Inspection requirements vary by city—get the details below.
In Washington D.C., all drivers must pass a vehicle inspection before taking their first trip. This typically takes less than 30 minutes. You can find a map with licensed and approved third-party service centers at the bottom of this page.
Passed inspection forms from other rideshare companies may also be accepted. You can upload your completed vehicle inspection form here.
Annual vehicle inspections
1. Download an inspection form
State inspection centers have forms available have forms available, ask for a rideshare inspection when making an appointment or when arriving to the inspection site.
2. Get your vehicle inspected
Note that Uber does not cover inspection costs when performed by a third-party mechanic.
Passed inspection forms from other rideshare companies may also be accepted.
Frequently asked questions
- Are there any vehicle inspection requirements before getting approved to drive?
Yes, drivers are required to have a vehicle inspection completed by a licensed mechanic before being approved to drive.
- Where can I find a license mechanic to complete my vehicle inspection?
You can get a vehicle inspection from any certified mechanic in your area, including those that may not be on the list below. You can find an inspection location by reviewing the locations listed in the map view or by going directly to the Driver app.
- What does it usually cost to get a vehicle inspection?
Inspections normally cost around $20-$40, depending on the facility. Uber does not cover the cost of vehicle inspections.
- What do I need to bring to the vehicle inspection appointment?
Most inspection centers will have a copy of the form, but you may want to bring a copy of the vehicle inspection form to your appointment just in case.
Need Additional Assistance?
If you would like in-person help to activate your vehicle or complete your annual inspection requirement, go to a local Greenlight Hub or reach out to our Support team.
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