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Delivery

in Washington D.C.

Learn how delivery works in Washington D.C. and see tips for getting started.

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Getting started

Tips for delivering with Uber

Learn about becoming a top-rated delivery partner with Uber and how to earn more throughout the day.

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Getting started

Hot places and times to deliver

Busiest areas

A high number of requests come from restaurants located in the above neighborhoods. You'll see hotspots outlined in the featured map.¹

Busiest times

The majority of demand occurs during lunch (11am-2pm) and dinner (5pm-9pm).

Delivery area

There are hundreds of restaurants spread across the entire service area. The map above shows where delivery with Uber is currently available.

Earnings

Here's how your fare is calculated

For every delivery, you get a base fare (for time, distance, pickup and dropoff) plus trip supplement, promotions and/or tolls if available. Customer tips are extra.

Pro tips

Instant pay

You will receive your earnings via direct deposit every Thursday for the previous Monday-Monday of delivering with Uber. You can also make every day a payday with Instant Pay.

Understand incentives and promotions

As a delivery partner you may be eligible for earnings incentives and weekly promotions. Understanding how these work can increase your earnings.

Saving gas

You can conserve gas by parking your vehicle while waiting for requests. The maps and tips above identify high-demand locations to park.

Cyclists welcome

You don't need a car for delivery. Bike delivery partners are welcome, too! See below for details.

Deliver with a vehicle and bike

Requirements to deliver in Washington D.C.

Requirements for drivers

  • At least 19 years old
  • Have a 2-door or 4-door car made 1999 or after
  • Have a valid driver's license, vehicle insurance and vehicle registration

Requirements for cyclists

  • At least 18 years old
  • Have a state-issued ID
  • When signing up be sure to choose 'Biking' under transportation method.

Scooter requirements

  • At least 19 years old
  • Have a motorized scooter under 50cc
  • Have a valid driver's license, scooter registration, and vehicle insurance
  • When signing up be sure to choose 'Deliver with a Scooter' under transportation method.

Tipping

Great service deserves to be rewarded

Uber Eats customers have the option to tip in-app after the delivery is made. 100% of the tips are yours to keep —zero service fees applied, always. Tipping is now available to all U.S. and Canadian delivery partners.

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