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Potchefstroom, your city is on the map – Uber is here!

July 2 / South Africa

We’re excited to announce that UberX and Uber Go are now live in Potchefstroom! Be your own boss and make money driving with Uber. Here’s all you need to know about making money on the move in South Africa.


Sign up now, it’s easy! Follow these 5 easy steps to get online in your city.


1. Sign up

If you have an email address and smartphone, download the app, sign up and get started.

2. Complete your safety screening 

Find a location near you, complete your safety screening and get the results in about 48 hours

Find a screening centre near you visit the Safety Screening Information  page

3. Upload your documents

Time for some paperwork. We need to see:

  • A valid South African Professional driving permit (PrDP)
  • A profile picture
  • A safety screening certificate

4. Is your car Uber-ready?

We are committed to keeping our riders and driver-partners comfortable and safe, so your car must meet certain requirements:

● Vehicle inspection

● Double disk

● Vehicle insurance

5. Activate your account

If you’ve completed all the above steps, congratulations! You’re ready to activate your account and start getting riders on the road and making money.


Become part of the Uber community. Do you meet the driver requirements?

We need a few things from you before you can drive using the Uber App:

  • A valid South African Professional driving permit (PrDP)
  • Completed safety screening
  • You have to be a minimum of 21 years of age

Find out more here Uber Requirements for Drivers in South Africa

Is your car Uber-ready?

You’re all set to drive with Uber. Is your car ready too? Make sure your vehicle meets  Ubers’ requirements in your city . The following cars are able to operate

  • 5-door hatchbacks (minimum year 2013)
  • 4-door sedans (min year 2011) 
  • All vehicles require ABS, passenger and driver airbags as standard safety features

Find out more here Vehicle Requirements in South Africa (uber.com)

Refer a friend

We love building a supportive community. If you know someone else who would make a great Driver in your town, refer them and earn up to R900 when they complete 25 trips. 

Sign up now

It’s time to take a trip with Uber. We can’t wait to welcome you!