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Drive in Calgary

Calgary needs drivers like you. Thousands of riders request Uber every day—use your vehicle to cash in on the action.

1. Sign up online

The first thing you need to do to become a driver is to sign up for an Uber account. It only takes a few minutes.

2. Visit the Greenlight Hub in Calgary

Our team is here to help answer any questions you may have. Visit us in person at the Uber Greenlight Hub to start your background check learn about other the other requirements.

Be sure you bring your 3-year driver abstract and 2 pieces of government ID when you come so we can help complete your account.

3. Get your Class 4 Driver's Licence

To drive with Uber in Calgary, you must have a valid Class 1, 2, or 4 licence. You can find more about the process of getting your licence here.

Already have a Class 1, 2, or 4 licence? You can skip this step.

4. Meet the vehicle requirements

Make sure your vehicle is road-ready by getting your Class 1-55 vehicle registration and completing an E.L.V.I.S inspection.

a. Get your Class 1-55 Vehicle Registration

  • Visit your nearest Service Alberta Registry to get a Class 1-55 vehicle registration.

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b. Complete a E.L.V.I.S. Vehicle Inspection

  • To drive with Uber in Calgary, your vehicle must pass an Enhanced Livery Vehicle Inspection Standards (E.L.V.I.S.) check by a licensed mechanic who has a copy of the E.L.V.I.S. inspection form.

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5. Visit Livery Transport Services

Once you have the results from your background check, make sure to share them with Livery Transport Services and Uber Canada.

Then, take your documents and visit the Calgary Livery Transport Services.

What to bring: Class 4 Driver's Licence, proof of work (i.e. birth certificate, work permit, passport), vehicle insurance, Class 1-55 vehicle registration, E.L.V.I.S vehicle inspection certificate.

Please note: All drivers must have a clean criminal record to drive for Uber.

6. Get a sticker, download the app, and go!

Once you've been given the green light to start driving, we'll give you a TNC sticker. Be sure to put it on your vehicle before you start.

That's it! All that's left to do is download the Uber Driver app, and you'll be ready to start driving!

Why you'll love driving

1

Set your own schedule

You can drive with Uber anytime, day or night, 365 days a year. When you drive is always up to you, so it never gets in the way of the important things in your life.

2

Make more at every turn

Trip fares start with a base amount, then increase with time and distance. And when there are more people needing rides than normal, drivers make more.

3

Meet new people and learn about your city

You'll meet and have conversations with people from all walks of life. From long-time residents to first-time tourists, families, small business owners and more.

You'll also become an expert on Calgary and discover new places to show your friends and family.

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