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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
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Health form
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Vaccination
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Insurance
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Insurance
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR / LFT
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
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03.08.2022

March 15: Prohibition of mass gatherings with 100 or more people (Despacho n 3301-D/2020)

03.08.2022

March 15: Prohibition of mass gatherings with 100 or more people (Despacho n 3301-D/2020 - Prohibition of events or gatherings with more than 10 people - Portuguese deconfinement plan: Stage 1 – Start date: May 4th - Prohibition of events or gatherings with over 10 people (Large-scale events and festivals are postponed until September 30th). Maximum capacity of 5 people / 100 m2 in indoor spaces.

03.08.2022

Due to the declaration of the emergency state; all public activities and events are suspended; 04/05/2020: Prohibition of events or gatherings with more than 10 people. Large-scale events and festivals are postponed until September 30th; 24/11/2020: All public gatherings of over 5 people are prohibited; 19/04/2021: Outdoor events allowed with reduced attendance; 03/05/2021: Large outdoor and indoor events allowed with reduced attendance.

26.07.2022

Gyms and sports centres are reopened; although no group classes can take place. Low risk physical activity and sports are now allowed.;' 17/04/2021: Medium risk sports and outdoors physical activity is now allowed for groups including up to 6 people.;1/05/ 2021: all sports are now allowed; and gyms can have group classes. Previous restrictions now apply only to 'higher-risk' municipalities.

07.07.2022

In private vehicles with more than 5 seats capacity is limited to 2/3; except if all passengers belong to the same household. Funerals must have a limited number of people that warrants physical distancing; although relatives of the deceased can't be refused to participate in a ceremony. ### Update 1 May: weddings and similar celebrations are allowed; but the venues where they take place have capacity restricted to 50%.

07.07.2022

The concentrations of people are limited to: 10 in all country (3/05/2020 to 29/05/2020); 20 in the areas where the alert situation is declared; 10 in the areas where the contingency situation is declared (01/06/2020 to 13/06/2020); 20 in all country (13/06/2020 to 26/06/2020); 20 in the areas where the alert situation is declared; 10 in the areas where the contingency situation is declared and five in the areas where the calamity situation is declared (27/06/2020 to 31/07/2020); 20 in the areas where the alert situation is declared; 10 in the areas where the contingency situation is declared (01/08/2020 to 14/09/2020); 10 in all country (15/09/2020 to 14/10/2020). ### Update 15 October: Gatherings of more than five people are not allowed; except if they belong to the same household. In private settings; including weddings or other celebrations; gatherings of up to 50 people might be allowed. Funerals are subject to the adoption of organisational measures to ensure that there are no crowds and that safety distances are controlled; in particular the setting of a maximum attendance limit to be determined by the local authority exercising the management powers of its cemetery (the limit fixed may not result in the impossibility of attending the funeral of a spouse or unmarried partner; ascendants; descendants; relatives or the like).

29.04.2022

21/04/2022: Face masks are no longer mandatory; with exceptions. Masks are still mandatory in two types of situations; in nursing homes and hospitals as well as in public transport.

29.04.2022

Mandatory use of face mask in all closed spaces; which are not marked as an exception by the DGS.; 21/04/2022: Face masks are no longer mandatory; with exceptions. Masks are still mandatory in two types of situations; in nursing homes and hospitals as well as in public transport.

01.03.2022

Occupation of commercial establishments: indicative maximum occupancy of 1 person for every 5 m2 of area; 17/02/2022: no capacity limits.

01.03.2022

Requirement of a digital certificate or negative test for access to tourist establishments and local accommodation throughout the continental territory; regardless of the level of risk in each municipality. For these purposes; four types of tests are allowed: a) PCR test; performed within 72 hours prior to presentation b) Antigen test with a laboratory report; performed within 48 hours prior to its presentation c) Rapid antigen in the - modality test self-test; carried out within 24 hours prior to its presentation in the presence of a health or pharmaceutical professional who certifies that it has been carried out and its result d) Rapid antigen in the - mode test self-test; carried out at the moment; at the door of the establishment you intend to attend; under verification by those responsible for these spaces. ; 17/02/2022: end of the requirement of the use of a digital certificate or test.

