Updated 2019 – Getting started with Uber in Atlanta is easy! But there are a few requirements you’ll need to meet if you want to be a top tier driver. You may need to meet some extra requirements if you want to drive for a premium service type like Uber BLACK.

Don’t worry, we will explain the different service types and the vehicle requirements for each category. To qualify for the premium and higher paying services like Uber SELECT or Uber BLACK, your vehicle must be on the list provided by Uber. Check out Uber Atlanta Car List to see if your car is on the list!

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General Uber Car Requirements Atlanta

The general car requirements in Atlanta are:

  • vehicle must be 15 years old or newer
  • have 4 working doors
  • be in good condition with no cosmetic damage
  • have no commercial branding on it

Registration Requirements in Atlanta

Uber will accept either temporary or official registration documents. The vehicle does not have to be registered in your name.

Insurance Requirements in Atlanta

Uber provides liability insurance for drivers, which is awesome. But you are still required to have your own insurance policy. You can learn more about the rideshare insurance coverage in the US by visiting this link on their website. 

Uber Car Requirements Atlanta

UberX Atlanta Car Requirements

UberX example for Atlanta

UberX is the lowest cost service option in Atlanta. This is the most popular type of ride for drivers and passengers.

The UberX Atlanta Car requirements are:

  • 4-door vehicle with dedicated passenger doors
  • Have factory-installed seats and seat belts for each person in the car
  • Functional air conditioning and windows
  • No vans, box trucks, or similar vehicles
  • No cabs or other marked vehicles
  • No salvaged or rebuilt vehicles
  • No seating modifications installed

UberXL Atlanta Car Requirements

Uber XL example for Atlanta Requirements

UberXL offers the lowest cost ride for more than 4 more passengers. Drivers are paid at a higher rate when driving with this service.

The UberXL Atlanta Car requirements are:

  • 4-door vehicle with independently opening passenger doors
  • Have 7 factory-installed seats and seat belts
  • Working windows and air conditioning
  • No vans, box trucks, or similar vehicles
  • No taxi cabs, government cars, or other marked vehicles
  • No salvaged or rebuilt vehicles
  • No aftermarket seating modifications

Uber SELECT Atlanta Car Requirements

Uber Select Requirements Atlanta

Uber SELECT is a luxury car service with higher fares than a standard Uber. Your car does not have to be black but must be one of the accepted models. Drivers must also be top rated with plenty of experience.

The Uber SELECT Atlanta car requirements are:

  • Minimum of 75 completed trips
  • 4.75 driver rating or higher
  • Model year 2013 or newer
  • 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 other marked vehicles
  • No salvaged or rebuilt vehicles

Your vehicle must be a make and model on the accepted car list. For a complete list of Uber SELECT cars that are eligible in Atlanta, you can refer to our Atlanta Car List for Uber SELECT, Uber BLACK and Uber BLACK SUV drivers.

Uber BLACK Atlanta Car Requirements

Uber Black Requirements Atlanta

Uber BLACK is the highest level of car service offered in Atlanta. It also commands top-tier fares for drivers who own black sedans and meet the requirements to drive.

The Uber BLACK Atlanta Car requirements are:

  • Keep a star rating of 4.85 or higher
  • 5-year-old vehicle or newer
  • Commercial insurance
  • Exterior color: Black only
  • Interior: Black leather only

Your vehicle must be a make and model on the accepted car list. For a complete list of Uber BLACK cars that are eligible in Atlanta, you can refer to our Atlanta Car List for Uber SELECT, Uber BLACK and Uber BLACK SUV drivers.

Unfortunately, Uber Atlanta is not accepting new Uber Black drivers at this time. 

Uber BLACK SUV Atlanta Car Requirements

Uber Black SUV

Uber BLACK SUV is the most expensive service offered in Atlanta. Drivers are paid more than Uber BLACK because you can fit more passengers. Uber BLACK drivers must meet strict rating requirements.

The Uber BLACK SUV Atlanta Car requirements are:

  • Keep a star rating of 4.85 or higher
  • 5-year-old vehicle or newer
  • Commercial insurance
  • Black exteriors in excellent condition
  • Black leather or vinyl interiors with no tears
  • Seats for at least 6 passengers in addition to the driver

Your vehicle must be a make and model on the accepted car list. For a complete list of Uber BLACK cars that are eligible in Atlanta, refer to our Atlanta Car List for Uber drivers.

NOTE: Uber Atlanta is not accepting new Uber Black SUV drivers at this time. 


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