Learn more about Uber’s rates & driver sign-up requirements in Calgary, Alberta below.

1. UberX (A basic option which seats up to four passengers.)

The current Uber rates for Calgary are as follows:

Base Fare: CAD $2.75
Per Minute: CAD $0.25
Per Km: CAD $1
Cancellation Fee: CAD $5
Service Fees: CAD $1.85

Requirements for Becoming an Uber Driver in Calgary

Requirements for Becoming an Uber Driver in Calgary

UberX requirements:

  • Driver must be at least 21 years of age
  • Drivers must provide valid Class 1, 2 or 4 driver’s license
  • Drivers must have an accepted vehicle (check below for additional info)
  • Driver must undergo a screening process through third-party provider Checkr
  • Proof of Work Document (citizenship card, residency card, work permit, birth certificate, sin card)

UberX Vehicle Requirements

UberX Vehicle Requirements:

  • Your vehicle must have 4 doors (which open independently).
  • Your vehicle must be from the year 2006 or newer.
  • You must have a clean title (no salvage titles are allowed).
  • Your vehicle must be In excellent condition (cosmetically, as well as structurally/mechanically).
  • Your vehicle cannot be a taxi-cab or a full-sized van.

UberX document requirements

UberX document requirements:

All Uber drivers must provide these documents for their Uber account to be officially activated:

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Vehicle Title/Registration
  • Vehicle Insurance (vehicular insurance must list a vehicle & driver’s name directly on the policy document itself)
  • City-Required Vehicle Inspection Certification

Driver'€™s License

Driver’s License:

Screen+Shot+2016-02-10+at+3.03.00+PM-3To drive for Uber in Calgary, you are required to have an Alberta driver’s license. Make sure your name is on the license (and that your license has not gone past its expiry date).

  • 21+ years old
  • Class 1, 2 or 4
  • Non-GDL

Learn more about acquiring a Class 4 License here
Class 5 licenses are accepted ONLY for UberDELIVERY – learn more about Class 5 Licenses here

Vehicle Registration

Vehicle Registration:

Screen+Shot+2016-02-10+at+10.42.56+PM-2You’ll need to provide a photo of your license plate (including current/non-expired tabs), or your vehicle’s title documents.

If you have purchased a new vehicle recently but have not received its title, Uber accepts bills of sale, temporary license plates, application for title/registration, or license plates (with current/non-expired tags).



Screen+Shot+2016-02-10+at+10.45.31+PM-2You must upload proof of insurance, which lists your name (as a driver), in addition to the vehicle you will be driving. Your insurance won’t be approved if you, personally, are not listed as the vehicle’s driver. Make sure your insurance has not gone out of date.

Proof of Work

Proof of Work:


Inspection Locations -- Locations

Inspection Locations — Locations:

  • Click HERE for a comprehensive map of certified inspection sites in Alberta, or check out the map below:

Driver Screening via Checkr

Driver Screening via Checkr

The Uber Screening Process for new drivers can be completed either ONLINE or IN-PERSON at a partner-support centre.

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