Following the entry into force of Resolution no. 41-A/2022, of 21 April, and Order no. 4829-A/2022, of 22 April, the entry into national territory of all passengers, regardless of their origin or the purpose of the trip.



Entry is permitted, without any additional requirement, to all passengers who carry on their behalf a:

  • EU COVID Digital certificate. 
  • Digital certificate that has been recognized as equivalent by the European Commission.
  • Vaccination or recovery certificate issued by a third country, recognized under conditions of reciprocity, and containing the minimum data required for this recognition, provided that its holder has been inoculated with one of the vaccines identified in a joint circular of the DGS and INFARMED.
  • Vaccination certificates attesting to primary vaccination will be valid if more than 14 days and less than 270 days have passed since inoculation with the last dose of that series. Certificates proving vaccination with the booster dose do not have an expiration date.

Passengers who do not carry one of the certificates mentioned above, at the time of boarding, must present proof of having carried out a Nucleic Amplification Test (TAAN), carried out within 72 hours prior to boarding or a Rapid Antigen Test (TRAg), performed within 24 hours prior to departure. In this case, only rapid antigen tests on the common list agreed by the EU Health Security Committee are allowed. Minors under 12 years of age are exempt from all testing obligations for travel purposes.

There is no obligation of prophylactic isolation related to travel.



It is also allowed the disembarkation and land licenses of passengers and crews of cruise ships in national ports under the previously mentioned rules and exceptions, with the necessary adaptations to the port terminals.
No restrictions apply to entry into national territory by land.



Considering the pandemic situation still experienced, the existing constraints and rules for any travel, whether abroad, or on the return to Portugal, should be verified, based on the information that is permanently updated.

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