Portugal coronavirus travel restrictions

Portugal

The travel advice is Do not travel to Portugal. Travel advice has Major for travel. Get travel ban, restrictions alerts and advice before travelling to Portugal. Portugal is part of Europe with main city at Lisbon. Its Developed country with a population of 10M people. The main currency is Euro. The languages spoken are Portuguese.
👍 Developed   👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 10M people

🚨 Travel Advice for Portugal

Major

restrictions for travel

1. Until 30 April 2021, passengers are not allowed to enter.

- This does not apply to:

- nationals of Portugal and their family members;

- residents of Portugal;

- nationals of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland, and their family members;

- passengers with a long term visa issued by Portugal;

- passengers arriving from Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, China (People's Rep.), Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong (SAR China), Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, South Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao (SAR China), Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Romania, Rwanda, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland or Thailand;

- passengers with a residence permit issued by Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain or Sweden, returning via Portugal to their country of residence;

- passengers with a long term visa issued by Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain or Sweden, returning via Portugal to their country of residence.

2. A completed electronic "Passenger Locator Card (PLCe)" must be presented upon boarding. The form can be found at [https://portugalcleanandsafe.pt/en/passenger-locator-card](https://portugalcleanandsafe.pt/en/passenger-locator-card) .

3. Passengers entering or transiting through Portugal must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure of the last direct flight to Portugal.

- This does not apply to:

- passengers younger than 2 years;

- passengers traveling on a direct flight to Azores or Madeira.

4. Passengers traveling on a direct flight to Azores must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure.

- This does not apply to passengers younger than 12 years.

5. Passengers traveling on a direct flight to Madeira without a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result of a test taken at most 72 hours before departure are subject to an RT-PCR test upon arrival and quarantine until test results are ready.

- This does not apply to passengers younger than 12 years.

6. Passengers traveling to Azores must:

- complete a "Health Form upon arrival at the Azores" and a "Draft statement for inter-island travel" upon arrival; or

- submit a "Questionnaire for Risk Assessment and Early Detection" before departure at [https://mysafeazores.com/](https://mysafeazores.com/) .

7. Passengers traveling to Madeira must complete an epidemiological survey before departure at [https://madeirasafe.com/#/login](https://madeirasafe.com/#/login) . This will generate a QR code which must be presented upon arrival.

8. Passengers arriving from Brazil, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Estonia, France, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Slovenia, South Africa or Sweden must register at [https://travel.sef.pt/Forms/Default.aspx](https://travel.sef.pt/Forms/Default.aspx) before departure.

9. Passengers are subject to medical screening.

10. Passengers could be subject to quarantine for 14 days.

11. National ID cards issued to nationals of Portugal which have expired on 24 February 2020 or later are considered valid until 31 December 2021.

Travel restriction details for Portugal

🚫 Destination Some Quaranine
🛬 Return No Data
🏖️ Closed to Vistors
🍽️ Restaurants & bars Delivery/Takeout only
🛍️ Open shopping
🚌 Operational with restrictions transport
📅 events Partially Allowed

🔒 Lockdown Details for Portugal

The State of Emergency was decreed until 31 March. From 15 March, the liftting of lockdown restrictions will take place in 4 phases, which may be reviewed every 15 days according to the epidemiological evolution. Circulation between municipalities is forbidden on the weekend of 20 and 21 March and between 26 March and 5 April (Easter). General lockdown There will be a general duty of home retreat. It will not be allowed to circulate in public spaces and roads, with the exception of authorized travel on which the following stand out: - acquisition of essential goods and services; - access to public services; - professional activities (if accompanied by a statement); - health reasons; - assistance to vulnerable people; - school attendance; - religious ceremonies; - short walks for physical activity, individually or with members of the same household; - pet walk; - travelling necessary to enter or leave the mainland, including those necessary to travel to and from the plece of accommodation; - homecoming within the framework of permitted situations; - refuelling at petrol stations as part of permitted journeys. March 15 - Opening of commercial establishments until 9:00 pm on working days and until 1:00 pm on weekends and public holidays, for home delivery, door-to-door delivery of goods or collection of products purchased by means of remote communication (click and collect); - Food stores open until 9 p.m. on working days and until 7 p.m. on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays; - The sale of take-away drinks is allowed in restaurants and similar establishments, but the sale of alcoholic beverages is prohibited between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m; - Fairs and food markets are allowed, with the authorization of the city council; - Opening of bookstores, libraries and archives; - Opening of parks, gardens, green spaces and leisure areas; - The time restriction is not applicable to accommodation units, local accommodation, rent-a-car and establishments located inside airports after the passenger security check. - In hotel bars and restaurants, operation is permitted for the purpose of room-service or take-away. Portuguese citizens are allowed to travel outside the mainland, by road, rail, air, river or sea. April 5 - Opening of museums, monuments, palaces, art galleries and similar; - Opening of shops up to 200 m2 with a door to the street; - Non-food fairs and markets allowed upon municipal decision; - Opening of terraces (groups of maximum 4 people allowed); - Physical activity and outdoor training up to 4 people. April 19 - Opening of cinemas, theatres, auditoriums, concert halls; - Opening of all shops and shopping centres; - Opening of restaurants, cafes, and bakeries until 10 pm on working days and until 1 pm on weekends and public holidays. Groups of 4 people are allowed inside or 6 people on terraces; - Physical activity and outdoor training up to 6 people; - Outdoor events allowed with reduced attendance. May 3 - Opening of restaurants, cafés, and pastry shops with no time limit. Groups of 6 people are allowed inside or 10 people on terraces; - Large outdoor and indoor events allowed with reduced occupancy.

🛡️ Travel safety for Portugal

Do not travel

If you're entering Portugal there could be bans or restrictions if you're coming from certain countries, including the UK and several EU countries. You'll be required to provide a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test before boarding a flight to Portugal and may need to isolate at home for 14 days on arrival. See 'Travel'. We continue to advise: Do not travel to Portugal due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

Last updated: April 21, 2021

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