In order to drive on the Uber app, you'll need a private hire licence from a council that Uber is licensed by. If you don't have one, that's OK - we'll help you get started with a personalised Ignition appointment where we offer advice and support after you sign up.
Time for some paperwork. There are a few documents we need to see:
Required years of driving experience will vary depending on in which city you are based.
Which car is right for you? Make sure it meets our standards in United Kingdom, and remember that you’ll make more money if you keep your costs low.
You can still sign up even if you don't have an eligible car right now. Check out our vehicle solutions.
If you've completed all the above steps, congratulations! You're ready to activate your account and start making money.
It usually takes a week to complete the VAT registration process. This page walks you through the basics.
To get specific advice about your personal circumstances, you should consult a tax advisor.
Please note that this is applicable only when your turnover from your activities exceeds the VAT registration threshold.
Uber does not accept partner-drivers on the app who have an endorsement for any of the following driving offences listed below with descriptions and corresponding codes:
Aiding, abetting, counselling or procuring offences. For these offences, the codes are similar, but with the number 0 on the code changed to 2.
Causing or permitting offences. For these offences, the codes are similar, but with the number 0 on the code changed to 4.
Inciting offences. For these offences, the codes are similar, but with the number 0 on the code changed to 6.
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