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Vehicle requirements

Montreal

There are many ways to drive with Uber. Each service has its own requirements that your vehicle must meet. Does your vehicle qualify? Find out here.

Vehicle requirements

To drive with Uber in Montreal, your vehicle must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • 4-door vehicle
  • A solid roof
  • 2009 models or more recent
  • Maximum of 350,000 km

Vehicle Inspection

To drive with Uber in Montreal, your vehicle must pass an inspection. Get the details here.

Registration

The vehicle does not need to be registered in your name to qualify but must be registered in the Province of Quebec.

Insurance

Quebec has approved an insurance policy from Intact Insurance designed specifically for ridesharing partners. All partners are also required to maintain a personal insurance policy. If you are not the owner of the car, you must provide a proof of insurance with your name on it. Learn more about vehicle insurance here.

Uber Sticker

The Uber sticker must be displayed when you are driving with Uber. Place it on the bottom right side of the rear windshield.

Not using the Uber sticker can result in heavy fines, come pick yours at the Uber Centre.

Vehicle options in Montreal

uberX

Most newer cars qualify to drive with uberX, the most popular vehicle option for riders.

Requirements

  • 4-door vehicle
  • 2009 models or more recent
  • Good interior and exterior condition
  • No salvaged or rebuilt vehicles

If your vehicle's model year is 2009 or newer, it will qualify to drive with uberX. View our list of popular models, but others may qualify.

uberXL

Seat extra passengers—and earn higher fares—with your high-capacity vehicle.

Requirements

  • At least 6 passengers seats (7 seats with the driver)
  • 2009 models or more recent
  • Good interior and exterior condition
  • No salvaged or rebuilt vehicle

Most SUVs and minivans qualify to drive with uberXL. See our list of popular models, but others may qualify too.

UberSELECT

A high-end Uber experience commands high fares. UberSELECT requires a quality vehicle and you must be a top partner to qualify.

Requirements

  • Vehicle's model year must be 2013 or newer
  • Leather or vinyl interior in excellent condition
  • Seat at least 4 passengers in addition to the driver
  • No salvaged or rebuilt vehicles

See our list of eligible vehicle models below. Please keep in mind a strong partner rating is also required.

uberTAXI

Driving a taxi in Montreal has never been easier. Download the Uber app, connect with Uber users and receive more requests.

Requirements

  • Taxi permit (Pocket)
  • Lease agreement (if renting)

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