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eGates in Portugal’s airports at the moment are open in Lisbon, Porto, Faro and Funchal, which can assist to ease the doorway of British passport holders. The new system, that includes 4 eGates, ensures sooner and simpler border control for arrivals, together with from the United Kingdom.
Portugal has hailed its persevering with reputation with UK guests for their leisure and enterprise journey, as new statistics present the UK was the highest market for room nights throughout Portugal in February and the second largest contributor to Portugal’s total tourism income in January and February of 2022.
Luis Araujo, President of Turismo de Portugal mentioned: ‘We are delighted to continue welcoming British tourists to Portugal and are pleased that the eGates in the country’s most important airports will present elevated accessibility for our valued British travellers, as we head into the busy summer time interval. We’re delighted to have made journey to Portugal much more seamless for these in a position to profit from the brand new eGates.’
UK nationals staying in Portugal longer than 90 days, however lower than one yr, also can apply for an E6 visa by way of an appointment at VFS.
From immediately, travellers to mainland Portugal are not required to full a Passenger Locator Form and masks are solely obligatory on public transport (together with taxis and plane) and when getting into hospitals, care properties and comparable providers.
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