Covid Entry Check: Portugal Travel Restrictions

This Portugal dashboard provides you with information on travel restrictions, quarantine on entry, Covid-19 cases, entry requirements and green lane updates.

Overview
  • Partially Open
  • Up to 10 Days
Last reviewed on 19 Jan 2022, 05:05AM UTC

Covid-19 Statistics
NEW CASES
257,222
-6.1% (last 7 days)
ACTIVE CASES
47,374
-7.89% (last 7 days)

Can you enter?

Entry is restricted to Citizens and PRs, Spouse & Children of Citizens/PRs, Other Residents (pass holders), Business Travellers, Transit, the following travellers may also enter:
•Nationals of EEA state members and Switzerland may enter.
•Residents of and travellers with a long term visa issued by EEA state members and Switerland may transit if returning to their country of residence.
•Travellers arriving from coutnries listed in greenlanes may enter.
For countries listed in greenlanes:
• Nationals of EEA state members on this list and Switzerland may enter.
• Residents of and travellers with a long term visa issued by EEA state members on this list and Switerland may transit if returning to their country of residence.
• Travellers arriving from coutnries listed below may enter

Other important information:
• Travellers on a direct flight to Madeira without a rapid antigen test taken at most 48 hours before departure are subject to a COVID-19 rapid antigen test upon arrival or quarantine for 10 days.

For Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Namibia, Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe:
• Flights from these countries are currently suspended
• Travellers who in the past 14 days have been in these countries are subject to COVID-19 test upon arrival and quarantine.

What to expect in Portugal?

📝 Before your trip

You are required to complete a pre-arrival form.
Form Details:
Travellers must complete an electronic "Passenger Locator Card (PLCe)" and present it upon boarding. The form can be found at https://portugalcleanandsafe.pt/en/passenger-locator-card
- This does not apply to Travellers traveling on a direct flight to Azores or Madeira.
Travellers traveling to Azores must:
- complete a "Health Form upon arrival at the Azores" and a "Draft statement for inter-island travel" upon arrival; or
- submit a "Questionnaire for Risk Assessment and Early Detection" before departure at https://mysafeazores.com
Travellers traveling to Madeira must complete an epidemiological survey before departure at https://madeirasafe.com . This will generate a QR code which must be presented upon arrival

For more information: https://portugalcleanandsafe.pt/en/passenger-locator-card
https://madeirasafe.com

You will need a formal Medical Certificate presenting a negative PCR test from an accepted establishment.
Your Certificate must be within 3 days of your arrival.
Testing Details:
Travellers entering or transiting through Portugal must have:
- a negative COVID-19 rapid antigen test taken at most 48 hours before departure from the first embarkation point; or
- a negative COVID-19 NAAT, PCR or RT-PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point

For more information: https://portugalcleanandsafe.pt/en/passenger-locator-card
https://madeirasafe.com

🛬 On Arrival

On Arrival you will be required to complete a test for Covid, with the cost borne by the traveller. For more information: https://covid19.min-saude.pt/laboratorios-referenciados/ and https://www.visitportugal.com/en/de/421175

😷 Quarantine details

General arrivals will be required to quarantine for up to 10days; Quarantine is to be served at a home or at a dedicated facility (cost borne to traveller) (special arrangement may apply due to GreenLanes).

🛂 Travel restrictions

There are routes that have Green Lanes with fewer restrictions, see below.
The route is closed for travellers from Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Namibia, Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe.

✅ Greenlane Agreement
Other GreenLanes are available from
Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Taiwan, Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, South Korea, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao (SAR China), Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United States, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay
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