Request Medical Certificate for Driver’s License On-line at Hospital da Luz

Every client that needs a medical certificate for the emission or revalidation of the driver’s license can now request it at Hospital da Luz Lisboa.

Since 15 May 2017 the electronic emission of a medical certificate for driver’s license is mandatory.

To obtain the certificate, all you have to do is request an appointment – preferably with one’s assisting doctor (general medicine, family or internal medicine) – by phone (217 104 400) or through the Client Portal online.

According to the applicable law, the doctor may request diagnosis complementary exams and/or clinical evaluation by other specialties. The client should bring any recent exams done outside Hospital da Luz network to the consultation.

The medical certificate will, then, be sent directly to Instituto da Mobilidade e dos Transportes, the Portuguese entity that regulates driver’s licenses, the client getting a confirmation note.


Documents and necessary data for the certificate:

  • National Citizens – driver’s license number, identification card or document number and date of validity, limitations (line 12, column 12, at the back of the driver’s license) and naturality (council, district and parish).
  • Foreign Clients residing in Portugal – passport, identification card or document number and date of validity, health service network benefiter number and tax identification number. When applicable, bring foreign driver’s license to the appointment.