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Mandatory negative test to enter Portugal has ended

MANDATORY NEGATIVE TEST TO ENTER PORTUGAL HAS ENDEDThe mandatory negative Covid-19 test to enter Portugal ended at 00:00 this Monday, Feb 7th for those who are fully vaccinated with a Covid-19 digital certificate, or have a recovery certificate.

The decision to end the measure, which had been in force since December 1st of last year, was made by the Council of Ministers on Thursday and published on Sunday. 

To enter Portugal, “only the presentation of the Covid Digital Certificate of the European Union in its three modalities or other duly recognised proof of vaccination is now required”, according to the office of the Minister of the Presidency.

For those not vaccinated, to enter Portugal a negative rapid antigen result must be presented, now performed within the previous 24 hours, instead of the previous 48-hour period. If using a PCR test, the deadline is 72 hours before.


Source Safe Communities Portugal