Trying to find an Uber Car Inspection location in your area? We will help you navigate the step by step process for signing up to drive for Uber as well as finding an Uber Car Inspection location near you.
To start, you must first signup to be a Uber Driver: Use my link and get a $250 Driver Referral Bonus
Once you have gone through the signup process you will be able to find an Uber Car Inspection Station near you.
Where Can You Find Uber Car Inspection Stations?
Uber Inspection Station are provided by Uber to insure the safety of drivers and riders by having each vehicle inspected by a certified mechanic. They will go through a checklist to insure the safety of your vehicle. Follow the instructions below to find a inspection station.
You can find the closest vehicle inspection station in your area by first insuring you meet all the Uber Driver Requirements. If you meet all the requirements, sign up to become an Uber Driver, and Sign-In. We will help you navigate your way:
Once you have signed up for Uber, you will have access to your Uber dashboard:
Click on the top menu on the left:
Click “HELP” on the menu:
Enter in the search bar “Uber Greenlight Location”
Click on the Drop down “Uber Greenlign Location”:
If there are Uber activation centers in your city, they will be displayed on the page.
What If There’s No Uber Car Inspection Station Close By Your Area?
If there’s no official Uber car inspection station near where you are, no problem. You can get your car inspected by a third party. Make sure to bring the Official Uber Inspection Form with you.
Uber gives you a few options to get your vehicle inspection done:
Option 1: Certain areas and Cities have negotiated a fixed price with participating mechanics. There’ll be a link to a list of participating locations on the page. Pricing is usually around $20 for a car inspection.
Option 2: Get your vehicle inspected at a BAR certified auto shop close to you. BAR means Bureau of Automotive Repair.
Option 3: Uber is partnering with Your Mechanic. Your Mechanic is a service that comes to where you are. You’ll get a fixed upfront price, book an appointment, and then conveniently make your payment. The mechanic will come to your address, complete a full Uber vehicle inspection plus an oil change for $50.
Here’s some basic info first regarding your upcoming Uber vehicle inspection: Uber has car inspection stations set up in most cities where Uber operates. See the list of different options to get your Uber vehicle inspection done above. When you bring your car to an Uber Activation Center, they’ll inspect it at no cost and usually pretty quickly while you’re waiting. In certain areas and cities, Uber pays a cash bonus when you get your first car inspection.
What Are The Items On The Checklist?
So what are the inspectors looking for when they check your vehicle? First, they’ll ask you for the year, make and model of your vehicle. Mostly, you’ll have to turn on and off headlights, signal, honk, step on the brake, etc. The inspector will also open and close your doors, adjust your front seats and test the seat belts. The inspection itself doesn’t take more than 10-15 minutes.
This is the complete list of items they will check:
- Tail lights
- Turn indicator lights
- Brake lights
- Brakes and steering:
- Brake pads/shoe thickness
- Emergency/parking brake
- Steering mechanism
- Windows and other glass:
- Rear window and other glass
- Windshield wipers
- Seats and doors:
- Front seat adjustment
- Safety belts for driver and each passenger
- Doors (open / close / lock)
- Other items:
- Muffler and exhaust system
- Tires, including tread depth
- Interior and exterior rear view mirrors
What To Do When You Fail The Vehicle Inspection?
If the reason you’re not passing is minor, such as your brake light not working, they can put your car inspection on hold for the day, and pass you when you return the same day with the item(s) fixed. If you can’t get it fixed the same day, you’ll fail and have to do the inspection all over again.
Once you have passed the vehicle inspection, you will be given an official Uber sticker which you are required to place on your windshield when you are actively picking up Uber riders.