For the latest guidance and travel updates, see our COVID-19 travel info page.

COVID-19 destination updates

Last updated 8th July, 2022

Portugal (including Madeira and the Azores)

Portugal

Please be aware that entry, testing and quarantine requirements can change frequently. Please see the FCDO website for the most up to date information.

Do I need to quarantine when I arrive?

  • No, if you have proof of full vaccination and a negative PCR test, then you do not need to quarantine.

What testing requirements are in place?

  • There are no entry requirements to mainland Portugal.

Do I need to prove my vaccination status elsewhere?

  • Restrictions and procedures can change quickly and you may be asked to demonstrate that you are fully vaccinated or provide a negative PCR test to access shops, attractions, restaurants and public transport. Please check the FCDO page below for more information.

Do I need to fill in a Passenger Locator Form or similar?

  • No. You no longer need to fill in a Passenger Locator Form when travelling to mainland Portugal.
The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office website has the most up-to-date information on travel requirements and local COVID-19 guidelines in Portugal.

Madeira

Please be aware that entry, testing and quarantine requirements can change frequently. Please see the FCDO website for the most up to date information.

Do I need to quarantine when I arrive?

  • No, you do not need to quarantine when you arrive in Madeira.

What testing requirements are in place?

  • There are no entry requirements to Madeira and Porto Santo.

Do I need to prove my vaccination status elsewhere?

  • Restrictions and procedures can change quickly and you may be asked to demonstrate that you are fully vaccinated or provide a negative PCR test to access shops, attractions, restaurants and public transport. Please check the FCDO page below for more information.

Do I need to fill in a Passenger Locator Form or similar?

  • No. You no longer need to fill in a Passenger Locator Form when travelling to Madeira.
The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office website has the most up-to-date information on travel requirements and local COVID-19 guidelines in Portugal.

Azores

Please be aware that entry, testing and quarantine requirements can change frequently. Please see the FCDO website for the most up to date information.

Do I need to quarantine when I arrive?

  • No, you do not need to quarantine when you arrive in the Azores.

What testing requirements are in place?

  • For entry to the Azores, visitors aged 12 and above must provide an EU digital vaccination certificate to show evidence of full vaccination, OR take a PCR test within 72 hours of departure, OR a rapid lateral flow test within 24 hours, OR show evidence of COVID-19 recovery (testing positive 11 - 180 days before departure). Visitors will be screened on arrival. To find out what is considered fully-vaccinated, please visit the FCDO page below.

Do I need to prove my vaccination status elsewhere?

  • Restrictions and procedures can change quickly and you may be asked to demonstrate that you are fully vaccinated or provide a negative PCR test to access shops, attractions, restaurants and public transport. Please check the FCDO page below for more information.

Do I need to fill in a Passenger Locator Form or similar?

  • No. You no longer need to fill in a Passenger Locator Form when travelling to the Azores.
The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office website has the most up-to-date information on travel requirements and local COVID-19 guidelines in Portugal.

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