Uber Dayton

Two Uber rideshare options are offered in the Uber Dayton area:

1. UberX (basic option; seats four passengers)
2. UberXL (a low-cost option which seats up to six passengers)

The current rates for each service:uber signup

Base Fare: $1
Per Minute: $0.18
Per Mile: $0.85
Cancellation Fee: $5
Service Fee: $1.85

Base Fare: $1.50
Per Minute: $0.30
Per Mile: $1.50
Cancellation Fee: $5
Service Fee: $1.85

Want to Become an Uber Driver in Dayton?

UberX/XL requirements:

  • Driver must be at least 21 years of age
  • Drivers aged 21 or 22 must have (at minimum) 3 years of valid licensing in the USA
  • Drivers aged 23 (and up) must have at least one year of valid licensing in the USA
  • Drivers must provide valid OH driver’s license.
  • Drivers must pass a screening process (details below)
  • Drivers must have an accepted vehicle (check below for additional info)
  • A TNC/TNL (Transportation Network) License.

UberX/XL Vehicle Requirements:

As a company, Uber doesn’t own or operate any vehicles (all Uber Vehicles are driver-owned or leased). If you want to drive for Uber, you have to use your own private vehicle.

  • Your vehicle must have 4 doors (which open independently).
  • Your vehicle must be from the year 2001 or newer
  • You must have a clean title (no salvage vehicles are allowed).
  • Your vehicle must be In excellent condition (cosmetically & mechanically).
  • Your vehicle cannot be a former taxi vehicle, or large van.

For UberXL:

  • All of the points listed above apply equally to XL.
  • All XL vehicles must seat the driver AND at least 6 additional passengers

UberX/XL document requirements:

All Uber drivers must provide these documents for their Uber account to be officially activated:

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Vehicle Registration

Background Check/Screening Process

New drivers must undergo a screening process (the process is provided by a third-party system called Checkr.

Background Check Details:

  • No history of reckless driving (in the past seven years).
  • No incidents of driving without insurance or license (in the past seven years).
  • No DUI or drug-related offenses (in the past seven years).
  • No fatal accidents (in the past seven years).
  • No criminal history (in the past seven years).

After submitting your information to Checkr, you can look into the status of your background check application here: applicant.checkr.com).

Driver’s License

Your driver’s license should clearly show these items:

  1. License Issue Date
  2. Your license number
  3. Your Date of Birth (DOB). You must be 21 Years of Age (or older) to be an Uber Driver
  4. License Expiry Date


Vehicle Registration Documents:




Vehicle Inspection:

Dayton requires a 24-point inspection, performed by an approved third-party provider.

Get in touch with the local affiliate (Partner) support center for information on low-cost inspection sites in the Dayton area:


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