Which car is right for you? Make sure it meets the vehicle requirements in the United Arab Emirates, and remember that you’ll make more money if you keep your costs low.
Vehicle requirements For Expatriates in Dubai
For Dubai, drivers must meet all the requirements of the RTA:
Do you need a commercial vehicle license?
Applicant needs to be a limousine driver under an RTA-registered limousine company Visa
Vehicle requirements For UAE Nationals in Abu Dhabi
According to UAE law, Emirati nationals are allowed to drive their private vehicles registered under their personal names or under a first-degree relative (Parent, sibling, or child) with Uber in Abu Dhabi.
If the vehicle is under partner-driver’s first-degree relative’s name then the applicant needs to provide a notarized letter from courts attesting the relationship and permission to use the vehicle for commercial purposes.
The vehicle’s minimum requirements are as follows:
Make and model: Toyota Camry / Honda Accord / Nissan Altima / same or above level from other makes and models registered in Abu Dhabi only.
Year: 2015 and above only
Vehicle requirements For Expatriates in Abu Dhabi
Please apply online via www.uber.com or through the Uber driver app. Candidates will be contacted by one of our agents to proceed with onboarding.
Got questions? Please visit our office on Tuesdays and Thursdays (10 AM to 5 PM) on the 17th floor, Office Tower, World Trade Center, Abu Dhabi.
Seat extra passengers and charge higher fares with a higher-capacity vehicle in Dubai
Most SUVs qualify to drive with uberXL. See the list of preferred models. Other models may also qualify.
|Toyota||Land Cruiser (2015,2016,2017,2018)|
Charge higher fares with a mid-tier luxury sedan in Dubai.
See the list of preferred models. Other models may also qualify.
|Mercedez||E Class (2016,2017,2018)|
Charge higher fares with a luxury sedan in Dubai. See the list of preferred models. Other models may also qualify.
|BMW||5s & 7S (2013,2014,2015,2016,2017,2018)|
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