Iceland - Regulations on Entry, Stay and Residence for PLHIV

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No restrictions for people living with HIV.

HIV-specific entry and residence regulations for Iceland

There are no restrictions for people with HIV/AIDS. There are no specific legal regulations concerning people with AIDS.

Neither a medical certificate nor an HIV test result is required when entering the country. Foreigners with a known HIV infection are not subject to specific residence regulations. There are no regulations regarding the control, deportation or expulsion of those concerned.

Antiretroviral medication can be carried for personal use (quantity limited to 100 days of supply). It is mandatory to carry a prescription. Additional medication can be shipped from EU countries (accompanied by a prescription).

(Source: 1)

Editor’s note: the information above is accurate as of June 30, 2021


HIV treatment information for Iceland

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    HIV information / HIV NGOs in Iceland

    Address of the Icelandic AIDS service organisation: 

    • Alnæmissamtökin
      P. O. Box 5238
      Hverfisgata 69, 101 Reykjavík
      Phone: +354 552 8586,
      Fax: +354 552 0582
    This private organisation is supported by the state and the city of Reykjavík.


    Global Criminalisation of HIV Transmission Scan

    The Global Criminalisation Scan is an initiative of GNP+. It aims to collect and keep up to date information on national and state level laws criminalising the transmission of or exposure to HIV. It also aims to provide an easily accessible ‘clearing-house’ of resources, research, and initiatives on the subject and to provide a platform for advocacy initiatives.

    Find out more about the scan and the criminalisation of HIV transmission legislation at



    1. Embassy of Germany, Reykjavík, January 29, 2008


    updated: 6/30/2021
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