Turismo de Portugal created the Clean & Safe stamp in 2020 with the objective of recognizing companies and leisure activities compliant with health safety recommendations issued by the National Tourist Authority, according to National Health Authority guidelines to avoid risks of contagion of covid-19.
In 2021, Turismo de Portugal established a partnership with Nova Medical School, to adapt the requirements of the Clean & Safe stamp to the current guidelines of the Directorate-General for Health, according to the current pandemic situation and the technical and scientific knowledge acquired regarding covid-19.
To create awareness within tourist agents of the need to adopt health and hygiene measures and procedures that ensure the safety of their employees and customers and stimulate the resumption of national and international tourism activity, reinforcing confidence in Portugal as a tourism destination.
The Clean & Safe stamp is free and voluntary.
After submitting a declaration of commitment to comply with all requirements, the applicant will receive a communication confirming their registration, the official stamp and the QRCode 2021, which can be used in their communications and advertising.
The stamp is valid until 30 April 2022.
If the holders fail to comply with any requirement, they must immediately communicate it and they will no longer be able to use the “Clean & Safe” stamp.
Turismo de Portugal promotes specific training sessions for applicants to implement the requirements of Clean & Safe stamp.
Turismo de Portugal, the Economic Security Authority and industry associations will carry out random inspections to Clean & Safe stamp holders.