What are the Uber Driver Requirements?

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Uber Driver Requirements

Uber Driver Requirements

Here are the Uber Driver requirements.

If you want to become an Uber driver it’s important that you are familiar with the Uber Driver Requirements.

Because it can be challenging to find all the requirements for Uber drivers on official Uber sites, I will show you in this post all the necessary requirements to drive for Uber.

Here are the detailed requirements to drive for Uber:

Uber Driver Age Requirements


  • You must be 21 years of age or older.
  • You must have 3 years driving experience.
  • If you have recently moved from another state, you may have to verify your driving history. Keep your out-of-state drivers license. You might need it.

Other Uber Driver Requirements

  • You need to have in-state car insurance in your name.
  • You must have in-state car registration. It does not need to be in your name.
  • You must have an in-state Driver’s License.
  • You must have a Social Security Number for a background check.

Background Check

  • Clean driving record.
  • Pass a background check.

The background takes a few days and is done by Hirease

Background check: make sure that in the past 7 years you have had…

  • No DUI or drug-related offenses.
  • No incidents of driving without insurance or license.
  • No fatal accidents
  • No history of reckless driving.
  • No criminal history.

Uber Driver Car Requirements

You must have a vehicle (or purchase one) that meets the Uber Car Requirements.

The UberX vehicle requirements are:

  • 4-door sedan, must seat 4 or more passengers excluding driver.
  • Year 2001* or newer.
  • In-state plates.
  • No marked, taxi, or salvaged vehicles.
  • Pass Uber vehicle inspection.
  • The car must be currently registered, but your name does not have to be on the registration.d

Uber BLACK Driver Requirements

What if I want to drive for Uber BLACK?

What are the UberBLACK driver requirements?

There are different requirements if you want to drive for Uber Black. The Uber BLACK driver requirements are commercial licensing, insurance and registration. Also, the Uber Black service requires you to have a luxury vehicle.

How do you apply to become an Uber driver?

Complete an application online here.

The best way to find out if you meet all of the Uber driver requirements is to just apply. It is quick and easy

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Nick enjoys tech, travel & flying drones. When he's not writing code or articles, he enjoys playing guitar and volleyball. His two favorite places are Thailand and Ecuador.

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