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Vehicle requirements


There are many ways to drive with Uber. Each service has its own requirements that your vehicle must meet. Does your vehicle qualify? Find out here.

Minimum requirements

To drive with Uber in Halifax, your vehicle must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • 4-door vehicle
  • 9 years or newer
  • Vehicle cannot be salvaged or rebuilt


Nova Scotia Vehicle Permit

The vehicle does not need to be registered in your name to qualify but must be registered in the Province of Nova Scotia.

Certificate of Automobile Insurance

You should have and maintain an SPF 1 Automobile Insurance Policy issued in the name of the vehicle owner. This is the standard vehicle insurance for personal use.

Uber Sticker

The Uber sticker must be displayed when you are driving with Uber. Place it on the bottom right side of the rear windshield.

Not using the Uber sticker can result in heavy fines.

Eligible vehicles list

Find the vehicle makes and models that are eligible to drive with Uber in your city.

Vehicle options



Most newer cars qualify to drive with UberX, the most popular vehicle option for riders.


4-door vehicle 9 years or newer (2011 vehicle model year or newer) Good interior and exterior condition No salvaged or rebuilt vehicles


Seat more passengers—and earn higher fares—with your high-capacity vehicle.

Additional requirements:

  • 4-door SUV or minivan with independently opening doors
  • Seat at least 6 passengers in addition to the driver
  • No full-sized vans or trucks
  • No taxi cabs, government cars, or commercially marked vehicles


Comfort was designed to maximize possibilities on the Uber platform.

Additional requirements:

  • Maintain eligibility on a different Uber option such as UberX and UberXL
  • Have a minimum star rating of 4.85 and have completed at least 100 trips
  • Drive a vehicle with more legroom than smaller, compact cars eligible for UberX and that meet the minimum vehicle year requirement

Learn more about Comfort

Uber sticker

Drivers must display an Uber decal on their vehicle while online. Place it on your front passenger windshield facing outward. You can remove it when you decide to go offline and save it for the next time. Pro tip: keep the paper it comes with to place your sticker on when not in use.

We'll send your Uber sticker to your mailing address.

Rent or lease a vehicle

Need a car? Get one at an affordable rate. Multiple options are available exclusively for Uber partners.

Uber delivery services

Find more ways to earn. Drivers 19 years of age and older may qualify for delivery services.

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