- Driver Guide
- Get started with Uber
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.
Black car driving with Uber
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.
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.
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.