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You still can get an FHV driver’s license in NYC! And Uber’s Fast Lane program can help you get licensed and into an FHV plated vehicle by connecting you to rental partners and fleet-owners.

Get started with Uber

Drive in New York City

Uber is a great way to be your own boss and earn great money. From a commercial license to a car, Uber can help you every step of the way.

What you can look forward to

Why do drivers enjoy Uber?

Make good money

Driving with Uber is your way to earn as much as you want. And with more riders and trips than any other service, there’s more money around every corner.

Choose when to drive

Choose when and where you drive in the city—it’s up to you.

Get paid instantly

Transfer your earnings to your bank account immediately. There’s no minimum withdrawal amount and you can cash out up to 5 times a day.*

*Available after 25 trips and two weeks on the road.

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How to get started


Create an account

If you're new to Uber, the first step is to create a partner account. It only takes a minute to sign up online. We’ll email you more information once you’re all set.


Visit an Uber Greenlight Hub

If you don't have a TLC license, we can help you get one. Otherwise, we'll activate your account, register your vehicle with the TLC, or find a vehicle for you to rent if you need one.


Get the app and go

Once you have your TLC plates, you can start making money in as little as two days. Just download the Uber Driver app and we'll send you nearby trip requests.

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Getting on the road

Need a license?

Apply for a TLC license

If you don't have a TLC license, we can help you get one. We've made the process simple, so you can get on the road and start earning.

Already have a license?

Add a vehicle

If you have a TLC license, you'll also need TLC plates and commercial insurance for your car. If you don't have an eligible vehicle, we can help you get one.

Start making money with Uber

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