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Vehicle requirements in Ghana

Which car is right for you? Make sure it meets the vehicle requirements in Ghana, and remember that you’ll make more money if you keep your costs low.

  • Model year 2000 or newer
  • 4-door car
  • Good condition with no cosmetic damage

Your paperwork

  • Commercial insurance Certificate with Comprehensive Cover
  • Roadworthiness certificate

Most newer cars qualify to drive with uberX, the most popular vehicle option for riders in Accra and Kumasi.

Additional requirements

  • 4-door sedan but hatchbacks are accepted
  • Working windows and air conditioning
  • No full-sized vans or trucks

Cars model year 2000 or newer qualify to drive with uberX. View our list of popular models, but others may qualify.

Charge higher fares with a high quality sedan in Accra.

Additional requirements

  • 4-door sedan in good condition
  • Seats at least 4 passengers in addition to the driver
  • Working windows and air conditioning
  • No full-sized vans or trucks

See the list of preferred models. Other models may also qualify.

  • Upload a clear and readable copy
  • Ensure your Vehicle Registration Number, Make and Model match the vehicle that is on your Uber account
  • Remember to always upload the correct document to the field. Incorrect documents will not be accepted
  • Vehicle insurance

    • Commercial insurance Certificate with Comprehensive Cover
    • Upload a clear copy of the vehicle insurance to the vehicle loaded on your profile
  • Vehicle inspection report only required in Accra

    Approved vehicle inspection centres:

    • Osu Total Station
    • Tesano Total Station
    • Adabraka Trust Towers Total Station
    • La Town Total Station
    • Kotobabi Total Station
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  • Visit partners.uber.com and sign in with your email address and password
  • Take a clear picture of your document and upload pictures of the required documents
  • Next, select a document and input the correct expiry dates and save
  • Once uploaded, it will take 24 hours for our document team to review and approve/reject your documents. If it is rejected, please make sure that you re-upload a clear picture of the correct document and enter the correct expiry dates

If you need more assistance, Uber has partnered with internet cafes across Accra.

Visit one of the Cyber cafes to get assistance with uploading your documents or to complete your screening check at a location close to you.

What can the internet cafes do for me?

Uber partnered with these internet cafes to make it easier for you to start earning as soon as possible.

  • Start your profile any time of day, any day of the week
  • Get assistance to load your documents
  • Complete your screening session

The cost of the package is GHS 15 at the internet cafes.

*Please note that the business centers are an independent third-party service provider. Uber is not party to, involved in nor does it otherwise warrant, guarantee or endorse its service offerings.

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