12.01.2022

Closure of clubs and bars; 06/01/2022: Reopening of bars and clubs on 14/01/2022.

12.01.2022

For very high-risk councils: retail food trade until 9 pm during the week and until 7 pm on weekends and holidays; Non-food retail trade and provision of services until 9:00 pm during the week and until 3:30 pm on weekends and holidays. For high-risk councils: Food and non-food retail trade and provision of services until 9 pm; 01/08/2021: retail trade establishments start to operate according to the hours of the respective licensing.

09.12.2021

Mandatory use of masks in public transport; hospitals; show and event rooms.

22.10.2021

Sports venues with 33% of the capacity. For very high-risk councils: Permission to practice medium risk sports without public and outdoor physical activity for up to six people and gyms without group classes. For high-risk councils: Permission to practice all sports; without public and physical activity outdoors and in gyms; 01/08/2021: sporting facilities start to operate according to the time of the respective licensing. with regard to physical activity outdoors and in gyms is now allowed throughout the mainland national territory; and for group classes it is necessary to present a COVID Digital Certificate or a test with a negative result; 01/10/2021: End of digital certificate requirement for access to group classes in gyms and spas.

21.10.2021

Cultural shows until midnight; except for very high and high-risk councils (until 22:30); 01/08/2021: most of the facilities and establishments that were closed are reopened; with the exception of discotheques; dance or party halls or other similar places or facilities; and of popular parades and festivities or folklore or other manifestations of any nature. Cultural shows with 66% capacity. For access to gambling establishments; casinos; bingos or similar establishments; the rules laid down for access to tourist establishments or local accommodation apply (presentation by clients of COVID Digital Certificate or a test with a negative result); 23/08/2021: Cultural shows with 75% capacity. ; 01/10/2021: Opening of bars and clubs with a digital certificate and end of digital certificate requirement for access to bingos and casinos. End of capacity limits for cultural shows.

21.10.2021

Catering establishments are reopened to the public; but only to serve food outdoors (in terraces or similar). Public is limited to 4 people per table; except if they all belong to the same household. No indoor seating allowed. Restricted opening times apply. ; 16 April: Restaurants may serve meals indoors - public limited to 4 people per table (6 per table if outdoors; in terraces or similar). ; 1 May: public limited to 6 per table indoors (our 10 per table outdoors).

21.10.2021

Restaurants; cafes and patisseries (maximum of 6 people inside or 10 people on terraces) until midnight for admission and 1:00 am for closing. For very high and high-risk councils: requirement of digital certificate or negative test in access to restaurants for indoor dining service on Fridays from 7 pm and on Saturdays; Sundays and holidays throughout the day. Thus; the operation of these establishments is allowed until 22:30. For these purposes; four types of tests are allowed: a) PCR test ; performed within 72 hours prior to presentation b) Antigen test with laboratory report ; performed within 48 hours prior to its presentation c) Rapid antigen in the - modality test self test ; carried out within 24 hours prior to its presentation in the presence of a health or pharmaceutical professional who certifies that it has been carried out and its result d) Rapid antigen in the - mode test self test ; carried out at the moment; at the door of the establishment you intend to attend; under verification by those responsible for these spaces. The limitation on the number of people per table remains: for very high-risk councils maximum 4 people per table inside and 6 people per table on the terrace and for high-risk councils maximum 6 people per table inside and 10 people per table on the terrace; 01/08/2021: restaurant and similar establishments start to operate according to the time of the respective licensing; with the limit of 02:00; public access being excluded for new admissions from 01:00; and in accordance with the rules of the General Directorate of Health. Bars and other non-spectacled drinking establishments may operate; subject to the rules established for the catering sector and as long as they comply with the rules and guidelines in force by the General Directorate of Health. The rule of a maximum of 6 people per table inside or 10 people on the terraces will apply throughout the continental national territory; 23/08/2021: maximum limit of 8 people per group inside and 15 people per group on terraces; 01/10/2021: no longer maximum limit of people per group and end of digital certificate requirement for access to restaurants.

