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Driver Requirements in Montreal

Becoming an Uber partner is easy. Review the requirements below to make sure you qualify to drive.

Driver requirements

  • Quebec Driver's License: 21+ years old, Class 5 or 4C Quebec Driver's Licence. Probationary or restricted licenses are not accepted.

  • Background Check: A good driving record and no criminal or judicial record. Complete your background screening and SAAQ driving record online with the instructions we'll send you via email.

  • Language: Understand, speak and read French.

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1. Driver's licence

You must have a class 5 driver's licence with at least 2 years of driving experience.

2. Police background screening

A background screening completed by a local Police department is required to drive with Uber.

Uber has partnered with the Blainville Police and ISB to enable you to complete your check online.

Once you've uploaded your driver's license and requested your tax numbers, Uber will email you with next steps on the background check.

3. Tax Numbers

All Uber Partners must have GST-QST numbers to drive on the platform. We will email you a form so you can easily submit or request your tax numbers.

Background screening

Background screening

A background screening completed by a local Police department is required to drive with Uber. Uber has partnered with the Blainville Police and ISB to enable you to complete your check online.

  • Uber will receive the results once your profile is completed.
  • The background screening costs $80 and will be deducted from your first 4 weekly earnings

Driving record from SAAQ

Uber also requires a good driver record from SAAQ to start driving. To be eligible to drive, you must not have more than:

  • 3 minor infraction in the last 3 years
  • No major infractions in the last 3 years

Your driving record will also be requested with your background screening.

We're here to help

We want your Uber experience to be hassle-free, so we’re here to help you every step of the way.

Our team of Uber Experts are ready to answer any questions you may have about driver, vehicle, or training requirements needed to get on the road.

Start making money with Uber

For all offers from our partners, drivers must have been cleared to drive with Uber and be active on the platform. Prices and discounts are subject to change or withdrawal at any time and without notice, and may be subject to other restrictions set by the partner. Please visit the partner’s website for a full description of the terms and conditions applicable to your rental, vehicle purchase, product, or service, including whether taxes, gas, and other applicable fees are included or excluded. Uber is not responsible for the products or services offered by other companies, or for the terms and conditions (including financial terms) under which those products and services are offered.