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Vehicle requirements


Does your vehicle qualify to drive with Uber? Most four-door cars do. Find out below if your vehicle meets the requirements.

Minimum requirements

To drive with Uber in Hamilton, your vehicle must meet these minimum requirements:

  • Vehicle model year must be 9 years or newer
  • 4-door vehicle with independently opening doors
  • Good condition with no cosmetic damage
  • No commercial branding
  • No salvaged or rebuilt vehicles
  • Pass a vehicle inspection


Uber accepts both official and temporary registration documents. The vehicle does not need to be registered in your name to qualify.


Ontario has approved an insurance policy from Intact Insurance designed specifically for ridesharing. Drivers are still required to maintain a personal insurance policy.

Vehicle requirements


Most newer cars qualify to drive with UberX. It's one of the most popular options for riders.

uberX Requirements:

  • Vehicle model year must be 9 years or newer
  • 4-door vehicle in good condition
  • Seat at least 4 passengers in addition to the driver
  • No full-sized vans or trucks
  • No taxi cabs, government cars, or commercially marked vehicles

View our list of popular models for UberX but others may qualify as well.

Uber Eats

By driving with Uber Eats, you'll deliver food from the city's top restaurants directly to the doors of Hamilton eaters.

Additional requirements:

  • Model year must be 20 years or newer
  • 2-door or 4-door vehicle
  • Salvaged vehicles are allowed
  • No commercial branding
  • Vehicle inspection not required

No car? No problem. You can also deliver Uber Eats by bike.

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