Driving for Uber can be a great way to increase your income. Because you can do it whenever you have some free time, it's easy to fit it into your schedule. And, because you're an independent contractor, you don't have to go through a competitive hiring process in which the odds are high that you won't get the job.
To be eligible to drive for Uber, you must be legally allowed to drive and have a driver's license to prove it. You need whatever insurance your state requires drivers to have. You will also have to have some sort of proof of residence in your city, such as mail that you have received at your home address.
You will also need to have a photo for your driver profile. This cannot be your driver's license photo or any other printed photo. The picture you take must meet the following requirements:
You will also have to keep your driver's license, proof of insurance, vehicle registration, and the Safety Standards Certificate you receive in your vehicle while you are driving for Uber.
Your vehicle will need to be capable of passing a vehicle inspection. The requirements for passing an inspection vary by state. You will be required to bring your vehicle in for an inspection as a part of the sign-up process.
Your city or state may have extra requirements for becoming an Uber driver, because of local regulations. Once you sign up with Uber, you will be informed of any additional standards your locale requires you to meet.
To get started driving for Uber, just follow these instructions:
If you need any help during the sign-up process, or if you have any other questions about driving for Uber, you can contact an Uber customer service representative for help. You can reach one on the help forum. There are no other online contact options and no phone contact option.
After thousands of Uber 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 Start Driving with Uber? 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 Uber 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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