Iceland: Lifting of All Border Restrictions

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

Key Points 

  • Iceland will remove all entrance requirements beginning 25 Feb. 2022 


The government of Iceland announced that it would lift border restrictions for all travelers entering the country beginning 25 Feb. 2022. All travelers, regardless of vaccination status, will be permitted to enter the country without requiring a pre- or post-arrival test or undergoing quarantine. Travelers will also not be required to present a certificate of vaccination upon entry. 

What are the Changes? 

On 25 Feb. 2022, the government of Iceland will reopen and remove all border restrictions for international travelers. According to the government, this decision was made as a result of decreased COVID-19 infection rates.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Iceland’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.  

This article was published on 25 Feb. 2022 and may not be the most recent update concerning COVID-19 entrance restrictions, testing requirements and quarantine measurers. For the most recent updates be sure to check our Global Mobility Resource Center.

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