19.10.2021

Weddings and baptisms with 25% (very high-risk councils) and 50% (high-risk countries) of the capacity; 23/08/2021: Events (namely weddings and baptisms) with a maximum limit of 75% of the capacity; 01/10/2021: End of capacity limits for weddings and baptisms.

12.10.2021

The use of masks in open public spaces is now mandatory (for people with an age superior to 10 years). ; 06/12/2020: This recommendation includes also the workspace; whenever it is not possible to keep distancing.

12.10.2021

In high; very high and extremely high risk municipalities gyms and sports centres must close by 10p.m (except when intended for federated sports; in which case the closing time is 10.30 p.m). The closing time may be reduced by the mayor of the municipality with territorial jurisdiction; subject to the positive agreement of the local health authority and the security forces.

12.10.2021

Restrictions on public places - March 15 2020: Portuguese deconfinement plan: 04/05/2020: Stage 1 - Resumption of individual sports outdoors (changing rooms and swimming pools must not be used); 01/06/2020: Stage 3 - Reopening of gyms; Indoor; team or combat sports will continue to be prohibited; with the exception of the completion of the official competitions of the first professional football league (with no audience) from the end of May 2020. ###Update 21/11/20: Decree 09/2020 - measures apply to keep open these spaces.

09.09.2021

Public transports capacity is reduced (1/3); Portuguese deconfinement plan: stage 1 – Start date: 04/05/020 - Public transports: maximum capacity limit of 2/3; with mandatory use of face mask; and strict hygiene and cleaning procedures; 08/07/2021: Public transport with a capacity of two-thirds or with a full capacity in transport that operates exclusively with seating positions; 23/08/2021: public transport without restrictions to passenger capacity.

09.09.2021

Entertainment venues referred to in annex to decree 7/2021 (e.g. recreational; leisure and fun activities): Dance or party halls; Amusement parks and recreational and similar parks for children; Parades and popular festivals or folkloric or other manifestations of any kind.; Spaces for games and betting; 4 Beverage establishments) are closed : Cinemas; theatres and other cultural structures open; with public restrictions and specific rules. Update 1 May 2021: Major events outdoors and events indoors allowed; although with restrictions in terms of number of attendees. Venues for weddings and celebrations allowed up to 50% of their capacity.

09.07.2021

In private vehicles with more than 5 seats capacity is limited to 2/3; except if all passengers belong to the same household. Funerals must have a limited number of people that warrants physical distancing; although relatives of the deceased can't be refused to participate in a ceremony. ### Update 1 May: weddings and similar celebrations are allowed; but the venues where they take place have capacity restricted to 50%.

09.07.2021

The use of masks or visors is mandatory for access to or stay in workplaces whenever the physical distance recommended by the health authorities proves impracticable. The obligation does not apply to workers when they are carrying out their work in an office; room or equivalent which has no other occupants or when impermeable physical barriers for separation and protection between workers are used.

09.07.2021

Retail and service establishments with less than 200 squared meters and that have a direct extrance from outdoors are reopened; as well as public museums and libraries. Fairs are public markets are also allowed to operate again; if agreed by the municipality and specific rules are followed (Decree 6/2021). Special opening hours; hygiene and distancing rules apply. Publicity or any campaigns aimed at increasing the number of customers inside are forbiden. Establishments with more than 200 squared meters; in shopping centres; or that do not have a direct entrance from outdoors; remain closed to public - except for those providing goods considered essencial or of first necessity. Items can be purchased and delivered at the door or home delivered. ### Update 1 May 2021: Retail and service establishments are now open; but subject to distancing rules and restritions in capacity and opening hours.

09.07.2021

Outdoor events are allowed; but with limited capacity. ### Update 1 May: Indoor and outdoor events allowed; with limited capacity

09.07.2021

Prohibition of gatherings with more than 10 people; except if they belong to the same household.

04.06.2021

Restrictions on access to commercial establishments and restaurants. March 14 2020: closure of bars every day at 9pm. 18 May 2020; Stage 2: reopening of restaurants; coffee shops with or without outdoor seating and bakeries (maximum capacity limit of 50% and other specific conditions must be in place - with mandatory use of face mask); 1 June 2020: for all restaurants; the maximum 50% capacity rule disappears; but the minimum distance of 1.5m is maintained; provided that a waterproof physical barrier is placed between customers.

