Document requirements

Here’s what you need to get started in the D.C metro area:

  1. Set up your driver account at

  2. Upload the following required documents to your account:

    • Driver’s license issued in DC, VA, or MD.
    • Proof of insurance showing your name on the policy.
    • Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) that matches your vehicle’s registration.
    • Vehicle registration documents (from any state).
  3. Provide the necessary information to complete a background check.

Local vehicle inspection requirements

After you’re active on the Driver app, the following is required by the D.C metro area:

  • Maryland: Vehicle inspection required before you can pick up riders.
  • Washington D.C.: Obtain a vehicle inspection within 90 days of account activation in order to pick up riders in DC and drop off in DC, MD, or VA.
  • Virginia: A completed vehicle inspection is required within 30 days of account activation to pick up riders in VA and drop off throughout the DMV area.

Tips for uploading documents

  • Ensure all information is clear and legible and corners aren’t cut off.
  • Check that documents are current and not expired.
  • Follow the instructions for upload format and size.