Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 - General info


The response of Icelandic authorities will be aimed at preventing the spread of the virus within the country. The public and tourists in Iceland who think they have been infected with the virus are encouraged to call tlf. 1700 from an Icelandic phone number or +354 544 4113 from a foreign phone for more information and how to approach the healthcare system. See:

Travel to and within Iceland

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Accommodations willing to receive guests who need to quarantine

Those staying in quarantine pay for their accommodation according to the price list of the property but travelers.

After 31 May, 2021, and until further notice, there will not be a requirement to stay in an official quarantine facility based upon country risk-areas. Quarantine facilities will continue to be used for individuals in quarantine who do not have a place to stay in Iceland or who are unable or unwilling to isolate themselves in housing on their own. See for more info

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Guidelines for frontline service staff:

Guidelines for companies:

Since the rules and guidance regarding COVID-19 are more relaxed and the information from the government on current rules has become clear have at the Icelandic Tourist Board in consultation with Civil Protection Agency (Almannavarnir) have decided to stop issuing specific guidelines for tourism.

The current rules can be found on and it is also worth pointing out the website of the Ministry of Health, where the current regulations are published as well as news with the main changes from the previous rules.

If something is unclear or you have questions about covid, go to an online chat on

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