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Uploading your documents

To drive using the Driver app, you are required to upload certain documents to get your account set up. Refer to the information below when uploading each document.

Required documents

  • Driver's license
  • Proof of identification
  • Vehicle insurance and registration
  • Driving record
  • Background check
  • Profile photo

Tips: uploading your documents

Make sure all required details are clearly visible

Ensure your document contains all required details before uploading. The entire document should be clearly visible.

Upload your driver's licence first

This will speed up the approval process when we need to cross-check your licence with other documents.

Upload one image or PDF at a time

You can go here to get more information about uploading your documents through the Driver app.

Original documents only

We do not accept photocopied documents, so please make sure you only upload original documents.

Specifications per document

Scroll left and right to see what’s needed for specific documents.

  • Driver's licence (front)

    All driver-partners in Australia must hold a valid, unrestricted driver's licence issued by the State in which they use the Uber Driver app. You must have held an Australian driver’s licence for at least 12 months.

    The front of your driver's licence must clearly show:

    • Your full name
    • Your photo
    • Date of birth (must be over 21 years of age)
    • Licence number
    • Expiry date (in the future)
    • Licence class as unrestricted (provisional and learners licences are not accepted)
    • Your address
  • Driver's licence (back)

    The back of your driver's licence must clearly show:

    • Licence number
    • Change of address sticker (if applicable)
  • Proof of identification

    To drive using the Uber app, we will need a copy of your passport or birth certificate.

    The image of your passport must clearly show your:

    • Legal given names (first name and any middle names)
    • Surname
    • Birth country
    • Birth city
    • Gender
    • Date of birth

    Note: The example provided is of an Australian passport only. Generally, most nationality passports will be able to be used.

  • Vehicle insurance

    All driver-partners in Australia are required to show proof of third party property damage or comprehensive vehicle insurance information for each vehicle on their profile. Renewal certificates can not be accepted.

    The provided insurance certificate of currency must clearly show:

    • Your name as either the policyholder or a listed driver
    • Your vehicle's registration
    • Your vehicle make (eg. Toyota)
    • Your vehicle model (eg. Camry)
    • Your vehicle year (eg. 2016)
    • Expiry date (in the future)
  • Profile Photo

    All driver-partners must have an approved profile picture on their partner account. The profile photo must meet the following requirements:

    • No hats or sunglasses (regular glasses and religious garments are accepted)
    • Cannot use driver's license photo
    • Full face and top of shoulders
    • Good lighting
    • Not blurry
    • Only one person in the picture
    • Face is centered in the frame
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