The Icelandic government extended its quarantine requirements and health protocols to Jan. 15, 2022, and added countries to its safe travel list.

Key Points:

  • Travelers arriving in Iceland who do not have a valid COVID-19 vaccination or recovery certificate must quarantine for 14 days.
  • Individuals can shorten the 14-day quarantine to five days if they receive a negative COVID-19 test on the fifth day of quarantine.
  • Travelers from Australia, Canada, the U.S. and 37 other countries who hold vaccination or recovery certificate can enter the country without having to quarantine.

Additional Information: More information regarding Iceland’s quarantine policies can be found here.

BAL Analysis: The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and BAL will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

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