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eGates in Portugal’s airports are actually 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 more practical border control for arrivals, together with from the United Kingdom.
Portugal has hailed its persevering with recognition 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 stated: ‘We are delighted to continue welcoming British tourists to Portugal and are pleased that the eGates in the country’s important airports will present elevated accessibility for our valued British travellers, as we head into the busy summer season interval. We’re delighted to have made journey to Portugal much more seamless for these ready to benefit from the brand new eGates.’
UK nationals staying in Portugal longer than 90 days, however lower than one yr, can even apply for an E6 visa through an appointment at VFS.
From at the moment, 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 related providers.
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