UberEATS Quebec City: Pay Rates and Driver Requirements

Updated 2019 – In this comprehensive guide we show you everything you need to know about becoming an UberEATS Quebec City driver. From requirements to sign up process, we can get you on the road and start making money.

UberEATS Quebec City pay, calculators and explanations make understand your salary a whole lot easier. We also have contact information for Uber, insurance and tax information.

Let’s show you what the rates and requirements are for an UberEATS driver in Quebec City and how to get started!

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Ways to Deliver

You can deliver UberEATS with a bicycle, scooter or car.

*Not available in Boston

UberEATS Quebec City Pay Rates

You are paid a flat rate for picking up and dropping off orders, as well as a fee per kilometre and a per minute fee. The Uber Fee, or Commission, is typically between 5% – 35% and is taken off your fare. This depends on when you signed up and if you also drive UberX. 

During peak times Uber may offer a pay “boost”. This is where UberEATS uses a multiplier to increase your earnings. If an in-demand delivery area advertises a multiplier, like 1.8, then your fare is multiplied by 1.8 and increased by 80%. The Uber commission is only applied to your fare, not the boost.

You can accept tips in cash or customers have the option to tip you in the app after the delivery is made.

$1.50/Pick up

$0.37/km

$0.16/minute

$1.00/Drop off

35%

Uber Commission

Boosts Multiplier

Tips

UberEATS Quebec City Calculations

With all these commissions, boosts, and compensation factors, it can get a bit confusing to calculate your pay. Although Uber does it for you, it is helpful to check your trip earnings for errors. Sometimes they are way off on the distance or the boost pay isn’t quite right. Maybe their commission seems too high?

We have your covered! Try our NEW UberEATS Pay Calculator. Just enter all rates for your city (found above) and the Driver Pay Calculator will do the work for you!

Once you do a couple trips, you can see how long they take and even calculate what you are making per hour.

How much will I make per hour?

Estimates are between $18-$25/hour, depending on demand, area, boosts, tips day and time. Some drivers have reported earnings up to $55/hour during peak times!

How do I get paid?

Method of Pay

Direct Deposit

Frequency of pay

Weekly unless you are eligible to sign up with FlexPay to get paid whenever you want.

Bonuses & Incentives

Incentive Programs

Yes. Programs vary, but can include incentives like a $3 bonus per trip if you complete 8 trips in 3 hours downtown.

Hourly Guarantee or Standby Fee

No.

Referral Bonuses

Yes, varies and is often not what is advertised in app.

Starting Bonus?

Yes, if you use an existing driver’s referral code. This bonus fluctuates and is often not what is advertised. You may have to complete a minimum number of trips within a certain time frame to be eligible.

Courier Requirements

  • 21+ years old if driving, 18+ years old for cycling and scooters
  • Proof of work eligibility: Birth certificate, Citizenship card, Passport, Residency card, SIN card, or Work permit
  • Criminal background check
  • Phone: Iphone (4s or newer) or Android (4.2 or newer) with data

Vehicle Requirements

  • Class 5 Driver’s License or equivalent
  • Proof of insurance
  • Good driving record 
  • Proof of vehicle registration
  • 2 or 4 door vehicle, 10 years old or newer

Scooter Requirements

  • Class 6D Driver’s or equivalent
  • Proof of scooter insurance
  • Scooter must be electric or have a gas powered motor with a maximum cylinder capacity of 50 cc.

UberEATS Quebec City Delivery Zone Map

Below you will find the delivery zone for UberEATS Quebec City. 

UberEATS Quebec City Delivery Zone

If you are looking to find the busiest areas for pick up requests, travel to the zone in the solid box below which is the UberEATS Quebec City hotspot map. 

UberEATS Quebec City Hot Spots

How HST, QST & Taxes Work

As an independent contract, you will have to pay taxes directly to the government like 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.

You will NOT require a GST/HST or QST number. UberEATS will collect all required taxes from the customer and remit it directly to the government. If you drive for a living you may want to consult an accountant regarding possible registration. Once you pass a certain amount of income as an independent contractor, you may have to charge and remit GST/HST Number. Tax rules change frequently so get some help!

Need more help understanding how taxes work? Check out our Tax Help section for rideshare drivers. 

Insurance Requirements

Uber drivers are on their own for insurance. Only rideshare drivers that transport passengers are covered on delivery trips as well as their regular UberX trips. 

You are required to maintain your own personal insurance policy though and submit proof to Uber when signing up.

Most insurance companies require you to disclose to them you are using your vehicle for commercial purposes. Before you start driving, you should talk with your insurance company or agent for more information. 

5 Step Sign Up Process

Step 1: Visit their website, download and sign up through their app for Android or Iphone or visit an Uber Greenlight Hub.

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Step 2: Upload the required documents. 

Step 3: Wait for your background check to be completed and Uber to notify you when you have activated.

Step 4: Get an insulated bag (optional).

Step 5: Log on and off the app whenever you want to start accepting delivery requests!

FAQ

Do I need an insulated delivery bag? 

An insulated bag is not mandatory for UberEATS drivers but it sure does help. You can buy one from  their supplier for approximately $11.25 including shipping. It is important to note, some restaurants may not allow you to pickup an order without a bag, particularly when delivering pizzas. Either way, the cost is pretty low. If you are a cyclist, the cost is around $40.

Do I need to sign for shifts?

No need to sign up for shifts. Just log on and accept “Pings”, which are on-demand requests for deliveries. Accept or decline requests and log off whenever you want!

Are there a minimum number of deliveries I need to do to stay active on the platform?

No, but if your documents expire you will need to upload them again before you can start driving. 

Is there an orientation, interview or “onboarding” session?

No, everything is done online or you can you go the Greenlight Hub closest to you to sign up or get help if you need it!

How do multiple orders work?

Sometimes you will pick up more than one order at the same time from the same restaurant. In this case, everything remains the same except you get a drop-off fee for each location you deliver to. Of course, you will be paid the extra kilometres you drive and the extra time it takes but you will only be paid one pickup fee.

What happens if they customer doesn’t answer the door when I arrive?

Contact the customer by phone first. If they don’t answer, a timer will start and after have 5-8 minutes you can leave and will still get paid the full fare. You can keep the food too! 

Contact Information

Uber support number: 1-800-593-7069 (only for current drivers)
Twitter Support: Uber_support
Uber Help Center: Help Center
UberEATS support number: 1-800-617-1979 (for drivers currently on deliveries)

You can also access the phone number in your Driver App under Account – Help and click on the blue phone in the top right corner. Note, this will bring you to the main Uber support number and they may just re-direct you to the UberEATS support number.

Quebec City Greenlight Hub (Centre Uber Quebec)

771 Saint-Joseph Est Street, Suite 203
Quebec City, QC, G1K 3C6

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10am-6pm
Tueday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday: Closed

Check here or all locations and hours.


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