Updated Border Restrictions for the Nordic Region

Wondering if it is possible to travel to Iceland at the moment? Here is the latest news for border requirements for Iceland and the Nordic region (Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Greenland) and the Baltic countries of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

Before you travel, you should check the details of your travel insurance with a fine-tooth comb to ensure that you are covered in the case of Covid-19 related delays or cancellations. We recommend that you purchase a 'cancel for any reason' (CFAR) travel insurance policy.

You should also check the travel advice and restrictions in place in your country of origin as well as your transit destination.

Our travel documents will let you know the best place to get your departure covid test. These are now easy to access and affordable in our region.

Country Specific Travel Related Restrictions



From Friday, February 25, there are no longer any COVID-related border restrictions for travel to Iceland. All visitors are welcome, with no requirement for a PCR test to board aircraft, or testing or quarantine upon arrival. There is no longer a requirement to present a certificate of vaccination or of prior COVID-19 infection.

See the latest regarding COVID-19 and travelling to Iceland here.


Lifted all COVID-19 restrictions as of 28th June 2022.

However, due to frequent changes in Finland's policies, please check Visit Finland's latest advice regarding COVID-19 and travelling to Finland.

Also, if you are travelling to Finland, the FINENTRY site provides travellers with information and instructions on self-quarantine and coronavirus testing (including a link to make a booking for a test).

Faroe Islands

Lifted all COVID-19 restrictions as of 28th February 2022.

See the latest regarding COVID-19 and travelling to the Faroe Islands.


Everyone who has a valid visitor’s visa, or who is entitled to visit Norway without a visitor’s visa, or who holds a valid residence permit in Norway, can enter Norway without having to quarantine, test, fill out forms or vaccination certificates.

Also check the latest info regarding COVID-19 and travelling to Norway.


There are no longer any restrictions in Sweden due to Covid-19.

See the latest regarding COVID-19 and travelling to Sweden from Krisinformation
and Visit Sweden.


As of Feb. 1st Denmark no longer considers COVID-19 a critical disease and is removing its restrictions.

However, due to the frequent changes to allowed / banned nationalities, please check the updated entry rules for Denmark.

Also see the latest regarding COVID-19 and travelling to Denmark.


As of 18 May 2022, all Covid-19 restrictions have been lifted for entry into Greenland!

See the latest regarding COVID-19 and travelling to Greenland.

Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

COVID-19 travel restrictions have been lifted in Estonia. Travellers are not required to provide proof of vaccination, recovery from COVID-19 or a negative test result. The citizens of third countries have to have a valid Schengen visa in order to be able to enter the country.

Britain, you do not need to present Covid-19 certificates or Covid-19 tests. The need to present a certificate or a negative Covid-19 test prior to entry is still maintained when entering from other third countries.

If you aren't fully vaccinated or are recovering from covid, please ask us for further details.

Also see the latest regarding COVID-19 and travelling to Estonia.

Check the latest regarding COVID-19 and travelling to Latvia.

See the latest regarding COVID-19 and travelling to Lithuania.

Iceland Northern Lights

If I book a trip with 50 Degrees North, what would happen if my travel plans needed to change?

Rebooking can be done up to 18 months into the future if the postponement request is due to forced amendments (e.g. closed borders). In this case, the full deposit will be held in credit or transferred to a new booking, provided that we have not incurred any unrecoverable costs with some of the suppliers.

If the booking is cancelled by you for other reasons, the deposit is usually non-refundable and our normal booking conditions will apply. However, see our Book with Confidence page for more details on flexible booking conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Also note that some exceptions / special terms and conditions are also available in some cases. Please contact our team to find out more.

We recommend purchasing a "cancel for any reason" travel insurancy policy.

For further information about travelling in our region in the age of coronavirus, please see our comprehensive guide here.

It is a requirement that you hold a valid passport and any required visas for your trip. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are in possession of the necessary documentation to comply with the laws and regulations of the countries to be visited. It is your responsibility to obtain vaccinations and preventative medicines as may be required for the duration of the trip.
The information contained on this page is provided in good faith, and is collated from various official sources. Every effort has been made to provide information that is accurate. However, materials contained above are subject change at any time by concerned authorities. We accept no liability or responsibility to any person as a consequence of any reliance upon the information contained above.