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Uber's Current Driver & Vehicle Requirements 2017

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ippei
1202 Driver Rider Guru
 Posted 4 years, 7 months ago

Great summary of the requirements - both for Drivers and Vehicles.  Click on the link below for details.

Driver Requirements

  • You must be 21 years of age to drive for Uber.
  • You must have at least 3 years of driving experience
  • You must drive a 4 foor car, truck, or mini-van with a clean title, and that is at least 2006 or newer
  • You must have an in-state driver’s license, and have in-state insurance with your name on the policy
  • You must have a social security for the background check
  • You must pass a background check successfully, and will be disqualified if you appear on the following:
    • National Sex Offender Registry
    • State Sex Offender Registry
    • Suspected Terrorist Databases

Uber Car Types

  • UberX is the basic Uber service. Any 4 door car, mini-van, or truck can qualify for UberX.
  • UberXL is for larger vehicles such as mini-vans and SUVs that can fit more passengers.
  • UberSELECT is for introductory luxury vehicles with leather interior.
  • UberSUV is for luxury SUVs. This is a combination of UberXL and UberSELECT
  • UberBLACK is for those wishing a luxury sedan experience. These are black on black premium cars and require professional drivers. They also require mid-size or full-size cars.
  • UberLUX is for only the highest end luxury vehicles and drivers.
  • UberPOOL is a basic UberX experience that offers more affordable rates. UberPOOL passengers may end up carpooling with other UberX riders.
  • UberT / UberTAXI is Uber’s taxi service.

UberX Car Requirements

  • 4 door sedan or mid-sized car, must seat 4 passengers in addition to the driver.
  • Year 2001 or newer for most cities
  • Some cities have newer age year requirements – you can check your city here.
    • Atlanta, Washington DC – 2005 or new…

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Great summary of the requirements - both for Drivers and Vehicles.  Click on the link below for details.

Driver Requirements

  • You must be 21 years of age to drive for Uber.
  • You must have at least 3 years of driving experience
  • You must drive a 4 foor car, truck, or mini-van with a clean title, and that is at least 2006 or newer
  • You must have an in-state driver’s license, and have in-state insurance with your name on the policy
  • You must have a social security for the background check
  • You must pass a background check successfully, and will be disqualified if you appear on the following:
    • National Sex Offender Registry
    • State Sex Offender Registry
    • Suspected Terrorist Databases

Uber Car Types

  • UberX is the basic Uber service. Any 4 door car, mini-van, or truck can qualify for UberX.
  • UberXL is for larger vehicles such as mini-vans and SUVs that can fit more passengers.
  • UberSELECT is for introductory luxury vehicles with leather interior.
  • UberSUV is for luxury SUVs. This is a combination of UberXL and UberSELECT
  • UberBLACK is for those wishing a luxury sedan experience. These are black on black premium cars and require professional drivers. They also require mid-size or full-size cars.
  • UberLUX is for only the highest end luxury vehicles and drivers.
  • UberPOOL is a basic UberX experience that offers more affordable rates. UberPOOL passengers may end up carpooling with other UberX riders.
  • UberT / UberTAXI is Uber’s taxi service.

UberX Car Requirements

  • 4 door sedan or mid-sized car, must seat 4 passengers in addition to the driver.
  • Year 2001 or newer for most cities
  • Some cities have newer age year requirements – you can check your city here.
  • No cosmetic damage on the vehicle but minor dings and scratches are okay
  • No large passenger vans or commercial/Heavy Duty trucks (regular 4 door trucks are okay though)
  • No commercial branding or taxi color paint jobs
  • No salvaged vehicles and/or rebuilt vehicles
  • Vehicle must be registered and insured in the state
  • Vehicle must pass the Uber Vehicle Inspection
  • Driver’s full legal name must be listed on the vehicle insurance
  • All drivers must pass a full background check

Uber Black Requirements

  • Black leather interior, Black exterior. Clean interior. No accidents, dings, or imperfections.
  • Model 2012 or newer
  • Commercial registration and insurance
  • Must have airport permits if required in your area
  • UberBLACK driver requirements are also stricter. You cannot have more than 5 traffic violations in the past 5 years. (As opposed to 3 in 3 years for other Uber services.)
  • Pass an Uber inspection

https:// www.ridester.com/uber-vehicle-requirements/

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