International Travel


To help find the Information that you may require we have created two specific pages, which includes the latest legislation:

Air Travel 

This covers the laws concerning travel to and from Portugal to countries within the EU as well as others Please refer to the tab to the right 

Land and Sea Travel 

This covers Portugal’s land border with Spain as well as sea travel including that between the UK and Spain. Please refer to the tab on the right 

There are people who are allowed to travel between Portugal and the UK crossing through Spain and France. It is important to know the restrictions and they can be found on the same page.

Entry Requirements to Portugal

The current Covid-19 Entry requirements to Portugal can be downloaded here 

IATA International air travel information

In connection with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, IATA have published a list of travel restrictions in various countries which may affect your travel arrangements. If any new travel restrictions will be imposed, IATA ensures the list is updated accordingly.

The full latest list of countries can be download from IATA here.

Travellers to/from UK should always check with their travel provider direct or GOV. UK Travel advice Portugal for the latest information and support

Ferries UK,

Official travel Advice with restrictions to Portugal from the following countries

Flights to and from Portugal Live Departure and Arrivals
The schedule of the arrival and departure of international flights at Portuguese airports can be found from the websites of the airports concerned (live updates) as follows:

EU COVID Digital Certificate
Update 25th June 2021
Decree 54-A/2021 implements in the internal legal order Regulation (EU) 2021/953 on the EU COVID Digital Certificate
In accordance with DGS guidance, the EU COVID Digital Certificate will be free and issued in Portuguese and English, and may, at this stage, be requested by national and foreign citizens, residing in Portugal and who are holders of the User Number of the National Health Service.
Digital Covid certificate will eventually help people travel in and around Europe easily is now available to be downloaded on the SNS24 site.
It comes into effect on 1st July 2021
Here is what to do:
Go to (link below)  Press Access. This opens to a new page which offers three different options. They are for those who have been vaccinated, For those who have taken a test and for those who have recovered from Covid 19.
Once you click on one of the three options you need to fill in your date of birth, your Utente Number and then consent to the DGS using your data.
Click the submit button.
In a few minutes you will receive a text message with a code which you will then need to put into the document. Once you submit this you will receive by email your certificate which you can download to your mobile Phone.
Access the SNS 24 Portal and download the certificate here