Uber New Jersey


Uber currently offers four core rideshare services in Uber New Jersey:

1. UberX (a low-cost option which seats up to four passengers. UberX is the most widespread and basic option in Uber’s portfolio of services)
2. UberXL (a low-cost ride which seats up to six passengers)
3. UberBLACK (a premium option which seats up to four passengers, and utilizes high-end black cars with all-black interiors)
4. UberSUV (a premium SUV option which seats up to six passengers)

The current rates for New Jersey services are as follows:

Base Fare: $1.05
Per Minute: $0.15
Per Mile: $0.85
Cancellation Fee: $5
Service Fee: $1.60

Base Fare: $1.50
Per Minute: $0.18
Per Mile: $1.55
Cancellation Fee: $5
Service Fee: $1.60

Base Fare: $7
Per Min: $0.65
Per Mile: $3.75
Cancellation Fee: $10
Service Fee: $0

Base Fare: $14
Per Minute: $0.80
Per Mile: $4.50
Cancellation Fee: $10
Service Fee: $0

How to Become an Uber Driver in New Jersey

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 NJ 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 for Uber New Jersey

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

1. Once your driver’s license has been submitted and approved, and your account is activated, you will be asked to enter your social security number in the Driver Dashboard system. This will allow new drivers to undergo a screening process (the process is provided by a third-party system called Checker, 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 (temporary registration is allowed, although it must be replaced by permanent registration, once available).



Insurance that meets NJ’s minimum responsibility requirements (driver’s name must be on the policy)

Uber Activation, Support and Inspection Sites for Uber New Jersey:


Hoboken, NJ
74 Washington Street
Hoboken, NJ 07030
Monday – Friday: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday: 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Philadelphia, PA
7821 Bartram Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19153
Monday – Friday: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Manhattan, NYC
633 West 27th Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10001
Monday – Sunday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Long Island City, NYC
27-55 Jackson Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101
Monday – Friday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

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