En De
Total doses
given
24.8M
People fully
vaccinated
8.9M
% Fully
vaccinated
86.48%
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

Movement Restrictions:

28.06.2022

Private vehicles can only circulate for authorised activities (e.g. acquiring goods and services; going to work; health reasons; providing assistance to vulnerable people; going to school; walk pets; etc.) or to fill up gas at the gas station.

06.04.2022

17/03/20: Entry ban for individuals other than citizens from countries in the European Union; European Economic Area; and United Kingdom; long-term residents and people with long-term visa or residence permits; family members of EU and EEA citizens; medical personnel and people responsible for transport of goods.; 1/03/2022: The European Union recommends that its member nations remove any non-essential travel bans for vaccinated tourists arriving from third countries starting March 1; 2022.

01.03.2022

Mandatory negative test for all flights arriving in Portugal and heavily increased sanctions for airlines not respecting such recommendation; 06/01/2022: The special measures in terms of testing for the international flights are extended until February 9 2022; 17/02/2022: Digital certificate needed for border control.

04.02.2022

Flights from Portugal are only allowed within the EU/EEA (plus UK from 14/05/2021). Travel to other countries are allowed only for essential reasons (this also applies for for EU/EEA countries with a 14-day incidence above 500/100 000) or if the epidemiological situation in those countries is according to what is stated in the COUNCIL RECOMMENDATION (EU) 2020/912 (close to or below the EU average; as it stands on 15 June 2020; of new COVID-19 cases over the last 14 days and per 100 000 inhabitants; the trend of new cases over the same period in comparison to the previous 14 days is stable or decreasing; and the overall response to COVID-19 taking into account available information on aspects such as testing; surveillance; contact tracing; containment; treatment and reporting as well as the reliability of available information and data sources and; if needed; the total average score across all dimensions for International Health Regulations (IHR).

04.02.2022

Flights to Portugal are only allowed within the EU/EEA (plus UK from 14/05/2021). Travel from other countries are allowed only for essential reasons (this also applies for for EU/EEA countries with a 14-day incidence above 500/100 000) or if the epidemiological situation in those countries is according to what is stated in the COUNCIL RECOMMENDATION (EU) 2020/912 (close to or below the EU average; as it stands on 15 June 2020; of new COVID-19 cases over the last 14 days and per 100 000 inhabitants; the trend of new cases over the same period in comparison to the previous 14 days is stable or decreasing; and the overall response to COVID-19 taking into account available information on aspects such as testing; surveillance; contact tracing; containment; treatment and reporting as well as the reliability of available information and data sources and; if needed; the total average score across all dimensions for International Health Regulations (IHR).

09.12.2021

Flights to and from the following countries are suspended: South Africa; Botswana; Essuatini; Lesotho; Mozambique; Namibia and Zimbabwe. Exceptions apply.

06.10.2021

Government declares state of emergency; requiring home isolation; leaving only for strictly necessary situation. ; 03/05/2020: The state of emergency ends. The government will begin to lift lockdown measures.

05.08.2021

Limitation of circulation on public roads from 23:00 to 05:00 in high and very high-risk municipalities; 01/08/2021: the restrictions on circulation on the public road after 11 pm are eliminated.

09.07.2021

Civic duty to stay at home.

09.07.2021

March 16: Implementation of control procedures upon arrival at Madeira and Porto Santo airports (in the Autonomous Region of Madeira); that include temperature measurement for both passengers and crew; as well as the completion of a questionnaire on board the aircraft. March 20 2020: Implementation of a body temperature measurement system; using infrared cameras; upon arrival at Lisbon; Porto; Faro; Madeira and Ponta Delgada airports. If a high body temperature is detected; secondary screening is carried out by healthcare workers on a reserved area. No exit nor other entry screening measures have been implemented at points of entry

09.07.2021

Given the epidemiological situation and spread of variants of concern (especially the delta variant); citizens cannot travel into or out of the Lisbon Metropolitan Area during the weekend; except for reasons of health; work or other few exceptions.

09.07.2021

For EU and Schengen: Passengers from countries with an incidence rate of 500 cases or more per 100;000 inhabitants in the last 14 days must present a negative test to COVID-19 (RT-PCR); carried out within 72 hours before boarding time and must comply; after entry to mainland Portugal; with a period of prophylactic isolation of 14 days; at home or in a place indicated by health authorities. Passengers coming from countries that have a incidence between 150 and 500 cases per 100;000 inhabitants in the last 14 days must present a negative test to COVID-19 (RT-PCR); carried out within 72 hours before boarding time. For third countries it is mandatory to submit the supporting evidence of a negative RT-PCR SARS-CoV-2 test made within 72 hours when boarding. ### Update 9/6/2021: Rapid antigen tests are now also admissible; if performed 48 hours before boarding.

