Open with restrictions

Portugal Travel Restrictions

93.98% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 93.76% last week
Most visitors from Romania, regardless of vaccination status, need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result to enter Portugal.

Portugal entry details and exceptions

As of December 1, 2021 - An obligation to show a negative test applies to all arrivals, regardless of vaccination status.

Travelers from closed areas may enter or transit through Portugal only if they have an "essential" reason such as professional, study, family reunification, health, or humanitarian reasons.

Travelers, except children under the age of 12, may be allowed to enter Portugal with an EU Covid Digital Certificate, vaccination certificate, or recovery certificate. Acceptable vaccines include AstraZeneca, Moderna, Pfizer/BioNTech, and Johnson and Johnson.

Third-country national holders of residency permits or long-term resident visas issued by EU member states may transit Portugal to return to their country of residence.

All arrivals must complete a passenger locator form in advance.

You may visit the National Tourism Board website for more details on Portugal's border restrictions.


Outgoing travel to PortugalTraveling from Romania to Portugal

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from Romania must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 hours Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Portugal.

Details and exceptions
A negative test result is mandatory for all travelers arriving in Portugal, regardless of vaccination status, nationality, and the traveler's point of origin.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from Romania are not required to quarantine after entering Portugal.

Details and exceptions
Permitted travelers coming from Southern African countries affected by the Omicron variant must undergo RT-PCR test (TAAN) or laboratorial Rapid Antigen test (TRAGg) and comply with 14 days of prophylactic isolation at home or in a place indicated by health authorities. Prophylactic isolation can be stopped if a negative test (TAAN or TRAg) is performed on the 3rd day. It does not apply to those who stay in mainland Portugal for a maximum period of 48 hours.
Travelers who enter Portugal after staying in other Omicron-affected areas must stay self-isolated for 14 days at their home in another place indicated by the health authorities.
Documents
Health declaration for Madeira

Travelers must complete and submit it 12-48 hours before departure. This will generate a QR code which must be presented upon arrival.


Return travelReturning to Romania from Portugal

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from Portugal are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Romania

Details and exceptions
Foreign citizens may enter Romania without a negative COVID-19 test, but are subject to quarantine if a negative RT-PCR COVID-19 test is not presented, regardless of vaccination status.
Unvaccinated travelers who presented a pre-departure negative COVID-19 test 48 hours upon arrival can shorten their quarantine from 10 days to 5 days. Travelers with access to the EU Digital Certificate may use it to present proof.
Quarantine requirements

Unvaccinated visitors returning from Portugal will need to quarantine for 10 days upon entering Romania.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to quarantine.

Details and exceptions
Travelers can reduce their quarantine period to 5 days by showing valid negative pre-travel COVID-19 RT-PCR results.
This requirement does not apply to travelers fully vaccinated or recently recovered travelers who present a negative RT-PCR test taken no more than 48 hours prior to boarding, children aged 12 or under, and children aged 12 – 16 who present a negative RT-PCR test taken no more than 48 hours prior to boarding.
Documents
Passenger Locator Form

Travelers are required to complete an online Passenger Locator form before departure to Romania. The printed form is available for download.

Health Pass For Indoor Activities

Travelers are required to have European Union Digital COVID Certificate or Romanian-issued “Digital Green Certificate/Green Pass” to access many public locations and to participate in certain activities such as indoor or outdoor seated dining at restaurants, access to shopping malls, museums, exhibitions, cultural sites, non-essential stores, swimming pools, gyms, and other venues. <p>The Green Pass is not required for locations that provide essential services, such as food stores, pharmacies with direct access, or religious services.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Portugal

Masks:Required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

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