You might be wondering what the process of becoming an Uber partner in Nigeria is. In this article, we are going to look through everything that you need to know. First of all, as a driver, you are going to need the below:
Create a profile here and Upload the following documents:
The vehicles that are acceptable are as follows:
UberX – 4 door vehicles that are 2006 and newer
UberSelect – SUV’s that are 2012 and newer.
If your vehicle meets those requirements, you can then schedule a vehicle inspection online here, http://vehicleinspections.acuityscheduling.com/. Before you go for the vehicle inspection, make sure that your vehicle is checked by a certified technician. Below is a list of technicians in Lagos and Abuja:
VisaCover charges N2,000 per vehicle, vehicles that fail an initial inspection will get one free inspection after repairs.
Once you have the Inspection Report, you’ll need to upload this in your Partner Dashboard.
In the event that you’re looking for a driver looking for a vehicle, or the owner of a vehicle looking for a driver, there are a number of ways that you can do it as mentioned below. This can be done through matchmaking with potential drivers that already passed the Uber requirements. There are two methods of matchmaking: Matchmaking Sessions or Online.
Uber will not do screening test for you but you can do this Monday to Thursday at 4:30pm at:
The iLx Centre (Venia): Plot 8, 1st Floor, Providence Street (Samsung Building), Lekki, Phase 1
Ventures Platform, 29 Mambilla street, off Aso drive. Former US Embassy
Vehicle owners have the ability to list on uber-finder.com the vehicles they are leasing.
Registered partners have the ability to login on the site and search vehicles available for leasing in their particular area and make contact with the owners and get driving once you agree on the terms.
By making a booking at ubernigeria.com/calendar one may be able to receive help at Uber Support Hubs which can be found here:
In the case that you need help such as document uploading, there are third party companies that can do it for you. Kindly check them out below:
To operate legally in Nigeria one needs to be a holder of a Taxpayer Identification Number. This number also needs to be uploaded to your profile. Information regarding obtaining your TIN can be found here.
In order to operate as an Uber driver, you’ll need a smartphone. This is because everything on Uber relies on the app. This is where the riders will contact you, where the map showing where your rider is and their destination is. This is also where you will keep track of your earnings amongst other things.