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Partner Injury Protection

Accident insurance from AXA

Sometimes accidents happen. So it’s good to know that starting Feb 1, 2020, you’re protected against medical costs and lost earning opportunities, subject to the cover's terms and conditions.

Important information

When you are covered

  • Starting from the launch date

    Partner Injury Protection starts on Feb 1, 2020.

  • Coverage while On-Trip

    You are covered from the moment you accept a trip or delivery request, through to when the trip ends or the delivery is completed.

  • Who is covered

    All Uber driver are insured. Coverage is subject to conditions and limits.


What this means for you

How it works

Get help with medical costs if you’re injured in an accident while on an Uber trip. If your injuries stop you from driving, you can also get help with lost earning opportunities.

Insured for medical costs and lost earning opportunities

If you’re a driver using Uber in Bahrain, Partner Injury Protection can help you with medical expenses and other costs.

You pay nothing

As part of our global commitment to safety we have partnered with AXA to provide as many driver and delivery partners as possible with this protection with Uber being the policyholder. That’s why this insurance cover is at no cost to you.

Your customers are insured too

While on an Uber trip in Bahrain, your passengers are also automatically covered by injury protection insurance at no cost to them.

How to use the insurance if you’re injured

If you’re injured in an accident while On-Trip and want to get help with your medical costs, please use the in-app claim form or contact AXA (see below).


This insurance is provided to you subject to the following terms:

  1. Uber may withdraw, update or modify this insurance at any time in its sole discretion.
  2. This insurance is procured by Uber at its own discretion and cost.
  3. Drivers and Delivery Partners shall not in any way be responsible or liable for any payments or premiums relating to the insurance whatsoever.
  4. The Driver/Delivery Partner and Uber acknowledge and agree that the Driver/Delivery Partner can decide to opt-out from being covered by the Insurance at any time by indicating they are declining the protection of the cover upon notice or request. Declining cover will not affect your ability to use the Uber App.
  5. Driver and Delivery Partners are independent contractors. This Insurance does not in any way create an employment relationship or an expectation of employment (including from a labour law, tax law or social security law perspective) between Uber and the Driver or Delivery Partner.