Public Procurement


A APDL - Administração dos Portos do Douro e Leixões S. A. has adopted the Electronic Procurement Platform vortalGOV and established an agreement so that suppliers can join, understand the specifications of the new code, and promote new contracts with public adjudicating entities.

The use of the vortalGOV platform with Universal access is free for: access, consultation of the available tender documents, and submission of proposals.

If you do not yet have access to Vortal, you can register at as follows:

1º Products
2º Competitors / Suppliers
3º Universal Access
4º Select an option: TOTAL, START, or ON
5º Select - Buy
6º Adhesion Form


For the purpose of submitting a proposal or sending notifications/communications to the contracting authority, you must have a package of temporary stamps.

The manuals are available online next to the Adhesion Form.

In case of doubt, please contact the Customer Management service at 707 20 27 12, between 9 am and 7 pm on weekdays, or by email at

If you have any doubts about the registration and accreditation process of your company or in requesting your digital authentication certificate, please contact

In due time, interested parties should contact the Vortal support line to obtain all the assistance in the overall processing of a procedure.


Current Legislation:

Access to the VORTALnext platform does not entail any additional payment.