covid 19

COVID-19 TEST

Before traveling, pay attention to:

  • On international flights, both at Lisbon and São Tomé, at check-in, it is mandatory to present a molecular RT-PCR test on paper with a negative result for COVID-19, done 72 hours before the flight;
  • Upon arrival in São Tomé it is imperative to deliver the test on paper to the national authorities;
  • On domestic flights, it is mandatory at check-in to present a quick test with a negative result for COVID-19 done up to 24 hours before the flight;
  • The use of surgical masks is mandatory from entering the airport of departure until leaving the airport of arrival;
  • The use of surgical masks is mandatory on the aircraft;
  • Passengers must change their mask every 4 hours, or less – if they are wet or perspired, so passengers must have stock for the entire trip;
  • Other masks than those mentioned above are not allowed.

 

FOR ENTRY OR TRANSIT IN PORTUGAL

Portuguese authorities have determined that on flights departing from Portuguese-speaking countries, non-Portuguese passengers or non-residents of Portugal, with destination or transit in Portugal, who do not present at the time of departure proof of a COVID-19 test, namely molecular RT-PCR test, a with a negative result, carried out within the last 72 hours before departure, are not allowed to board or permitted entry to Portugal. This measure applies to adult passengers as well as minors.

Newborns and children up to two (2) years of age are exempted as long as the mother, father or duly authorized person carries the molecular RT-PCR test with a negative result, performed within 72 hours before departure.

 

FOR ENTRY IN SAO TOME TROUGH AN INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT

The authorities of Sao Tome determined that on flights to Príncipe Island, passengers must present, printed on paper, upon departure, the proof of test to COVID-19, namely a negative RT-PCR test carried out in the last 72 hours before boarding. This measure applies to adult passengers and minors.

Please note that on arrival at Sao Tome International Airport, the negative PCR tests, printed on paper, must be handed over to the national authorities for the purpose of checking and verifying their authenticity.

Newborns and children up to five (5) years of age are exempted, provided that the mother, father or duly authorized person carries the negative molecular RT-PCR test, performed within 72 hours before departure.

 

FOR ENTRY IN PRINCIPE AND SAO TOME TROUGH A DOMESTIC FLIGHT

The authorities of Sao Tome determined that on flights to and from the island of Príncipe, passengers must present the proof of test to COVID-19 at the time of departure, namely a rapid test with a negative result, carried out in the last 24 hours before departure. This measure applies to adult passengers and minors.

Newborns and children up to two (2) years of age are exempted, as long as the mother, father or duly authorized person bears the rapid test with a negative result, performed within 24 hours before departure.

For more information contact our sales counter in the city of Sao Tome or by contacting + 239 2222 11 60.

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Sao Tome e Principe
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