Uber Albuquerque

Uber Albuquerque: Prices & Driver Requirements


Uber Albuquerque: Uber offers two services in the Albuquerque area:

1. UberX (a low-cost option which seats up to four passengers)
2. UberXL (a low-cost service which seats up to six passengers)

Uber Albuquerque Rates

Uber Albuquerque: the current rates for these services:

Base Fare: $1
Per Minute: $0.13
Per Mile: $0.85
Cancellation Fee: $5
Service Fee: $1.90

Base Fare: $3
Per Minute: $0.25
Per Mile: $1.95
Cancellation Fee: $5
Service Fee: $1.90

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How to Become an Uber Driver in Albuquerque

UberX/XL requirements:

  • Driver must be at least 21 years of age
  • Drivers must provide valid US driver’s license (all US States accepted).
  • Drivers must pass a full state & federal screening
  • Drivers must have an accepted vehicle (check below for additional info)

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 must use your own private vehicle.

  • 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 vehicles are allowed).
  • Your vehicle must be In excellent condition (cosmetically & mechanically).
  • Your vehicle cannot be a former taxi vehicle, or large van.

For UberXL:

  • 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
  • Vehicle Insurance (insurance must list a vehicle and driver’s name on policy)

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



Vehicle Registration:

Your registration must be current (not expired).

Vehicle Insurance:

Drivers must have current Personal Automobile Insurance and it must meet the following requirements:

Insurance must be current & valid
Insurance must list driver as an insured driver on the vehicle
Driver’s name must be on the insurance card for the vehicle –
If driver’s name is NOT on the insurance card, driver MUST be listed as a driver on the insurance policy the vehicle is covered under
If your name is not on the insurance card but is on the policy, you MUST upload the entire policy to your Uber account.

Albuquerque Uber Greenlight Location:

Fat Pipe ABQ Coworking Space, 200 Broadway Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102 (between Central and Tijeras on the East side of the street)

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:30PM to 5:30PM

[email protected]

Uber Albuquerque Vehicle Inspection Sites & Requirements:

Your car must be inspected by a certified mechanic. Uber has negotiated special rates with the locations below in the Albuquerque area:

Albuquerque Uber Hotspots:

Once you’ve become a driver, serve these areas in the Albuquerque region to increase your revenue intake:

1. Downtown
2. Main Campus / Nob Hill
3. Uptown
4. Rio Rancho

Have more questions? Get in touch with Partner Support at [email protected]

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