What you need to know
- Flight connections
- Passenger rights
- Reduced Mobility
- Travelling to/from UK
- Travelling with children
- Travelling with pets
- Useful contacts
Travelling to and from Portugal?
Comply with breathing etiquette, respect physical distancing and hand hygiene.
At Portuguese Airports: find out the implemented measures
1 - Tests and Certificates
As of July 1, 2022, passengers entering national territory (including Azores and Madeira) are no longer required to present proof of a test with a negative result for COVID-19 or to present a COVID-EU digital certificate or vaccination or recovery certificate issued by third countries, accepted or recognized in Portugal.
Measures in force may be reviewed in accordance with the evolution of the pandemic.
The Travelcheck-in platform enables online scheduling of COVID-19 tests in clinics and laboratories throughout the country (mainland and islands). Access at www.travelcheck-in.app
Stay informed about COVID-19 restrictions at Visit Portugal
2 - Autonomous Regions of Madeira and Azores
Currently, there are no restrictions on passengers entering the Madeira and Azores Airports or travelling between these islands.
3 - Contacts
Emergency health lines
SNS 24 - 808 24 24 24
SER24 Madeira - 800 24 24 20
Azores Health Line - 808 24 60 24
Portuguese Directorate-General of Health (DGS) (in Portuguese)
Portuguese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Portuguese citizens who are transiently traveling abroad and need help to return to Portugal)
firstname.lastname@example.org | +351 217 929 755
Portuguese Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Advice to Travellers (in Portuguese)
Immigration and Borders Service (SEF)
Covid-19 Estamos On (in Portuguese)
4 - Sources
- Portuguese Electronic Republic Gazette (DRE): https://dre.pt/
- COVID-19 | Estamos On: https://covid19estamoson.gov.pt/
- Portugal’s Directorate-General of Health (DGS): https://covid19.min-saude.pt/
- Government of the Azores: https://covid19.azores.gov.pt/
- Government of Madeira: https://www.madeira.gov.pt/Covid19
- Official website of the European Union: https://reopen.europa.eu/en/
- Portuguese Civil Aviation Authority (ANAC): https://www.anac.pt/vPT/Generico/covid_19_informacoes_para_setor/Paginas/COVID-19.aspx
This information is intended to assist passengers in organising their flights. Given the possible discrepancy between the time of any type of legislation or recommendation entering into force and the time to update our website, the information available on our website is not binding and therefore does not exempt you from consulting the legislation in force in the countries of origin, transfer and destination of your flight. You should also check all the necessary information with airlines and official websites.
Before traveling, it is important to confirm the entry formalities and procedures with the airline company and the Portuguese border service - SEF (www.sef.pt / email@example.com), the entity responsible for the border control.
Last update: 12.07.2023