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The Rates and Requirements to Drive for Uber in Edmonton

14 Jan by Commercial Driver HQ

The Rates and Requirements to Drive for Uber in Edmonton

Uber is growing in Edmonton and the demand is getting higher. Higher demand means the need for more drivers. 

Driving for Uber in Edmonton is a great way to make some extra cash and a great way to work independently. Find out if you meet the requirements to drive for Uber below!

Service Types and Rates

UberX


Base Fare:
$2.30
Per Minute:
$0.17
Per Km:
$0.90
Cancellation Fee:
$5.00
Minimum Fare:
$5.95

UberXL


Base Fare:
$4.00
Per Minute:
$0.26
Per Km:
$1.70
Cancellation Fee:
$5.00
Minimum Fare:
$8.15

Premier


Base Fare:
$5.30
Per Minute:
$0.32
Per Km:
$2.10
Cancellation Fee:
$5.00
Minimum Fare:
$8.65

Tips, Fees, and Payment Methods

Tipping Option?

Yes PAX have the option to tip in app or in cash

Surge Pricing?

Yes

Standby Rate?

None

Long Pick Up Fee?

None

Tolls?

Paid up-front by driver. Must contact Uber customer service to obtain balance of toll.

Cleaning Fee?

$100-$150

Frequency of Pay?

Weekly

Method of Pay?

Direct Deposit

Daily Pay: Find out more information about how it works from Uber and the perks like CAA and Esso Price Privileges

Commission and Service Fees

%
Commission 20-25%

UberX: $2.65
UberXL: $2.65
UberSelect: $2.65

*Service Fee collected by Uber, not paid to driver.




Vehicle Requirements

  • 4-door vehicle with independently opening doors
  • No full-sized vans or trucks
  • No taxi cabs, government cars, or commercially marked vehicles
  • 5 seatbelts
  • 10 years or newer
  • No salvaged or rebuilt vehicles
  • No commercial branding
  • Pass a vehicle inspection
  • Class 1-55 Vehicle Registration
  • Display Uber sticker on bottom of front and back passenger side windshield
  • 4-door SUV or minivan with independently opening doors
  • Seat at least 6 passengers in addition to the driver
  • 10 years or newer
  • No full-sized vans or trucks
  • No taxi cabs, government cars, or commercially marked vehicles
  • No salvaged or rebuilt vehicles
  • No commercial branding
  • Pass a vehicle inspection
  • Class 1-55 Vehicle Registration
  • Display Uber sticker on bottom of front and back passenger side windshield
  • Model year must be 7 years (2010 model year) or newer
  • 4-door luxury sedan
  • Leather or vinyl interior with no tears
  • Seat at least 4 passengers in addition to the driver
  • Working windows and air conditioning
  • No full-sized vans or trucks
  • No taxi cabs, government cars, or commercially marked vehicles
  • No salvaged or rebuilt vehicles
  • No commercial branding
  • Pass a vehicle inspection
  • Class 1-55 Vehicle Registration
  • Display Uber sticker on bottom of front and back passenger side windshield

Driver Requirements

  • 21+ years old
  • Class 4 license. You must complete a medical check, knowledge test and road test. Find out more here.
  • Proof of work eligibility: Birth certificate, Citizenship card, Passport, Residency card, SIN card, or Work permit
  • Vehicle insurance: Insurance must be in your name and name must be legible.
  • Background screening at Uber Hub. You must bring with you:
    • Driver’s license and secondary government issued ID
    • Three year driver’s abstract (less than 30 days old)
  • Phone Requirements: iPhone 4s or newer, Android 2013 or newer

Taxes

The taxes you will have to pay include CPP (Canadian Pension Plan contributions), EI (Employment Insurance), 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.

 

Insurance Requirements

Uber drivers in Alberta are automatically insured through Intact 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. Uber recommends getting a rideshare friendly quote through AON Group.

Sign Up Process

Head over to the Uber website to sign up or sign up in-app.

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Contact Information

Uber support number: 1-800-593-7069
Uber support twitter: @uber_support
Uber Help Center: Help Center

 

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10180 105st NW,
Edmonton, AB
T5J 1C9

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