Learn about the services we provide and
when is the best time to travel.

General information:

Preferential service

Pregnant and breastfeeding women are entitled to preferential treatment. Therefore, if you are in these conditions, request the special service at the GOL GOL counter at the airport.

Medical advice

In order for you to have a calm and a secure trip, consult your physician and ask for his advice before you start the travel preparations

High-risk pregnancies

If your gestation is considered to be high-risk pregnancy, you must send the MEDIF form to GOL up to 48 hours before traveling.

Boarding conditions

If it is necessary, GOL offers different conditions for the traveling companion of passengers with special assistance needs Click here to learn more.

For more information, access the GOL Online Service or consult a GOL attendant at the airports.

Rules for flying while pregnant:

Single pregnancy

Gestation period Medical certificate* Declaration of responsibility**
Up to 27 weeks--
From 28 to 35 weeksIt is necessary to present
the document, with a 30 days-validity
-
From 36 to 37 weeksIt is necessary to present
the document, which has a 30 days-validity
It is necessary to present
the statement signed both by
a physician and the pregnant woman
As of 38 weeks***It is necessary to present
the document, which has a 30 days-validity
It is necessary to present
the statement signed both by
a physician and the pregnant woman

* It is necessary for the medical certificate to be original and contain the weeks of gestation and the current clinical condition, as well as the date, signature and the physician in charge's stamp with the registration number at the Regional Council of Medicine

**Download here the model of Declaration of Responsibility

*** As of 38 weeks (boarding permitted only in situations of extreme necessity and accompanied by the responsible physician)

NOTICE - Travel is not recommended 7 days before or after the childbirth
 
 
 

Twins (or more) pregnancy

Gestation period Medical certificate* Declaration of responsibility**
Up to 25 weeks--
From 26 to 31 weeksIt is necessary to present
the document, which has a 30 days-validity
-
From 32 to 37 weeksIt is necessary to present
the document, which has a 30 days-validity
It is necessary to present
the statement signed both by
a physician and the pregnant woman
As of 38 weeks***It is necessary to present the document, which has a 30 days-validityIt is necessary to present
the statement signed both by
a physician and the pregnant woman

* It is necessary for the medical certificate to be original and contain the weeks of gestation and the current clinical condition, as well as the date, signature and the physician in charge's stamp with the registration number at the Regional Council of Medicine

**Download here the model of Declaration of Responsibility

*** As of 38 weeks (boarding permitted only in situations of extreme necessity and accompanied by the responsible physician)

NOTICE - Travel is not recommended 7 days before or after the childbirth

Information about the medical certificate:

• Medical certificates issued by physicians are valid worldwide provided they contain

- Name of the doctor

- Registration of the respective professional medical or specialist council (with signature and stamp)

- Number of weeks/months of gestation

• For international flights, the certificate must be issued in the customer's language (original copy) and be sworn translated into the languages of the countries of origin and destination

The medical certificate must be issued up to 7 days prior to the boarding by the pregnant woman’s attending physician, and it is valid for 30 days, provided there is no change in the gestation code in the period until the return flight. If the passenger boards on the outbound flight between the 35th and the 36th week of gestation and at the time of the return flight has completed 36 weeks, it is necessary to present the Declaration of Responsibility and attestation with the updated number of weeks.

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