Uber Tuscaloosa

Uber Tuscaloosa: Prices & Driver Requirements


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

How to Become an Uber Driver 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 ([email protected]) 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!