tore