Portugal's Madeira Island launches “Green Corridor” for vaccinated cruise ship crew and passengers

   April 4, 2021 ,   Cruise Industry

Portugal's Madeira Island (province) has launched “Green Corridor” for vaccinated crew and passengers. The island's main cruise port is Funchal, while smaller-sized luxury ships may also visit Port Santo Island.

The “Green Corridor” applies to crew and passengers vaccinated and recovered from the Coronavirus (COVID-19), as well as those with PCR screening tests of SARS-CoV-2 infection with a negative test result, performed within a maximum period of 72 hours before landing.

Crew members and passengers must certify either via a medical document, up and until 90 days from the port entrance of Madeira, that the holder has COVID-19 antibodies or via a document that certifies the holder has been vaccinated.

Port of Funchal (Madeira Island, Portugal)

The medical document/vaccination certificate has to be validated by the respective country of origin. It includes the number of health registration, name, date of birth, type/date of the test, type/date of vaccine, date of the 2 doses taken (in line with the immunization period according to the instructions of each vaccine).

The decision will foster economic activity and maintain the reputation of Madeira as a safe and secure destination.

The green corridor was in force at Madeira airport for travelers who arrive with a negative PCR test 72 hours before the arrival.

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