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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, 4 or 4A driver’s licence
  • Proof of work eligibility: Birth certificate, Citizenship card, Passport residency card, or Work permit
  • Driver’s abstract
  • Province of Nova Scotia Vehicle Inspection

Driver screening

For the Child Abuse Registry Check, you can request it using the form available on the website of the Province of Nova Scotia.

Note: Applications take at least 10 business days, please keep this in mind when submitting your application.

For the Vulnerable Sector Check, you can request it using the online service provided the Halifax Regional Police.

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. Safety Standards Certificate (SSC)

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 Winnipeg 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