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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 50.000.000€
    • 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

In Lisbon, Setúbal, Porto, Braga and Algarve, Uber is only accepting electric vehicles in the UberX and Comfort categories.

However, existing partners can still replace a non-EV car on UberX or Comfort by another non-EV car on UberX or Comfort provided the vehicle to be replaced was active after 1st of January 2020.

  • Please check here the list of eligible vehicles for new partners or additional cars for existing partners.
  • Please check here the list of eligible vehicles for replacement vehicles. This is also the list for new vehicles in all cities except Lisbon, Setúbal, Porto, Braga e Algarve.

UberX

Available in all cities in Continental Portugal.

Green

Available in all cities in Continental Portugal.

UberXL

Available in Lisbon, Setúbal, Porto, Braga, Coimbra and Algarve.

Comfort

Available in Lisbon, Setúbal, Porto, Braga, Coimbra and Algarve.

Black

Available in Lisbon and Setúbal.

Vehicle solutions

No matter how you plan to drive, we can help you find a car that’s right for you. Discover the range of options available to you.

Get more from Uber

  • Get support

    Let’s make every Uber trip hassle-free. Our support pages can help you set up your account, get started with the app, adjust fares, and much more.

  • Contact Uber

    Got questions? Get answers. Enjoy personal support at an Uber Greenlight Hub in Lisbon, Porto, Faro and other cities in Portugal.

  • Make more money

    As well as driving passengers, you can also sign up to deliver food with Uber Eats. Find out more about how it works where you live.

  • Partner Protection

    Partner Protection helps protect you from the cost of accidents or life events, and is provided at no cost to all eligible independent driver partners.

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