01.06.2021

Citizens cannot travel to or from the parishes of São Teotónio and Longueira/Almograve (municipality of Odemira; region Alentejo); except for reasons of health; work or other few exceptions.

01.06.2021

National land; rail; air; river and maritim borders are reintroduced. Entry to Portugal is only allowed for exceptional cases as mentioned in the new Decree. 3-D/2021. ####Update 17 April: Travelling from/to EU/EEA countries with COVID-19 incidence rates under 120 cases per 100;000 is allowed for non-essencial reasons. #### Update 1 May 2021: Land borders are reopened; although travellers have to undergo a 14-day quarantine.

03.05.2021

Citizens must stay at home (except for travel for professional or similar duties; health reasons; emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence or trafficking in human beings; as well as for children and young people at risk; care for vulnerable people; disabled people; children; parents; elderly or dependents; other compelling family reasons; such as the fulfilment of shared parental responsibilities; urgent veterinary care or animal rescue; travel necessary to exercise freedom of the press; short pedestrian journeys; unaccompanied or in the company of members of the same household living together; short pet walks; travelling by minors and their accompanying persons to schools; nurseries and leisure activities; as well as travelling by students to institutions of higher education or other schools; other reasons of force majeure or urgent necessity; provided that they can be shown to be unavoidable and are duly justified). Travelling is allowed for the purpose of voting in presidential elections (on 24 January 2021); except for those living in elderly residential homes (who have to vote from home - Despacho n.º 714-E/2021).

29.03.2021

Citizens cannot leave the municipality where they live from 26 to 5 April 2021 (Easter period); except for reasons of health; work or other few exceptions.

29.03.2021

Citizens cannot leave the municipality where they live from 20:00 on 19 March until 5:00 on 22 March 2021; except for reasons of health; work or other few exceptions.

11.02.2021

21 December: Entry of travellers from the United Kingdom into national territory is only allowed to national citizens or holders of residence permits in Portugal and their families; as well as diplomatic personnel placed in Portugal. Incoming passengers must present a negative RT-PCR test performed within 72 hours before travelling. Citizens who; exceptionally; do not present a negative RT-PCR must carry out a RT-PCR test; upon arrival to national territory - remaining in quarantine waiting for the test result. These measures are in place until 31 December 2020 (as of 21 December 2020); and do not apply to State aircraft and the Armed Forces; flights for the exclusive transportation of cargo and mail; medical emergency; and technical stopovers for non-commercial purposes. ### Update 31/12/2020 Only essential travel from the UK is authorised until 15 January 2021 (passengers must present negative RT-PCR test performed within 72 hours before travelling; except children under 24 months of age and passengers in transit). ### Update 22 January 2021: All flights from the United Kingdom are suspended; except those of humanitarian or repatriation reasons. ### Update 27 January 2021: Flights from/to Brazil are also suspended. For exceptions (returning home of Portuguese citizens or their families; humanitarian reasons) citizens must have a negative PCR test within 72 hours of boarding and comply to a 14 day self-isolation at arrival.

11.02.2021

Incoming passengers must present a negative RT-PCR test performed within 72 hours before travelling. Citizens who; exceptionally; do not present a negative RT-PCR must carry out a RT-PCR test; upon arrival to national territory - remaining in quarantine waiting for the test result. These measures are in place until 31 December 2020 (as of 21 December 2020); and do not apply to State aircraft and the Armed Forces; flights for the exclusive transportation of cargo and mail; medical emergency; and technical stopovers for non-commercial purposes. ### Update 31/12/2020 Only essential travel from the UK is authorised until 15 January 2021 (passengers must present negative RT-PCR test performed within 72 hours before travelling; except children under 24 months of age and passengers in transit).

11.02.2021

Flights from Emilia-Romagna; Piemonte; Lombardia e Veneto regions (Italy) suspended; and closure of border with Italy from 11 March until 21 April. Closure of border with Spain as of 15 March; Measures introduced on Portugal's only land border (the one with Spain). Most of the roads that cross between the two countries are to be blocked; with only nine remaining open; one in each of the country's border districts. The transport of goods and cross-border commuters will be allowed and Portuguese citizens and residents will be allowed to enter the country.

