Become a food delivery driver in San Fernando, CA
You can get paid to deliver in San Fernando using Uber Eats. Learn how it works, and see tips for getting started.
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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.
San Fernando, CA
Part-time, flexible hours
An alternative to traditional delivery driving jobs in San Fernando.
If you’re looking for delivery jobs in San Fernando, 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 San Fernando 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 San Fernando, 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
- Is delivering with Uber different from full-time or part-time courier jobs in San Fernando?
Delivery driver jobs in San Fernando offer different opportunities. Uber Eats has a broad range of merchants on the app, including Seafood, JuiceAndSmoothies, and Poke spots. Not all delivery opportunities offer such a wide range of choices for customers.
- How often would I have to deliver with Uber in San Fernando?
Because it isn’t a traditional food delivery job, when you deliver with Uber Eats your schedule is up to you. You can get paid to deliver in San Fernando when you want and manage your own hours.
- 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.
- Can customers tip me when I deliver using Uber in San Fernando?
Tipping is part of how you get paid to deliver on Uber. Any tips you make from your customers in San Fernando belong to you and are added to your total earnings automatically. There are no service fees applied to your tips.
- How does a courier with Uber in San Fernando receive payment for earnings?
After you complete your first delivery in the US, you’re eligible to cash out with Instant Pay up to 5 times a day. (All earnings are available to be cashed out, including earnings and tips.) The money gets transferred to your debit card. You can get general information about how to access your earnings from delivering with Uber at uber.com/drive/basics/earnings.
- When I deliver in San Fernando, 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 San Fernando include Teriyaki Madness (1240 Truman St), Yogurtland (1106 Truman St), and McDonald's® (12950 FOOTHILL BLVD).
- What are the requirements to be a delivery driver in San Fernando with Uber?
Requirements for Uber vary depending on whether you’re driving a car or a scooter, or you’re biking or even walking. When you become a delivery driver, you’ll be prompted about which documents are required based on your mode of transportation. Delivery drivers in San Fernando must also pass a background screening.
- Will I be able to track my earnings when I deliver with Uber Eats in San Fernando?
Getting paid to deliver is perhaps the main reason you looked for a food delivery job in San Fernando and chose to use Uber Eats instead. So we make it as easy as we can for you to track your earnings. The app offers helpful, transparent tools, like a monetary amount at the top of your screen that shows your earnings.
- What’s the best time to deliver with Uber Eats in San Fernando?
You're likely to get more delivery requests in locations with more Uber Eats restaurants, often in downtown areas. In general in San Fernando, 5pm-8pm has typically been the busiest time for deliveries.
- Can drivers in San Fernando also receive delivery requests with Uber?
Yes, you can drive and receive delivery requests in San Fernando. In the Driver app, choose to deliver food with Uber Eats, then review and accept the delivery terms, and you’ll be ready to deliver. You can turn delivery requests on and off as you wish.
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