Uber Jacksonville is the largest and most popular rideshare presence in Jacksonville, Florida.

Uber Jacksonville offers a range of different services in the city:

1. UberX (UberX is the most widespread and basic option in Uber’s portfolio)
2. UberXL (extra space; a ride which seats up to six passengers)
3. UberBLACK (a high-end option; black vehicles. Seats up to four passengers)
4. UberSUV (an SUV option which seats up to six passengers)

The current rates for Jacksonville services are as follows:

Base Fare: $0
Per Minute: $0.11
Per Mile: $0.75
Cancellation Fee: $5
Service Fee: $2.05

Base Fare: $3
Per Minute: $0.20
Per Mile: $1.15
Cancellation Fee: $5
Service Fee: $2.05

Base Fare: $7
Per Minute: $0.55
Per Mile: $2.20
Cancellation Fee: $10
Service Fee: $0

Base Fare: $7
Per Minute: $0.55
Per Mile: $2.20
Cancellation Fee: $10
Service Fee: $0

How to Become an Uber Driver in Jacksonville

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 FL driver’s license
  • Drivers must pass a screening process (details below)
  • Drivers must have an accepted vehicle (check below for additional info)
  • A TNC 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 2005 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
Vehicle Insurance Background Check/Screening Process
  • New drivers must undergo a screening process (the process is provided by a third-party system called Checkr, which will contact you directly. You can look into the status of your 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:
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Vehicle Inspection:
You’ll need to have your vehicle inspected before becoming an active Uber driver (you’ll need a certified inspector who’s capable of doing a 19-point inspection).
Get in touch with your local affiliate for information on approved inspection sites in the Jacksonville Area: Jacksonville, Florida: partnersjax@uber.com
Hot Spots:
Once you’ve successfully registered as a driver, you’ll want to take note of local Jacksonville hot spots, which are high-volume areas (i.e., you’ll likely generate extra revenue if you concentrate on driving in these locations at peak times).
Monday – Friday, 5am-9am, 3pm-7pm
Weekdays: 6am-10am, 3pm-11pm
Saturday: 7pm-Midnight
Jacksonville Beaches:
Friday and Saturday: 10pm to 3am
St. Augustine
Monday to Thursday: 5pm to 8pm
Friday and Saturday: Noon to 2am

  • Want to become a driver? Check out our overview of specific requirements here.

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  • August 7, 2016 at 3:35 am

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