Exchanging your UK driving license for a Portuguese one.

Portugal is happy for citizens of other EU member states to drive on their domestic license as long as you have registered it with the IMT, the equivalent of the UK DVLA.

However after 31st December 2020 Britain is no longer a member state and the agreed transition period expires.

This option therefore ceases to be on offer and your license should be exchanged for a Portuguese one.

Fortunately most of the process can be completed on line and this video explains how:

The key links are

www.IMT online - English                 to read the instructions and down load the form

trocas.estrangeiras@imt-ip.pt       the e-mail address to send the information.

Remember you need to visit a Doctor for a driving license examination first (It's quite simple)

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