Uber Tuscaloosa: Uber is currently in discussions (Summer/Fall 2016) with local officials about formally beginning rideshare services in Tuscaloosa.

UberX requirements

  •  Driver must be at least 21 years of age
  •  Drivers must provide valid AL driver’s license.
  •  Drivers must pass a screening process (details below)
  •  Drivers must have an accepted vehicle (check below for additional info)

UberX 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 vehicle.

  • Your vehicle must have 4 doors (which open independently).
  • Your vehicle must be from the year 2005 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 large van, or a former or current taxi vehicle.

UberXL document requirements

  • All Uber drivers must provide these documents for their Uber account to be officially activated:
  • Valid driver’s license (DMV License)
  • Vehicle Registration (Copy of Registration Card)

Driver's License

Your driver’s license should clearly show these items:  License Issue Date, your license number, your Date of Birth (DOB – you must be 21 Years of Age or older to be an Uber Driver), and the License Expiry Date


Alabama Vehicle Registration


Proof of Vehicle Insurance


Uber Tuscaloosa Vehicle Inspection

You will have to get your vehicle inspected by a certified mechanics.

Get in touch with Uber (support@uber.com) in order to find an auto-body shop in your local area at a discounted price.


Trade Dress

Once Uber services begin in Tuscaloosa, drivers Must Display ‘Trade Dress’:


You can print a temporary Trade Dress ‘U’ Sign using this link.

Sign up to drive with Uber or Lyft in Tuscaloosa for a cash bonus!