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  • MasksRequired in some cases
  • COVID TestRT-PCR required to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen
  • QuarantineFor some origins
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: July 31, 2021
Reviewed: July 31, 2021
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Portugal is closed for non-essential travel from most countries, and internal restrictions are changing with changes in infection rates.

Can I travel to Portugal?

  • Portugal is open for air travel from the EU, Schengen, and the following countries only:

    • Australia ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ
    • China ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ
    • New Zealand ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ
    • Singapore ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ
    • South Korea ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท
    • Thailand ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ
    • United Kingdom ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง
    • Israel ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ
    • United States ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
    • Japan ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต
    • Rwanda ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผ
    • Armenia ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒ
    • Azerbaijan ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟ
    • Jordan ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ด
    • Moldova ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉ
    • Brunei ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณ
    • Bosnia and Herzegovina ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ
    • Canada ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
    • Kosovo ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
    • Montenegro ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ช
    • Qatar ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
    • Saudi Arabia ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
  • Arrivals from high-risk EU countries and other third countries may only enter for essential reasons.
  • All arrivals must complete a passenger locator form in advance.
  • The border with Spain is open again.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Portugal?

Permitted arrivals to Portugal from South Africa, Brazil, India and Nepal will be required to quarantine for 14 days in an approved location.

Unvaccinated arrivals from the UK will be required to quarantine for 14 days as well.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Portugal?

  • Anyone arriving to mainland Portugal will undergo a health screening.
  • All arrivals will be required to present a negative RT-PCR test from the 72 hours prior to arrival, or an EU green certificate.

Is public transportation open inย Portugal?

Public transportation in Portugal is operating.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Portugal?

Restaurants, cafes and bars in Portugal are open, under capacity limitations and with health measures in place.

Are businesses and attractions open in Portugal?

Non-essential businesses and attractions in Portugal are open, with health measures in place.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Portugal?

Wearing face masks is required in enclosed public places, and when social distancing can't be maintained.


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