Coronavirus and FAQs at (KEF) airport

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Coronavirus Answers and Frequently Asked Questions for Passengers at Keflavík airport (KEF)



Check who can travel to Iceland at any time due to the Covid-19 pandemic situation. Special attention should be paid to the unnecessary travel ban from high risk countries .

Pre-register electronically prior to departure. Pre-registration does not constitute a travel authorization. The pre-registration control is located in the baggage claim area at Keflavík airport.

Send a certificate of a negative PCR test for Covid-19 upon arrival. Certificate verification takes place in the arrivals hall of Keflavík airport.

The sandbox is outside the terminal.

You can find more information about the current quarantine rules and the rules on not picking up passengers established by the Icelandic authorities at

PCR testing for Covid-19 is not performed upon departure from Keflavik airport. PCR tests on departure must be obtained in advance from health centers. For more information on how to travel from Iceland, see

Passengers in Transit

Connecting passengers who do not go beyond the respective border point do not have to be quarantined or tested.

Connecting passengers staying less than 48 hours in Iceland must be quarantined.

Making CLICK HERE you can see a list of accommodations that allow quarantined guests.


Latest updates: June 11, 2021


General considerations
It is an almost generalized concept that each passenger must have a certificate of vaccination against the Coronavirus (if they already have it), a RT-PCR test result within 48 hours of boarding,10-day quarantine, filling out the form and affidavit of health (including in some cases the COVID-19 vaccination certificate), in addition to complying with the distancing protocols, hand washing and use of mask.
But also, given the situation of constant changes, it is always important to consult and finalize details with the airline and also, if necessary, with the airport as well as in the case of international flights with the nearby embassy or consulate to wherever the destination is. final, as well as the countries involved in flight stopovers.
In this sense, it is useful to review the International Map of the current restrictions of each country.

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