COVID information


On the website covid.is you can find extensive information about most things related to the pandemic. There are information about effective restrictions on gatherings, about travels to and within Iceland, also about quarantine  and so much more.


All the latest announcements are published in the announcement section.


You can find frequently asked questions and answers about  Vaccination against COVID-19 on the website of the Directorate of Health: English – PolishIcelandic


Information about the right to vaccination has been updated and is accessible on the internet in many languages.


At covid.is/vax you can find more detailed information (as well in many languages) about where to register for vaccination, about vaccination certificates, what your right to health insurance is, where you can get electronic ID etc.

Information in many languages

Entitlement to wages due to COVID-19

The parliament of Iceland has approved a bill by the Minister of Social Affairs and Children, regarding the right to unemployment benefits in parallel with a reduced employment rate due to a temporary contraction in employers’ activities. The law stipulates that wages paid in parallel with a reduced employment rate do not reduce unemployment benefits.


The Directorate of Labor oversees applications for unemployment benefits due to a reduced employment rate. On the Directorate of Labour’s website, you can find information on payments due to reduced employment rates and quarantine payments in Icelandic, English and Polish.


The Government of Iceland has announced various measures to mitigate the economic and societal effects of the coronavirus outbreak. More information can be found here.

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