Apply for an International Driver License for Portugal


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A driving license has an absolutely different design and form depending on the country, its national language, and the region or state where it was issued. When travelling abroad you may find out that your domestic driving license fails to meet standards and is considered invalid. This would be an unpleasant surprise for you but you can avoid it by using to our services.

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Antigua and Barbuda
Australia
Bahamas
Barbados
Belize
Botswana
Brunei
Burundi
Cameroon
Canada
Cyprus
Dominica
Ethiopia
Fiji
Gambia
Ghana
Grenada
Guyana
Honduras
Hong Kong
India
Indonesia
Ireland
Israel
Jamaica
Kenya
Kiribati
Lesotho
Liberia
Malawi
Malaysia
Malta
Marshall Islands
Mauritius
Micronesia
Namibia
Nauru
Netherlands
New Zealand
Nigeria
Pakistan
Palau
Palestine Autonomous
Papua New Guinea
Philippines
Rwanda
Samoa
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Singapore
Solomon Islands
Somaliland
South Africa
South Sudan
St. Kitts and Nevis
St. Lucia
St. Vincent
Sudan
Swaziland
Tanzania
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
Tuvalu
Uganda
United Kingdom
United States of America
Vanuatu
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Portuguese speaking countries.
Andorra

  • Not party to 1949 convention; International Driving License is honored.
Driving tips for Andorra:
  • Driving in Andorra is on the right side of the road.
  • The minimum age to drive is 18.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • The maximum permitted drink drive limit is 50 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The speed limits in Andorra are as follows: 50 km/h in populated areas, 60-90 km/h on rural roads.
  • You are not allowed to transport children under the age of 10 in the front seat. Use an appropriate child restraint system instead.
  • Hands-free is a must.
  • You are to have a warning road triangle, spare bulbs as well as a reflective vest in your car.
  • The third-party insurance is a must.
  • In case of any traffic offense, police enforcers may ask you to pay a fine on the spot.
  • You are obliged to use appropriate winter tyres in winter.
  • We also recommend you to have a first-aid kit and a fire extinguisher.
  • Avoid night driving.
Angola

  • Not party to 1949 convention; International Driving License is honored.
  • Driving licences that do not incorporate a photograph must be accompanied by an International Driving License.
Driving tips for Angola:
  • Angola drives on the right side of the road.
  • The minimum age to drive is 18.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit is 60 km/h in residential areas, 90 km/h outside of residential areas, 100 km/h on public roads and 120 km/h on highways.
  • You must always give way to vehicles when leaving a parking zone, a gas station or any other building. Moreover, you also must give way to the vehicles when you enter a roundabout.
  • Angola is one of a handful of countries where driving under the influence is not considered a crime.
  • You are prohibited to park or stop your vehicle on the bridges, in tunnels and places with poor visibility.
  • Driving in the rainy season (October-March) can be dangerous.
Brazil

  • Only Inter-American Driving Permit is recognized.
  • Officially a certified translation is required from the Consulate.
  • Part of 1926 Convention on Motor Traffic.
Driving tips for Brazil:
  • Brazil is a right-hand drive country.
  • The minimum age to drive is 18. The minimum age to rent a car is 21.
  • The maximum allowed speed limits are 40 km/h on urban roads, 80-100 km/h on rural roads and 110 km/h on highways.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • Hands-free kit is a must.
  • The maximum allowed drink drive limit is 60 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • Children under the age of 10 are not allowed to sit in the front seat. Children from 4 to 7,5 must sit in an appropriate booster cushion. Otherwise, you will be fined no less than $100.
  • Park your vehicle towards the general flow of the traffic.
  • Sounds awkward but if you are running out of fuel you are violating traffic regulations even if you aren’t impeding traffic. Thus, make sure you have filled your car up before going anywhere.
  • You are not allowed to drive if you wear flip-flops.
  • You are prohibited to drive if you either put your arm out of the window or with an arm lying on the window sill of your car.
  • Be careful at traffic lights.
Cape Verde

  • Not party to 1949 convention; International Driving License is honored.
  • International Driving License recommended.
Driving tips for Cape Verde:
  • Cape Verde drives on the right side of the road.
  • The minimum age to drive is 18.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • Transport the children under 12 in the rear seat.
  • The third-party insurance is a must.
  • The maximum permitted speed limit is 80 km/h on highways, 50 km/h on urban roads.
  • Park your car towards the flow of the traffic.
  • Beware of wet pavements in the rainy season.
  • Always give way to pedestrians.
  • We recommend you to rent a four-wheel drive car.
  • You are to pay your fines at the central police station.
East Timor

