*Must complete trips within 90 days of signing up. See additional terms below.
Become a rideshare driver in your city
Your city needs drivers like you to keep everyone moving forward. Thousands of riders request rides with Uber every day. You can use your vehicle to get paid to drive in your city while getting riders where they need to go.
Uber also connects you to these ways to earn:
Deliver with Uber Eats
Try food delivery using your 4-wheel or 2-wheel vehicle. With Uber Eats, you can connect people with the food they love from local restaurants.
Invite friends and family to join the Uber community. Use your promo code when referring others, and you’ll earn a reward after they complete a certain number of trips.
Driving in Wellington
Requirements to drive
See the minimum requirements to drive in New Zealand, along wit the required documents you'll need to submit when creating your account.
Contact your Wellington team
Need help? Get in-person support at an Uber Greenlight Hub in the Wellington area. We’ll help with account setup, app questions, and more whenever you need it.
We want you to make the most of your time on the Uber platform and a great way to increase your earnings is to maximise the number of trips you provide.
More trips can help increase earnings and give the most return on your time and effort.
Popular locations and times:
The beauty of Uber is that you can go online whenever you want. However, there are periods where demand is greater and this is when you will want to get online to maximise your earnings.
Friday and Saturday night
6am to 10am weekdays: morning rush hours when riders heading to work.
4pm to 10 pm weekdays: late afternoon rush hour. During the week riders are often looking to head home from work and on the weekend they are often heading into the CBD from home.
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Helping you stay informed and safe
Support at every turn
We want every Uber trip to be hassle-free. So we’re here to help with account setup, fare adjustments, and more whenever you need it.
Frequently asked questions
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- How can I see how much I’ll get paid after each trip?
We make it as easy as possible for you to track your earnings from riders. A monetary amount at the top of your screen will show how much you’re getting paid to drive in your city. Look for helpful tools in the app to give you more details and show you your totals in real time.
- What are the requirements to drive with Uber near me?
When you become a driver in your city with Uber, you need to be at least the minimum age to drive there, have an eligible form of transportation, and submit required documents, such as a valid driver’s license. You must also pass a background screening and have at least one year of driving experience with a license.