COVID-19 tests
for travelers

Are you going to travel? Take your COVID-19 test at the Airports and see the specific conditions for travelling to Azores, and between/from Madeira Islands.

SYNLAB Access COVID-19 Tests

Take your COVID-19 test at the airport

The COVID-19 rapid antigen and PCR tests are available at SYNLAB airports units. The test can only be performed privately (with no co-payment).

LISBON AIRPORT
PORTO AIRPORT
FARO AIRPORT
FUNCHAL AIRPORT
PORTO SANTO AIRPORT
AZORES AIPORT
Lisbon Airport

Departures (Parking)

Type of tests: PCR (swab) / PCR Express (swab) / Rapid Antigen (swab)

  • Location: Departures, Parking (P1)
  • Schedule: Every day from 06:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Booking: For faster service, booking and payment can be made in advance in the SYNLAB Access app. The hour booked for Airports units is only indicative, costumers will be dealt with on a first-come, first-served basis. But there is a dedicated queue for customers with SYNLAB Access booking, faster than the other queues. Download the app here. Tests can also be performed without booking. Costumers will also be dealt with on a first-come, first-served basis. Customers are advised to arrive as soon as possible (4h before the flight, for antigen tests) as there may be a waiting time.

International Area (Hall)

Type of tests: PCR Express (swab) / Rapid Antigen (swab)

  • Location: Departures, Internal Hall
  • Schedule: Every day, 24h
  • Booking: No booking. Costumers will be dealt with on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Results: in 2-4 hours, according with the departure time of the next flight.
  • Exclusive for travelers with connection flights and that cannot leave the International Area of the airport, and for travelers or that arrives to Portugal without a negative covid test or digital vaccination certificate.

Departures (Unit)

Here you can find all the information about COVID-19 tests, SYNLAB Access app or print your results. We do not perform tests at this unit.

  • Location: Departures, inside the airport, in front of the Post Office
  • Schedule: Every day from 06:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Arrivals (Hall)

COVID-19 tests are also available in the Arrivals hall for travelers arriving in Portugal without a negative test on specific flights.

Porto Airport

Departures (Unit)

Type of tests: PCR (swab) / PCR Express (swab) / Rapid Antigen (swab)

  • Location: Level 3, Departures, next to the boarding gates and the ANA Airports information desk
  • Schedule: Every day from 07:00 a.m. to 07:00 p.m.
  • Booking: No booking required. Customers are advised to arrive as early as possible, as they will be dealt with on a first-come, first-served basis.

Arrivals (Hall)

COVID-19 tests are also available in the Arrivals hall for travelers arriving in Portugal without a negative test on specific flights.

Faro Airport

Departures (Unit)

PCR (swab) / PCR Express (swab) / Rapid Antigen (swab)

  • Location: Departures, near Check-in
  • Schedule: Monday to Thursday from 06:00 a.m. to 07:00 p.m. Friday and Sunday from 05:00 a.m. to 07:00 p.m. Saturday from 06:00 a.m. to 07:00 p.m.
  • Booking: For faster service, booking and payment can be made in advance in the SYNLAB Access app. The hour booked for Airports units is only indicative, costumers will be dealt with on a first-come, first-served basis. But there is a dedicated queue for customers with SYNLAB Access booking, faster than the other queues. Download the app here.
    Tests can also be performed without booking. Costumers will be dealt with on a first-come, first-served basis. Customers are advised to arrive as soon as possible (4h before the flight, for antigen tests) as there may be a waiting time.

Walk-In (Outside)

PCR (swab) / PCR Express (swab) / Rapid Antigen (swab)

  • Location: Kiss & Go (outside the airport)
  • Schedule: Monday to Thursday from 06:00 a.m. to 07:00 p.m. Friday and Sunday from 05:00 a.m. to 07:00 p.m. Saturday from 06:00 a.m. to 07:00 p.m.
  • Booking: For faster service, booking and payment can be made in advance in the SYNLAB Access app. The hour booked for Airports units is only indicative, costumers will be dealt with on a first-come, first-served basis. But there is a dedicated queue for customers with SYNLAB Access booking, faster than the other queues. Download the app here.
    Tests can also be performed without booking. Costumers will be dealt with on a first-come, first-served basis. Customers are advised to arrive as soon as possible (4h before the flight, for antigen tests) as there may be a waiting time.
Funchal Airport

Departures (Unit)

PCR (swab) / PCR Express (swab) / Rapid Antigen (swab)

  • Location: Departures, near Check-in
  • Schedule: Every day from 05:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m. Opens outside normal hours for previously selected flights.
  • Booking: No booking required but recommended. Customers are advised to arrive as soon as possible (4h before the flight, for antigen tests) as there may be a waiting time. Clients with booking have priority.
  • Agreements: Any person (resident or tourist) traveling between Madeira islands or boarding in one of these islands to travel to another country, is entitled to a free antigen test for each trip. Antigen testing can also be performed free of charge, every 15 days, for all non-travelers. Documents to be presented to take the test: registration at www.madeirasafe.com (residents/tourists), citizen card (residents), passport (tourists) and proof of travel (electronic or physical ticket, applicable only to those who will travel).
Porto Santo Airport

Departures (Unit)

Type of tests: PCR Express (swab) / Rapid Antigen (swab)

  • Location: Departures, Level 1
  • Schedule: Working days from 06:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and from 02:00 p.m. to 07:30 p.m. Saturday, Sunday, Holidays from 06:00 a.m. to 09:00 a.m. and from 04:00 p.m. to 07:30 p.m.
  • Booking: No booking required but recommended. Customers are advised to arrive as early as possible (4h before the flight, for antigen tests), as they will be dealt with on a first-come, first-served basis. Clients with booking have priority.
  • Agreements: Any person (resident or tourist) traveling between Madeira islands or boarding in one of these islands to travel to another country, is entitled to a free antigen test for each trip. Antigen testing can also be performed free of charge, every 15 days, for all non-travelers. Documents to be presented to take the test: registration at www.madeirasafe.com (residents/tourists), citizen card (residents), passport (tourists) and proof of travel (electronic or physical ticket, applicable only to those who will travel).
Azores Airport

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Are you travelling to the Azores?

You can only enter the Azores if you can present a negative COVID-19 PCR test performed within 72 hours before departure.

The test is free of charge

For all citizens travelling from mainland Portugal to the Azores if they show the following documents when the test is carried out. This offer does not apply to travelers with EU digital COVID certificate.

NORMAL PASSAGER

Proof of booking + proof of payment of travel or e-ticket / airline ticket that have been issued.

Regional Health Service

Patients of the Azores Regional Health Service + Accompanying Person: Travel Credential issued by the Regional Health System health establishment.

Portuguese Air Force

Civil or military citizens travelling aboard Portuguese Air Force (FAP) aircraft: Travel declaration duly signed by the Chief of the Air Operations Centre.

TAP crew members:

Crew member identification card + Monthly individual flight plan.

SATA crew and staff:

Crew member identification card + Individual flight planning containing the date when the tests are to be taken.

University students

Proof of residence in the Azores + Proof of admission to a university hall of residence + Statement or document proving the requirement to take a prior negative screening test for COVID-19.

Install the SYNLAB Access App

Book your COVID-19 PCR or antigen test (limited units in the APP) and/or receive all the results in one place. If you want to book into a unit not available in the APP, please contact the unit directly.

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