Get your licenses in Estonia
With more riders than any other app, Uber is a great way to make money — but first you need your licenses to operate in Tallinn. We've made the signup process quicker and easier than ever. It usually takes up to 7 days to complete the process and get both of your licenses.
Apply for your license
1. Service provider card
You need to get the service provider card which will give you the right to work as a taxi service provider. An applicant for and holder of the service provider card must:
- have a valid right to drive at least a category B power-driven vehicle;
- comply with the requirement of good repute;
- be a person who doesn't hold a provisional driving licence or a licence with the limited right to drive.
2. Vehicle card
You also need to get the vehicle card which will give you the right to use the vehicle specified in the vehicle card for the provision of taxi services.
Requirements for the vehicle card applicant
- the applicant may not have tax arrears;
- the applicant must be the owner or user of the vehicle for which the vehicle card is applied according to the registration certificate or contract of use of the vehicle;
- the vehicle must have an Estonian registration number;
- no more than 12 months may have passed from the last inspection of the vehicle;
NB: If you are using a rental car which already have the vehicle card then you don't need to get an extra licence.
3. Visit Uber Greenlight Hub in Tallinn
Need help? An Uber Expert will work through the online application process with you and help you complete the steps above. We’ll explain the process in detail and answer all your questions.
- What is a service provider card?
It certifies the right to work as a taxi service provider. The person applying for the card may be a private person or a legal entity. It is granted for an unspecified term, unless the applicant requests it for a specified term and is held in the national public transport register in a virtual format. The card is issued by the local government and register is public. The state fee for reviewing a card application is 38 euros.
- What is a vehicle card?
Vehicle card is a document given to the service provider card holder, which certifies the right to use the vehicle specified in the vehicle card for the provision of taxi services. The applicant must be the owner or user of the vehicle for which the vehicle card is applied according to the registration certificate or contract of use of the vehicle (e.g. power of attorney). It is granted for an unspecified term, unless the applicant requests it for a specified term. The card is entered in the register of economic activities in virtual format, the register is public. It is issued by the local government. The state fee for reviewing the card application is 20 euros.
- How to apply for service provider and vehicle cards?
Both of the cards are virtual, which means the driver will not have to keep a physical card in the vehicle of anywhere else. Cards can be applied for in the local government (e.g. Tallinn City Government) or electronically in the Register of Economic Activities webpage. Cards are issued within 7 business days of application. Look for the step by step instruction over here.
- What to bring when visiting Uber Greenlight Hub?
Please bring the following information with you when you visit us:
- Your Mobile-ID
- Smart-ID or ID card (with your ID card codes)
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