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Uber Tampa Bay

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UBER TAMPA BAY

Three different rideshare services for Uber Tamba Bay are offered throughout Tampa Bay : Look for Uber in your city.

1. UberX (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. UberSELECT (high-end vehicles; cheaper than UberBLACK).uber signup

The current rates for Miami services are as follows:

UberX
Base Fare: $1
Per Minute: $0.11
Per Mile: $0.80
Cancellation Fee: $5
Service Fee: $1.70

UberXL
Base Fare: $3
Per Minute: $0.20
Per Mile: $1.15
Cancellation Fee: $5
Service Fee: $1.70

UberSELECT
Base Fare: $3
Per Minute: $0.30
Per Mile: $1.65
Cancellation Fee: $10
Service Fee: $1.70

How to Become an Uber Driver in Tampa Bay

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:

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 an official partner support center in Tampa Bay to get a list of inspection locations & pricing information: partnerstampa@uber.com

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