Drive with Uber
Upstate New York
Ridesharing is now in New York State! Buffalo, Rochester, and other areas need drivers like you. Thousands of riders have signed up to ride with Uber and are looking for rides—sign up and cash in on the action.
Signing up is easy
Let's get started
Signing up is easy, and once you have the Uber Driver app, you'll be able to tap a button and start earning on your own schedule.
You can earn driving your own car, using your own driver's license and car insurance. No special licensing is needed for areas outside of New York City.
Finding an onboarding location
Meet our team at one of our Greenlight Spot locations in your area to get help setting up your Uber Driver account. We'll have information for what you'll need to know when riders can start requesting rides from Albany, Buffalo, Rochester, and more.
Get answers to your questions about how Uber works, driving Uber in New York State, and more.
Refer drivers for extra cash
Invite friends, family, and neighbors to join the Uber community in Albany, Buffalo, Rochester, and other Upstate towns. Use your promo code when referring others, and you'll earn a reward after they complete a certain number of trips.
Restrictions on driving: You may drop off riders within New York City if the trip starts outside of New York City. You will not receive requests for rides within New York City.