Uber vehicle and driver requirements in UAE

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Uber is one of the best online taxi companies in UAE.There are requirements you should meet for you to be allowed to install the App and start making money through it.Below are vehicle and driver requirements for Uber in UAE:

Driver requirements

Visit Uber website and sign up. Documents required are as follows:

If you are driving in Dubai:

  • Valid RTA Card*
  • Valid Emirates ID*
  • Valid RTA Registered Vehicle Mulkiya*
  • A driver profile photo
    • Must be a forward-facing, centered photo including the driver’s full face and top of shoulders, with no sunglasses
    • Must be a photo only of the driver with no other subject in the frame, well-lit, and in focus. It cannot be a driver’s license photo or other printed photograph

*It is compulsory to ensure that the employer listed on the Emirates ID is the same as on the RTA permit card and vehicle registration (Mulkiya).

Documents required for UAE nationals in Abu Dhabi:

  • Valid Emirates ID
  • Driver license
  • Private vehicle registration
  • Valid vehicle insurance
  • Passport copy (first and last page)
  • Police Clearance Certificate
  • Medical Fitness Certificate
  • A driver profile photo
    • Must be a forward-facing, centered photo including the driver’s full face and top of shoulders, with no sunglasses
    • Must be a photo only of the driver with no other subject in the frame, well-lit, and in focus. It cannot be a driver’s license photo or other printed photograph
    • Must be a professional photo (i.e. passport photo; sized 4×6 inches)
    • Must be a photo of the driver wearing the national dress

Documents required for expat drivers under a Trans Abu Dhabi-registered limousine company:

  • Valid Emirates ID*
  • Trans Card / ITC permit*
  • Vehicle registration* under the same limousine company name
  • A driver profile photo

*It is compulsory to ensure that the employer listed on the Emirates ID is the same as on the ITC permit and vehicle registration (Mulkiya).

An expatriate applicant needs to be a limousine driver under a Trans Abu Dhabi-registered limousine company Visa to be eligible to get the Trans card.

After submitting the documents, get a car and start making money.

Uber vehicle requirements in UAE

Vehicle requirements in the United Arab Emirates

Vehicle requirements in the United Arab Emirates: Vehicles approved by RTA in Dubai, ITC in Abu Dhabi, and SRTA in Sharjah for a limousine company are accepted in their registered cities only.

Must-haves

Vehicle requirements For Expatriates in Dubai

For Dubai, drivers must meet all the requirements of the RTA:

  • 4-door sedan or minivan
  • Good condition with no cosmetic damage
  • No commercial branding

Your paperwork

  • Vehicle Registration Card for an RTA-approved limousine
  • RTA card for Dubai Only / SRTA for Sharjah Only / ITC card for Abu Dhabi Only
  • Emirates ID Card

Do you need a commercial vehicle license?

Applicant needs to be a limousine driver under an RTA-registered limousine company Visa

Vehicle requirements For UAE Nationals in Abu Dhabi

According to UAE law, Emirati nationals are allowed to drive their private vehicles registered under their personal names or under a first-degree relative (Parent, sibling, or child) with Uber in Abu Dhabi.

If the vehicle is under partner-driver’s first-degree relative’s name then the applicant needs to provide a notarized letter from courts attesting the relationship and permission to use the vehicle for commercial purposes.

The vehicle’s minimum requirements are as follows:

Year: Vehicle must be manufactured last 5 years or newer

UberXL

UberXL seat extra passengers and charge higher fares with a higher-capacity vehicle in Dubai

Additional requirements

  • RTA approved Limosuine registered SUV and Minivans
  • 4-door SUV or minivan with independently opening doors
  • Seats sat least 6 passengers in addition to the driver
  • Working windows and air conditioning
  • No full-sized vans or trucks
  • No taxi cabs, government cars, or other marked vehicles
  • No salvaged or rebuilt vehicles

UberComfort

Comfort was designed to maximize possibilities on the Uber platform.

Additional requirements:

  • Maintain eligibility on Select
  • Have a minimum star rating of 4.85
  • Drive a vehicle with more legroom than smaller, compact cars eligible for Select and that meet the minimum vehicle year requirement

UberBLACK

Charge higher fares with a luxury sedan in Dubai.

Additional requirements

  • RTA approved Limousine Registered Luxury Vehicles
  • Mercedes-Benz, BMW or similar
  • Model manufactured in 2018 or later*
  • Leather or vinyl interior with no tears
  • Seats at least 4 passengers in addition to the driver
  • Working windows and air conditioning
  • No full-sized vans or trucks
  • No taxi cabs, government cars, or other marked vehicles
  • No salvaged or rebuilt vehicles

UberSELECT

Charge higher fares with a sedan in Dubai. See the list of preferred models (primarily Lexus ES). Other models may also qualify.

AMOUNT OF MONEY TO MAKE FROM UBER IN UAE

You can make AED 5,000 and above per month from Uber business in UAE.You can make even up to AED 20,000 per month depending on the type of clients you get.

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