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You’re the boss. You can drive with the Uber app day or night. Fit driving around your life, not the other way around.
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The more you drive, the more money you can make. When demand is higher than normal, you can make even more.
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What we do for you in South Africa
Top questions from drivers
- Can I drive with Uber in my city?
Uber is available in hundreds of cities worldwide. Tap below to see if yours is one of them.
- What are the requirements to drive with Uber?
You must meet the minimum age to drive in your city, have an eligible mode of transportation, and submit required documents, including a valid driver’s license.
- Is Uber safe?
Your safety matters to us. Uber has a Global Safety Team dedicated to doing our part to help prevent incidents. Learn more about the safety features in the app, as well as safeguards such as GPS tracking and phone anonymization, by visiting the link below.
- Do I need my own car?
If you want to drive with Uber but need a car, you can get a car from one of our vehicle partners or from a fleet partner in select markets. Please note that vehicle options may vary by city.
- How much can drivers make with Uber?
The money you make with Uber depends on when, where, and how often you drive. Find out how your fares are calculated and learn about promotions, which can help increase your earnings.
- How do I earn with surge?
You can see the amount of surge pricing that will apply to a potential trip when you are deciding whether or not to accept a trip in the driver app.
- What is Partner Protection Insurance with Chubb Insurance?
Partner Protection is an insurance programme from Chubb Insurance that helps to protect you from the financial cost of accidents or other life-changing events like serious injury. It is provided at no cost to all eligible independent driver and delivery partners who are automatically insured by Chubb Insurance.
Certain requirements and features vary by country, region, and city.
*This is a promotional offer and is not a promise or guarantee of future earnings. This offer is only available to new drivers who (i) receive this offer directly from Uber and see it in the guarantee tracker of the Uber driver app; (ii) are cleared to drive with Uber; and (iii) complete the number of trips displayed in the guarantee tracker in the city where they signed up to drive, within 90 days of signing up.
Offer terms such as number of trips and reward amount may vary by location. The guarantee offer that you see in-app replaces any guarantee amounts Uber previously offered you. Check your in-app guarantee tracker to see the current guarantee offer for your city. Must have the latest version of the driver app to see the guarantee tracker.
Earnings from your fares (after services fees and certain charges are deducted, such as city or local government charges) are included toward your guaranteed amount; any tips and promotions you make are on top of that amount. If you complete the required number of trips within 90 days of signup and you earn less than the guaranteed amount, then you’ll receive the difference.
For example, if your guaranteed amount was $1000 and you earn $800 in fares, an additional $100 in tips, and an additional $50 in promotions (for a total of $950), you would receive an additional $200 because your fares didn’t meet the guaranteed amount.
Any payment due will be added to your account after you complete the required trips. Each completed pickup and dropoff on Uber Pool will count as one trip towards your minimum trip requirement. Each required trip must be with a unique rider. Cancelled trips do not count. This offer is only valid for those who meet the eligibility requirements associated with this offer. Uber reserves the right to withhold or deduct payments that it determines or believes were in error, fraudulent, illegal or in violation of the driver terms or these terms. Offer and terms are subject to change.
¹Uber is not responsible for the products or services offered by other companies, or for the terms and conditions (including financial terms) under which those products and services are offered.