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NOTICE for U.S. Citizen Travelers

STEP: Smart Traveler Enrollment Program Subscribe to get up-to-date safety and security information and help us reach you in an emergency abroad. U.S. Citizens Travelers: Please enroll in  step.state.gov  to receive alerts & ensure you can be located in an emergency. U. S. Citizens in an Emergency: In Case of Emergency: Call 1-888-407-4747 (U.S./Canada); +1-202-501-4444 (overseas); or contact the nearest ...
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9/11 20th Anniversary

It is said that in October, 2001 Lisbon was the first city in the world to erect a monument to honor the victims of the attack on New York City’s Twin Towers of September 11th, 2001. With deep appreciation for the steady support and enduring friendship of the Portuguese people, today Charge d’Affaires Kristin Kane ...
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27 AUG | Travel Advisory: Enhanced Mandatory Quarantines for Travels

Location – Portugal, Countrywide Event – Enhanced Mandatory Quarantine for Travel to/from Portugal Recent updates by Portuguese airport authorities have resulted in stricter testing requirements and mandatory quarantines. Attempting to cross immigration or board a plane with a positive COVID test will result in a 10-day quarantine at the traveler’s expense. Rapid Tests at Airports ...
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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated: August 26, 2021 ***COVID-19 Testing required for all passengers boarding flights for the United States: TESTING REQUIREMENT . Please see US entry requirements for more details. Country Specific Information Non-essential travel to Portugal is PERMITTED. Non-essential travel (i.e., tourist travel) from the United States to Portugal is currently permitted for travelers with proof ...
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13 AUG – 23 AUG | Wildfire Risk Alert

13 AUG – 23 AUG | Countrywide Risk (see map for details) Due to increased risk posed by wildfires across the country, the Portuguese government has declared a state of alert beginning noon Friday 13 August 2021 until Monday 23 August for the following districts: Beja, Bragança, Castelo Branco, Coimbra, Évora, Faro, Guarda, Leiria, Lisbon, ...
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Wildfire Risk Alert

13 AUG – 16 AUG | Countrywide Risk (see map for details) Due to increased risk posed by wildfires across the country, the Portuguese government has declared a state of alert beginning noon Friday 13 August 2021 until Monday 16 August for the following districts: Beja, Bragança, Castelo Branco, Coimbra, Évora, Faro, Guarda, Leiria, Lisbon, Portalegre, Santarém, Setúbal, Vila Real, and Viseu. Additionally, the local weather service ...
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