Updated: Portugal Entrance Requirements for Approved Travelers

February 25, 2022

This article was originally published on 10 Feb. 2022 and was updated on 24 Feb. 2022 to reflect new information.  

24 Feb. 2022 Update: On 19 Feb. 2022, the government of Portugal added Canada to its list of countries in which travelers can enter for essential and non-essential purposes. Travelers arriving from Canada will be required to provide proof of one of the following: 

  • A valid EU Digital COVID-19 vaccination certificate or certificate of recovery from COVID-19; 
  • A valid vaccination certificate or certificate of recovery from COVID-19 issued by a third country; or  
  • A negative RT-PCR test taken within 72 hours of departure, or a negative rapid antigen test taken within 24 hours of departure  

Key Points 

  • Updated entrance requirements for essential and non-essential travelers approved to enter Portugal  

Overview  

On 7 Feb. 2022, the government of Portugal updated its entrance requirements. Travelers arriving from European Union (EU) member states and Schengen Area countries, Brazil, the United States, and the United Kingdom will be permitted to enter the country for essential and non-essential purposes. Travelers arriving from these countries will be required to provide proof of one of the following: 

What are the Changes? 

The government of Portugal updated its entrance requirements for approved international travelers on 7 Feb. 2022. Approved travelers will be required to present proof of vaccination or proof of a recent negative COVID-19 test to enter the country.  

Looking Ahead  

The government of Portugal currently has agreements pending with 23 countries and regions regarding entrance requirements for non-essential travel. Continue to check the government of Portugal's website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.  


This article was published on 9 Feb. 2022 and may not be the most recent update concerning COVID-19 entrance restrictions, testing requirements and quarantine measurers. For the most recent updates be sure to check our Global Mobility Resource Center. 

Content in this publication is for informational purposes only and not intended as legal advice, nor should it be relied on as such. For additional information on the issues discussed, consult an attorney at one of the two U.S. Law Firms working with the Envoy Platform or another qualified professional. On non-U.S. immigration issues, consult an Envoy global immigration service provider or another qualified representative. 

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