11.02.2021

Travellers (flight passengers) from countries to be defined by order of the members of the Portuguese government responsible for the areas of foreign affairs; national defence; domestic administration; health and civil aviation must present a proof of having conducted a RT-PCR molecular test for SARS-CoV-2 whose result was negative; in the 72 hours before the flight. Otherwise; their boarding and entry in Portuguese territory might be refused. ###Update 21/11/2020: Art 21 Decree 09/2020 - Passengers on flights originating in countries to be defined by order of the members of the Government must present; upon departure; proof of carrying out a molecular test by RT-PCR to screen for SARS-CoV-2 infection with a negative result; performed within 72 hours prior to the time of embarkation; under penalty of being denied boarding the aircraft and entering the national territory.

08.02.2021

Chapter IV and chapter V; Decree 09/2020: Everyday between 11 P.M. and 5 A.M. in municipalities categorised as 'high risk' (risco elevado); 'very high risk' (muito elevado) or 'extremely high risk' (risco extremamente elevado); and on Saturdays and Sundays between 1 P.M. and 5 A.M. in municipalities categorised as 'very high risk' or 'extremely high risk'; citizens may not circulate on public spaces and streets (except for travel for professional or similar duties; health reasons; emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence or trafficking in human beings; as well as for children and young people at risk; care for vulnerable people; disabled people; children; parents; elderly or dependents; other compelling family reasons; such as the fulfilment of shared parental responsibilities; urgent veterinary care or animal rescue; travel necessary to exercise freedom of the press; short pedestrian journeys; unaccompanied or in the company of members of the same household living together; short pet walks; travelling by minors and their accompanying persons to schools; nurseries and leisure activities; as well as travelling by students to institutions of higher education or other schools; other reasons of force majeure or urgent necessity; provided that they can be shown to be unavoidable and are duly justified). The list of the municipalities in mainland Portugal; stratified by risk (moderate; high; very high and extremely high) is updated every two weeks and based on the 14-day incidence. #### Update 6th December: The circulation ban on public roads does not apply on 23 December 2020; in the period after 11 P.M. and until 5 A.M. the following day; for persons travelling; on 24 and 25 December 2020; in the period after 11 P.M. and until 2 A.M. the following day. #### Update 21st December: List of high risk municipalities updated; measures extended until 6th January. #### Update 7th January 2021: List of high risk municipalities updated; stay at home orders on weekends now apply also to high risk municipalities (in addition to very high and extremely high risk); measures extended until 15th January.

01.02.2021

Citizens cannot leave the municipality where they live from 20:00 on 22 January until 5:00 on 25 January 2021; except for reasons of health; extreme urgency; voting for Presidential election or other specifically provided for.

16.01.2021

March 18 2020: Implementation; by the central government; of a local lockdown in a municipality in the Centre Region of Portugal (Ovar) (from March 18 until April 2); following the declaration of a calamity situation (Resolução do Conselho de Ministros n.º 10-D/2020); as acknowledged on March 17 (Despacho n.º 3372-C/2020). 18/04/2020: lifting of the sanitary fence in Ovar; which ceased to operate at midnight; even though through the application of special limitations; such as restrictions on freedom of movement

14.01.2021

Citizens cannot leave the municipality where they live from 0:00 on 31 December 2020 until 5:00 on 4 January 2021; except for reasons of health; extreme urgency or other specifically provided for. This measure was implemented due to the New Year festivities.

14.01.2021

Citizens cannot leave the municipality where they live from 23:00 on 8 January 2021 until 5:00 on 11 January 2021; except for: reasons of health or extreme urgency; certified professional reasons; travelling by minors and their accompanying persons to schools; nurseries and leisure activities; as well as travelling by students to higher education institutions or other schools; journeys of users and their companions to Occupational Activity Centres and Day Centres; travelling to attend training and take exams and inspections; travels for participation in procedural acts before judicial entities or in acts within the competence of notaries; lawyers; solicitors; registrars and registry officers; as well as for attendance at public services; provided that they are provided with evidence of the respective scheduling; movements necessary to leave mainland national territory; movement of non-resident citizens to places of proven stay; travel for other compelling family reasons; such as the fulfilment of shared parental responsibilities; as determined by agreement between the holders of the same or the competent court; return home.

11.12.2020

It is forbidden to move between municipalities on the weekend of the 1st of May 2020.

11.12.2020

Decree 9/2020: Citizens cannot travel outside the municipality of the domicile in the period between 11:00 pm on November 27; 2020 and 05:00 am on December 2; 2020 and between 11:00 pm on December 4; 2020 and at 11:59 pm on December 8; 2020; except for health reasons or other reasons of imperative urgency

11.12.2020

Extended SoE: Domestic travel banned from April 9-13 (Easter period). People will not be allowed to travel outside the municipalities where they live during the five-day period; except for work reasons.

