Alertes et informations

Passengers arriving from: Brazil, South Africa, India, Nepal or the United Kingdom must quarantine for 14 days at their residence or other location determined by the Portuguese authorities (except if the stay in Portugal does not exceed 48h), and must present the pre-register online form available here. (Passengers travelling from the mentioned countries who do not present the form will not be allowed to travel.)

Additionally, all passengers traveling to Continental Portugal, either as a final destination, in transit or transfer, must complete this online form after checking-in for the flight.
The proof of the filled out form will need to be presented at control points.
 


As per the directive of the Portuguese Government, entry into Portuguese territory is only authorized for:
  1. Passengers on flights from countries belonging to the European Union, countries associated with the Schengen Area (Liechtenstein, Norway, Iceland and Switzerland), the United Kingdom, the United States of America and Canada.
  2. Passengers on flights from countries whose epidemiological situation is in accordance with Council Recommendation (EU) 2020/1551, of 22 October 2020.
  3. Passengers on flights from countries that are not members of the European Union or that are not countries associated with the Schengen Area (other than United Kingdom, the United States of America and Canada), exclusively for essential reasons
  4. Passengers on repatriation or humanitarian flights organized in accordance with the law.

 

Essential reasons are: professional, study, family reunion, health or humanitarian reasons.

Passengers entering or transiting thru Portugal must present proof of testing for the screening of SARS-CoV-2 with a negative result, or they will be denied boarding. (including Portuguese citizens, residing in Portugal and their families):

  • NAAT - Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests (RT-PCR, NEAR, TMA, LAMP, HDA, CRISPR, SDA, etc), performed within 72 hours prior to the time of departure on the 1st embarkation point,
    OR
  • An antigen test (TRAg) performed within 48 hours prior to the time of departure on the 1st embarkation point. 

Exceptions: Children who have not completed 12 yrs.

Additionally, to presenting a negative test, passengers that have been in Brazil, South Africa, India, Nepal or the United Kingdom for the last 14 days, must quarantine for 14 days at their residence or facility determined by the authorities (unless their stay in Portugal does not exceed 48h), and present the pre-register online form available here.

Exception to quarantine: passengers travelling from the United Kingdom, that make proof of complete vaccination at the United kingdom with a COVID-19 vaccine authorized by Regulamento (CE) n.º 726/2004. Vaccination is considered valid after 14 days from:

  • The single dose of a single dose vaccine, OR;
  • The second dose of a two-dose vaccine (even each dose is of a different vaccine), OR
  • A single dose of a two-dose vaccine, if the certificate indicates that the single dose concludes the vaccination plan, for people that have already been infected with COVID-19
  • Passengers under 18, travelling with a responsible adult that holds a valid vaccination certificate are exempted from quarantine upon arrival.

The mandatory tests can only be accepted in Portuguese, French, Spanish, English and Italian. An element that must be stated is the time and date at which the test was carried out.

Acceptable formats are paper and electronic (but not mobile text messages – SMS).

NHS tests and Trace Test performed in the United Kingdom are not valid for travel.

Only antigen tests acceptable by the European Union Health Committee are accepted for travel as well as the minimum data that must be present on the test result document as set by the same entity, see here.

It is the Passengers responsibility to confirm if their test meets the requirements.

Passengers travelling from the Madeira and Azores Islands are exempted from presenting the negative covid test to enter mainland Portugal (unless transferring to other country, in which case the destination rules apply).

UE Digital Certificate

From July 1st, 2021, travelers presenting an UE COVID digital certificate may enter Mainland Portugal for any reason.

The following 3 certificates are acceptable:

  • Vaccination certificate, declaring a complete and valid vaccination, with a COVID-19 vaccine authorized by Regulamento (CE) n.º 726/2004. Vaccination is considered valid after 14 days from:
    • The single dose of a single dose vaccine, OR;
    • The second dose of a two-dose vaccine (even each dose is of a different vaccine), OR;
    • A single dose of a two-dose vaccine, if the certificate indicates that the single dose concludes the vaccination plan, for people that have already been infected with COVID-1
  • Recovery certificate, declaring that the person has recovered from COVID-19 infection, in result of a positive NAAT test with at least 11 days and no more than 180 days
  • Negative Test certificate (NAAT test performed within 72 hours prior to the time of departure on the 1st embarkation point OR antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to the time of departure on the 1st embarkation point)

Notes:

  • The UE Digital Covid Certificate is only valid when issued by countries that are part of the European Union. For example Certificates issued in the United Kingdom shall not be accepted and, in these cases, passengers must comply with the test requirements.
  • The certificates can be presented digitally or in paper.
  • The certificates replace the need to present any other tests results.
  • Presenting an UE COVID digital certificate (only recovery or vaccination) exempts passengers from quarantine upon arrival (when applicable).
  • Minors travelling with a responsible adult that holds a recovery or vaccination UE digital certificate are exempted from quarantine upon arrival (when applicable)

For some destinations it is mandatory that passengers complete an online form, prior to the flight, proof of which will need to be presented at control points upon arrival, verify below if this is needed in your case. For destinations that do not have an online form, passengers will be requested to fill out a form during the flight.

