Portugal: Updated COVID-19-Related Entrance Requirements

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

Key Points  

  • The government of Portugal updated its entry requirements for all travelers beginning 9 June 2022  


The government of Portugal updated its COVID-19-related entry requirements on 9 June 2022. Under these new requirements, all travelers will be permitted to enter the country, regardless of their vaccination status. Travelers will be required to present proof of vaccination, proof of having recovered from COVID-19 in the past six months or a negative COVID-19 test result. The test result must be an RT-PCR test taken within 72 hours of boarding or a rapid antigen test taken within 24 hours of boarding.  

What are the Changes?  

The government of Portugal updated its COVID-19 entrance requirements for all travelers entering the country, regardless of vaccination status. Travelers entering the country should ensure that they hold the appropriate immigration authorization prior to arrival, where applicable.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Portugal’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.  

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This article was published on 13 June 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.