HELLO, FUTURE DRIVER

Learn what you need to drive with Lyft

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WHAT YOU'LL NEED TO APPLY

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Your driver’s license

You’ll need to meet the age requirement for your region.

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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.

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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.

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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?


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Apply

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.

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Get approved

After you’ve uploaded your required documents and passed the background checks, you’re ready to start earning on the road!

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Drive and earn

Review your Driver Guidebook for helpful tips 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.

Frequently asked questions

Regions we serve


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