Learn what you need to drive with Lyft
WHAT YOU'LL NEED TO APPLY
Your driver’s license
You’ll need to meet the age requirement for your region.
A background check
We’ll need your consent to complete a criminal background check and to review your driving history. Please note: this is not a credit check.
Insurance and other documents
If you’re using your own car, upload your insurance, registration. Some regions will require vehicle inspection as well. Learn more.
Your car, or a rental
You must have a 4-door vehicle, or rent a car through Express Drive. Vehicle requirements vary by region. Learn more.
HOW DO I BECOME A LYFT DRIVER?
You can fill out the application here, or in the Lyft Driver app — download it from the App Store (iOS) or the Google Play store.
After you’ve uploaded your required documents and passed the background checks, you’re ready to start earning on the road!
Drive and earn
Head to the learning center for helpful tutorials to get started, and make sure the Lyft emblem and other required documents are in your car. Open the Lyft Driver app, go online to start getting ride requests and making money on your own schedule.