Brexit: Information for British travellers to Portugal
Travelling to Portugal from the UK changed on 1 January 2021. Now that Brexit is a reality, you probably want to know what is different when planning your trip.
If you want to travel to Portugal or any other country in the European Union, ABTA provides detailed information on "Brexit advice for travellers" at www.abta.com/tips-and-advice/brexit-advice-for-travellers.
See also www.gov.uk/visit-europe-1-january-2021 and https://europa.eu/youreurope/citizens/index_en.htm.
If you are an UK national living in or moving to Portugal, consult the official information about entry requirements, driving licenses and health care services at:
Brexit FAQ – Driving Licences in Portugal
Portugal also offers healthcare services for UK travellers through the initiative Portugal Health Passport, providing healthcare services for a fixed-priced in the largest private health providers in the country, performed by highly qualified and internationally recognised professionals, English-speaking staff, covering both emergency care and preventive medicine.
For more information please visit www.portugalhealthpassport.com.
Other useful links:
- Facebook page "Brits in Portugal" - www.facebook.com/BritsInPortugal
- Portuguese Consulate in the United Kingdom - firstname.lastname@example.org
Make your plans early to make sure you have everything in place in time for your trip. Portugal will continue to welcome British tourists!