January 29, 2023

How to become an Uber Driver In Nigeria

 

You can be your own boss by driving on Uber!

Do you own a nice car and you wish to make money from it? Uber is the right place for you.

What is Uber?

Uber, is an American technology company. Its services include ride-hailing, food delivery (Uber Eats), package delivery, couriers, freight transportation, and, through a partnership with Lime, electric bicycle and motorized scooter rental. The company is based in San Francisco and has operations in over 900 metropolitan areas worldwide.

Uber is a transportation company with an app that allows passengers to hail a ride and drivers to charge fares and get paid. More specifically, Uber is a ridesharing company that hires independent contractors as drivers. It’s one of many services today that contribute to the sharing economy, supplying a means of connecting existing resources instead of providing the physical resources themselves.

How does it work?


Uber links passengers with drivers using the Uber app. Generally, the drivers own their own car. The company does also offer rental or lease on cars through third party partners like Hertz, Get Around and Fair. UberFleet is an app for those managing squads of drivers.

How To Register With Uber As A Driver in Nigeria?

Sign up to drive with Uber in 4 simple steps

  • Create your account
  • Upload images the required documents
  • Complete the safety screening
  • Complete the online information session

To drive with Uber, you should be at least 25 years old and have the following documents;

  • Driver License
  • LASDRI Card
  • LASSRA
  • Driver Badge

NOTE: Your car should have:

  • Minimum 3rd party vehicle insurance
  • Roadworthiness certificate
  • Inspection report
  • Hackney Permit
  • Route Tag

Visit the vehicle requirements page and driver requirements for more information of your city.

Note: drivers without vehicles can partner with fleet partners / vehicle owners for access to vehicles.

For support, contact Uber on their support page.

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