Portugal Travel Restrictions

234.7 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
39.51% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 36.88% last week
Most visitors from Israel will not be allowed to enter Portugal.

Portugal border status

Travelers from closed areas may enter or transit through Portugal only if they have an "essential" reason such as professional, study, family reunification, health, or humanitarian reasons.

Business travelers should be prepared to describe the reason for business travel and may be asked for evidence. Students must have the appropriate visa and/or be prepared to present evidence of registration with a Portuguese educational institution.

Third-country national holders of residency permits or long-term resident visas issued by EU member states may transit Portugal to return to their country of residence.

Outgoing travel to PortugalTraveling from Israel to Portugal

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Visitors from Israel are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Portugal.
Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Israel will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Portugal.
Details and exceptions

Those who are obliged to comply with the 14-day prophylactic isolation in Portugal must register with SEF - Foreigners and Borders Service before entering the country at The prophylactic isolation does not apply to passengers traveling on essential trips and whose period of stay in national territory, attested by a return ticket, does not exceed 48 hours.

Travelers arriving in Madeira and Azores without a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure are subject to COVID-19 test and quarantine until they received the test results.

Residents in Madeira and Azores returning home to the region will need to take a second COVID-19 test 5-7 days from the date they were first tested. They must self-isolate at home until they know the result of the second test.

Health declaration for Madeira

Travelers must complete and submit it 12-48 hours before departure. This will generate a QR code which must be presented upon arrival.

Return travelReturning to Israel from Portugal

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Travelers returning from Portugal must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to Israel.

All passengers, including protected individual (vaccinated and individual who recovered from COVID-19) must present a PCR test. It must be written in English and the passport number of the tested person must be indicated.

All inbound international passengers must pay for COVID-19 (PCR) tests required for entry to Israel.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors returning from Portugal will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Israel.
Details and exceptions

This may be shortened to 10 days upon the completion of two negative coronavirus tests (one upon arrival and one after 9 days of self-isolation).

Other COVID-19 restrictions for Portugal

Masks:Required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions


  • Most visitors from Israel can enter Portugal without restrictions.

  • Travelers from from Israel are required to isolate for 14 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Travelers from Israel are not required to provide a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.

  • Open with restrictions

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