The Mobility and Transport Institute (IMT, IP) is a public institute integrated in the indirect administration of the State, endowed with administrative and financial autonomy and its own assets.IMT, IP is a central body with jurisdiction over the entire national territory, has its headquarters in Lisbon and has, as decentralized services, the Regional Mobility and Transport Directorates of the North, the Center, Lisbon and the Tagus Valley, Alentejo and from the Algarve.
The IMT, IP continues the duties of the Ministries of Internal Administration, Infrastructure and Housing , Environment and Energy Transition , and the Sea, under the supervision and supervision of the Minister of Infrastructure and Housing .
IMT, IP succeeds in the attributions:
of the Institute of Road Infrastructures, IP
of the Port and Maritime Transport Institute, IP
of the Land Transport Emergency Planning Commission
IMT, IP also integrates the attributions of SIEV - Electronic Vehicle Identification System, SA, regarding the operation and management of the electronic vehicle identification system.
Institute of Mobility and Transport
Av.Das Forças Armadas, 40 1649-022 LISBON GET DIRECTION
808 201 212
Lisbon and Tagus Valley Regional Mobility and Transport Directorate
Av. Elias Garcia, no. 103; 1050-098 LISBON GET DIRECTION
808 201 212
DRMT Lisboa and VT - District Delegation of Viação de Santarém
R. Pedro de Santarém 151B, 2000-223 Santarém GET DIRECTION
DRMT Lisboa and VT - District Delegation of Viação de Setúbal
Av. Dr. António Rodrigues Manito, 92-R / C; 2900-062 GET DIRECTION
Any individual who meets the following conditions:
The driving license must be obtained at a driving school. The driving schools are private companies which provide preparation classes and enrol the students in the necessary exams to get the license.
Portuguese Citizen Card or identity card. If you have foreign nationality, submit one of the following documents:
Drivers' applicants do not have a minimum time limit for obtaining the license, but two years after enrollment in the driving school, have only been successful in the theoretical test (valid for one year), before the end of the validity of the two years, apply for revalidation of the qualification that allows him to receive training.
two years after enrollment in the driving school, have not obtained the qualification, have to submit a new process, with a new medical certificate and psychological assessment report, if required, and start the new training.
TVDE identifies, according to the law, automobiles serving “individual and remunerated passenger transportation in vehicles not featured on an electronic platform”, that is, the private carriers that we are familiar with, such as Uber, Bolt (ex-Taxify), Cabify or Kapten (ex-Chauffeur Privé) .
What is a TVDE operator
For IMT (Institute of Mobility and Transport), a TVDE operator is characterized as a legal person adhering to an electronic platform designed to provide passenger transport service in uncharacterized vehicles. That is, any vehicle that is from Uber, Bolt, Cabify, Chauffeur Privé or Kapten.
How is the couplet?
This badge must have a rectangular shape with 145 mm x 68 mm, white background, black border 5 mm thick, and the inscription “TVDE” in black characters 38 mm high, as well as the inscription of the respective number. license in the lower right corner accordingly.
This seal, if we can call it this way, must be placed in a removable and visible way on the right side of the front window and on the left side of the rear window , without impairing the driver's visibility.
What kind of cars can be used?
The vehicles that can practice this TVDE activity are passenger cars with national registration, with a capacity not exceeding nine seats, including that of the driver, aged no more than 7 years from the date of the first registration.TVDE operator licenses are valid for 10 years on the first issue and 5 years on revalidations.
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