01.06.2021

Gyms and sports centres are reopened; although no group classes can take place. Low risk physical activity and sports are now allowed. #Update 17 April 2021: Medium risk sports and outdoors physical activity is now allowed for groups including up to 6 people. ###Update 1 May 2021: all sports are now allowed; and gyms can have group classes. Previous restrictions now apply only to 'higher-risk' municipalities.

03.05.2021

Entertainment venues referred to in annex V to this decree (e.g. recreational; leisure and fun activities): Dance or party halls; Amusement parks and recreational and similar parks for children; Parades and popular festivals or folkloric or other manifestations of any kind.; Spaces for games and betting; 4 Beverage establishments) are closed. Art. 27 - 28 and 30; Decree 09/2020: theatres; cinemas; museums; monuments; palaces; archaeological sites; gambling establishments; casinos; bingo or similar establishments can stay open following specific measures. ### Update 21 December: rules extended until 14 January. ### Update 15 January: theatres; cinemas; museums; monuments; palaces; archaeological sites; gambling establishments; casinos; bingo or similar establishments are also closed. ###Update 17 April 2021: Cinemas; theatres and other cultural structures open; with public restrictions and specific rules.

03.05.2021

Prohibition of all celebrations and events; with the exception of religious ceremonies. Some exceptions might be allowed by the Government; for which specific rules are set. ###Update 17 April: Outdoor events are now allowed; but with limited capacity; as well as weddings and other celebrations in venues with capacity limited to 25%.

19.04.2021

All non essential retail and service establishments are closed; with a few authorised exceptions. ####Update 13/03/2021: Non-essencial shops or services might re-open; although products must be delivered at home or at the door of the establishment. Some services (like hairdressers; barber shops; beauty salons and similar) are now allowed to operate under appointment. Restricted opening times apply (Decree 4/2021).

19.04.2021

Catering establishments are closed to the public and may only operate for take-away service. #### Update 19 January 2021: The public is not allowed to pick up take-away food at catering establishments; only home delivery is allowed. ####Update 13/03/2021: Take away services are allowed again; as well as home delivery. The public still can't stay inside the establishments. Restricted opening times apply.

29.03.2021

Gyms and sports centres are closed.

29.03.2021

Public parks and gardens are closed. Senior universities; elderly social and day care centres are closed. ####Update 13/03/2021: Parks and gardens reopen on 15/03/2021; as well as libraries and book shops (Decree 4/2021).

02.03.2021

Entertainment venues referred to in annex V to this decree (e.g. recreational; leisure and fun activities): Dance or party halls; Amusement parks and recreational and similar parks for children; Parades and popular festivals or folkloric or other manifestations of any kind.; Spaces for games and betting; 4 Beverage establishments) are closed. Art. 27 - 28 and 30; Decree 09/2020: theatres; cinemas; museums; monuments; palaces; archaeological sites; gambling establishments; casinos; bingo or similar establishments can stay open following specific measures. ### Update 21 December: rules extended until 14 January. ### Update 15 January: theatres; cinemas; museums; monuments; palaces; archaeological sites; gambling establishments; casinos; bingo or similar establishments are also closed.

11.02.2021

The concentrations of people are limited to: 10 in all country (3/05/2020 to 29/05/2020); 20 in the areas where the alert situation is declared; 10 in the areas where the contingency situation is declared (01/06/2020 to 13/06/2020); 20 in all country (13/06/2020 to 26/06/2020); 20 in the areas where the alert situation is declared; 10 in the areas where the contingency situation is declared and five in the areas where the calamity situation is declared (27/06/2020 to 31/07/2020); 20 in the areas where the alert situation is declared; 10 in the areas where the contingency situation is declared (01/08/2020 to 14/09/2020); 10 in all country (15/09/2020 to 14/10/2020). ### Update 15 October: Gatherings of more than five people are not allowed; except if they belong to the same household. In private settings; including weddings or other celebrations; gatherings of up to 50 people might be allowed. Funerals are subject to the adoption of organisational measures to ensure that there are no crowds and that safety distances are controlled; in particular the setting of a maximum attendance limit to be determined by the local authority exercising the management powers of its cemetery (the limit fixed may not result in the impossibility of attending the funeral of a spouse or unmarried partner; ascendants; descendants; relatives or the like).

