Activate your vehicle
To drive with Uber in Hamilton, your vehicle must pass an inspection and receive a 'Safety Standards Certificate' (SSC) every 12 months. Complete the inspection at one of our preferred locations below or at a mechanic near you. Check to make sure your mechanic is licensed by the Ministry of Transportation and can issue a 'Safety Standards Certificate'.
Discounted rates for vehicle inspection
Uber partners now get a discounted rate for Vehicle Inspections at our preferred locations in the Hamilton area:
Canadian Tire: $80 plus tax
Meineke: $85 plus tax
Active Green & Ross: $85 plus tax
North Star: $55 plus tax
Dekra: $75 plus tax
7 Star Auto Care: $60 plus tax
See below map for the locations and operating hours.
How to complete a vehicle inspection
1. Find an inspection centre
Find your nearest inspection centre and make an appointment for a vehicle inspection.
Our preferred locations are below but you're welcome to use your own mechanic. If you do, be sure to visit a Motor Vehicle Inspection Station that can issue a 'Safety Standards Certificate'.
2. Complete a vehicle inspection
Bring your vehicle in for the inspection. If your vehicle passes the inspection, the mechanic will give you a Safety Standards Certificate (SSC).
Note that Uber does not cover the cost of the inspection, or any repairs or maintenance needed to pass an inspection.
Hamilton inspection centers
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