En De
Total doses
given
25.1M
People fully
vaccinated
8.9M
% Fully
vaccinated
86.67%
Masks
Not required
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Visa
Visa not required for 30 countries
Permission
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR / LFT
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None

Quarantine:

20.09.2022

Patients with COVID-19 and those infected with SARS-CoV-2 are placed in isolation for 14 days; in a healthcare establishment; at home or; if this is not possible; in another place defined by the competent authorities. Health authorities report to the security forces and services of the place of residence on the implementation of the mandatory confinement measures; 06/01/2022: Isolation is 7 days. Persons with a booster dose are exempt from isolation; 30/01/2022: citizens who are subject to mandatory isolation will be able; exceptionally; to travel exclusively for the purpose of exercising their right to vote in the election of the Assembly of Republic; in compliance with sanitary and public health measures; 17/02/2022: elimination of requirement for the containment of risky contacts.

20.09.2022

Quarantine and active surveillance in high-risk contacts; followed by discharge 14 days after the last contact with a positive case if; during the entire surveillance period; the patient remains asymptomatic. If signs and symptoms compatible with COVID-19 develop; the contact should be tested. When Local Health Authority is not sure if the cohabiting contact of a positive case has fulfilled the isolation rules; a test can be determined after the positive case's cure or can be determined a period of quarantine and additional surveillance active; 17/02/2022: end of requirement for the containment of risky contacts.

20.09.2022

Portuguese authorities tracking the steps of the first patients with Covid-19; on an attempt to identify the people with whom they were in contact; 30/06/2020: Delays in monitoring hundreds of infected people; 18/11/2020: order determining the reinforcement of the screening capacity of the authorities and public health services to carry out epidemiological investigations; to trace contacts of patients with Covid-19 and follow-up of people under active surveillance; 20/11/2020: 500 members of the Portuguese Armed Forces will be supporting the country's contact tracing efforts; 27/11/2020: mobilization of teachers not performing teaching to perform epidemiological surveys; tracking of contacts of patients with COVID-19 and follow up of people under active surveillance; 13/02/2021: reporting of staff shortages for tracking; 15/02/2021: The Directorate-General for Health (DGS) publishes an update of Standard 019/2020 on the National Testing Strategy for SARS-CoV-2 and Standard 015/2020 on Contact Tracing; 20/04/2022: No more test rules in place in case of contact.

10.08.2022

Passengers allowed to travel from Mozambique and those who; regardless of origin; present a passport with a departure record from South Africa; Botswana; Essuatini; Lesotho; Namibia and Zimbabwe; in the 14 days prior to their arrival in Portugal mainland must fulfill; after entering; a period of prophylactic isolation of 14 days ; at home or in a place indicated by the health authorities. ; 1/07/2022:passengers entering national territory (including Azores and Madeira) are no longer required to present proof of carrying out a test to screen for SARS-CoV-2 infection with a negative result or to present a COVID-EU digital certificate or vaccination or recovery certificate issued by third countries.

26.04.2022

Quarantine requirement at government designated site- subject to category.

These rules apply to all citizens, regardless of whether they enter Portugal by air and sea .

Holders of EUDCC will be allowed to enter Portugal, without being subject to further restrictions (testing or quarantine).

Requirements for travellers entering portugal by land depend on the risk classification of their country of departure.

Specific information for Madeira and for the Azores archipelago is available on visitportugal.com. Currently, there are no restrictions to access airports, ports and marinas in Madeira. Children under 12 years old are exempted from quarantine requirements

01.03.2022

The management of a suspect case on board of an incoming aircraft/ship follows defined procedures that include airlines/ship operators; crew members; captain; destination airport/port; Health Authority; etc. Guidance on procedures has been published for preparedness and response to cases of COVID-19 aboard conveyances; 01/02/2020: At airports and on board aircrafts; 26/02/2020: At ports and on board ships. Efforts should be made to minimize contact between passengers and personnel with the suspect case; who should be separated from others (2 meters) and use a medical mask. Procedure to collect data on board from close contacts using Public Health Passenger Locator Forms; for future contact tracing if needed; has been put in place. For aircrafts; the captain shall complete and deliver the Health Part of the Aircraft General Declaration to the competent authority; whereas for ships the Maritime Declaration of Health must be electronically submitted as usual by all arriving ships; 17/02/2022; End of confinement of risky contacts.