01.02.2021

In moderate risk municipalities; all catering establishments must close before 1.00am not admit public after midnight. In high; very high and extremely high risk municipalities; catering establishments for the sole purpose of serving meals in the establishment itself must close before 10.30pm (1 a.m. if exclusively for home delivery). The closing hours of retail and service establishments can be even further reduced by the City Mayor of the respective municipality; provided there is a favorable opinion of the local health authority and security forces. ###Update 9 December: On Saturdays and Sundays; in very high and extremely high risk municipalities; restaurants can serve food until 13.00 (15.00 on the 26th December) and can sell food for take-away service only after that. ### Update 21 December: rules extended until 6 January.

01.02.2021

Closing times for retail and services establishments are anticipated; depending on the municipality risk; and can be further reduced by the mayor of the municipality with territorial jurisdiction; subject to the positive agreement of the local health authority and the security forces. In municipalities classified as 'moderate risk'; establishments must close between 8 p.m. and 11 p.m; in municipalities at high; very high and extremely risk; all retail and service establishments; as well as those in commercial complexes; must close by 10 p.m. (except catering establishments; which must close by 10.30 p.m. or 1 a.m. if exclusively for home delivery; cultural and sports facilities; which must close by 10.30 p.m.); on Saturdays and Sundays; retail and service establishments in municipalities at 'very high' and 'extremely high' risk must close after 1.00 p.m. and can't change their opening time to before 8 a.m..

14.01.2021

Those aged 70 years and older; immunocompromised patients and people with chronic conditions (including hypertension; diabetes; cardiovascular diseases; cancer or chronic respiratory diseases) are subject to a special duty of protection. The latter; can only circulate in public roads and spaces under special circumstances; namely for the acquisition of goods and services; health care provision or pet walking

18.12.2020

Prohibition of events or gatherings with more than 10 people - Portuguese deconfinement plan: Stage 1 – Start date: May 4th - Prohibition of events or gatherings with over 10 people (Large-scale events and festivals are postponed until September 30th). 12/11/2020: Celebrations and other events that involve an agglomeration of people in excess of five people are not allowed unless they belong to the same household. Fairs or markets are allowed; under certain rules (Art 18 - Resolution of the Council of Ministers no. 92-A / 2020). Cinemas; theatres; auditoriums and showrooms are open with marked seats; reduced capacity and must keep physical distance. The use of face mask is mandatory.

18.12.2020

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. Restaurantds and cafes are required to close.

10.12.2020

Visiting restrictions for Hospitals and prisons in North Portugal.

10.12.2020

In the Lisbon Metropolitan area there is a suspension of social support activities conducted in day centers (for the elderly).

10.12.2020

Visits to elderly care homes or day centres for the elderly are suspended in these municipalities.

10.12.2020

Portuguese deconfinement plan: Stage 3 – Expected start date: May 30th: - Religious services: resumption of community celebrations according to rules to be defined between the Directorate-General of Health (Ministry of Health) and religious institutions.

10.12.2020

The opening hours of retail and service establishments can be adapted by the Lisbon city Mayor; provided there is a favorable opinion of the local health authority and security forces.

10.12.2020

All shops closing by 8pm (with exception of restaurants; supermarkets; petrol stations; clinics; funeral services; rent-a-car services; pharmacies; gyms and retail and service establishments in the Lisbon airport).

