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.
Latest in Wellington
Upfront fares, no surprises
The launch of upfront fares in Wellington and Christchurch gives riders a fare range upfront when they request a trip.
Respect is a two-way street
Our community guidelines lay out what is expected of both drivers and riders using Uber.
UberASSIST in Wellington
Members of the community with different accessibility needs can now request a ride with UberASSIST.
Family profiles = more riders
Now riders can pay for trips for their family or friends using the Uber app.
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.
Refer drivers for extra cash
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.