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Portugal Travel Guidelines

    Last Updated : 31st May 2021
  • Can Indian travel to the Portugal?
  • NO

  • Visa and Immigration related updates:
  • Accepting only Long Stay Visa applications in New Delhi, Chennai & Bangalore Visa Application Centres. E6 for holders of expired Portuguese resident card, D6 for holders of expired, family Reunification D6 visas.

  • Wearing mask is mandatory in public transport and services, shops and supermarkets, in closed spaces or in places with many people.
  • As of 1 July:-
  • Mainland Portugal - Alertness (Gatherings limited: 20 pax)
  • Lisbon and Tagus Valley - Contingency State (Gatherings limited: 10 pax)
  • 19 parishes in the Lisbon Metropolitan Area - State of calamity (Gatherings limited: 5 pax)

  • Social distance
  • At least 2 meters.

  • Border / Entry
  • Open to the following countries, in case reciprocity can be applied: EU countries / Schengen area / UK / South Korea / China / Argelia / Canada / Marrocos / Tunísia.
    Passengers arriving to Madeira Island must complete an online medical form 24-48 hours before their journey.
    Passengers arriving in Azores Islands are subject to medical Screening and quarantine.

  • Hotel
  • Open as usual (many hotels are still closed)

  • Coach
  • Entrance in the coach must be used the back door to avoid the contact with driver;
    Maximum capacity is reduced to 50% > 66% to provide the rule 1 pax per 2 seats.

  • Cruise
  • Allow to re-fuel in the Portuguese piers, only the Portuguese citizens can drop off.

  • Train
  • Open as usual.

  • Shops
  • Open as usual (must close at 20:00).

  • Restaurants
  • Re-opened, but at reduced capacity (max. 50%, closing time 11pm)

  • Entrance
  • The group(max. 20 pax inclusive of TC, local guide) will now be allowed from 25 Jul (Sat) instead of 1 Sep as previously advised (0900 ~ 15:00 only, Last entrance : 14:00).
    All the monuments