10.12.2020

Fairs and rising markets are prohibited. 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

Restrictions on public places - March 15: The allocation of publicly accessible spaces in retail establishments; large commercial areas and commercial complexes must comply with the occupation rule maximum indicative of 0.04 people per square meter of área (Portaria n.º 71/2020); - March 15: The allocation of spaces accessible to the public in catering establishments or drinks should be limited to one third of their capacity (Portaria n.º 71/2020); - March 15: Restrictions on access to commercial establishments and restaurants (Portaria n.º 71/2020); - March 15: Prohibition of the consumption of alcoholic beverages in open spaces of public access; except for the outside areas of the food and beverage establishments; duly licensed for that purpose (Despacho n.º 3301-D/2020); -3 April: In retail or service establishments that maintain activity; a minimum distance of two metres between people must be guaranteed; -Portuguese deconfinement plan: Stage 1 – Start date: May 4th - Public services: resumption of deconcentrated public service desks (eg. finance offices; consultancy offices; etc); with mandatory use of face mask; - Reopening of small neighbourhood shops (street shops with maximum area of 200 m²; with mandatory use of face mask); hairdressers; beauty salons; and similar (previous appointment required and other specific conditions must be in place); bookshops and car dealerships; regardless of total area; libraries and archives; -Portuguese deconfinement plan: Stage 2 – Expected start date: May 18th - Reopening of larger stores (street shops with maximum area of 400 m²; or greater upon municipality permission; with mandatory use of face mask); restaurants; coffee shops with or without outdoor seating and bakeries (maximum capacity limit of 50% and other specific conditions must be in place); -Portuguese deconfinement plan: Stage 3 – June 1st: - Public services: reopening of remaining civil offices; with mandatory use of face mask; - Reopening of larger stores (shops with area 400 m²+) and those in shopping centres (same previously mentioned restrictions applied).

10.12.2020

Suspension of access to public establishments that have spaces for dancing or where dancing usually occurs. On 18 May under stage 2: reopening of museums; monuments; palaces; art galleries; and similar are closed. On 1 June 2020 under stage 3: reopening of Cinemas; theatres; shows and auditoriums; with assigned seats; reduced capacity and physical distancing.

10.12.2020

Wearing a mask in all public spaces is mandatory in Madeira and Porto Santo (exceptions: children until 10 years old; people with deficiencies preventing them to put/take out the mask on their own; when doing sports or at the beach/surrounding beach areas).

10.12.2020

Wearing a mask will be mandatory also in schools for students in the last year; as well as in workplaces where justified. The reopening of classroom activities in the 11th and 12th years and the 2nd and 3rd of other secondary education training offers; limited to core subjects for access to higher education; and with limited hours; from May 18; all of whom are required to wear a community mask dispensed by the school. Additionally; masks are required in commercial spaces or establishments; service establishments; public services; as well as children day care personnel and students over 6 years. Face masks are also required on public transport. The refusal to use a mask can be punished with fines between 120 euros and 350 euros.

10.12.2020

March 15: Prohibition of mass gatherings with 100 or more people (Despacho n 3301-D/2020 - Prohibition of events or gatherings with more than 10 people - Portuguese deconfinement plan: Stage 1 – Start date: May 4th - Prohibition of events or gatherings with over 10 people (Large-scale events and festivals are postponed until September 30th). Maximum capacity of 5 people / 100 m2 in indoor spaces.

08.12.2020

Suspension of access to public establishments that have spaces for dancing or where dancing usually occurs. ; 18 May; Stage 2: reopening of museums; monuments; palaces; art galleries; and similar; 1 June; Stage 3: reopening of Cinemas; theaters; shows and auditoriums; with assigned seats; reduced capacity and physical distancing.