  • International Driving License has no legal status.
Driving tips for East Timor:
  • Driving in East Timor is on the left side of the road.
  • The minimum age to drive is 18.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit is 50 km/h in residential areas, 90 km/h outside the residential areas and 120 km/h on highways.
  • The maximum permitted drink drive limit is 50 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • Child restraint system is a must.
  • Slow driving vehicles must not obstruct the traffic.
  • You must always give way to vehicles when leaving a parking zone, a gas station or any other building.
Equatorial Guinea

  • Not party to 1949 convention; International Driving License is honored.
  • International Driving License is required.
Driving tips for Equatorial Guinea:
  • The maximum allowed speed limit on urban roads is 20 km/h.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • There is no national child restraint law in Equatorial Guinea.
  • In Equatorial Guinea, they drive on the right side of the road.
  • There are almost no traffic signs in Equatorial Guinea.
  • Beware of aggressive drivers.
  • Avoid driving at night.
  • Avoid picking up hitchhikers.
  • There are checkpoints and roadblocks almost everywhere in Equatorial Guinea.
Guinea Bissau

  • Not party to 1949 convention; International Driving License is honored.
  • International Driving License is recommended. Temporary local licence may be obtained based on national driving licence, but this may be time consuming and more expensive.
Driving tips for Guinea-Bissau:
  • Driving in Guinea-Bissau is on the right side of the road.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit is 60 km/h on urban roads.
  • There is no national law concerning the use of seat belts.
  • There is no national law on the use of child restraint systems. Thus, transporting children in the front seat is not forbidden.
  • The maximum allowed drink drive limit is 15 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • Due to absence of public electricity, we recommend you not to drive after dark.
  • Beware of landmines.
  • Stay away from Casamance region.
  • Driving in the rainy season (from June to October) is a real challenge.
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Mozambique

  • Not party to 1949 convention; International Driving License is honored.
  • International Driving License recommended.
  • National driving licenses in English are valid for 90 days.
Driving tips for Mozambique:
  • Mozambique drives on the left side of the road.
  • The maximum permitted alcohol limit is 60 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • The minimum age to drive in Mozambique is 17. If you want to rent a car, you must be at least 23.
  • Hands-free is a must.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit is 60 km/h on urban roads, 80 km/h on rural roads and 120 km/h on highways.
  • There are no national regulations concerning child safety on the road in Mozambique. Thus, provide safety for your child.
  • Make sure you have two warning road triangles in your car as well a reflective vest.
  • You are prohibited to drive on the beaches of Mozambique.
  • Stop at every police checkpoint.
Portugal

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • All valid driving licences in English should be accepted. Acceptance of driving licences that are not of the European Communities model cannot be guaranteed therefore drivers may wish to voluntarily update them before travelling abroad.
Driving tips for Portugal:
  • Portugal is a right-hand drive country.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • The minimum age to drive is 18. The minimum age to rent a car is 23.
  • Hands-free is a must.
  • The maximum allowed drink drive level is 50 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The maximum permitted speed limit is 50 km/h on urban roads, 90 km/h on extra-urban roads and 120 km/h on highways.
  • You are prohibited to use safety camera warning devices. Otherwise, these devices will be seized and you will have to pay a big fine.
  • In accordance with EU regulations, children under the age of 12 can’t sit in the front seat. If a child is sitting in the back seat, make sure you are using appropriate and secure restraint systems.
  • If you throw garbage out of the window, you will be fined €300.
  • Texting and talking when behind the wheel will be fined €600.
  • Give way to the traffic which is already on a roundabout.
  • Be careful driving at night.
  • If a car flashes its lights at you, you must give it right of the way.
  • A reflective vest is a must.
  • A warning road triangle is a must.
  • You are prohibited to have a petrol can in your car.
Sao Tome & Principe

  • Not party to 1949 convention; International Driving License is honored.
  • International Driving License recommended.
Driving tips for São Tomé and Príncipe:
  • The country drives on the right side of the road.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit is 90 km/h on rural roads and 50 km/h on urban roads.
  • There is no national drink-driving law in São Tomé and Príncipe. Thus, the maximum drink drive limit is not defined.
  • There is no national seat-belt law in São Tomé and Príncipe. Thus, try to take necessary safety precautions when travelling with children.
  • There is also no national law on the use of mobile phones when behind the wheel.
  • Avoid night driving.
  • If you decide to rent a car, let it be a four-wheel drive car.
  • Take into consideration that if you do not speak Portuguese, you may have big problems understanding the locals.
  • Beware of pedestrians, cyclists, and animals on the road.

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