27.01.2022

Patients with COVID-19 and those infected with SARS-CoV-2 are placed in isolation for 14 days; in a healthcare establishment; at home or; if this is not possible; in another place defined by the competent authorities. Health authorities report to the security forces and services of the place of residence on the implementation of the mandatory confinement measures. ; 06/01/2022: Isolation is 7 days. Persons with a booster dose are exempt from isolation. ; 30/01/2022: citizens who are subject to mandatory isolation will be able; exceptionally; to travel exclusively for the purpose of exercising their right to vote in the election of the Assembly of Republic; in compliance with sanitary and public health measures.

09.12.2021

Passengers allowed to travel from Mozambique and those who; regardless of origin; present a passport with a departure record from South Africa; Botswana; Essuatini; Lesotho; Namibia and Zimbabwe; in the 14 days prior to their arrival in Portugal mainland must fulfill; after entering; a period of prophylactic isolation of 14 days ; at home or in a place indicated by the health authorities.

17.11.2021

Order No. 11790-A / 2020: mobilization of teachers not performing teaching to perform epidemiological surveys; tracking of contacts of patients with COVID-19 and follow up of people under active surveillance. Measure aiming at strengthening the screening capacity of the authorities and public health services. The decree provides that those who are not health professionals; as long as the confidentiality of the treated information is guaranteed; can carry on the epidemiological tasks mentioned above. Art. 9 of the decree 9/2020: the armed Forces participate in epidemiological surveys and tracking of patient contacts.

09.07.2021

Quarantine and active surveillance in high-risk contacts; followed by discharge 14 days after the last contact with a positive case if; during the entire surveillance period; the patient remains asymptomatic. If signs and symptoms compatible with COVID-19 develop; the contact should be tested. When Local Health Authority is not sure if the cohabiting contact of a positive case has fulfilled the isolation rules; a test can be determined after the positive case's cure or can be determined a period of quarantine and additional surveillance active.

09.07.2021

Travellers returning from EU/EEA countries that have a 14-day incidence rate above 500/100.000 (according to ECDC data) must be in quarantine for 14 days (at home or other place indicated by national authorities); except in case that their stay in Portugal does not exceed 48 hours. Boarding is only allowed if there is a negative PCR test done up to 72 hours before. ### Update 1 May 2021: Land borders reopened; travellers must follow the same rules for quarantine upon arrival to Portugal.

26.05.2021

Quarantine requirement at government designated site- subject to category.

Travellers from high-risk countries (with an incidence rate of 500 cases or more per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days) must complete a 14-day isolation period after entry to mainland Portugal. Isolation should take place either at home or at a place indicated by the health authorities. Moreover, passengers on commercial flights from South Africa and Brazil must present proof of a negative RT-PCR test result, carried out within 72 hours prior to departure, and will have to comply with a 14-day quarantine period at home or at a place indicated by the health authorities.

11.12.2020

Travellers are advised to be especially aware of areas with sustained community transmission and to follow instructions from the Directorate-General of Health and Health Authorities in the destination countries. People who return from affected areas are advised to minimise social contact; to remain aware of the symptoms of the infection and to measure body temperature twice a day and record the values; and if symptoms develop within 14 days of travel; to call to the national health hotline; reporting their travel history to the health professional; and to follow given instuctions; and not to go directly to health services.

17.11.2020

All citizens arriving to the North region of Portugal; by land air or sea border; coming from abraod regardless of nationality and country of origin will be subject to prophylactic isolation for a 14-day period since the date of entry into Portugal.