Become a food delivery driver in Nashville, TN
You can get paid to deliver in Nashville using Uber Eats. Learn how it works, and see tips for getting started.
Searching for courier jobs in Nashville?
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.
Part-time, flexible hours
An alternative to traditional delivery driving jobs in Nashville.
If you’re looking for delivery jobs in Nashville, 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 Nashville 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 Nashville, 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, such as Bridj, Curb, Lyft, Via, and Wingz. 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 Nashville don’t?
Delivery driver jobs in Nashville offer different opportunities. Uber Eats has a broad range of merchants on the app, including Donut, Spanish, and Asian spots. Not all delivery opportunities offer such a wide range of choices for customers.
- How often would I have to deliver with Uber in Nashville?
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?
If you’re only doing deliveries and are driving a car, it can have either 2 doors or 4 doors. You can see other delivery driver requirements and transportation options above on this page. The choices near you might include car, scooter, bike, and/or walking.
- How much of my delivery tips do I get to keep?
Tipping is part of how you get paid to deliver on Uber. Any tips you make from your customers in Nashville belong to you and are added to your total earnings automatically. There are no service fees applied to your tips.
- In Nashville, how can I get the money I earn from delivering on the Uber platform?
When you deliver with Uber in Nashville, 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.
- When I deliver in Nashville, what are some merchants or restaurants I can expect customers to order from?
Uber Eats has more than 825,000 restaurant and merchant partners worldwide. Favorite choices for customers in Nashville include Maria's Snacks, Honest Coffee Roasters, and Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams (Farmers Market).
- What are the requirements to be a delivery driver in Nashville with Uber?
When you become a delivery driver in Nashville using Uber, you must be at least 19 years old (unless you’re delivering by bike or foot) and have an eligible mode of transportation. You must also submit some required documents, such as a valid driver’s license, or another government-issued ID, should you choose to deliver on foot or a bicycle. And you need to pass a background screening.
- Does Uber Eats show me how much I’ve made after each delivery in Nashville?
After you’ve made a delivery in Nashville, you’ll see a monetary amount at the top of your screen. That shows your earnings. Look for more resources in the app to help you see your real-time totals and other details about how much money you’re making as a delivery driver.
- Can I deliver in Nashville 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 Nashville. Grab your car, bike, or scooter and be a delivery driver whenever you want—for an hour, a weekend, or throughout the week.
- Am I able to deliver and drive on the Uber platform in Nashville?
Yes. To toggle between driving and delivering, go to your preferences in the app, then turn on deliveries.