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Hamilton needs drivers like you. Thousands of riders request Uber everyday—learn how we can help you sign up and cash in on the action.

Instructions for drivers

1. Sign up online

Tell us a little about yourself and your car by creating a driver profile.

2. Minimum vehicle requirements

Your vehicle must meet the requirements to drive or deliver with Uber in London. There are many options available, check to see which ones your vehicle qualifies for.

3. Share your documents

Take photos of the following documents and upload them to your account:

  • Driver's license: 21+ years old, Ontario G Driver’s Licence or equivalent (G1 or G2 is not allowed). If you're uploading an interim licence, please include a government-issued photo ID (e.g. previous driving license, passport etc.) in the same photo to verify your identity. Make sure to avoid using flash so that your information is clear and readable.
  • 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.
  • Vehicle registration: Vehicle registration: Both sides (left and right) of the registration document are required. The car must also be in good condition with no cosmetic damage, have 4 doors, no commercial branding, and cannot be rebuilt or salvaged. You are not required to own the vehicle. When taking the picture, ensure that it is not blurry and that all four corners are visible.
  • Vehicle insurance: Vehicle insurance: Insurance must be in your name and must be legible. When taking the picture, ensure that it is not blurry and that all four corners are visible.

4. Background screening

Complete your background screening online or visit a Greenlight Hub to complete a background screening. The screening checks your driving record and criminal history. Be sure to bring your Ontario driver’s licence and 1 other piece of ID.

5. Vehicle inspection

Your vehicle must pass an inspection by a licensed mechanic to receive a Safety Standards Certificate (SSC) each year. When taking the picture, ensure that it is not blurry and that all four corners are visible.

6. Uber sticker

Local bylaw regulations require all driver partners to display the correct Uber sticker on their vehicle while driving with Uber.

When driving in Hamilton, please display it in your back windshield on the passenger side. The sticker will help riders know that you drive with Uber when you pick them up.

Need to replace your sticker?

Please see the following options to get your Uber sticker.

Option 1: Re-order in your app

  • Go to the ‘Account’ tab
  • Go to ‘Help’ and select ‘Signing Up’
  • Go to ‘Requirements’ and select ‘Uber decal requirements’
  • Click on ‘ORDER UBER DECAL’

Option 2: Pick it up at a Greenlight Hub.

Meet the team

Support at every turn

We want the process to be hassle-free. That’s why there are licensing experts right here in New York to answer your questions, host information sessions, and walk you through the process.

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