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Does UberEats drivers require Passenger Transport licence code (PTLC)

Discussion in 'Australia' started by Blocker, Dec 21, 2018.

  1. Blocker


    Hey guys. I'm interested in becoming a driver for UberEats and just wanted to know if I'm expected to apply for a Passenger Transport licence code? It doesn't really make sense why I should but knowing Australia and their laws, I wouldn't be surprised.
  2. We have a licence here in Toronto Canada for transporting clients only. I have been doing Uber Eats here and no PTC is needed. We are only carrying food.
  3. You need a passenger transport licence code only if you transport passengers (not food).

    You will, however, need a full Australian licence. This is Uber’s advice regarding Uber Eats in Sydney:

    Car requirements

    • You’re at least 18 years old
    • You hold a full Australian licence
    • Your car is a 1990 model or newer
    • Your car is registered and CTP-insured in NSW
    • You have vehicle insurance (third-party property or comprehensive)
    • You can pass a background check
    You'll also need to confirm that you have the right to work in Australia and that you have access to Medicare or relevant health insurance.

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  4. Crucix


    Nope. International licences are allowed now for eats.
  5. Thanks.

    In that case, Uber would do well to update its online advice.

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