Passengers arriving in Porto Santo by sea will have to present a negative covid test done up to 72 hours before.
Maritime connections between the islands of Madeira and Porto Santo, made by the ship Lobo Marinho, will resumed on March 1st.
Until March 15th : Passengers embarking at the Port of Funchal bound for the Island of Porto Santo must carry the PCR test for SARS-CoV-2 infection, with a negative result, performed within a maximum period of 72 hours prior to boarding.
a) Children up to eleven years of age.
b) Travelers who are residents of Porto Santo Island and who return to the Island within seven days, since they will have a PCR test on the 5th day after disembarkation, guaranteeing their prophylactic isolation until then.
c) Travelers who are carrying a medical
document, issued in the last 90 days,
certifying that they have recovered from the
disease COVID- 19, or a document certifying that they have been vaccinated against COVID-19.
Travelers should schedule the PCR test for
SARS-CoV-2 infection at the Emergency and
Public Health Unit, at least 4 days (96 hours) in advance, using the following email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The PCR test for SARS-CoV-2 infection does not incur any charges for the traveler.
So as it stands, when travel starts again to Porto Santo, up until the 15th March you will need a negative covid-19 test, which is free of charge. This date could well be extended and probably will be with the Easter break coming up.