Uber Columbus:our rideshare options are offered in the Columbus, Ohio area:

1. UberX (a low-cost option which seats up to four passengers. UberX is the most widespread and basic option in Uber’s portfolio of services)
2. UberXL (a low-cost ride which seats up to six passengers)
3. UberBLACK (a premium option which seats up to four passengers, and utilizes high-end black cars with all-black interiors)
4. UberSELECT (SELECT is more upscale than UberX but cheaper than BLACK. Vehicles seat up to four passengers).

The current rates for each service:

Base Fare: $0.50
Per Minute: $0.18
Per Mile: $1.10
Cancellation Fee: $5
Service Fee: $1.45

Base Fare: $3.30
Per Minute: $0.23
Per Mile: $1.95
Cancellation Fee: $5
Service Fee: $1.45

Base Fare: $7
Per Min: $0.30
Per Mile: $2.55
Cancellation Fee: $10
Service Fee: $0

Base Fare: $4
Per Minute: $0.25
Per Mile: $2
Cancellation Fee: $10
Service Fee: $1.45

UberX/XL requirements

UberX/XL requirements:

  • Driver must be at least 21 years of age
  • Drivers aged 21 or 22 must have (at minimum) 3 years of valid licensing in the USA
  • Drivers aged 23 (and up) must have at least one year of valid licensing in the USA
  • Drivers must provide valid OH driver’s license.
  • Drivers must pass a screening process (details below)
  • Drivers must have an accepted vehicle (check below for additional info)
  • A TNC/TNL (Columbus Transportation Network) License.

UberX/XL Vehicle Requirements:

As a company, Uber doesn’t own or operate any vehicles (all Uber Vehicles are driver-owned or leased). If you want to drive for Uber, you have to use your own private vehicle.

  • Your vehicle must have 4 doors (which open independently).
  • Your vehicle must be from the year 2001 or newer
  • You must have a clean title (no salvage vehicles are allowed).
  • Your vehicle must be In excellent condition (cosmetically & mechanically).
  • Your vehicle cannot be a former taxi vehicle, or large van.
  • All of the points listed above apply equally to XL.
  • All XL vehicles must seat the driver AND at least 6 additional passengers

UberX/XL document requirements

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

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Vehicle Registration

Background Check/Screening Process

Once your driver’s license has been submitted and approved, and your account is activated, you will be asked to enter your social security number in the Driver Dashboard system. This will allow new drivers to undergo a screening process (the process is provided by a third-party system called Checkr, which will contact you directly. You can look into the status of your application here: applicant.checkr.com).

Background Check Details

  • No history of reckless driving (in the past seven years).
  • No incidents of driving without insurance or license (in the past seven years).
  • No DUI or drug-related offenses (in the past seven years).
  • No fatal accidents (in the past seven years).
  • No criminal history (in the past seven years).

Driver's License

Your driver’s license should clearly show these items:

  1. License Issue Date
  2. Your license number
  3. Your Date of Birth (DOB). You must be 21 Years of Age (or older) to be an Uber Driver
  4. License Expiry Date


Uber Columbus Vehicle Registration Documents



Uber Columbus Peer-2-Peer Transportation Network License Requirements

Columbus TNL applications are processed at the City of Columbus Licensing Center, 750 Piedmont Road. For inquiries, call 614-645-8366.

Vehicle Inspection with set pricing (between $19.95 - $29.95)

Columbus requires a 24-point inspection, performed by an approved third-party provider:

  • Goodyear
    Price: $19.95
    Offer applies to all Goodyear stores shown. Inspection fee waived with $50 in product/service purchases. Schedule an appointment for your inspection.
  • Dennis Hyundai
    Price: $29.95
    2900 Morse Road
    Columbus, Oh 43231
    Fee waived with $75 in purchases of products or services.
  • Midas
    Price: $19.95
    Inspection fee waived with $50 in purchases of product/services. Call to schedule an appointment.

Inspection Locations in the Columbus Area

  • Goodyear
    150 South Sandusky St, Delaware, OH 43015 (740) 363-1949
  • Goodyear
    4580 West Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43228 (614) 878-7224
  • Goodyear
    124 East Spring St, Columbus, OH 43215 (614) 221-6501
  • Midas
    2562 Columbus Street, Grove City, OH 43123-2807 (614) 875-1288
  • Midas
    4505 Refugee Road, Columbus, OH 43232-5735 (614) 864-8989
  • Midas
    921 Hill Road North, Pickerington, OH 43147 (614) 548-0661
  • Midas
    4320 Karl Road, Columbus, OH 43224-2056 (614) 267-6981
  • Midas
    5880 Preserve Boulevard, New Albany, OH 43054 (614) 939-1339

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