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Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates

Review the latest events and other updates that may impact your travel plans.

Travel Restrictions

Each state or country may require varying levels of documentation, testing, and potential verification of test results. For detailed information regarding each destination option, please check it below.

Portugal - Flights to Lisbon returned
Due to the pandemic scenario that generated an increase in the number of cases in Portugal and the detection of new variants of the Sars-Cov-2 virus, the Portuguese Government published the Act n.º 7374-E/2021, in the period from 07/26 to 08/08, which allows flights from/to Portugal,  as long as passengers meet the following requirements:
- Citizens of the European Union, nationals of the associated States with the Schengen Area and holders of residence permits in Portugal;

- Customers who are not citizens of the European Union or Schengen Area and who will be allowed, must present the following condition:

 - For humanitarian and health issues, presenting documentation that proves such a need;
 - The spouse / partner with a stable union of European Union nationals and residents;
 - Direct descendants under the age of 21 or who are dependent, as well as those of the spouse or partner;
 - Direct ascendants who are in charge, as well as those of the spouse;
 - Customers with a student visa or work visa;
 - Customers who have a SEF appointment or valid expression of interest.

Passengers traveling to Portugal fulfilling these conditions must:
• Present on departure, one printed or digital report, proving the negative for infection with SARS-CoV-2 (except for children under 12 years).

Accepted tests: TAAN - nucleic acid amplification test (eg RT-PCR, NEAR, TMA, LAMP, HDA, CRISPR SDA, etc.) performed in the last 72 hours prior to boarding or antigen test (TRAG) - performed in the last 24h prior to boarding. Check here the list of accepted Trag tests.

• Complete or present the proof of completion of the electronic PLC (Passenger Locator Card) in the base of origin. Click here to access the form.

• Fill out the SEF Travel form, providing the necessary information for your entry into the country. After completing it, a certificate will be sent by SEF, which must be presented to the border control. We reinforce that entry into the country will be allowed only after the presentation of the certificate. Click here to access this form.
Official information click here

United States of America

Beginning January 26, the CDC will require all travellers flying to or transiting through the U.S. from international destinations, including U.S. citizens, needs to provide:

Proof of a negative COVID-19 Test and complete the Passenger Disclosure and Attestation to the United States of America.


• If you tested positive and have recovered: proof of the COVID-19 POSITIVE test (within 90 days), a certificate issued by a health professional and complete the “Passenger Disclosure and Attestation to the United States of America”.

The proof of COVID-19 test must:

• Be a viral test molecular (such as: RT-PCR, NAAT, LAMP) or antigen test with a “negative” or “COVID-19 not detected” result. Serological tests / exams that identify immunoglobulins such as IgM and IgG are not accepted;

• Be taken within the 3 calendar days prior to departure

• Print and complete the Passenger Disclosure and Attestation to the United States of America, available here.

In case of proof of the COVID-19 POSITIVE test (within 90 days), must include:

• Proof of a positive test result issued at most 90 days before departure

• A letter from a licensed health care provider or public health official clearing them for travel

- The certificate must be made on letterhead containing the name, address and telephone number of the health agent or hospital;

- The positive test must have been collected in the last 90 days prior to departure;

- The informations of the person certified as positive (name and date of birth) in the report must be identical to the travel document (passport) presented by the traveler.

• Print and complete the Passenger Disclosure and Attestation to the United States of America, available here.

Travelers must download, print and complete the “Passenger Disclosure and Attestation to the United States of America” and show written proof of their negative laboratory test result or documentation of recovery before boarding. This requirement does not apply to children under 2 or those traveling entirely within the United States.

Important: Passengers who do not meet these requirements won't be allowed to board at the origin airport.


Before your trip to Brazil, please be aware that in order to check-in and board your flight, the Brazillian government requires all passengers to provide proof of a negative Covid-19 RT-PCR test result and complete a traveller’s health declaration form (DSV).

The RT-PCR test must be taken no more than 72 hours before your departure. A Covid-19 test is not required for any child under the age of 2 or children under 12 years old travelling with an adult.

To complete Traveller’s Health Declaration (DSV), please visit

An eletronic approval email of DSV will need to be presented before boarding and upon arrival in Brazil.

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Requirements to travel: Brasil and U.S

If you are travelling to Brasil or United States, beware about the documentatiton before boarding. See more details here