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 health crisis, 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.