Try Uber risk-free

✓ $500 sign-on reward

✓ $1,500/week guaranteed*

✓ Free* rental car your first 2 weeks

See full terms & conditions below


Long island city

The Falchi Building, 31-00 47th Ave,

Long Island City, NY



636 West 27th Street 3rd Fl.
New York, NY


Whether you have a car or not, we can help you get started right away

Walk in anytime, or schedule an appointment below.

We'll email you with information about what to expect and what you should bring

If you have a car with TLC plates, bring::

  1. Insurance

    • FH1
    • Certificate of Liability
    • Something with your name on it (we need proof you're a listed driver on the policy)
  2. Vehicle registration

  3. Diamond card or visual inspection receipt

  4. TLC and driver's license

Make sure your vehicle is eligible for Uber!

If your car doesn't have TLC plates:

  1. Please confirm your vehicle is approved.

  2. Bring:

    • Private registration, title, bill of sale or lease agreement

  3. Register this vehicle at the NYS DMV. 

    • Please follow up with the DMV to clarify what documents you will need for your vehicle.

  4. Once you complete this step, stop by an Uber office with your vehicle documents for a TLC vehicle application and base letter to obtain commercial insurance. 

    • Want to save a trip to the office?  Fill out this form and we will email you a copy of the base letter; and we will submit a base affirmation request with the TLC for you to license your vehicle.

  5. We will then set you up with a New Application appointment at the NYC TLC.

If you need a vehicle

We can help you get into a new car in as little as two days, regardless of your credit.

Whether you want to rent, lease or finance, we can help you find a vehicle through one of our preferred partners.

*These offers are for new driver-partners only who are first activated January 1, 2017 or after, had not yet completed a first trip in NYC before January 1, 2017, and take a first trip by January 31, 2017. New driver-partners driving green cab are not eligible for these offers.

To receive the $500 new driver reward, you must complete 40 trips originating in NYC (with NYC defined as the five boroughs of New York City) with 40 unique riders within 7 days of your first activation time.

To receive $6,000 in guaranteed earnings ($1,500/week for 4 weeks), for each of your first four weeks with Uber, beginning Monday 4AM after your activation date, complete 65 trips originating in NYC with 65 unique riders, with 25 of those trips originating in Manhattan below 110th St during peak hours. Peak hours are Mon-Fri 7AM-10AM, 5-7PM; Sat-Sun 12AM-3AM, 10AM-5PM. Driver destination trips do not count toward the required trips. Repeat trips with the same riders will not be counted toward your completed trips for the guarantee. Qualification parameters reset at the beginning of each new weekly incentive period. Guaranteed amounts are weekly net fares. Net earnings are net of Uber service fee, Black Car Fund, and sales tax.

To be eligible for a free car rental your first two weeks with Uber, you must rent a car from a participating NYC dealer (see and must have not yet taken a first trip in NYC prior to vehicle delivery. To qualify for the free rental ($415/week incentive), complete at least 65 trips originating in NYC with 65 unique riders each week. Driver destination trips do not count toward the required trips. Repeat trips with the same riders will not be counted toward your completed trips for the offer. If you complete your first trip Monday-Wednesday, your first week begins upon first trip and you have until the next Monday 4AM to meet requirements for week 1. If you complete your first trip Thursday through Sunday, your first week begins the following Monday 4AM. $0/week calculations are based on rental cost of $415/week or below for uberX rental vehicles at participating dealers, excluding 2015/2016 mid-size sedan rentals from Buggy. If you elect to rent a vehicle costing over $415/week, you will be responsible for any cost over $415. You will get a $415 reward on your payment statement after fulfilling the requirements. Disclosures: Financing available through participating NYC dealers. Uber does not provide financing. NYC partners must have an active TLC license. To qualify for this program, you must sign a “payment deduction authorization agreement” with Uber under which you agree to make your weekly vehicle payment pursuant to the terms of that agreement. If you have good credit and still want a discount on a new car visit for a list of participating dealers. Please consult participating dealers for more information on pricing and terms. A deposit is not required for rentals to eligible Uber partners. Rental returns typically require two weeks' notice per the terms of the participating dealer.

We reserve the right to withhold or deduct payments that we determine or believe were in error, fraudulent, illegal, or in violation of driver terms or these terms. Sign-on reward, guarantee and rental offer available for limited time only. Terms subject to change.