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Apply to drive with Lyft

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Don’t have a car?

Get a flexible rental with Lyft Express Drive

The more you drive, the less you pay with all inclusive rentals designed to help you earn on your terms. Learn More

Drive Your Way

Get a car any time—and return it when you want after 7 days.

Cut Costs

Insurance and standard maintenance are always included.

Unlimited Lyft Miles

Drive unlimited miles for Lyft and get extra miles for personal use.

Why Lyft?

Earnings on earnings

Keep 100% of your tips, and you can make even more with bonuses.

Earnings transparency

You keep 70% or more of passenger payments after external fees each week with our earnings commitment.

Enjoy more choice

The new Women+ Connect feature gives women and nonbinary drivers more control and choice in how they earn.

Get help anytime, 24/7

We’re continually investing in safety tools and policies to help protect you on the road.

How Lyft Driving Works

Step 1

Open the app and turn on driver mode.

How Lyft Driving Works

Step 2

Accept a ride request.

How Lyft Driving Works

Step 3

Pick up your passenger.

How Lyft Driving Works

Step 4

Once the ride ends, the app processes pay from the passenger’s saved credit card.

Lyft Insurance Protection

You're required to maintain personal auto insurance that meets minimum state requirements. However, most personal auto policies will not cover you while you're using the Lyft app. Where consistent with state and local laws, Lyft maintains commercial insurance on behalf of drivers. This commercial insurance provides certain coverages while you're using the Lyft app. Learn more.

Passenger Ratings

Drivers rate passengers after each ride, so you’ve always got a say. We also require passengers to provide valid credit card information for identity verification purposes.

Frequently Asked Questions