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Information related to COVID-19 measures at Keflavik Airport

Keflavik Airport, like all airports around the world, has been affected by the outbreak of Covid-19. We have worked closely with the Directorate of Health in Iceland, the Civil Protection Department and the Chief Epidemiologist to respond to the spread of Covid-19.

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Thank you for wearing a face mask
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We thank you for maintaining a safe distance

We thank you for maintaining a safe distance

Please wash your hands and use our hand sanitizers

Please wash your hands and use our hand sanitizers

before and on arrival in iceland passengers need to:

  • Pre-register electronically before departure. Pre-registration does not constitute a travel authorization.
  • Submit a certificate of a negative PCR-test for Covid-19 before boarding a plane to Iceland and again upon arrival.
  • Take two tests to screen for the presence of Covid-19 after arrival in Iceland, with a mandatory 5-6 day quarantine between each test.


All people arriving must undergo one test at the border and await the result in quarantine despite being exempt from double screening and quarantine rules.

  • Passengers arriving from Greenlands who have not stayed outside Greenland for the past 14 days.
  • Travelers with connecting flights, who do not lave the border crossing point in question or who stay in Iceland for less than 48 hours in quarantine.
  • Those who are able to submit proof of a prior Covid-19 infection with a PCR-test or an antibody test. A positive PCR-test must be at least 14 days old.
  • Those who have and present a valid certificate of full vaccination with an approved vaccine against Covid-19.
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Further information on current quarantine rules and rules on not picking up passengers set by the Icelandic authorities can be found at

The Icelandic Tourist Board has listed accommodations that welcome guests in quarantine.

Detailed information on travel restrictions to Iceland as a result of Covid-19 can be found at

PCR-tests for Covid-19 are not performed on departure at Keflavik Airport. PCR-tests when departing need to be obtained in advance at healthcare centers. For more information on traveling from Iceland see