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Vehicle requirements in Portugal

Which car is right for you? Make sure it meets the vehicle requirements in Portugal, and remember that you’ll make more money if you keep your costs low.

Your vehicle

To be able to drive using Uber, the vehicle must meet the proper requirements listed below per category.

Vehicle documents

  • Car insurance policy (green card)
  • Single vehicle document (front and back)
  • Vehicle inspection
  • Vehicle insurance
    • Civil responsibility of 50.000€
    • Occupant protection of 10.000€
    • Cover for the commercial activity of transporting passengers (explicit in the insurance terms and conditions)

Check here all the requirements and documents needed

Vehicle categories in Portugal

UberX in all cities in Portugal

Uber for everyone.

In Lisbon, Porto, Braga and Algarve, Uber is only accepting electric vehicles.


  • Vehicles maximum age: 2014

Uber XL in Lisbon, Porto, Braga, Algarve, Coimbra and Funchal

Uber for large groups.


  • Vehicles maximum age: 2014
  • Examples of UberXL vehicles: VW Sharan, Ford Galaxy, Seat Alhambra

UberBlack in Lisbon

Original Uber.


  • Vehicles maximum age: 2016
  • Examples of UberBlack vehicles: Mercedes-Benz Classe E, BMW Série 5, Audi A6

Green in Lisbon and Porto

100% electric option.


  • Vehicles maximum age: 2014
  • Examples of Green vehicles: Nissan LEAF, Renault ZOE, VW e-Golf

Uber Comfort in Lisboa, Porto, Braga, Coimbra e Algarve.

Vehicles with more head and leg space.

In Lisbon, Porto, Braga and Algarve, Uber is only accepting electric vehicles.


  • Year 2014 or more recent
  • Minimum 5 doors
  • Seats for 4 passengers
  • Vehicle is in good condition

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