UBER PHOENIX

The company offers eight rideshare options in the city:

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  1. UberX (a low-cost option which seats up to four passengers)
  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)
  5. UberSELECT (similar to UberBLACK, but the car does not have to be black. More premium than UberX but cheaper than BLACK. Vehicles seat up to four passengers).
  6. UberASSIST (a wheelchair-capable option. Offers assistance to people with general disabilities and seniors, and personnel are trained and provided via the Open Doors Organization.)
  7. UberWAV (a wheelchair-accessible service, where vehicles are equipped with hydraulic lifts and ramps).
  8. UberESPANOL (a service which offers Spanish-speaking drivers).

The current rates for Phoenix services are as follows:

UberX
Base Fare: $0.40
Per Minute: $0.09
Per Mile: $0.90
Cancellation Fee: $5
Service Fee: $1.80

UberXL
Base Fare: $1.25
Per Minute: $0.18
Per Mile: $1.5
Cancellation Fee: $5
Service Fee: $1.80

UberSELECT
Base Fare: $4
Per Minute: $0.25
Per Mile: $2
Cancellation Fee: $10
Service Fee: $1.80

UberBLACK
Base Fare: $7
Per Min: $0.35
Per Mile: $3.25
Cancellation Fee: $10
Service Fee: $0

UberSUV  
Base Fare: $14
Per Minute: $0.40
Per Mile: $4.10
Cancellation Fee: $10
Service Fee: $0

UberASSIST
Base Fare: $0.40
Per Minute: $0.09
Per Mile: $0.90
Cancellation Fee: $5
Service Fee: $1.80

UberWAV
Base Fare: $0.40
Per Minute: $0.09
Per Mile: $0.90
Cancellation Fee: $5
Service Fee: $1.80

UberESPANOL
Base Fare: $0.40
Per Minute: $0.09
Per Mile: $0.90
Cancellation Fee: $5
Service Fee: $1.80

How to Become an Uber Driver in Phoenix

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 AZ 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

  • Your vehicle must have 4 doors (which open independently).
  • Your vehicle must be from the year 2004 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:

After your driver’s license has been successfully approved by the system (and your account activated), you will be prompted to input your social security number in the Driver Dashboard system. This will start a screening process (via third-party system called Checkr, which will contact you directly. You can check 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 Inspection

Uber offers a pre-selected list of inspection sites. See a full list here.

Print off this vehicle inspection form to ensure expedited service (or in case they don’t have an extra form at the mechanic’s).

*Remember to bring to your inspection:

  • Your 2004 (or newer) four-door vehicle (not salvaged)
  • Arizona Driver License
  • Arizona Registration
  • Arizona Insurance

Also – bring your banking information, so that Uber can set up your direct deposit with your bank (allowing them to pay you once you become a driver)

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