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Drive in British Columbia

Thousands of riders request Uber rides every day across Canada. Use your vehicle to cash in on the action.

1. Sign up online

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

2. Share your documents

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

  • Driver's licence: 21+ years old, Class 1, 2, or 4 (restricted or unrestricted) licences are accepted. Class 5 is not accepted.

    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.

  • Owner's Certificate of Insurance and Vehicle Registration: Your vehicle model year must be 9 years or newer and be registered in British Columbia.
  • Proof of work eligibility: Birth certificate, Citizenship card, Passport residency card, or Work permit

3. Class 4 driver's licence

British Columbian drivers need a valid Class 1, 2, or 4 licence in order to drive with Uber. To receive a Class 4 licence, you must pass a knowledge test, a road test, and a medical exam.

4. Safety screenings

Once you've successfully uploaded photos of your Class 4 driver's licence to your profile, you'll receive an email from Triton, our trusted background screening partner. The email will contain a link to your free online background screening. The screening will take 3 – 5 days to process and your results will be automatically uploaded to your profile.

If you have a paper copy of your Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening (PIC-VS), upload it here.

5. BC Commercial Driving Record

Request your Commercial Driving Record from ICBC online. When submitting your request for your Commercial Driving Record, there will be a page in the process where you can request to send the documents to another person of your choice, enter the following email address bcmvr-group@uber.com to send your Commercial Driving Record directly to Uber. We will upload it to your profile and review the document accordingly.

Please note that you are no longer able to upload Commercial Driving Records directly to your profile and you must submit Commercial Driving Records via the email process detailed above.

For additional details on how to email us your abstract, click here.

If you have less than 3 years of driving experience in BC but have driven elsewhere, upload your driving record from the other provinces here. Out-of-country driving records will no longer be accepted.

6. Minimum vehicle requirements

Your vehicle must meet the requirements to drive with Uber in British Columbia.

Vehicle requirements:

  • 4-door vehicle with at least 5 seats
  • Vehicle year must be 9 years or newer
  • Good condition with no cosmetic damage
  • No commercial branding
  • Not salvaged or rebuilt vehicles
  • Pass a vehicle inspection

7. Commercial vehicle inspection

To be eligible to drive with Uber, your vehicle must pass a commercial vehicle inspection by an approved inspection facility. Upon passing, you’ll receive a Commercial Vehicle Inspection Report. Please upload the passed inspection to your profile within 36 days of the inspection date.

Once you receive your report, upload a clear image of the document to your Uber profile and ensure that your Commercial Vehicle Inspection Report is in your vehicle at all times.

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 your local community and discover new places to show your friends and family.

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