Driver Licence

Issuance of Portuguese Driver Licence  

Instituto da Mobilidade e dos Transportes, I.P. (IMT) is the only competent authority for driver licence issuance: http://www.imtt.pt/sites/IMTT/Portugues/Condutores/CartaConducao/Paginas/CartaConducao.aspx 

This Consulate General cannot issue driver licences.

 

New drivers license system  by points

Leaflet about the new drivers license system  by points : pdf

For any inquiries please visit http://www.ansr.pt/Pages/FAQs_en.aspx

 

Renewal of Portuguese Driver Licence  

The Portuguese driver license must be renewed according to the ages indicated, for the different categories of vehicles, regardless of the validity stated in the document: http://www.imtt.pt/sites/IMTT/Portugues/Condutores/CartaConducao/Revalidacao/Paginas/Revalidacao.aspx 

 

Portuguese Driver Licence Replacement

Lost, stolen or destroyed driver licenses must be replaced: http://www.imtt.pt/sites/IMTT/Portugues/Condutores/CartaConducao/Emissao2Via/Paginas/EmissaodeViadaCartadeConducao.aspx 

 

Portuguese Driver Licence Replacement due to change of details

Whenever a change of details occur, such as name, address, restrictions, new vehicle category, the driver licence must be replaced. The request for replacement can also be made when the license is damaged: http://www.imtt.pt/sites/IMTT/Portugues/Condutores/CartaConducao/AlteracaoElementos/Paginas/PaginaFichaTipo.aspx 

 

Exchanging Portuguese Driver´s Licence to Australian 

Any enquiries regarding driving in Australia should be strictly directed to the Australian authorities: http://www.rms.nsw.gov.au/roads/licence/moving-to-nsw.html 

 

Exchanging Australian Driver’s Licence to Portuguese

Compulsory exchange without being subject to driving test, 185 days after entering Portugal: http://www.imtt.pt/sites/IMTT/Portugues/Condutores/TrocaCartaConducao/Paginas/TrocadeCartaConducao.aspx 

To obtain the Portuguese Driver Licence by exchange of the Australian one, you must request RTA a "confirmation of license status " and request a Driving License Certificate (link) at this Consulate General .

 

Driving in Portugal (Tourists)

Holders of Australian driving licences are able to drive in Portugal for a period of up to six months without an International Driving Licence. 

 

Driving in Australia (Tourists)

Any enquiries regarding driving in Australia should be strictly directed to the Australian authorities: