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.
Uber Car Seat
About Uber Car Seat in New York
What is Uber Car Seat?
- Uber Car Seat allows families with young children to request a car with a high-quality car seat for a $10 surcharge on the total fare
- Complete Car Seat onboarding and you'll be able to rent an IMMI GO car seat for Uber Car Seat trip requests
Higher trip fares with Uber Car Seat
Uber Car Seat drivers have the opportunity to earn up to an extra $7 net on Uber Car Seat rides due to the higher total fare
Exclusively for VIP drivers
As our top drivers who give the highest quality service, only VIP drivers are invited to drive Uber Car Seat.
How it works
Attend your training
Attend your training session to learn how to install an IMMI GO car seat in your vehicle.
Some classes are taught by instructors fluent in Spanish and Mandarin.
Accept Uber Car Seat requests
Once you've completed the training, install the car seat whenever you have an Uber Car Seat request.
- We've teamed up with Safe Kids Worldwide to train our top-rated drivers on how to safely secure the IMMI GO car seat
- Training will take approximately 1.5 hours, depending on successful completion of the car seat installation
- Park in the free parking lot for Car Seat training:
- MTP Parking Garage located on 31st St between 47th Ave and 48th Ave
- Tell the parking attendants that you are there for Uber Car Seat when you arrive
- Enter the building through the parking garage and head into the Uber Greenlight Hub to get started
IMMI GO Car Seats
IMMI GO Car seats are the official seats used with Uber Car Seat. They are lightweight, easy to store, and can be installed in 60 seconds. You have options of how you can get a car seat:
- Rent a car seat from Uber by putting down a $40 deposit
- Purchase your own IMMI GO car seat (approximately $200) and bring the car seat to your training with the tags still on
- uberX, uberXL, UberBlack and UberSUV vehicles are eligible for Uber Car Seat
- Partners with a Lincoln MKT or a Green Taxi are not eligible to participate in the program
Participation in the Uber Car Seat program is optional for drivers.