- Driver Guide
- Vehicle inspections
Johannesburg and Pretoria
Complete your vehicle inspection at your nearest inspection center. Get the details for Johannesburg centers below. Remember, due to increased demand from partners and drivers, we are not onboarding any vehicles at this moment. You are automatically added to the queue to add a vehicle once you sign up. Uber will contact you when vehicle activations start again.
Activate your vehicle
In Johannesburg, all partners must pass a vehicle inspection at an Uber Approved Inspection Centre before taking their first trip and once a year after that.
Annual vehicle inspections
Find an Inspection Centre
Uber partners with DEKRA and McCarthy inspection centres in Johannesburg to offer discounts on inspections. Note that Uber does not cover inspection costs.
Complete the Inspection
Uber partners are required to inspect their vehicle every year. The Cost for the Inspection at a DEKRA centre is R171 (Incl VAT) and at McCarthy R89 (Incl VAT).
Upload the inspection report
Once you pass, upload the clear / readable report to your account and ensure the vehicle registration number match the vehicle on your Uber profile. Uber does not cover repairs or maintenance to pass an inspection.
Getting your vehicle inspected