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Vehicle requirements

Florence, SC
Does your vehicle qualify to drive with Uber? Most four-door cars do, but requirements vary by vehicle option.

Vehicle options in Florence, SC

uberX

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

Additional requirements

  • 4-door vehicle with independently opening passenger doors
  • Have 5 factory-installed seats and seat belts
  • Working windows and air conditioning
  • No vans, box trucks, or similar vehicles
  • No taxi cabs, government cars, or other marked vehicles
  • No salvaged or rebuilt vehicles
  • No aftermarket seating modifications, such as installed seats, seat belts, or BedRyder systems

uberXL

Seat extra passengers—and earn higher fares—with your high-capacity vehicle.

Additional requirements

  • 4-door vehicle with independently opening passenger doors
  • Have 7 factory-installed seats and seat belts
  • Working windows and air conditioning
  • No vans, box trucks, or similar vehicles
  • No taxi cabs, government cars, or other marked vehicles
  • No salvaged or rebuilt vehicles
  • No aftermarket seating modifications, such as installed seats, seat belts, or BedRyder systems

Uber vehicle decal and license plate sign

Vehicle decal

Under local regulations, all drivers must display an Uber decal on their vehicle while online. Place it on your front passenger windshield facing outward.

Pro Tip: keep the paper it comes with to place your sticker on when not in use.

Once you become a driver with Uber, we will mail you a decal. You should receive it within 7 business days. If you ever need a new decal after you become a driver, you can request a new one be mailed to you.

License plate requirements

The South Carolina legislature passed a law that requires all rideshare drivers to display their license plate number from the front of their vehicle at the time of a pickup beginning June 15, 2019.

This requirement is meant to help riders match the license plate number before entering your vehicle to help create safer experiences for everyone. To help you fulfill this requirement, all new and existing Uber drivers will receive a physical sign at their mailing address.

The sign with the corresponding license plate number should be displayed on every vehicle that you use to drive with Uber.

License plate sign

If you haven’t received your license plate sign, follow the instructions below:

  1. Print the temporary sign here
  2. Using a permanent marker, write your license plate number in large font
  3. Tape the temporary sign on the passenger side, bottom right corner of your front windshield alongside your Uber decal. Ensure the license number faces outward

If you've recently added a new vehicle, or previously requested a license plate sign but it hasn't arrived, request a new one here.

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