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Providing 1-Year Driving History

In order to comply with the requirements of Uber's commercial insurance policy that covers you and your passengers, Uber Partners must prove one year of driving history before they can hit the road (3 years if under age 23).


Follow these instructions if prompted for additional proof - it only takes 5 minutes!

Was your previous driver's license issued in Massachusetts?

No.  Don't worry - we got you covered! Click here to find a guide for the state in which your previous driver's license was issued.

Yes. Perfect - just follow the instructions below and you can be on the road in no time!

How do I know if I need to provide proof of licensing history?

If our third-party screening provider, Checkr, is unable to confirm at least 1-year of driving history, you will receive an email from them.  This most commonly occurs when your license was reissued or renewed within the past year.

Examples

No Extra Steps Necessary

Requires Proof of a Previous License

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Janice's current driver's license was issued more than 1 year ago, proving at least 1 year of driving history.  
Janice's current driver's license was issued less than 1 year ago.  Because of this, she may be required to provide additional information to prove she has at least 1 year of driving history. 

How to prove driving history in Massachusetts

Do you still have your previous driver's license (or a photocopy)?

Yes. Great! All you have to do is submit a clear photo of your previous driver's license to our third-party background check provider, Checkr, at https://applicant.checkr.com.

No. No worries!  All it takes is two simple steps to complete the process:

Still Need Help?

If you are unable to obtain the items above online, you may need to visit your local Department of Motor Vehicles in person.  To find your local DMV, please visit http://www.massrmv.com/BranchMap.aspx.  

Once you obtain either a copy of your previous driver's license or your state-issued MVR report showing at least 1-year of driving history, please visit https://applicant.checkr.com.

And our support experts are always here to help!  They can be reached 24/7 by visiting help.uber.com.