How it works
Easy and convenient
To ensure a smooth, uninterrupted ride, you can tip drivers up to 30 days after your trip at a time when it’s convenient for you.
Zero service fees
Tips go directly to drivers; Uber doesn’t charge service fees on tips.
Tipping is associated with your trip, not your name.
Frequently asked questions
- What is Uber’s tipping policy?
You are free to tip, and Uber driver-partners and Uber Eats delivery people are free to accept a tip at any time.
- How do I tip my driver-partner or delivery person?
The easiest way to tip your Uber driver-partner or Uber Eats delivery person is through the app. At the end of your trip, you’ll be prompted to rate your driver-partner or delivery person. Once you provide a rating, you’ll be given the option to add a tip. You are free to tip and drivers and delivery people are free to accept tips at any time. Giving cash directly to your driver-partner or delivery person is never an option.
Where available, you may also tip through the app, on riders.uber.com and from your emailed trip receipt.
- Why can't I see an option to add a tip?
In-app tipping is currently only available in some locations. You may need to update your app to ensure that you have the latest version. Additionally, some drivers may opt to not accept tips through the app. You can always tip your driver in cash if you’d like.
- When can I tip my driver?
You can tip your driver once your trip is complete. Tips are neither expected nor required. After a trip has ended, you have 30 days to add a tip in the app, on riders.uber.com, or from your emailed trip receipt.
- When can I tip my delivery person?
You can tip your delivery person once your delivery is complete. Tips are not required. After a delivery has ended, you’ve 7 days to add a tip in the app.
- How can I tip past trips?
After a trip has ended, you’ve 30 days to add a tip in the app, on riders.uber.com, or from your emailed trip receipt.
- How much of my tip goes to the driver-partner or delivery person and not Uber?
Uber takes zero fees on tips.
- How does tipping work when using Split Fare?
The rider who originally requested the trip will be able to select the tip amount for a trip. If a tip is added by the original requester, it wont be split with the other passengers.
- Can I tip my Uber driver-partner or Uber Eats delivery person without giving them a rating?
Before you provide a tip in the app you must first rate your driver-partner or Uber Eats delivery person. If you tip directly from the receipt, you will not be prompted to tip.
- Can I use credits or a gift card to tip a driver?
Credits and gift cards will all work for tips. However, promotions cannot be used to tip your driver.
If you have more questions about tips, please contact help.