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As of April 1, 2019, we are not accepting new for-hire vehicle driver sign-ups in New York City, due in part to new TLC regulations.

Create an account to join the waitlist to drive with Uber in NYC, and consider other ways to earn with Uber, like delivering with Uber Eats or driving with Uber outside of the five boroughs.

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To make sure we’re doing our part to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, we’re switching to an appointment-only model for select Greenlight locations. Drivers and delivery people are required to schedule an appointment in advance if they want to visit a Greenlight location.

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List of eligible vehicles

New York City

Does your vehicle qualify to drive with Uber in New York City? Most four-door vehicles do, but requirements vary by service.

Vehicle options in New York City

Options for different vehicle types

In New York City there are 4 types of vehicle options you can drive:

  • UberX
  • UberXL
  • Black
  • Black SUV

Depending on your vehicle and settings, you can receive more than one type of request while you're logged into your account.

Minimum requirements

Minimum requirements

  • Model year 2006 or newer unless otherwise stated (Note: Some vehicle models have a higher minimum year requirement). For UberBlack and UberBlack SUV, vehicles must be 2013 or newer for now, but starting January 1, 2020, we’ll enforce a 5-year rolling minimum vehicle year (2015 or newer by 2020).
  • 4-door car or minivan
  • Seats and seatbelts for at least 4 passengers and a driver
  • Good condition with no cosmetic damage
  • No commercial branding

See more vehicle requirements

All vehicles operating on the Uber platform in NYC must meet additional requirements, including commercial vehicle insurance and license plates. Here's what you need to know.

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