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Physical description

Size: 105 x 148 mm

Format: A6 (open) - A7 (folded)

Material: Paper like

Colour: Pink with text in black characters

Distinctive features: Document that folds down the centre, forming 4 pages Page 1 contains: National coat of arms between the words: "República" and "Portuguesa". The words: "Direcção-Geral de Viação". The name of the Department issuing the licence. The international abbreviation for Portugal (P) inside an ellipse Driving licence printed in Portuguese and French.   Page 4 Reserved for other information (for a stamp to revalidate the licence once the validity date has expired).

Legend

  • 1 Surname of the holder
  • 2 Other name(s) of the holder
  • 3 Date and place of birth
  • 4a Date of issue of the licence
  • 4b Date of expiry of the licence
  • 4c Name of the issuing authority
  • 5 Number of licence
  • 6 Photograph of the holder
  • 7 Signature of the holder
  • 8 Permanent place of residence
  • 9 category(ies) of vehicle(s) the holder is entitled to drive
  • 10 Date of first issue of each category(ies)
  • 11 Date of expiry of each category
  • 12 Additional information/restriction(s)

Categories & Codes

Categories

For more information on the corresponding categories, please check the Commission decision on equivalence.

Category

Period of validity*

(A1), A, B, BE,

B(G), (F)

Until 40;

40-50:10 years;

60-70:5 years;

Above 70:2 years

C, CE, C(G),

CE(G), D, DE,

D(G), DE(G)

Until 35;

35-60: 5 years;

above 60:1 year

*This refers to the administrative validity of the document and does not necessarily reflect the holder’s right to drive.

 

National categories

National category

Description of national category

(A1)

Mopeds and motorcycles (< 50 cc)

(F)

Agricultural and forestry tractors; agricultural machines

(G)

Professional drivers

 

Professional drivers

    • Certificate of professional competence is issued : NO
    • Code 95 is marked on the driving licence : NO

    Additional information

    * Category E was issued for categories B, C and D only.

    Category G was issued for categories B, C and D only , and was endorsed for a driver intending to drive motor vehicles professionally