It is the passenger’s responsibility to comply with all government policies and entry requirements, for example the need to fill out forms and/or Covid-19 testing. Failure to do so may result in denied boarding for the flight or entry to the destination.

Please be aware that there are specific procedures for some destinations that can be verified hereAlways confirm information with official government agencies to ensure you are able to reach your destination.

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Symptomatic passengers identified at the airport by public health authorities may be refused to continue their journey.

Use of a face mask is mandatory on board all TAP flights. Therefore, all our passengers, aged over 6, must be equipped with one and guarantee that it is used during the entire duration of the journey.

The use of a face mask will only be exempted for passengers who are proven to have health problems that cannot use it. In these cases, prior to the flight and in order to travel, the passenger must have a medical authorization (MEDIF). Otherwise, boarding will be denied.

We also advise our passengers to inform themselves on specific regulations that may exist at their points of origin and destination, for example that fact that it is already compulsory at many airports to wear a face mask.

En raison des restrictions en matière d’espace dans nos avions à certaines périodes de l’année, nous vous prions de noter que l’achat de bagages supplémentaires est limité sur les vols suivants : 
  • À destination d’Abidjan, Accra, Bissau*, Conakry*, Dakar*, Praia, São Vicente et São Tomé:
    • Été – du 10 juin 2021 au 12 septembre 2021*
    • Noël – du 11 décembre 2021* au 9 janvier 2022 
    • Pâques – du 1 avril 2022 au 17 avril 2022
  • Au départ d’Abidjan, Accra et Conakry*:
    • Été – du 10 juin 2021 au 12 septembre 2021
    • Nouvel an – du 26 décembre 2021 au 9 janvier 2022
    • Pâques – du 18 avril 2022 au 25 avril 2022
* Remarque : La destination finale à Bissau sera étendue à la période estivale avec un embargo jusqu'au 30 septembre 2021.
Destination finale Bissau avancera la période de Noël prescrite avec embargo depuis le 13 novembre 2021.
Destination finale Conakry, la période estivale ne devrait être considérée que du 10 juillet 2021 au 8 août 2021, et la période de Noël du 16 décembre 2021 au 29 décembre 2021.
Destination finale Dakar, la période estivale ne devrait être considérée que du 24 juin 2021 au 31 août 2021.
Point de départ Conakry, la période estivale ne devrait être considérée que du 30 juillet 2021 au 6 septembre 2021, et la période du Nouvel An du 1er janvier 2022 au 10 janvier 2022.

Les voyages à destination d'Abidjan, Accra, Bissau, Conakry, Dakar, Praia, São Tomé et São Vicente et au départ à Abidjan, Accra et Conakry ne permettront pas d'excès de bagage (poids et / ou dimensions) de la franchise associée au tarif, d'achat de pièce de bagage supplémentaire, ni de transport d'animaux, d'équipements sportifs ou d'instruments de musique expédiés en soute. Seul sera accepté le nombre de bagages indiqués sur le billet, dont la somme des trois dimensions (hauteur, largeur et longueur) ne dépasse pas 158 cm et dont le poids est de 23 kg maximum en classe Économique et de 32 kg en classe Exécutive.

Cette restriction s’applique à tous les billets, indépendamment du type de produit acquis ou du statut de Voyageur fréquent, à l’exception des billets tap|discount, pour lesquels il sera possible d’ajouter un seul bagage. 

Nous vous prions de nous excuser pour les désagréments que cela pourrait vous causer.
Conformément au décret-loi n° 22-A /2021 du gouvernement portugais, les documents portugais dont la date d'expiration est postérieure au 31 mars 2021 sont considérés comme valides jusqu'au 31 décembre 2021.


Les documents ne garderont leur validité après cette date que si le propriétaire apporte la preuve qu'il a déjà demandé le renouvellement aux autorités compétentes.


S'applique aux documents portugais suivants : cartes de citoyen, certifications et certificats délivrés par les services d'identification civile compétents, permis de conduire, documents et visas liés à la permanence sur le territoire national, ainsi que licences et autorisations.
La quantité nette totale de tous ces articles transportés par chaque passager ne doit pas dépasser 2 kg ou 2 L et la quantité nette de chaque article ne doit pas dépasser 0,5 kg ou 0,5 L.

Un désinfectant pour les mains à base d'alcool est acceptable comme bagage à main ou bagage en soute. Cependant, il convient de noter que lorsque les passagers souhaitent avoir un désinfectant pour les mains dans leurs bagages à main, la limite de 100 ml ou l'équivalent par article pour les liquides et les gels conformément aux dispositions relatives à la sécurité aérienne s'applique (si aucune dérogation locale n'a été définie par les autorités compétentes).

Veuillez garder à l'esprit que ces articles ne doivent pas être utilisés sur des équipements ou des surfaces d'aéronef, car ils n'ont pas été approuvés par le constructeur de l'aéronef.