How To Become a Bolt/Uber Driver In Owerri

One huge concern of every nation is the unemployed populace. The unemployed population is viewed as the most unsatisfied, unjustifiably erratic group and maybe, just maybe, a threat to the government.

It is this simple; every nation’s economic security is threatened by an increasing unemployed populace. It overwhelms their sense of security. Whether you’re self-employed or working for an employer, you contribute to the economic balance of the society.

But you need not remain unemployed, better still, you need not remain a perceived threat to the government. Yeah right, ask me, “how?”

Simple, become an Uber driver in Owerri! This way, you contribute to society’s economic balance even.

Knowing the import of unemployment in our society, we have ensured that this read will help you attain that state of self-employment you’vve so desired, by detailing how you can become an Uber driver. Allow me welcome you onboard the self-employment ship!

Now lets get you started on how to become an Uber driver in Owerri…

Is Uber in Owerri?

Uber is a platform that connects riders and drivers at a win-win comfort point. Available in more than 600 airports and over 700 hundred cities around the world, Uber has invaded the African continent and is very present in all the major cities in African countries, like Nigeria.

Imo state being one of the major cities in South-East Nigeria, Uber has been present in the State capital since 2018. It has made travel in the city less stressful and very comforting, especially given the increasing traffic jam in the ever-busy city.

Are there Uber drivers in Owerri?

With the arrival of Uber in Owerri city over 2 years ago, several residents have signed unto the Uber platform as drivers.

In Nigeria, in addition to Lagos and Abuja,  Owerri is one of the bustling commercial cities, especially in the South East, were the Uber functions. There are currently about 200-1000 Uber drivers in Owerri city. You too can become one.

Can I be an Uber Driver in Owerri?

As long as you an adult of about 21 years and above, you own a car and can drive a car, have a valid drivers’ license, an identification passport and you can communicate and read in English language, by all means, you can be an Uber driver in Owerri.

How much does Uber pay drivers in Nigeria?

Uber drivers are averagely expected  to complete two full trips per hour, which adds up to an hourly earning total of 1,962 NGN.

Now, an average Uber driver works about 30 hours per week, which totals earnings per week to about; 58,860 NGN.

Thus, making an Uber driver’s possible annual income; 3,060,720 NGN.

However, to become a driver for Uber, firstly; you should desire to be an Uber driver. Then additionally, ensure you read through this guide, through and through. Thereafter, go over to the Uber website and read up all about them, their terms and condition and then, sign up to be a driver with Uber.

How To Become An Uber Driver In Owerri?

To become a driver for Uber, firstly; you should desire to be an Uber driver. Then additionally, ensure you read through this guide, through and through. Thereafter, go over to the Uber website and read up all about them, their terms and condition and then, sign up to be a driver with Uber.

Meanwhile, here are the very simple steps on how to become an Uber driver;

1. Sign up online; visit the Uber official website and follow the sign-up instructions to get started.

2. Upload your documents; Uber will require some very vital documents to verify the authenticity of your claims. These documents include;

  • Valid Nigerian drivers license
  • Minimum of 21 years of age
  • Driver profile photo
  • Safety screening and virtual info session
  • Security Screening

3. Get a vehicle; ensure that your vehicle is in perfect working and physical condition, so that it meets Uber’s vehicle standard for Nigeria.

Vehicle requirement include;

  • Car Model year 2000 or newer
  • 4-door car
  • Good condition with no cosmetic damage
  • A working radio
  • Vehicle inspection report
  • Vehicle insurance
  • Roadworthiness certificate
  • A valid Hackney permit

Additional vehicle requirements are;

  • 4-door sedan in good condition
  • Seat at least 4 passengers in addition to the driver
  • Working windows and air conditioning
  • There should be no full-sized vans or trucks
  • No taxi cabs, government cars, or other marked vehicles
  • No salvaged or rebuilt vehicles

4. Activate your account; If you meet all the above requirements, then you’re set to activate your account and become an Uber driver in Owerri already.

Conclusion…

As easy as these steps are, it is important that you do not miss out on this great opportunity of becoming self-employed. There’s so much dignity in labour, that we fill strongly that this is your time to dignify yourself.

We advise that you adhere to all the local laws regarding vehicle ownership in your society while achieving this dream.

Here’s Us saying, “take that leap, become an Uber driver in Owerri and earn all that money for yourself! We can only wish you the very best!

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FAQs

Is there Uber in Owerri?

Imo state being one of the major cities in South East Nigeria, Uber has been present in the city for about 2 years now or more. It has made travel in the city less stressful and very comforting, especially given the increasing traffic jam in the ever busy city.

How much money can you make driving for Uber?

Uber drivers are averagely expected  to complete two full trips per hour, which adds up to an hourly earning total of 1,962 NGN.
Now, an average Uber driver works about 30 hours per week, which totals earnings per week to about; 58,860 NGN.
Thus, making an Uber driver’s possible annual income; 3,060,720 NGN.

How do I become a driver for Uber?

Here are the very simple steps on how to become an Uber driver;
Sign up online
Upload your documents
Get a vehicle
Activate your account

Article Sources

  1. Uber
  2. QZ Africa

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