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Requirements To Start Independent Work

This post will cover all of the current gigs that I could find and the requirements you need to get started, along with suggestions that will be helpful to maximize your experience and earnings as well. Last updated: September 10th, 2020.



Uber and Lyft:
Valid state driver’s license with clean record (no DUIs, accidents, even speeding tickets)
4 door vehicle
No commercial branding (Not a taxi, company, or other special vehicle, must be a personal use vehicle)
No rebuilt vehicles
Pass a background check
Auto insurance
A working smartphone (iOS/Android)
Uber: Driver age 21+. A car or SUV from 2005 or newer in good condition.
Lyft: Driver age 25+. A car or SUV from 2008 or newer in good condition.
If you DON’T have a car or SUV: Be able to qualify for car rental thru Uber or Lyft directly, check their websites for further details. (Uber’s/Lyft’s)



Amazon Flex:
Valid state driver’s license
Age 21+
Social Security Number
Mid-sized 4 door sedan or larger vehicle (like SUV, van, or truck with covered bed)
A working smartphone (iPhone 6 or newer) (Android 6.0 or newer)
Pass a background check



DoorDash:
Age 18+
Any car, scooter, or bicycle (in select cities)
Valid driver’s license
Social Security Number
Pass a background check
A working smartphone (iOS/Android)



Field Nation:
Age 18+
Any means of transportation to reach clients
Social Security Number
Pass background check and drug test (Details)
Technical skill/experience in the jobs you wish to perform (Example, CompTIA A+ certified for PC troubleshooting job or electrical experience for a wiring job)



GrubHub:
Age 19+ (21+ for Chicago and Las Vegas)
A working smartphone (iOS 11 or higher) (Android 5.0 or higher)
A checking account for direct deposit
If using a car
Valid driver’s license for at least 2 years
Auto insurance
If using a bike
Valid state ID



Instacart:
Age 18+
Eligible to work in the US (Social Security Number)
Consistent access to a vehicle
A working smartphone (iPhone 5 or better) (Android 4.4 or newer)
Ability to lift 50 pounds



Roadie:
Age 18+
Social Security Number
Valid driver’s license



Shipt:
Age 18+
Valid driver license
Auto insurance
Reliable vehicle, 1997 or newer
Knowledge of produce selection
Ability to lift 40 pounds
iPhone (iOS 10 or newer) or Android (5.1 or newer) smartphone



Task Rabbit:
Age 18+
Social Security Number
Pass a background check
Work in a valid city (List of valid cities)
Valid credit card for $25 registration fee
Valid state ID or driver’s license
Valid checking account for direct deposit
A working smartphone (iOS 9.0 or higher) (Android 4.3 or higher)


More to come…