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Getting started

To get started, you'll need to have the following documents to drive or deliver with Uber in British Columbia. Take a photo of each and upload them to your Uber account.

Required documents overview

Your account profile includes personal and vehicle documents, such as photos of your driver's licence and vehicle insurance. Get the details about driving with Uber in your city.

    1. British Columbia driver's licence

    2. Proof of work eligibility

    3. Owner's certificate of insurance and vehicle registration

    1. ICBC Commercial Driving record

    2. Commercial vehicle inspection report

Tips for uploading your documents

Make sure all required details are clearly visible

Ensure that your document contains all required details before uploading. The entire document should be clearly visible.

Upload your driver's licence first

This will speed up the approval process when we need to cross-check your licence with other documents.

Upload one image or PDF at a time

You can go here to get more information about uploading your documents through the Driver app.

Original documents only

We do not accept photocopied documents, so please make sure you only upload original documents.

Required documents

  • 1. Driver's licence

    Driving with Uber

    • 21+ years old
    • Class 1, 2, or 4 (note: the Class 4 restricted licence is the simplest to complete, and it meets BC rideshare requirements)
    • If you're uploading an interim licence, please include a government-issued photo ID (e.g. BC services card, passport) in the same photo to verify your identity

    Delivering with Uber Eats

    • 21+ years old
    • British Columbia Class 1-5 driver’s licence or equivalent
    • A driver’s licence is required to deliver with Uber Eats if using a car, but not if delivering using a bike
  • 2. Proof of work eligibility

    Proof of work eligibility is required for driving and delivering with Uber. Proof of work options include any of the following:

    • Passport
    • Residency card
    • Birth certificate
    • Citizenship card
    • Work permit

    Delivering with Uber Eats

    • Proof of work eligibility is required to deliver (car and bike) with Uber Eats. If delivering by bike, the proof of work serves as your photo ID.
    • If your proof of work does not contain a photo, please include a separate photo ID in the same picture.
  • 3. Owner's Certificate of Insurance and Vehicle Registration

    Driving with Uber

    • Please be sure to include all 4 corners of the full document (including the top half, Owner's Certificate of Insurance and Vehicle Licence, and the bottom half, Vehicle Registration)
    • Vehicle must be 9 years or newer
    • Must have 4 doors and 5 seats
    • Cannot be rebuilt or salvaged
    • If you are taking a picture, ensure that it is not blurry and that the licence plate number and VIN on the insurance is clearly legible

    Note: Uber is working with the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) to maintain insurance coverage on behalf of rideshare drivers operating in British Columbia. See details here.

    Delivering with Uber Eats

    • Vehicle registration and insurance is required to deliver with Uber Eats if using a car but not a bike
    • Vehicle must be 20 years or newer
    • Vehicle must be registered in British Columbia
  • 4. Driving record

    Driving with Uber

    • Obtain your Commercial Driving Record from ICBC for free
    • As shown in the image to the left, please share the document with the following email address: bcmvr-group@uber.com, once this is done, Uber will receive your Commercial Driving Record directly from ICBC and upload it to your account
    • Please note that there is no longer an option to upload your Commercial Driving Record yourself and the email option is the only option that can be used
    • If you have less than 3 years of driving experience in BC but have driven elsewhere in Canada, upload your driving record from other provinces here

    Requirements

    • No more than 3 minor violations in the last 2 years
    • No major violations, suspensions, or prohibitions in the last 3 years

    Delivering with Uber Eats

    • Obtain your Driving Record from ICBC for free
    • Once you've received your Driving Record, upload it to your profile within 30 days
    • Driving Record review is required to deliver with Uber Eats if using a car but not if delivering using a bike
  • 5. Commercial vehicle inspection report

    Driving with Uber

    • You will need to pass a commercial vehicle inspection at an approved facility. Note: other inspection reports cannot be accepted.
    • Once you have the completed commercial vehicle inspection report, upload a clear photo of the report to your Uber account—a full photo with all 4 corners.

      View full-size sample

    Delivering with Uber Eats This document is not required if you're delivering with Uber Eats.

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    • Passport
    • Residency card
    • Birth certificate
    • Citizenship card
    • Work permit
    • If delivering by bike, the proof of work serves as your photo ID
    • If your proof of work does not contain a photo, please include a separate photo ID in the same picture