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Receive an extra $750 when you sign-up now and complete 30 trips!

*Must complete trips within 90 days of commencing signing up. See eligible cities and additional terms below.

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Opportunity is everywhere

Make the most of your time on the road on the platform with the largest network of active riders.

Become a driver

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An alternative to traditional driving jobs

Driving with the Uber app offers a flexible earning opportunity. It’s a great alternative to driver jobs or seasonal employment. Or maybe you’re already a rideshare driver and want to supplement your income by becoming a driver with the Uber app.

Drivers who use the Uber app come from all backgrounds and industries, setting their own schedule to make work fit into their lives, not the other way around.

Uber offers opportunities in all major cities in Australia, including Adelaide, Brisbane, Cairns, Melbourne, Perth, and Sydney—plus other locations across the country.

Why earn with Uber

Whether you want to work morning or evenings, you can always make it work.

Set your own hours

Unlike traditional jobs, you decide when and how often you work. Work as much or as little as you want.

Get paid fast

Your earnings are deposited into your account every week. And with Flex Pay, you can cash out your earnings once a day.

Get support at every turn

If there’s anything that you need, you can reach us anytime 24/7. We offer in-app and phone support to all our earner-partners.

Driving and delivery requirements

To sign up, you need to have access to an eligible car, meet age requirements and provide all the necessary documents. Requirements vary by city according to local laws and regulations.

Driving and delivery requirements

To sign up, you need to have access to an eligible car, meet age requirements and provide all the necessary documents. Requirements vary by city according to local laws and regulations.

Safety on the road

Have peace of mind wherever you go.

Safety features

Tell your loved ones where you are. Keep your contact details confidential. Get help at the tap of a button.

Help if you need it

From emergency assistance to 24/7 support, the app is designed with your safety in mind.

An inclusive community

We're a community of millions of people who share community guidelines and depend on one another to do the right thing.

The new app: built for drivers, with drivers

The new Driver app helps you earn smarter and supports you - like a partner- at every turn.

Top questions from drivers

  • To sign up to drive, you need to be at least 21 years old, have the right to work in Australia and hold a valid full driver’s licence in the state or territory you plan to drive in. Requirements may vary by state - see further requirements and information on the Requirements page. If you don’t have access to a car, vehicle rental options are available in many Australian cities.

  • There are a few steps to the Uber signup process. First, sign up to drive online. Next, you’ll need to upload your supporting documents, and obtain rideshare licensing as required by your state's transport authority. You’ll also need to pass a background check and, depending on where you plan to drive, complete a vehicle inspection. Requirements vary depending on where you plan to drive - visit the requirements page to learn more.

    Signing up, including the rideshare licence application process, takes between 1 week and 3 months, depending on your local regulations.

  • The Uber Driver app is free to download and signing up to drive is free. To meet ridesharing requirements in your city, there may be costs involved, such as paying for a rideshare licence and vehicle inspection. For more information on what you need to get started, visit the requirements page.

  • If you want to drive with Uber but need a car, third-party vehicle providers may be able to provide suitable options. Please note that availability varies by city. Visit the Marketplace to learn more.

  • Yes, driver-partners are covered by a contingent liability policy that works with their personal compulsory third party (CTP) injury cover to provide protection for all UberX, Uber Comfort, Uber Premium, UberXL and Assist trips.

    This ensures that every trip is insured and that riders and other road users are protected if there is an accident.

  • Online support is available 24/7. Phone support is also available during select hours. If you encounter an incident with a rider, tap ‘help’ in the app to reach out to our support team.

Top cities in Australia to earn driving with the Uber app

Drive your way in the app

*Terms and conditions: This offer is available to new driver-partners who commence sign-up to drive on the Uber app between 15 February 2022 and 31 May 2022 in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Adelaide or Perth and complete 30 trips within those eligible cities within 90 days of commencing signing up. Sign-up refers to the first time that a new driver-partner registers their interest to drive using the Uber App and creates their account. If you are eligible for this offer, you will receive an email confirming this offer after you commence signing up. Offer is not available to people who have previously signed up to be a driver-partner on the Uber app or a delivery person with the Uber Eats app, or to people who have previously commenced but not completed the process of signing up to become a driver-partner or a delivery person. The 90 day eligibility period includes the time it takes for a driver-partner to complete onboarding and become activated. Onboarding period varies by city and individual driver-partner circumstances outside of the control of Uber. Eligible Uber products vary by city and include only UberX, XL, Pool, Comfort, Premier, Pet, Assist and Hourly. Cancelled trips will not count towards the 30 trip quota. Uber reserves the right to withhold or deduct payments where Uber reasonably believes there have been fraudulent circumstances or a violation of these terms or the partner terms.