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Driver Requirement

How to drive with Uber

Uber is a great way to be your own boss and earn extra cash. Most folks are eligible to drive on the Uber platform—here’s what you need to know.

Minimum Requirements

Most people can drive with Uber, even if they do not have a commercial license. Requirements may differ depending on the city but there are some standard requirements:

  • You must be at least 21 years old
  • Have a Competent Driver's License
  • No criminal record

Required Documents

Before you drive, upload the following documents. If you are using your own car, you will need to provide proof of insurance.

  • Competent Driver's License
  • MyKad (IC)
  • Insurance Cover Note (when using your own vehicle)

Background Check

After registration, we will check your driving record and conduct a Background Check.

Vehicle Requirements

Peninsular Malaysia

  • Not more than 10 years old

Once e-hailing regulations are enforced, the maximum vehicle age allowed on the Uber platform will be 7 years old. Find out more information here.

East Malaysia

  • Not more than 10 years old

Time to drive

It's easy to start


Signup online

Tell us about yourself and your vehicle.


Upload your documents

We need a copy of your IC, drivers license and insurance cover note.


Activate your account

Signup with your own car or join a 'Fleet' and get online. Requirements may differ by city so register and get more information.

More information

Local vehicle requirements

In addition to the minimum requirements above, each city has its own regulations for vehicles. Sign up online to get more information.

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