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How to drive with Uber in Portugal

Uber is a great way to be your own boss and make money. Here’s what you need to know if you’re driving in Lisbon, Porto, Faro and other cities in Portugal.

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1. Sign up online

Got an email address and a smartphone? Great, now tell us a bit more about yourself and we'll get you started.

2. Upload your documents

Time for some paperwork. There are a documents we need to see:

For drivers:

  • Citizen card
  • Driver License
  • Criminal record
  • Private hire driver's license (TVDE)
  • A driver profile photo
    • Must be a forward-facing, centered photo including the driver’s full face and top of shoulders, with no sunglasses
    • Must be a photo only of the driver with no other subject in the frame, well-lit, and in focus. It cannot be a driver’s license photo or other printed photograph

For fleet partners:

  • Bank statement
  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Operating License (TVDE)
  • Policy of Liability Insurance and Professional
    • Civil responsibility of 50.000€
  • Policy Personal Accident Insurance
    • Personal Accident of 15.000€

3. Add vehicle

If you have a vehicle that meets the requirements in Portugal, you will need to fill out the vehicle details and upload the following documents:

  • Single Vehicle Document
  • Vehicle Inspection
  • Car Insurance Policy (Green Card)
  • Car Insurance Policy (Special Conditions)

NOTE: Only electric vehicles are accepted in the UberX and Comfort products. This requirement is applicable in the metropolitan area of Lisbon, metropolitan area of Porto, as well as in the Braga and Faro districts.

4. Activate your account

If you’ve completed all the above steps, congratulations! You’re ready to activate your account and start making money.

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