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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.


Upload certificate

Take a clear photo of the Safety Standards Certificate and upload it to the 'driver dashboard' or in your Driver App.


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