Sign up for an Uber partner account
Make sure you've signed up for an Uber partner account. You must be at least 21 years of age.
Understand the vehicle requirements
Your vehicle must meet the requirements to drive with Uber in Edmonton. Check if your vehicle is qualified.
Get your Class 4 licence
All partners on the Uber platform in Edmonton are required to carry a valid Class 1, 2, or 4 licence. Already have one? Read on.
Get a Class 1-55 Vehicle Registration & upload documents
Head to any Alberta registry and get a Class 1-55 Vehicle Registration. Then, upload clear photos of your driver's licence, proof of work eligibility, new vehicle registration, and insurance to your profile.
- Proof of work eligibility: birth certificate, citizenship card, passport, residency card, work permit, Social Insurance Number card or paper, study permit (must declare the ability to work off-campus), Certificate of Indian Status, Canadian Forces Identification Card, Nexus Card. Make sure to avoid using flash so that your information is clear and readable.
Get a 3-year driver abstract
Head to any Alberta registry and get a 3-year driver abstract. Once you receive your abstract, head over to the Edmonton Police Service with your abstract to complete your background screening.
Complete a background screen
Visit the Edmonton Police Service to complete an EPS background screen. All partners must have a clean criminal record to drive with Uber.
External background screening results are not accepted.
Bring a three-year driver's abstract (less than 30 days old), your driver's licence (temporary licences are not accepted at this time), and one secondary piece of ID. The secondary piece of ID include the following:
- Provincial Health Care Card
- National Defence Card
- Birth Certificate
- Canadian Blood Services Card
- WIN Card
- Citizenship Card
- Firearm Acquisition Card
- Immigration Papers (ex. work or study permit)
Get a vehicle inspection
Your vehicle must pass a vehicle inspection by a licensed mechanic. Once completed, upload the form to your profile. After you're approved to drive, keep the form in your vehicle at all times or you could risk heavy fines!
Get the app
Once you’re approved to drive with Uber, download the partner app to get started.
Pick up your Uber stickers and go!
While you are online driving with Uber, make sure you display your two Uber stickers at all times on your windshield to avoid any fines.
Come to the Greenlight Hub location to pick up your two Uber stickers.
- Place one Uber sticker on your front passenger-side windshield in the bottom left corner
- Place the second Uber sticker on the rear windshield in the bottom right corner
Drive with Uber in Edmonton
1. Create an account
The first step is to create an Uber account. It only takes a minute to sign up, and you can do it online. We’ll email you more information once you’re set up.
2. Visit our Greenlight Hub
We’ll explain the process in detail and answer any questions you have. You’ll work one-on-one with an Uber Expert to complete a background screen and upload any documents to your profile.
3. Get road-ready
Schedule any licensing medical exams, knowledge tests, or road tests, and complete a vehicle inspection. Remember—we’re here to guide you every step of the way.
Getting your Class 4 licence
Interested in driving with Uber but don't have a Class 4 licence yet? Learn more about the process and how to get started.