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Join uberWAV

Assist people with disabilities

For thousands of individuals in the Chicagoland area with disabilities, traveling just a few miles can be very difficult. Uber is committed to increasing the affordability, safety, and reliability of on-demand transportation options for people with accessibility needs. We are partnering with local rental and leasing parties to expand our uberWAV (wheelchair accessible vehicle) program. Read on to learn more about driving with uberWAV.

Sign up for an uberWAV certification session

If you are interested in learning more, attend a session to begin the certification process

Check if you have a vehicle that qualifies for uberWAV

The city requirements vehicle checklist:

  • Has a side entryway with a manual ramp

  • ADA compliant

  • Passed the NMEDA certification

  • Seats 4+ passengers, not including the wheelchair

  • Equipped with QStraint or similar securement devices

If your vehicle checks all the boxes on the list, you’re ready to sign up to drive with uberWAV. Submit the form below, and we’ll send you an email with instructions on how to complete the online Passenger Service & Safety (PASS) certification course.

Next, we’ll email you about completing an in-person certification and having your vehicle inspected. Then, you’ll be ready to get on the road!

If you are interested in learning more, follow the link below to attend an information session at a Chicago Greenlight Hub.

attend a certification session

Don’t have a vehicle that meets the requirements? We’ve got you covered.

Step 1

Look for an email from Uber with instructions on how to complete the online Passenger Service & Safety (PASS) certification course.

Step 2

After completing the online certification, schedule a time to complete an in-person securement certification.

Step 3

Once you complete the online and in-person certification, you will be eligible to rent a WAV (wheelchair accessible vehicle). We will send you an email with next steps.

Learn about earnings opportunities and expenses

The breakdown

Incentives

uberWAV drivers have additional incentives when they lease or rent a WAV vehicle and are WAV certified

Keep the Uber service fee with uberWAV

Expenses

Vehicle rental cost of $450 per week + taxes. Vehicle rental costs may vary by vendor.

Ready to make money? Sign up and start driving

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