How Do I Sign Up for Doordash?

DoorDash is a food delivery service used by customers, restaurants and delivery people. You can sign up for DoorDash as any of them. Signing up as a dasher is more complicated because there are background checks to be done. Otherwise, the process is very straightforward. You should contact customer support if you have any issues.

How Do I Sign Up for DoorDash?

DoorDash is one of the most popular door to door food delivery services in the country. You can use the desktop site or the mobile application to order food via DoorDash from any of your favorite restaurants.

You can find the application on the Google Play Store or the Apple Store.

Using DoorDash is a great way to grow your business or earn extra income. To use DoorDash, you will need to set up an account with the service.

Setting up an account will be done depending on whether you are a dasher or driver, merchant or a customer. You will have to adhere to the DoorDash Terms and Conditions if you are to qualify for an account.

DoorDash Terms and Conditions

You do not need a license to become a DoorDash driver or dasher. However, there are full license classes available in Canada.

Whether you are in the United States, Canada or Australia, you will need to consent to a background check if you want to sign up as a DoorDash merchant or dasher.

You will need to confirm your identity when signing up for DoorDash. Your driving license and national ID or passport should do just fine.

Identity verification is crucial to DoorDash and they will ask you many questions to ascertain your identity. You may also be asked to provide video confirmation via Checkr.

Another way of providing video confirmation of your identity would be to record a short video and then emailing it to DoorDash.

You will also be required to provide evidence that you own a vehicle, motorcycle, scooter or bicycle which you will use to make deliveries as a dasher.

The background check is usually processed within five to seven business days. However, it might take longer in some cases. You will receive a link on your email as to how you can check the status of the background check.

Another condition if you want to become a DoorDash dasher is that your vehicle must have valid insurance. You will have to provide confirmation of the policy to DoorDash.

Signing Up for DoorDash

The process of signing up for DoorDash is relatively straightforward. You only need to open the desktop site or mobile app and click on the ‘Sign Up' tab on the homepage of either.

If you follow the instructions, you will be taken to a place where you can sign up for the service. You will have to wait for the background check to clear if you are signing up as a dasher.

After your application is accepted, you will have to complete the DoorDash orientation. The orientation will cover aspects of the delivery job such as how schedule your working hours, how to receive and make payments, how to receive and manage delivery requests.

You will also learn how to receive technical support from DoorDash which is extremely valuable as a dasher.

When you complete the orientation, you will receive an activation kit from DoorDash. In some cases, especially when there is no in-person orientation, the activation kit can be a substitute for the orientation.

The kit contains a get started manual, a hot bag and the DoorDash red card.

Another way that you can sign up for DoorDash is using a referral from another DoorDash driver. The dashers receive commissions if they recruit other dashers hence they will usually send you a link with the referral.

The link will often lead you through the process described above. You will also receive a referral link through which you can earn commissions.

If you have any issues signing up for DoorDash, please contact their customer support.

Why Did GetHuman Write "How Do I Sign Up for Doordash?"?

After thousands of DoorDash customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem (and many others), we decided it was time to publish instructions. So we put together How Do I Sign Up for Doordash? to try to help. It takes time to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting DoorDash if necessary. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with guidance from this page.

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