Open with restrictions

Portugal Travel Restrictions

95.41% of citizens have been vaccinated No change since last week
Unvaccinated visitors from India can enter Portugal with a negative COVID-19 test result.
Fully vaccinated visitors from India can enter Portugal without restrictions.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Portugal for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Portugal entry details and exceptions

Travelers may enter Portugal with a negative test result, EU Covid Digital Certificate, vaccination certificate, or recovery certificate.

You may check Portugal's Tourism website for more details on their mainland border restrictions, including travel to Azores and Madeira, where different rules may apply.


Outgoing travel to PortugalTravelling from India to Portugal

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated visitors from India must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Portugal.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
A negative test result is mandatory for all travelers arriving in Portugal, regardless of nationality and the traveler's point of origin. Vaccinated travelers and children under 12 may be exempt from testing requirements.
Quarantine requirements

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

Documents
All passengers disembarking at the Archipelago of Madeira’s airports are recommended to complete the Traveler’s Registration form.

Return travelReturning to India from Portugal

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated travelers returning from Portugal must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 72 hours before departure to India.

Fully vaccinated travellers with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
Travelers should upload their negative RT-PCR test report in the Air Suvidha Portal prior to boarding their flight.
Travelers will undergo a medical screening upon arrival and may be subject to a covid-19 molecular test at their own expense.
Children under 5 years of age are exempted from both pre and post-arrival testing.
Fully vaccinated travelers with WHO-recognized or Nationally-recognized vaccines are also exempted from testing requirements. Proof of vaccination should be uploaded in the Air Suvidha Portal.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Portugal are not required to quarantine upon entering India.

Details and exceptions
Quarantine is no longer required. However, travelers are advised to self-monitor their health for 14 days from arrival and if they develop signs and symptoms suggestive of COVID19, they should immediately self-isolate and report to their nearest health facility or call National helpline number (1075)/ State Helpline Number.

Other COVID-19 restrictions for Portugal

Masks:Required on public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

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