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Vehicle requirements in Nigeria

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

Your vehicle must-haves

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

Your paperwork

Eligible vehicles list

Find the vehicle makes and models that are eligible to drive with Uber in your city.

Vehicle options in Nigeria


The majority of riders choose uberX. You can use most recent models to drive with uberX in Abuja or Lagos.

Additional requirements

  • 4-door sedan in good condition
  • Seat at least 4 passengers in addition to the driver
  • Working windows and air conditioning
  • No full-sized vans or trucks
  • No taxi cabs, government cars, or other marked vehicles
  • No salvaged or rebuilt vehicles

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

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How to upload your documents

In order to ensure quality and safety on the Uber system, there are a few required documents to register your vehicle on the system.

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Vehicle insurance cover

Tips to load your document:

  • Ensure the policy clearly states the vehicle is *comprehensively insured and the policy number is clear / readable
  • States insurance provider name

Vehicle roadworthiness certificate

Only required in Lagos

Vehicle inspection


Please upload a clear copy of your clear vehicle inspection report onto your profile.


Please upload a clear copy of your clear vehicle inspection report onto your profile.

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The information provided on this web page is intended for informational purposes only and may not be applicable in your country, region, or city. It is subject to change and may be updated without notice.