En De
Total doses
given
24.8M
People fully
vaccinated
8.9M
% Fully
vaccinated
86.54%
Masks
Mask is required in all public transport
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR / LFT
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None

Crossing Rules:

30.05.2022

Form requirements

  • Passengers travelling from India, Nepal or South Africa are required to submit their personal information online here before travel or upon arrival in Portugal, and present the generated email certificate upon arrival.

Vaccination requirements

  • Definition of Fully Vaccinated: Vaccination is not required for travel but if you are fully vaccinated you may face less travel restrictions.
  • Passengers are considered fully vaccinated against Covid-19 if they hold an EU Digital Covid Certificate (EUDCC) either in digital or paper form or a digital certificate stating that they have received one dose of a 1-dose vaccine, or two doses of a 2-dose vaccine (a mix of 2 different vaccines is also accepted) at least 14 days and no more than 270 days prior to travel, or if they have received a booster dose, or one dose of vaccine after having recovered from Covid-19.
    • Accepted vaccines are: AstraZeneca; Covaxin (mainland and Azores only); Johnson and Johnson; Moderna; Novavax (mainland and Azores only); Pfizer-BioNTech; Sinopharm; Sinovac; Sputnik V (Madeira only).
  • Vaccination certificates issued by the following third countries are accepted: Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Benin, Cape Verde, Colombia, El Salvador, Faroe Islands, Georgia, Iceland, Indonesia, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Malaysia, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Panama, San Marino, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Togo, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, Uruguay, the Vatican, and Vietnam.
  • Vaccination certificates must include: the full name and date of birth of the passenger, the name of the vaccine and the manufacturer, the total number of doses, the vaccination dates, the name of the country where the vaccinations were administrated, and the issuing entity. Recovery certificates must include: the full name and date of birth of the passenger, date of the first positive Covid-19 test result, the name of the country where the test was performed, the issuing entity, and the date since when the certificate is valid.

Test requirements 

  • Unvaccinated passengers: Passengers aged 12 years and older must hold a negative RT-PCR test result (or similar NAAT test) tested within 72 hours prior to departure, or a professionally obtained Rapid Antigen Test result tested within 24 hours prior to departure. Passengers who do not hold a negative test result will be fined between €300 and €800.
  • Vaccinated passengers: Test is not required for passengers who hold proof that they are fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
  • Other exempt passengers:
    • Passengers who hold a recovery certificate proving that they have recovered from Covid-19 more than 11 days and less than 180 days prior to travelling;
    • Airline crew.

  • Passengers who are staying 7 or more days in the Azores will have to undergo a second Covid-19 test on day 6 after the date of the first test result.

Specific information for passengers travelling to the Autonomous Region of the Azores

  • Passengers travelling to the Autonomous Region of the Azores must meet the following requirements:
    • Unvaccinated passengers: Passengers will be subject to testing on arrival and must isolate between 12 to 24 hours until a result is received.
    • Vaccinated passengers: Test is not required for passengers who hold proof that they are fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
    • Other exempt passengers:
      • Passengers aged 12 years and younger;
      • Passengers who hold a negative RT-PCR or nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) result obtained within 72 hours prior to departure or a negative rapid antigen (RADT) test result obtained within 24 hours prior to departure;
      • Health professionals in service for the transfer or evacuation of patients and who have up-to-date periodic professional screening in accordance with the technical standard of the Azores Regional Health Authority;
      • Passengers who are unable to carry out a Covid-19 diagnostic test through nasopharynx collection of biological material, provided that the passenger has submitted a medical declaration duly confirming the anatomical and/or clinical incompatibility to the Azores Regional Health Authority 5 days prior to arrival. Passengers must undergo a serological test on arrival;
      • Passengers who present a digital EU recovery certificate, or a declaration of high surveillance clinic and isolation measures issued by the Public Health Service regarding Covid-19, which is valid for 180 days;
      • Airline crew members that do not travel from the 'air' side to the 'land' side of the airport terminal and crew members travelling in service outside the Azores and returning without having left the plane. 

  • Passengers travelling to the Autonomous Region of the Azores who are staying 7 or more days in the Azores, will have to undergo a second Covid-19 test on day 6 after the date of the first test result was performed.
  • Passengers need to follow regulations regarding mask use, social distancing, and respiratory etiquette set by the local health authority.