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Africa > Madeira: Covid-19 and Travel


Present Situation

Total cases: 5.1 millions

Active cases: 1.1 millions

Recovered: 4 millions

Deaths: 24 013

Vaccination count: 9.7 millions

Current trend: Declining

Data updated on 2022-06-26

Cumulative coronavirus cases

Summary of the situation

Are the borders open to travellers? Allowed
Is a test required to enter the country?
Negative PCR test is required for some countries.
Are quarantine measures imposed? Non
Is the country in lockdown? Partiellement
Is wearing a mask mandatory?
 • Masks are required in enclosed public places
 • Masks are required in public transport
 • Masks are required in public spaces

Provisions for travellers

Entry to the territory: Allowed
All passengers are authorized to enter national territory, regardless of their origin or purpose of travel.

Mandatory to present:

- A valid vaccination EU Digital COVID Certificate (with a complete vaccination schedule or with a complete vaccination schedule and a vaccine booster)

- Or a valid test or recovery EU Digital COVID Certificate,

- Or a valid vaccination certificate (with a complete vaccination schedule or a vaccine booster) or recovery certificate issued by a third country, under reciprocal conditions

- Or a negative RT-PCR Test (or similar NAAT test) - 72h before boarding, or

- Or a negative Laboratorial Rapid Antigen Test- 24h before boarding (according to the European Commission list)

Accepted vaccination certificates issued by third countries under reciprocal conditions: Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Benin, Cabo Verde, El Salvador, Faroe Islands, Georgia, Israel, Iceland, Jordan, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Panama, San Marino, Serbia, Singapore, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Togo, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and the Crown Dependencies (Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man), Uruguay, The Vatican (https://ec.europa.eu/info/live-work-travel-eu/coronavirus-response/safe-covid-19-vaccines-europeans/eu-digital-covid-certificate_en),

Accepted vaccines authorized by the European Medicines Agency - Comirnaty (BioNTech and Pfizer), Nuvaxovid (Novavax), Spikevax (Moderna), Vaxzevria (AstraZeneca), COVID-19 Vaccine Janssen (https://www.ema.europa.eu/en/human-regulatory/overview/public-health-threats/coronavirus-disease-covid-19/treatments-vaccines/covid-19-vaccines) - and Sinopharm (Vero Cell), Sinovac (Coronavac), Bharat Biotech International (Covaxin).

Vaccination certificates are accepted if they consider one of the vaccines approved in Portugal and according to the terms that you can consult in "V - ADDITIONAL INFORMATION / Vaccination" at the end of this page.

Children under 12 do not need to present certificate or test.

It is mandatory for all passengers bound for mainland Portugal or in transit/transfer (including from Madeira and Azores) to fill online a Passenger Locator Form (individually) at https://portugalcleanandsafe.pt/en/passenger-locator-card, after check-in and before departure time. The QR Code generated when filling out the PLF can be presented in paper or digital format, without which boarding will be denied.

Tests: Negative PCR test is required for some countries.

Quarantine: No
Quarantine not required.

Information updated on 2022-06-21.

Action taken in the country

Lockdown: No
Effective April 21st, face masks are no longer required in most indoor public spaces, including restaurants, coffee shops, shopping malls, museums, and indoor tourist attractions. They remain mandatory in healthcare facilities and on public transportation.

Businesses have reopened.

Mask use
Masks are required in enclosed public places
Masks are required in public transport
Masks are required in public spaces

Gatherings: Allowed
No restriction

Restaurants and bars: Fully Open

Shops: Open

Tourist attractions: Open


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