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Are you searching for full-time driver jobs or part-time driver jobs in Columbus? Try using Uber instead. The app gives you the flexibility to set your own hours and earn on your time.

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Become a rideshare driver in Columbus, OH

Your city needs drivers like you to keep everyone moving forward. Thousands of riders request rides with Uber every day. You can use your vehicle to get paid to drive in Columbus while getting riders where they need to go.

Uber also connects you to these ways to earn:

Deliver with Uber Eats

Try food delivery using your 4-wheel or 2-wheel vehicle. With Uber Eats, you can connect people with the food they love from local restaurants.

Refer drivers

Invite friends and family to join the Uber community. Use your promo code when referring others, and you’ll earn a reward after they complete a certain number of trips.

Part-time driver

Columbus, OH

Part-time, flexible hours

An alternative to traditional driving jobs in Columbus.

If you’re looking for driver jobs in Columbus, give Uber a try instead. Get paid to drive or deliver when you want, on the platform with the largest network of active riders.

Driving with Uber in Columbus offers a flexible earning opportunity. It’s a great alternative to full-time driver jobs, part-time driver 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 driver using the Uber platform. Drivers using Uber come from all backgrounds and industries, setting their own schedule to make life work for them.

Uber offers part-time driver job alternatives in all major cities in the US, including Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco, and Seattle—plus hundreds of other cities of all sizes across the country.

To be a driver in Columbus, you must meet certain requirements: meet the minimum age to drive in your city, have at least one year of driving experience, and clear a background check. The documents you’ll need to submit are a valid driver's license; proof of residency in your city, state, or province; and insurance if you plan to drive your own car. To sign up, the process includes submitting documents and photo; providing information for a background check; and finding out if your car is eligible (or getting a vehicle that is). For more information, you can go to uber.com/drive/requirements.

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.

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

  • Different driving jobs in Columbus offer different opportunities. Some driving jobs have set hours and strict schedules. With Uber, you can decide whether you want to drive frequently or just a short time on the weekend. Previous rideshare experience is not required.

  • Your schedule is up to you. With Uber, you can get paid to drive when you want. You have the flexibility to be a rideshare driver in Columbus whenever you choose.

  • Riders and Uber Eats customers have the option to tip right from the app after each trip or delivery. Tips can be added by riders up to 30 days after a trip is completed. On Uber Eats, tips can be added by customers up to 7 days after a delivery is completed. You can track your tips, which are all yours to keep, in the Earnings section of the Driver app.

  • We make it as easy as possible for you to track your earnings from riders. A monetary amount at the top of your screen will show how much you’re getting paid to drive in Columbus. Look for helpful tools in the app to give you more details and show you your totals in real time.

  • Yes, you are welcome to drive and deliver on the Uber platform. Please check the requirements you’ll need to meet in order to start earning with Uber in Columbus. You can find those requirements at uber.com/drive/requirements.

  • Riders using Uber near you frequently request rides to Kroger, Standard Hall, and John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH). Hotels are also popular pickup and dropoff locations; some near you include Hyatt Regency Columbus. And, of course, John Glenn Columbus International Airport.

  • All vehicles must comply with the requirements on Uber’s vehicle requirements page for Columbus and for the ride options listed there. You can access that page at uber.com/drive/requirements.

  • Thinking of becoming a driver in Columbus? Here are some of the requirements:- Be at least the minimum age to drive here- Have an eligible form of transportation- Submit documents (such as a valid driver’s license and a photo of yourself, among others)- Pass a background screening- Have at least a year of driving experience with a license Get additional information at uber.com/drive/requirements.

  • You can get clear, updated information related to airport pickups and dropoffs at John Glenn Columbus International Airport on the airports page at Uber.com.

  • When you drive with Uber in Columbus, 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.

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