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Make the most of your time on the road on the platform with the largest network of active riders.

Become a driver

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Minimum earnings guaranteed

A guarantee to earn at least the National Living Wage while you’re on Uber trips. This is a minimum amount, not a maximum, and you will continue to have the opportunity to earn more.

Receive Holiday Pay while you drive

Drivers receive holiday pay. You will get paid an additional 12.07% of your earnings, paid each week, making it easier to plan some much needed downtime with family and friends.

Save for your future

You will have access to a pension plan that will include contributions from you and Uber, helping you plan ahead and build a nest egg for the future.

Get access to sickness cover or a New Parent Payment

With our AXA insurance scheme, you have protection from the financial cost of life-changing events with insurance from AXA. Now events like injury, sickness or having a baby don’t have to mean financial stress.

Learn new skills everyday

Through our partnership with The Open University, you can get access to more than 900 free courses, ranging from business management to astrophysics, for yourself or a family member.

Make money when you want

Set your own schedule

You’re in charge. You can drive with the Uber app day or night. Fit driving around your life, not the other way around.

Make money on your terms

The more you drive, the more money you can make. When demand is higher than normal, you can make even more.

Let the app lead the way

Just tap and go. You get turn-by-turn directions, suggestions to help you make more money, and 24/7 support.

Get started

  • Sign up online

    Just tell us which city you'd like to drive in and the type of license you have. We'll email you with your next steps.

  • Check driving requirements

    All kinds of people are eligible to drive with Uber. Here’s what you need to know if you’re driving in London, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds, Bristol, Portsmouth, Southampton, Edinburgh and more.

  • Get a vehicle

    You can sign up even if you don't have a car that meets the vehicle requirements in UK right now.

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Driving with Uber in the UK

Get a licence in your city

To drive with Uber in the UK, you'll need to get a licence. Learn how to get a licence with our free Ignition Programme, where we'll help you every step of the way.

Already have a licence?

If you have a licence, you'll also need a few other documents to drive with Uber. And if you don't have an eligible vehicle, we can help you get one.

Driver extras

What we do for you in the UK

Get support

Let’s make every Uber trip hassle-free. Our support pages can help you set up your account, get started with the app, adjust fares, and much more.

Contact us

Got questions? Get answers. Enjoy personal support at an Uber Greenlight Hub in London, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds, Bristol, Portsmouth, Southampton, Edinburgh and more.

Drive safely

The Uber app is full of features that help you stay safe and confident before, during and after every trip. And if you need help, Uber gives you 24/7 support.

The Driver app

Easy to use and reliable, the app was built for drivers, with drivers.

Top questions from drivers

  • Uber is available in hundreds of cities worldwide. Tap below to see if yours is one of them.

  • You must meet the minimum age to drive in your city, have an eligible mode of transport and submit required documents, including a valid driving licence.

  • Your safety matters to us. Uber has a Global Safety Team dedicated to doing our part to help prevent incidents. Learn more about the safety features in the app, as well as safeguards such as GPS tracking and phone anonymisation, by visiting the link below.

  • If you want to drive with Uber but need a car, you can get a car from one of our vehicle partners or from a fleet partner in select markets. Please note that vehicle options may vary by city.

  • The money you make with Uber depends on when, where and how often you drive. Find out how your fares are calculated and learn about promotions, which can help increase your earnings.

  • You can see the amount of surge pricing that will apply to a potential trip when you are deciding whether or not to accept a trip in the driver app.

  • Partner Protection is an insurance programme from AXA that helps to protect you from the financial cost of accidents or other life-changing events like serious injury/sickness or having a baby. It is provided at no cost to all eligible independent driver and delivery partners who are automatically insured by AXA.

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