- Driver Guide
- Vehicle inspections
Kitchener-Waterloo has passed a ridesharing bylaw. To drive with Uber in Kitchener-Waterloo, your vehicle must pass an annual inspection. Vehicle inspection requirements vary by city. Get the details below.
Activate your vehicle
In Kitchener-Waterloo, all partners must pass an annual vehicle inspection and receive a 'Safety Standards Certificate' (SSC) to drive with Uber. Follow the steps below to complete your inspection.
Discounted rates for vehicle inspection
Uber partners now get a discounted rate for Vehicle Inspections at one of these locations in the London area:
Canadian Tire: $80 plus tax
Meineke: $65 plus tax
Active Green & Ross: $85 plus tax
See below map for the locations and operating hours.
How to complete a vehicle inspection
Find an inspection centre
Contact your nearest vehicle inspection centre to make an appointment. Where ever you choose to complete an inspection, be sure they can issue a 'Safety Standards Certificate'.
Uber partners get a discounted price of $80 for vehicle inspections at all Canadian Tire locations in the Kitchener-Waterloo Area (below).
Complete vehicle inspection
If your vehicle passes the inspection, the mechanic will give you a Safety Standard Certificate (SSC).
Note that Uber does not cover the cost of the inspection, or any repairs or maintenance needed to pass an inspection.