We get this question a lot from people looking to become an Uber driver in Australia. Below is a summary of the driver’s licence requirements for driving Uber in Australia.
To drive Uber in Australia, you need a full Australian driver’s licence with a minimum driving experience of 6-12 months depending on your state.
— How to become an Uber driver in Sydney
— How to become an Uber driver in Melbourne
— How to become an Uber driver in Brisbane
— How to become an Uber driver in Perth
— How to become an Uber driver in Canberra
— How to become an Uber driver in Adelaide
You need to hold a full driver’s licence in the state or territory where you want to drive Uber. Having a full licence means you can’t be on your probationary or learners plates.
For example, if you hold a New South Wales driver’s licence and would like to become an Uber driver in Melbourne, you’ll need to transfer your NSW driver’s licence to Victoria. This process is usually free and easy to do.
Below are the links to the local road authorities if you need to transfer your licence from one Australian state to another.
Each state has different requirements for what documents you need to have to become an Uber partner. Applying for government documents can take between 2-6 weeks, so start the process as soon as possible.
Below are the links to apply for Government documents per each Australian state.
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