Low emission zone Lisbon

Important!

Lisbon has two environmental zones: Lisbon 1, Lisbon 2

Name of the environmental zone: Environmental zone of Lisbon 1 - Portugal

Type of environmental zone: Permanent, from Monday to Saturday, 7 am to 9 pm

Not allowed to drive (temporarily): Information currently unavailable

Not allowed to drive (permanently): Vehicle type: car, motor home (M1), bus (M2, M3), van (N1), truck (N2, N3)
Fuel type: diesel, petrol
EURO standard: 0-2

Fines: 120 €

Area/extension of the environmental zone: The zone 1 is limited by the Avenida da Liberdade/Baixa axis, the Alexandre Herculano road and the Praça do Comércio to the south.

Special features: Retrofitting permitted: yes (PM)

Contact of the environmental zone and exceptions: Praça do Município, 1100-038 Lisboa, Portugal, municipe@cm-lisboa.pt

Exemptions: Information currently unavailable

Name of the environmental zone: Environmental zone of Lisbon 2 – Portugal

Type of environmental zone: Permanent, from Monday to Saturday, 7:00 am to 9:00 pm

Not allowed to drive (temporarily): Information currently unavailable

Not allowed to drive (permanently): Vehicle type: car, motor home (M1), bus (M2, M3), van (N1), truck (N2, N3)
Fuel type: diesel, petrol
EURO standard: 0-1

Fines: 120 €

Area/extension of the environmental zone: The zone 2 is limited by the Ceuta Avenue north-south axis, Avenida das Forças Armadas, USA Avenue, Avenida Marechal António Spinola, Infante Dom Henrique Avenue.

Special features: Retrofitting permitted: yes (particulate matter)

Contact of the environmental zone and exceptions: Praça do Município, 1100-038 Lisboa, Portugal, municipe@cm-lisboa.pt

Exemptions: Information currently unavailable

Low Emission Zone

Do I need stickers or registrations?

No. Here you do not need to buy a sticker or apply for registration. You only have to follow the rules of entry.


Our Green-Zones App helps you to avoid penalties.

Unfortunately there are no exact street signs known. Therefore it is difficult to know when you are in the environmental zone.


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Good to know...

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Where are there environmental zones?

There are environmental zones in many regions of Europe. The EU has issued a directive that obliges its member states to keep the air clean. The environmental zones were therefore introduced by the individual states to protect their citizens from exhaust fumes and bad air. Some countries reduce only particulate matter, others additionally nitrogen oxides, ozone and sulphur dioxides or noise.

What is an environmental zone?

An environmental zone is an area in which only certain vehicles are allowed. If your vehicle does not meet the conditions of the zone, you are not allowed to enter. Environmental zones are primarily designed to regulate the exhaust gases emitted by cars and thus improve air quality. Therefore, the rules of an environmental zone are often linked to vehicle emissions.