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Drive with Uber in South Africa

Ready to make money? The first step is to sign up online.

Sign up to drive

Make money when you want

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Set your own schedule

You’re the boss. You can drive with the Uber app day or night. Fit driving around your life, not the other way around.

Make money on your own terms

The more you drive, the more money you can make. When demand is higher than normal, you can make even more.

Let the app lead the way

Just tap and go. You get turn-by-turn directions, suggestions to help you make more money, and 24/7 support.

Get started

Sign up online

You’ll need a valid email address and cell phone number to sign up. Requirements vary by region, so we’ll show you what’s needed for your city.

Check driving requirements

Most people are eligible to drive with Uber. Here’s what you need to know if you’re driving in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, or Durban.

Get a vehicle

You can sign up even if you don't have a car that meets the vehicle requirements in South Africa right now.

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Get support

Let’s make every Uber trip hassle-free. Our support pages can help you set up your account, get started with the app, adjust fares, and much more.

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Contact us

Got questions? Get answers. Enjoy personal support at an Uber Greenlight Hub in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, or Durban.

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Drive safely

The Uber app is full of features that help you stay safe and confident before, during, and after every trip. And if you need help, Uber gives you 24/7 support.

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The new app: built for drivers, with drivers

Easier to use and more reliable, the app supports you—like a partner—at every turn.

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The new app: built for drivers, with drivers

Easier to use and more reliable, the app supports you—like a partner—at every turn.

Learn more

Top questions from drivers

Uber is available in hundreds of cities worldwide. Tap below to see if yours is one of them.

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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.

See driver requirements

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.

See Uber's commitment to safety

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.

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