07.12.2020

Restrictions on public places - March 15: The allocation of publicly accessible spaces in retail establishments; large commercial areas and commercial complexes must comply with the occupation rule maximum indicative of 0.04 people per square meter of área (Portaria n.º 71/2020); - March 15: The allocation of spaces accessible to the public in catering establishments or drinks should be limited to one third of their capacity (Portaria n.º 71/2020); - March 15: Restrictions on access to commercial establishments and restaurants (Portaria n.º 71/2020); - March 15: Prohibition of the consumption of alcoholic beverages in open spaces of public access; except for the outside areas of the food and beverage establishments; duly licensed for that purpose (Despacho n.º 3301-D/2020); -3 April: In retail or service establishments that maintain activity; a minimum distance of two metres between people must be guaranteed; -Portuguese deconfinement plan: Stage 1 – Start date: May 4th - Public services: resumption of deconcentrated public service desks (eg. finance offices; consultancy offices; etc); with mandatory use of face mask; - Reopening of small neighbourhood shops (street shops with maximum area of 200 m²; with mandatory use of face mask); hairdressers; beauty salons; and similar (previous appointment required and other specific conditions must be in place); bookshops and car dealerships; regardless of total area; libraries and archives; Portuguese deconfinement plan: Stage 2 – Expected start date: May 18th - Reopening of larger stores (street shops with maximum area of 400 m²; or greater upon municipality permission; with mandatory use of face mask); restaurants; coffee shops with or without outdoor seating and bakeries (maximum capacity limit of 50% and other specific conditions must be in place); -Portuguese deconfinement plan: Stage 3 – June 1st: - Public services: reopening of remaining civil offices; with mandatory use of face mask; - Reopening of larger stores (shops with area 400 m²+) and those in shopping centres (same previously mentioned restrictions applied). On the 15th September 2020: The non-essential shops and establishments must close between 8pm and 11pm. The closing time; between 8 and 11pm; as well as opening time; can be determined by the president of the corresponding city hall; providing there is a favourable opinion from the local health and security authorities. There are the following exceptions to this rule: restaurants; schools; cultural and sports establishments; clinics; funeral services; rent-a-car services; pharmacies; and retail and service establishments in the Lisbon airport.

07.12.2020

Prohibition of alcohol consumption in public spaces; with the exception of outdoor spaces of restaurants (in the Lisbon Metropolitan area there is another exception: after 8pm restaurants may only sell alcohol if people are having a meal). From the 15 of September 2020; the exception that was in place just for the Lisbon Metropolitan area was extended to the rest of the country. 1 Jul – 19 Nov: Prohibition of sale of alcohol at service and gas stations. From 15 Oct (no end date): Prohibition of sale of alcohol in supermarkets after 8pm.

07.12.2020

March 15: Prohibition of mass gatherings with 100 or more people (Despacho n 3301-D/2020)

03.11.2020

The use of masks in open public spaces is now recommended (for people with an age superior to 10 years).

15.06.2020

Non-essential shops closure: Open

Restrictive measures mandatory between 01 June 2020 to 15 June 2020

As of 1 June, stores with an area greater than 400 m2 or inserted in shopping centers cinemas, theaters, concert halls, open auditoriums (with marked seats, reduced capacity and physical distance) Previously, Only essencial goods shops open (supermarkets, phamacies, and other essencial goods but there are restrictions to the number of people that can get in at the same time as well as keeping safe distance). On 4 of May small shops < 200 m2, hairdressers, libraries, and automobile stands reopen with specific anti-COVID restriction measures; masks become obligatory inside all shops; access to hairdressers and similar only by appointment. On 18 of May shops < 400 m2 and Restaurants reopen with specific anti-COVID restriction measures. On 1 June stores with an area greater than 400 m2 or inserted in shopping centers reopen (exception made for the Region Lisboa e Vale do Tejo); All stores with an area greater than 400 m2 or inserted in shopping centers reopen also for the Region Lisboa e Vale do Tejo from 15 June onwards.

Events stop: Banned

Restrictive measures mandatory between 04 May 2020 to TBD

Footbball professional league restarts on the 1st of June. Gathering of more than 10 people forbidden. Cinemas, theaters, concert halls, open auditoriums (with marked seats, reduced capacity and physical distance). Religious events restart from 1st of June.

02.06.2020

Restrictions on public places - March 15; -Portuguese deconfinement plan: -04/05: Stage 1 - Resumption of individual sports outdoors (changing rooms and swimming pools must not be used); -01/06: Stage 3 - Reopening of gyms; Indoor; team or combat sports will continue to be prohibited; with the exception of the completion of the official competitions of the first professional football league (with no audience) from the end of May.

07.04.2020

Restrictions on access to commercial establishments and restaurants. March 14 closure of bars every day at 9pm; 18 May; Stage 2: reopening of restaurants; coffee shops with or without outdoor seating and bakeries (maximum capacity limit of 50% and other specific conditions must be in place - with mandatory use of face mask); 1 June: for all restaurants; the maximum 50% capacity rule disappears; but the minimum distance of 1.5m is maintained; provided that a waterproof physical barrier is placed between customers.