Why Become an Uber EATS Driver?
While driving people around has it’s ups and downs, driving food around is pretty easy. They don’t argue or ask you questions, it’s just you and some items getting delivered so you can keep listening to the latest Ed Sheeran album and enjoy your drive.
Vehicle requirements for Uber EATS Drivers are simple
Depending on where you live you may not even need a car! Uber EATS gives you the option to deliver with a bike, or scooter or car. This will depend on your city but it’s nice to know you have options. In short here are the guidelines for becoming an Uber EATS Driver.
- You must be 19 years old or older (21 years old in Canada)
- You must have a driver’s license, regular insurance, and proof of vehicle registration.
- 1 year of driving experience.
- Expect to lift up to 30 pounds.
- Vehicle requirements: 1997 or newer for cities that allow Eats-only profiles.
- If you don’t have a car, you can deliver with a bike/scooter and valid SSN
Apply to Be an Uber Driver
Applying to become a driver for Uber EATS, is pretty straight forward there is a box on their home page you fill out. From there it’s a short application process. Next you are notified whether or not you have been approved!
Once You Are Accepted
Getting going is straightforward. Once you have been chosen as an UberEATS driving partner, you will open up the Uber app on your smartphone and enter in your credentials. After that there will be request for an UberEATS driver and if you are the closest to them, you will receive the request.
Once you accept the request for a ride, you will head to the pick up location and transport the delivery to it’s final destination.
Here’s the best part…
The app automatically charges the user for you and you will never have to collect any fees. Once the delivery is completed, you and the rider can rate each other.
You will then be paid via direct deposit by Uber EATS, once per week.
If you want to become an Uber Eats driver, go for it! It is a great way to earn some extra cash and is pretty secure. Since payments are handled through the app on the phone, you never have to worry about carrying cash on you or collecting any fees.
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