There is currently one Low Emission Zone in Portugal

Dates and details
First phase July 2011 to January 2012 - Euro 1

Second phase January 2012 – January 2015
- Euro 2 in zone 1 (original LEZ area)
- Euro 1 in zone 2 (extended area)

A third phase has been in place since 15 January 2015.
-Euro 3 in zone 1
-Euro 2 in zone 2

Vehicles affected
All vehicles, light and heavy, petrol and diesel.

Alternative transport
Lisbon public transport buses and tram
Lisbon public transport metro

Scheme Boundary
Lisbon map

Key: Green area = LEZ Zone 1, Yello area = LEZ Zone 2, dotted red = exempted roads

Road Sign
Lisbon road sign

Need to Register?

Retrofitting allowed?

Hours of operation
Phase 1: Monday – Saturday, 08:00-20:00

Phase 2: Monday - Saturday 07:00 to 21:00



National Scheme
Not yet

• Emergency vehicles and special
• Historic Vehicles
• Residents: Zone 2 - Lisbon residents, Zone 1 - resident within the Zone 1

Local name for the scheme
ZER - Zona de Emissões Reduzidas

City website
Lisbon city website
Lisbon leaflet
More information about the Lisbon scheme
Euro norms
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