Arriving in Portugal by plane:


Essential and non-essential travel is allowed for:


  • Countries of the European Union or a State associated with the Schengen Area (Liechtenstein, Norway, Iceland, and Switzerland);

  • Brazil, USA, and the UK;

  • Countries with flights authorized for non-essential travel subject to reciprocal confirmation: Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Chile, Colombia, Jordan, South Korea, UAE, Kuwait, New Zealand, Peru, Qatar, Republic Popular in China, Rwanda, Uruguay

  • the administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macau, and Taiwan.


Entry into Portugal from any country not mentioned in the list above is solely possible for “Essential Travel” such as professional, study, family reunion, health, or humanitarian reasons. 


For all passengers, it is mandatory to present;


  • a valid EU Digital COVID Certificate;

  • or a valid test or recovery EU Digital COVID Certificate;

  • or a valid vaccination certificate (with a complete vaccination schedule or a vaccine booster);

  • or recovery certificate issued by a third country. The following countries fall under reciprocal conditions: Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Cabo Verde, El Salvador, Faroe Islands, Georgia, Israel, Iceland, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Panama, San Marino, Serbia, Singapore, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Togo, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, The Vatican


The certificates are accepted if a vaccine has been administered, which is also approved in Portugal;


  • or a negative RT-PCR Test (or similar NAAT test) - 72h before boarding

  • or a negative Laboratorial Rapid Antigen Test - 24h before boarding



Arriving Portugal by Land:


All passengers who are not a holder of a Digital COVID EU certificate in vaccination, test, or recovery modalities must present:


  • A Negative RT-PCR test performed in the last 24 hours, or

  • information about existing measures and restrictions in each of the countries of transit 


Arriving Portugal by Sea:


Same rules as arriving by air apply.