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Driver requirements

Make money driving folks around your city. Sign up now to get more information about driving in your city.

Minimum requirements

Your vehicle must meet the requirements to drive with Uber in Halifax. Check if your vehicle is qualified.

To drive with Uber, you must upload your Nova Scotia Vehicle Permit and Certificate of Automobile Insurance. Regulations require Drivers in Halifax to have an SPF 1 Automobile Insurance Policy.

Required documents

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


  • Driver's licence: 3 years of driving experience, Nova Scotia class 1, 2, 3, 4 or 4A driver’s licence
  • Proof of work eligibility: Birth certificate, Citizenship card, Passport residency card, or Work permit
  • Driver’s abstract
  • Motor Vehicle Inspection Certificate for a Type 2 vehicle

Driver screening

You’ll also need to start your Vulnerable Sector Check. Please be sure to ensure you share your final check from BackCheck with all three checks (Canadian Criminal Record Check, Vulnerable Sector, Local Police Information) cleared. You can also obtain a Vulnerable Sector Check directly from your local police department, then upload the document through the Uber app or at

Municipal regulations require you to have a Child Abuse Registry Check and Vulnerable Sector Check before driving with Uber.

Documents to keep in your car

City bylaw regulators may request rides at any time to conduct vehicle and document inspections.

Be sure to keep the following documents in your vehicle when driving with Uber:

  1. Driver's licence
  2. Vehicle registration
  3. Proof of insurance
  4. Motor Vehicle Inspection Certificate for a Type 2 vehicle

Also, make sure to have any required Uber sticker(s) placed on your vehicle.

Why you'll love driving

1. Set your own schedule

You can drive with Uber anytime, day or night, 365 days a year. When you drive is always up to you, so it never gets in the way of the important things in your life.

2. Make more at every turn

Trip fares start with a base amount, then increase with time and distance. And when there are more people needing rides than normal, drivers make more.

3. Meet new people and learn about your city

You'll meet and have conversations with people from all walks of life. From long-time residents to first-time tourists, families, small business owners, and more. You'll also become an expert on Halifax and discover new places to show your friends and family.

Local vehicle requirements

In addition to the minimum requirements above, each city has its own regulations for vehicles. After you sign up to drive, you’ll get more information.

More ways to make money

Grab your bike, scooter, or car and boost your earnings by making deliveries with Uber. Enjoy a flexible schedule and quick earning potential all while cruising around town.

Ready to make money?

The first step is to sign up