RideShare Driver Requirements


Becoming an Lyft Driver is easy, and fast, but there are some basic requirements

Lyft Driver Requirements

  • Getting approved

You’ll need to meet the age requirement for your region, have a smartphone, and pass an online DMV and background check. Requirements vary across cities.

  • Your car

You’ll need four doors and 5 to 8 seats — including yours (bonus points for a nice ride: You may qualify for premium modes). Your car will also need to meet your city’s year requirement.

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