Uber Toronto

Uber Toronto: Service Prices & Driver Requirements

UBER TORONTO

Uber Toronto: Become an Uber driver in Toronto and start earning money today! Interested in knowing everything about Uber’s services in Toronto, Canada? Check out the car and driver requirements and different services here.

Check out our list of Uber’s service options in Toronto, as well as the associated rates for each vehicle type.

If you’re looking for more information on how to become an Uber driver in Toronto (as well as details on Toronto’s hotspots; Greenlight centers; and inspection sites), check out our guide below.

Uber Toronto currently offers eight car options in the Toronto, Ontario area:

1. UberX (A basic option which seats up to four passengers.)
2. UberXL (A cost-efficient service — seats up to six passengers.)
3. UberSelect (A premium option for passengers looking to ride in more upscale vehicle)
4. UberBlack (An option for passengers looking to ride in upscale, black cars with black leather interiors.)
5. UberSUV (A premium service — seating up to six passengers.)
6. UberWAV (A wheelchair-accessible rideshare service that can provide transportation to individuals with disabilities.)
7. UberHop (A service that caters to riders who share destinations along Toronto’s busiest commuting routes.)
8. UberPool (A service that matches riders and their destinations in an effort to ease costs).

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The current Uber rates for Toronto are as follows:

UberX:
Base Fare: CAD $2.50
Per Minute: CAD $0.18
Per Km: CAD $0.80
Cancellation Fee: CA $5
Service Fees: CAD $1.50
Minimum Fare: CAD $5

UberXL:
Base Fare: CAD $5
Per Minute: CAD $0.35
Per Km: CAD $1.55
Cancellation Fee: CAD $5
Service Fees: CAD $1.50
Minimum Fare: CAD $6.50

UberSelect:
Base Fare: CAD $5
Per Minute: CAD $0.35
Per Km: CAD $1.80
Cancellation Fee: CAD $5
Service Fees: CAD $1.50
Minimum Fare: CAD $10

UberBlack:
Base Fare: CAD $8
Per Minute: CAD $0.50
Per Km: CAD $2.70
Cancellation Fee: CAD $10
Service Fees: CAD $0
Minimum Fare: CAD $15

UberSUV:
Base Fare: CAD $15
Per Minute: CAD $0.60
Per Km: CAD $2.80
Cancellation Fee: CAD $10
Service Fees: CAD $0
Minimum Fare: CAD $25

UberWAV:
Base Fare: CAD $2.50
Per Minute: CAD $0.18
Per Km: CAD $0.80
Cancellation Fee: CAD $5
Service Fees: CAD $1.50
Minimum Fare: CAD $5

Requirements for Becoming an Uber Driver in Toronto

UberX/XL requirements:

  • Driver must be at least 21 years of age
  • Drivers must provide valid Ontario driver’s license
  • Drivers must have an accepted vehicle (check below for additional info)

UberX/XL Vehicle Requirements:

  • 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 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.

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.

UberSelect:

  • Your vehicle must have four doors and five seat belts.
  • Your vehicle must be a 2008 model or newer.
  • The interior of your vehicle must be leather.

UberWAV:

UberSUV:

  • Your vehicle must be from the year 2005 or newer.
  • Your vehicle must comfortably seat six passengers.

UberBlack:

  • The exterior and interior of your car must be black.
  • Your vehicle must comfortably seat at least 4 passengers.
  • Your vehicle must be a 2013 model or newer.

UberX/XL 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:

To drive for Uber in Toronto, you are required to have a Ontario driver’s license. Make sure your name is on the license (and that your license has not gone past its expiry date). Uber also accepts application (or receipts) for new or renewed licenses.

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Uber Toronto Vehicle Registration:

You’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).

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Insurance:

Ontario Auto Policy

You 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.

If you need help obtaining Ontario Auto Insurance, this website may help: Insurance Hotline – Ontario

Inspection Locations — Toronto & Ontario Locations:

Canadian Tire/Uber Inspection Locations:

  • Click HERE for a comprehensive map of certified inspection sites in the greater Toronto area.

Below are Non-Canadian Tire Locations:

  • Midas:
    769 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON M5S 1Z5, Canada
  • Midas:
    3771 Keele St, North York, ON M3J 1N5, Canada
  • Midas:
    1660 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M6P 1B1, Canada
  • Speedy Auto Center:
    1750 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON M4C 1H8, Canada
  • Dekra Etobicoke Auto Inspection
    5451 Dundas St W, Etobicoke, ON M9B 1B5, Canada (647) 793 4149
  • King Automotive
    111 Strachan Ave, Toronto, ON M6J 2S7, Canada
    +1 416-760-8100
  • Dekra Brampton Auto Inspection
    188 Queen St E, Brampton, ON L6V 1B3, Canada (905) 451 1200

Uber Toronto Hotspot Information & Locations:

If you’re a driver in Toronto, it’s worth taking note of the city’s various ‘hotspot’ locations, which are  urban areas which experience extremely high demand at certain times of the week. Focusing your attention on these areas will likely help you net a larger profit (but require far less driving).

  • Monday to Friday, Morning: 6.00am to 9.00am (most likely surge time: 8.00am-9.00am)
  • Monday to Friday, Afternoon: 5.00pm to 12.00am: (most likely surge time: 6.00pm-7.00pm)
  • Friday and Saturday, Afternoon/Evening: 3.00pm-8.00pm: (most likely surge time: 6.00pm-7.00pm)
  • Friday and Saturday, Late Evening/Early Morning: 11.00pm-3.00am: (most likely surge time: 2.00am-3.00am)

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Additional Uber Toronto stats and hotspot information:

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Toronto Uber Greenlight Location (Driver-Partner Support Center):

312 Adelaide Street, West, Suite 200

Hours
Monday-Friday 10am to 6pm
Saturday 10am to 3pm
Sunday: Closed

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Mississauga Greenlight Location & Hours:

5110 Creekbank Road, Training Room 1

Hours
Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

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Scarborough Greenlight Location & Hours:

3660 Midland Avenue, 3rd Floor

Hours:
Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

 

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Contact Uber Toronto:

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