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Vehicle requirements


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.

Minimum requirements

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

  • 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

Vehicle model year

Your vehicle's model year must be 10 years or newer to drive with UberX.


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

TNC Driver's Licence

To drive with Uber in the Niagara Region, you'll need to obtain a TNC driver's licence from Niagara Regional Police Service.


Uber sticker

We will mail you an Uber sticker to help riders know that you drive with Uber when you pick them up. Display it in your back windshield on the passenger side.

Need to replace your sticker? Please see the following options to get your Uber sticker.

Option 1: Visit your nearest Greenlight Spot

Option 2: Re-order in your pp

  • Go to the ‘Account’ tab
  • Go to ‘Help’ and select ‘Signing Up’
  • Go to ‘Requirements’ and select ‘Uber decal requirements’
  • Click on ‘ORDER UBER DECAL’


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.

Additional requirements:

  • 4-door vehicle in good condition
  • 10 years or newer
  • 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.

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