Signing up to Uber in NSW – How to apply for a Passenger Transport licence code

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    Find out how to apply for your Passenger Transport licence code

    Previously, to become an Uber driver in Sydney, you had to hold a private hire driver authority.

    Since November 2017, driver authorities have ceased to have effect in NSW. The new process to have a Passenger Transport licence code added to your driver’s licence record is now managed by Uber.

    How much does a Passenger Transport licence code cost?

    The total cost of for a Passenger Transport licence code is $22 (for the driving history check) and will take up to 14 business days to be processed.

    How to apply for a Passenger Transport licence code?

    To apply for your Passenger Transport licence code, you can do one of two things:

    All  Uber drivers in Sydney who already hold a valid private hire drivers authority will be automatically transferred to the new point-to-point regulatory framework.

    About Splend

    We enable people to make money by driving for on-demand apps such as Uber.

    We’re more than a car rental company. In addition to new-model cars and all the essentials to start earning money with Uber as quickly as possible, our members enjoy driver training and dedicated support via a personal account manager, as well as member benefits such as partner discounts and exclusive events.

    For more information about Splend, drop by to your local Member Support Centreemail us or say hello on 1800 775 363.


    Balazs Szekely

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