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Get ready to drive with Uber

Make money when you want, wherever you are.

Estimate earnings

$1,186 / week

(includes $76 in tips)

in Washington D.C., District of Columbia

Hours per week
Around 40 hours
 
The estimate provided does not include costs for which you will be responsible, like gas, maintenance, and others. For more information on how earnings are calculated see the FAQs.

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.

The Driver app

Easy to use and reliable, the app was built for drivers, with drivers.

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.

Every trip is insured

You’re covered by leading insurance agencies from around the world.

Driving and delivery requirements

Age minimums, vehicle eligibility, and required documents vary by city according to local laws and regulations.

Frequently asked questions

  • 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.

  • The Driver app connects you to a person who is looking for a ride. Every time you complete a trip, you make money.

  • 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.