Updated: Jan 22
You must meet all of the following requirements to become a Lyft driver. Some cities may have slightly different requirements for the model year of your car.
Lyft Driver Requirements
You must be at least 21 years old
Lyft car requirements: 4-door car that is year 2006 or newer and seats 4 passengers.
Complete a vehicle inspection that covers mechanical and cosmetic condition
You must have in-state insurance with your name on the policy
Must have an in-state US driver’s license and one full year of US driving experience
In-state plates with a current registration
Pass a background check and a driving record check
Own a smartphone: iPhone 5s or newer running iOS 11+, Android devices running 7+
Comply with any local regulations in your area
Requirements for each service Lyft offers
Use are referral code to become a driver, and receive a bonus after so many rides