Launching in October 2017, Facedrive entered their first market and became the first to compete with Uber in the rideshare world.

Facedrive brands themselves as the eco option for rideshare, offering the rider their choice of gas, hybrid, or electric vehicles.

Below you will find all of the service types, rates, and requirements you will need to get started as a Facedriver. 

If you want a more comprehensive look and a Uber vs Facedrive comparison, check out our in-depth guide to Facedrive.

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Service Types and Rates

The Facedrive app shows many types of services available. All of the service types fall under two categories when it comes to rates.

facedrive sedan example vehicle

Facedrive Sedan


Base Fare:
$2.50
Per Minute:
$0.18
Per Km:
$0.81
Cancellation Fee:
$5.00
Minimum Fare:
$5.95

Facedrive SUV Example Vheicle

Facedrive Suv


Base Fare: 
$5.00
Per Minute: 
$0.35
Per Km: 
$1.50
Cancellation Fee: 
$5.00
Minimum Fare: 
$5.95

Tips, Fees, and Payment Methods

Tipping Option?

Yes, riders have the option to tip in app or in cash

Method of Pay

Direct deposit through Stripe.com

Surge Pricing?

None

Standby Rate?

None

Long Pick Up Fee?

None

Tolls?

Toll fees will be remitted to the driver entirely

Cleaning Fee?

Not Available

Frequency of Pay?

Weekly

Commission and Service Fees

15%

Commission 8-15%

Facedrive Sedan: $2.75
Facedrive Suv: $2.75

Vehicle Requirements

Facedrive Sedan

  • Vehicle model year must be 7 years old or newer
  • 4-door vehicle with independently opening doors
  • 5-8 seats, including the driver’s
  • Ontario license plate
  • Snow or all-weather tires from Dec. 1 to April 30
  • Good condition with no cosmetic damage
  • No salvaged or rebuilt vehicles
  • Pass a vehicle inspection

Facedrive Suv

  • Vehicle model year must be 7 years old or newer
  • 4-door vehicle with independently opening doors
  • 8 seats, including the driver’s
  • Ontario license plate
  • Snow or all-weather tires from Dec. 1 to April 30
  • Good condition with no cosmetic damage
  • No salvaged or rebuilt vehicles
  • Pass a vehicle inspection

Driver Requirements

  • 21+ years old
  • Ontario G Driver’s License or equivalent
  • Birth certificate, Citizenship card, Passport, Residency card, SIN card, or Work permit
  • Proof of vehicle registration
  • Proof of insurance with at least 3 years driving history
  • Background check for criminal and driving records

HST & Taxes

The taxes you will have to pay include CPP (Canadian Pension Plan contributions), Employment Insurance (optional), Federal and Provincial Income tax. You should consult with an accountant who can tell you how much to save from your earnings, especially if you have another job.

HST will also be charged to the customer and passed on to you. That means that you will need keep it to pay the government. You will need to get an HST number from the CRA in order to remit the 13%.

Insurance Requirements

Facedrive drivers in Ontario are automatically insured through Northbridge Insurance. Links to policy information can be found here.

Commercial driver insurance is not required, however, you should check with your personal insurance provider to make sure you are covered while operating as a rideshare driver.

Sign Up Process

Head over to the Facedrive website to sign up or sign up in-app

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Contact Information

Twitter: @facedriveinc
Live Chat: Help Center
Facebook: @facedriveinc

Facedrive Toronto Office

Suite 212, 
200 Consumers Road,
North York, ON, 
M2J 4R4, Canada 

–or–

100 Consilium Pl #201
Scarborough, ON
M1H 3E3, Canada


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