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Driver-partner requirements

What you need to drive with Uber
There are a few requirements you need to meet so we can set you up to drive with Uber.


You can drive with Uber even if you don't own a car. Here’s what you need to do:


  • Meet the minimum age requirement in your state or territory
  • Have access to a vehicle that meets Uber's vehicle requirements
  • Hold a valid full driver’s licence in your state or territory
  • Have held a full driver’s licence in any Australian state or territory for at least 12 months (exceptions apply in certain states and territories)
  • Provide all the necessary documents required in your state or territory
  • Be listed as an insured driver for the vehicle you plan to drive

If you don't have access to a vehicle that meets Uber's requirements, you can rent one from one of our rental partners. Visit the marketplace for a range of options!


Before hitting the road, you will need to submit the following documents:


  • A valid, full driver’s licence for your state or territory
  • Your passport or birth certificate
  • Any other documents required in the state or territory you plan to drive in
  • A driver profile photo
    • Must be a forward-facing, centered photo including the driver's full face and top of shoulders, with no sunglasses
    • Must be a photo only of the driver with no other subject in the frame, well-lit, and in focus. It cannot be a driver's license photo or other printed photograph

Background checks

After starting the signup process, you’ll be required to pass a background check. Processes for driver-partner background checks vary by city.



1. 在线注册

Tell us about yourself and your vehicle, if you have one. If you don’t, we may be able to connect you with a vehicle solutions provider, who could help you get one.

2. 上传您的文件

We’ll need you to upload a few documents, including your driver’s licence, so we can run a background check. Once we’ve reviewed everything, you can download the Uber partner app.

3. 进行车辆检测

If the vehicle you plan to drive with Uber meets your city’s requirements, the next step is to arrange a vehicle inspection to confirm it is roadworthy.

Requirements vary by city. For more info, check out our city guides.

工作权 (VEVO) 调查

在澳大利亚使用优步车主端的合作车主必须拥有可工作的公民身份、居留身份或签证身份。在注册过程中,我们会对无法提供澳大利亚护照、澳大利亚出生证明或澳大利亚公民证明的合作车主进行在线签证资格验证 (VEVO)。


During the signup process, a Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO) check is undertaken for driver-partners who are not able to provide an Australian Passport, Australian Birth Certificate or Australian Citizenship Certificate, and did not have other work eligibility checks completed as part of accreditation.

In cases where a driver-partner’s right to work cannot be verified using the information they have provided, the driver-partner will be required to conduct a VEVO check independently and provide the result to us or through their state accreditation process to continue signing up.

Alternatively, if a driver-partner has received their result and believes it to be incorrect, they can provide us with an updated result that proves their entitlement to work in Australia.

Driver-partners can obtain an updated VEVO check from the Department of Immigration’s website.


  • You can find more information on how to complete your VEVO check through the Department of Immigration’s online Help and Support centre.

    Visit the centre ❯

    At a minimum, you will need your passport or ImmiCard details and one of the following reference numbers:

    • Transaction Reference Number (TRN)
    • Visa Grant Number
    • Visa Evidence Number
  • 您可以通过移民局的在线帮助和支持中心,详细了解状态显示为“出错”的筛查结果。


  • You can email your updated result to us at, using the subject line VEVO Check Result - YourEmailAddress. Please ensure that you provide the same email address that you used to create your driver-partner account so that your check can be verified.


Mornington Peninsula vehicle requirements

In addition to the minimum requirements above, each city has its own vehicle requirements. Visit the link below for more information.