How to drive with Uber
Download the app. Tap a button. Start receiving ride requests. Drive on your own schedule.
Open the app
Tap GO to be matched with a rider nearby.
Swipe to accept a request
Get easy-to-follow directions for picking up riders.
Earn after every trip
Easily track your progress toward your daily and weekly goals.
Will you need a car?
I want to drive my own car
Find out if your car meets the requirements to drive with Uber.
I need a car
With Uber’s Vehicle Marketplace, you've got access to rental car options so you can drive and earn using the Driver app.
Earnings that work for you
Use the Driver app to earn and be your own boss.
Make money on your schedule
Choose when and where driving is convenient for you.
Ways to earn extra
Promotions during busy times and tips from your riders can put more money in your pocket.
Get paid fast
Your earnings automatically get transferred to your bank account every week. Drivers in markets with Instant Pay can cash out up to 5 times a day.
Get more from driving¹
With Uber Pro, you have the opportunity to unlock new rewards as you reach higher status. Check your app to see what’s available in your area.
Keep more money in your pocket
Depending on your Uber Pro status and location, enjoy priority pickups at airports, gas savings with the Uber Debit Card,² and more.
More support on the road
With Uber Pro, you can get access to rewards such as roadside assistance, up to 25% off car maintenance,³ and more.
More opportunities for you and your family
Qualifying drivers receive 100% tuition coverage at ASU Online that can be used by the driver or transferred to an eligible family member.⁴ Take classes toward a degree or certificates that can help you or your loved one move toward opportunity.
Your safety drives us
Safety by design
Access 24/7 support and emergency assistance, and share your trip details with loved ones, right from the app.
Frequently asked questions
- How do I get started?
You can sign up online with your name, phone number, and details about the vehicle you plan to use, plus a few documents like your driver’s license and proof of insurance if applicable in your market.
- How does the Driver app work?
The Driver app connects you to a person who is looking for a ride. Every time you complete a trip, you make money.
- How can I find the busiest times to drive in my city?
The app helps you earn by showing real-time information. You can find tools in the app to identify the busiest places and times to drive, to navigate to pickup locations and destinations, and to track your earnings.
Certain requirements and features vary by country, region, and city.
¹Program rewards vary by location and Uber Pro status and are subject to change. Rewards described on this page may not be available in all cities where Uber Pro is available. Additional limitations and exclusions apply. See terms and conditions for complete details.
²The Uber Debit Account is powered by and the Uber Debit Card is issued by Green Dot Bank, Member FDIC, pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc.
³Must sign up for CarAdvise and have completed 25 trips.
⁴Requires completion of 3,000 trips and Gold, Platinum, or Diamond status. Eligible family members are a spouse or domestic partner, child, sibling, parent or legal guardian, or dependent. Tuition coverage is provided after scholarships or other grants and is valid only for certain online classes. Qualifying drivers remain eligible for this reward as long as they maintain Gold, Platinum, or Diamond status and for an additional 3-month grace period if their Uber Pro status falls to Blue. Drivers are responsible for taxes, textbooks, and technology. Other limitations apply.
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