Become a food delivery driver in Fort Lauderdale, FL
You can get paid to deliver in Fort Lauderdale using Uber Eats. Learn how it works, and see tips for getting started.
Searching for courier jobs in Fort Lauderdale?
Instead, try delivering with Uber, which offers more flexibility than traditional courier jobs. Here are some of the benefits to being your own boss with Uber Eats.
Grab your car, bike, or scooter to be a delivery driver—or get around on foot.
Deliver whenever you want—for an hour, on the weekend, or throughout the week.
Before you accept any order, you’ll see how much you’ll get paid to deliver it.
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Part-time, flexible hours
An alternative to traditional delivery driving jobs in Fort Lauderdale.
If you’re looking for delivery jobs in Fort Lauderdale, give Uber a try instead. Get paid to drive or deliver when you want, on the platform with the largest network of active riders.
Delivering with Uber Eats in Fort Lauderdale offers a flexible earning opportunity. It’s a great alternative to full-time delivery jobs, part-time delivery jobs, or other part-time gigs, temp jobs, or seasonal employment. Or maybe you’re already a rideshare driver and want to supplement your income by becoming a food delivery driver using the Uber Eats platform. Drivers using Uber come from all backgrounds and industries, setting their own schedule to make work fit into their lives, not the other way around.
Uber offers part-time delivery job alternatives in all major cities in the US, including Austin, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, San Francisco, and Seattle—plus hundreds of other cities of all sizes across the country.
To be a delivery driver in Fort Lauderdale, you must meet certain requirements. No matter how you deliver, you’ll need to submit your Social Security number for us to run a background screening. If you’re delivering by car, you must be at least 19 years old, have a 2-door or 4-door car, and have a valid driver’s license in your name. If delivering by scooter, you must be at least 19 years old, have a motorized scooter under 50cc, and have a valid driver’s license in your name (when signing up, be sure to choose Delivery by scooter under transportation method). If your deliveries will be completed by bicycle or on foot, you must be at least 18 years old and have a government-issued ID (when signing up, be sure to choose Delivery by bicycle—and in certain cities, Delivery by bicycle or foot—under transportation method).
Uber’s mission is to reimagine the way the world moves for the better. We started in 2010 to solve a simple problem: How do you get access to a ride at the touch of a button? More than 15 billion trips later, we’re building products to get people closer to where they want to be. By changing how people, food, and things move through cities, Uber is a platform that opens up the world to new possibilities.
Delivery drivers using Uber are independent contractors who work on their own schedule with flexible hours. Uber is available in more than 10,000 cities worldwide. Signing up is easy for most people. We welcome drivers from other parts of the driving industry, such as bus, truck, taxi, limo, catering, and commercial drivers. We also welcome rideshare drivers and drivers who have been active on other driving apps and services. Driving with Uber is a good way to earn additional money. And you might also be eligible to deliver with Uber Eats. It’s easy to get started.
Frequently asked questions
- What does delivering using Uber offer that traditional delivery driver jobs in Fort Lauderdale don’t?
Delivery driver jobs in Fort Lauderdale offer different opportunities. Uber Eats has a broad range of merchants on the app, including Kosher, Latin American, and Mediterranean spots. Not all delivery opportunities offer such a wide range of choices for customers.
- If I deliver with Uber, is there a minimum number of hours required?
With Uber, you can get paid to deliver as little or as much as you want. You have the flexibility to be a food delivery driver near you whenever you choose.
- What kind of car can I use to deliver near me using Uber Eats?
When you sign up to become a delivery driver, you’ll be prompted about which modes of transportation are an option for you in Fort Lauderdale. (Some choices might be car, scooter, bike, and/or walking.) You can sign up to deliver at the top or bottom of this page.
- How do tips work with my delivery earnings?
Your customers have the option to tip right from the Uber Eats app after every delivery. On Uber Eats, customers can add tips up to 7 days after a delivery is completed. You’re able to track your tips, which are all yours to keep, in the Earnings section of the Driver app.
- How do delivery drivers in Fort Lauderdale get paid after using Uber?
When you deliver with Uber in Fort Lauderdale, your earnings are transferred automatically, so there’s no need to worry about paperwork. If you’re loading earnings to your debit card, in most instances you’ll get your cash right away, but you can cash out through Instant Pay up to 5 times every day. If you're transferring earnings to a bank account, processing times can vary depending on your bank. Learn more at uber.com/drive/basics/earnings.
- Are there many restaurants and stores on Uber Eats in Fort Lauderdale?
Your customers can choose from about 780 shops and restaurants on Uber Eats in Fort Lauderdale, from meals to everyday essentials, in categories such as Kosher, Latin American, and Mediterranean. Some of the most in-demand merchants in your area include Walgreens (6602 N Federal Hwy), Kilwins - (Ft. Lauderdale), and Ocean Wine & Spirits (Ft. Lauderdale Beach).
- What are the requirements to deliver with Uber near me?
There are a few factors, including how you’ll be delivering (by car, bike, scooter, or walking). The app will prompt you about the documents you’ll need for delivering in Fort Lauderdale, and you must also pass a background screening.
- Can I deliver in Fort Lauderdale using the Uber Eats app and also be a food delivery driver for a restaurant or another delivery app?
As long as it’s OK with the other delivery driver jobs you have, Uber welcomes you to use our platform to be a delivery driver in Fort Lauderdale. Grab your car, bike, or scooter and be a delivery driver whenever you want—for an hour, a weekend, or throughout the week.
- What’s the best time to deliver with Uber Eats in Fort Lauderdale?
The highest-demand time for delivery in Fort Lauderdale is 5pm-8pm. Plus, if you don’t mind driving in rain or other bad weather, those are times when customers often request delivery.
- I'm already a driver on Uber. Can I receive delivery requests too?
Yes. To toggle between driving and delivering, go to your preferences in the app, then turn on deliveries.
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