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

Other:

16.06.2022

Mandatory teleworking; regardless of the employment relationship; provided that the tasks allow it; 30/04/2020: Mandatory teleworking will be maintained throughout the month of May. It will be re-evaluated in June; 01/06/2020: end of mandatory teleworking.

12.01.2022

Mandatory teleworking; whenever functions allow it; 06/01/2022: Extension of mandatory telework regime throughout the mainland national territory.

09.12.2021

Teleworking is still recommended in all municipalities when the working activity allows for it.

07.09.2021

In municipalities that have a 14-day notification rate above 120/100;000 teleworking is mandatory (with the exception of jobs/tasks that cannot be performed remotely); 01/08/2021: teleworking is no longer mandatory and is now recommended throughout the national territory; whenever the functions in question allow it.

09.07.2021

State of emergency declared on 6 November 2020 by the President of the Republic; successively renewed until 30 April 2021. On 11 March 2021; the government presented a strategy to lift lockdown measures based on a matrix of risk which included two main indicators (https://dre.pt/web/guest/home/-/dre/159432419/details/maximized): 14-day cumulative incidence and Effective reproduction number (R). As soon as the 14-day incidence is below 120 cases per 100;000 population and the R is below 1; the strategy goes on to the next stage. If those indicators deteriorate; the strategy will suffer delay. Measures in the continental territory of Portugal depend on the incidence rate of each county; according to the following thresholds: Level 1: municipalities that; for the second consecutive fortnightly valuation; have an incidence rate of more than 240 cases per 100;000 inhabitants in the last 14 days; Level 2: municipalities that; for the second consecutive fortnightly evaluation; have an incidence rate of more than 120 cases per 100;000 inhabitants in the last 14 days; Level 3: municipalities with an incidence rate below 120 cases per 100;000 inhabitants in the last 14 days. ###Update 1 May 2021: State of calamity declared by the Government; sucessively renewed.

03.05.2021

Teleworking is mandatory for all jobs that can be done through teleworking; except for essential services. Whenever teleworking is not possible; regardless of the number of workers; employers must implement flexible working hours and adopt measures that ensure physical distancing and protection of workers.

01.02.2021

Recommendation of teleworking whenever possible; Portuguese deconfinement plan :Stage 1 – Start date: May 4th - Recommendation on teleworking whenever possible (Mandatory teleworking will be maintained throughout the month of May and the Minister said that it will be reevaluated in June; in order to make room for it to return with limitations: https://www.portugal.gov.pt/pt/gc22/comunicacao/noticia?i=portugueses-continuarao-a-ter-dever-civico-de-recolhimento); Portuguese deconfinement plan: Stage 3 – June 1st: - Partial teleworking; with staggered work hours (still mandatory for i) Immunodepressed and chronically ill; ii) Disabled people (> 60%); iii) Parents with children at home).

01.02.2021

Teleworking is now mandatory for all jobs that can be done through teleworking.

14.01.2021

Contingency plans at airports and ports and SOPs.

18.12.2020

The Portuguese government declared a state of calamity from May 3rd until May 17th (Resolution of the Council of Ministers No. 33-A/2020).

18.12.2020

Regular press releases from General Director of Health Comunication (general inof.; guidance for the pop.n; travellers) ; Civil protection messages sent to 10.5 million mobile phones: “COVID19: Special circulation restrictions 9 to 13 April. This Easter stay at home. Prevent contagion. Info at covid19estamoson.gov.pt / www.prociv.pt / ANEPC ”; was the SMS content received in Portuguese and in English.

18.12.2020

Communication by the Portuguese DGS to the public on the respiratory disease caused by a new coronavirus in the city of Wuhan; China.

18.12.2020

PT Government delcares state of emergency.

10.12.2020

Wide information for the public.

04.12.2020

There are new rules for workplaces with more than 50 workers. Measures are described in Decreto-Lei n.º 79-A/2020 (1st October 2020) and include; for example: The formation of stable teams; the change of work schedules up to one hour to allow different start and end times between the teams; different rest times to avoid concentration of different teams; employers must also ensure physical distancing and protection of its workers by putting in place technical and organisational measures.

03.11.2020

In the Metropolitan areas of Lisbon and Oporto; there are new rules for workplaces with more than 50 workers. Measures are described in Decreto-Lei n.º 79-A/2020 (1st October 2020) and include; for example: The formation of stable teams; the change of work schedules up to one hour to allow different start and end times between the teams; different rest times to avoid concentration of different teams; employers must also ensure physical distancing and protection of its workers by putting in place technical and organisational measures.

29.05.2020

Recommendation of teleworking whenever possible ; Portuguese deconfinement plan :Stage 1 – Start date: May 4th - Recommendation on teleworking whenever possible (Mandatory teleworking will be maintained throughout the month of May and the Minister said that it will be re-evaluated in June; in order to make room for it to return with limitations. ; Portuguese deconfinement plan: Stage 3 – June 1st: - Partial teleworking; with staggered work hours (still mandatory for i) Immunodepressed and chronically ill; ii) Disabled people (> 60%); iii) Parents with children at home).

29.04.2020

Publication of the national plan for preparedness and response to COVID-19.