Coronavirus and FAQs at (KEF) airport

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


Worldwide situation. General considerations
Due to the advancement of vaccination worldwide, documentation and testing restrictions have been eliminated in many countries. In fact, in some countries, by presenting the complete vaccination certificate against Coronavirus, RT-PCR or antigen test results are no longer required, nor is a health affidavit form.

However, we insist once again, that in the situation of constant changes, it is always important to ask and arrange details with the airline and, if necessary, with the airport as well as, in the case of international flights, with the embassy or consulate near the final destination, and also with the countries involved for connecting flights, if any.



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: January 24, 2022

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