11.12.2020

Private vehicles can only circulate if someone is doing an authorised activity (e.g. acquiring goods and services; going to work; health reasons; providing assistance to vulnerable people; going to school; walk pets; etc.) or if they will put gas in a gas station.

11.12.2020

Private vehicles can only circulate for authorised activities (e.g. acquiring goods and services; going to work; health reasons; providing assistance to vulnerable people; going to school; walk pets; etc.) or to fill up gas at the gas station.

11.12.2020

Information on COVID-19 is provided to passengers at airports; harbours; trains and rail stations and buses and bus stations; by posters .

11.12.2020

Travel advices at PoE. Advice to travellers to register their trip in the consular services app. Travel to countries reporting COVID-19 strongly discouraged.

11.12.2020

Recommentations for passengers returning from affected areas (China); personal hygeine measures and contact authorities if you feel symptoms. Passengers are allowed in Portugal. February 27: Distribution of Passenger Locator Forms on board of incoming direct flights from China (until suspension of these flights in early March). Recommendation against all trips to Hubei region and any non-essential travel to China. 15 differnet measures for personal protection of travellers.

11.12.2020

The Portuguese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MNE) recommended the adoption of preventive measures and careful consideration of travelling; especially to the most affected areas. In this scope; MNE advised against any travel to Hubei province and to different regions of Italy and against non-essential travel to other parts of China; Iran and South Korea (cities of Daegu and Cheongdo and province of Gyeongsang-buk). MNE suggested to Portuguese citizens in the countries to consider leaving the territory. Regular updated travel advice is also provided on the MNE website.

11.12.2020

Prohibition of air traffic to/from Portugal for all flights to/from countries outside of the European Union for 30 days; with exceptions: a) within the Schengen area (Liechtenstein; Norway; Iceland and Switzerland); b) Portuguese speaking countries; in Brazil; however; only flights to/from São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro are allowed; c) United Kingdom; United States of America; Venezuela; Canada and South Africa; due to the presence of important Portuguese communities. This measure does not apply to flights authorized for the return of Portuguese citizens or holders of a residence permit back to Portugal; nor to flights for the return of foreign citizens to respective countries; provided these flights are promoted by the competent authorities of such countries; subject to prior request and agreement and with respect for the principle of reciprocity. It also does not apply to State aircraft and the Armed Forces; flights for exclusive transportation of cargo and mail; as well as flights of a humanitarian or medical nature and technical stopovers for non-commercial purposes. -18/05: Government extends flight ban until June 15. The Government extended the ban on flights to and from Portugal to and from countries outside the European Union; between 18 May and 15 June; through an order signed by Prime Minister António Costa published in the Diário da República Eletrônico.

10.12.2020

State of calamity in the 19 freguesias (neighbourhoods) of Amadora and Odivelas; six parishes of Sintra; two parishes of Loures and the parish of Santa Clara in Lisbon.

10.12.2020

Stay at home is mandatory. Several exceptions exist; namely; acquiring goods and services; going to work; health reasons; providing assistance to vulnerable people; going to school; walk pets; etc.

10.12.2020

Staying at home is mandatory. Several exceptions exist; namely; acquiring goods and services; going to work; health reasons; providing assistance to vulnerable people; going to school; walk pets; etc.

10.12.2020

Lock down in 6 municipalities at São Miguel island; in the Autonomous Region of Azores.PT Government delcares state of emergency (see link) including duty of home isolation; leaving only for strictly necessary situations

03.11.2020

Citizens cannot leave the municipality where they live. This measure was implemented due to the All Saint's Day holiday. Two exceptions were allowed: An emergency or a health reason. This measure excluded: healthcare professionals; police and military workers; politicians; priests and personnel supporting all government levels in Portugal.

26.06.2020

Civic duty of stay-at-home. State of calamity in the freguesias (neighbourhoods) of Amadora and Odivelas; six parishes of Sintra; two parishes of Loures and the parish of Santa Clara in Lisbon

15.06.2020

National movement restrictions: Free

Restrictive measures mandatory between 04 May 2020 to TBD

From 3rd April until 17 April gathering of more than 5 people is forbbiden; beteen 9 and 13 April people are not allowed of moving outside their own Municipality. Between 1 and 3 of May people are not allowed of moving outside their own Municipality like during long Easter week-end. From 4 May onwards public transports are limited to 2/3 of occupation and the use of masks is mandatory on all public transports. Special cleaning and hygiene measures should be taken by transport providers.

International movement restrictions: Partially banned

Restrictive measures mandatory between 13 March 2020 to 01 July 2020

Only foreigner diplomats are allowed to move inside and outside of the country, if these movements are work related; between 9 and 13 April all airportts will be closed. Terrestrial borders with Spain closed until 30 June