Uber Driver Requirements

Driver requirements

How to drive with Uber

Uber is a great way to be your own boss and earn extra cash. Most folks are eligible to drive on the Uber platform—here’s what you need to know.

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Minimum requirements

Anybody can drive with Uber, although there are a few minimum requirements:

  • Meet the minimum age to drive in your city

  • Have at least one year of licensed driving experience in the US (3 years if you are under 23 years old)

  • Have a valid US driver’s license

  • Use an eligible 4-door vehicle

Required documents

Before hitting the road, share the following documentation:

  • A valid US driver’s license

  • Proof of residency in your city, state, or province

  • Proof of vehicle insurance if you plan to drive your own car

  • A driver profile photo

    • Must be a forward-facing, centered photo including the driver’s full face and top of shoulders, with no sunglasses

    • Must be a photo only of the driver with no other subject in the frame, well-lit, and in focus; it cannot be a driver’s license photo or other printed photograph

Driver screening

After signing up, you can complete a screening online. It will review your driving record and criminal history.

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Hit the road

It's easy to get started

1. Sign up in minutes

Tell us about yourself and your car. Vehicle requirements vary by region, so we’ll show you what’s needed.

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2. Share required documents

We’ll need copies of your license, registration, proof of insurance, proof of a vehicle inspection and some information for a screening.

3. Get the app and go

Once you’re on the platform, simply log in to the app and start earning money.



Keep more money in your pocket

Depending on your Uber Pro status and location, you could earn more with higher Quest promotions,¹ enjoy Airport Priority Rematch,² and more. The program also offers savings on everyday costs like gas.³

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More support on the road

Uber Pro offers rewards such as free roadside assistance, complimentary dent repair, up to 25% off car maintenance, and others. You can also see the duration of a trip before accepting it,⁴ so you have more control while on the road.

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More opportunities for you and your family

Qualifying drivers receive 100% tuition coverage⁵ at ASU Online that can be used by the driver or transferred to a family member. Take classes toward a degree or certificates that can help you or your loved one move toward opportunity.

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