Express Pay lets you quickly cash out your earnings to a debit card. In most cases, you’ll see the transfer in your bank account within a few hours. There’s a $0.85 fee for each Express Pay transfer.
You can cash out your earnings up to five times per day. Your bank may further limit how many times per day your debit card can receive an Express Pay transfer.
New York drivers only
You only need $5 in earnings to cash out with Express Pay.
You can only cash out once per day.
Setting up Express Pay
To set up Express Pay:
Open the Lyft Driver app main menu, then tap ‘Account.’
Tap ‘Pay and Tax Info,’ then tap ‘Set up Express Pay.’
Enter your debit card number.
Wait for your verification text message.
Follow the text’s instructions to confirm your changes.
Whenever there’s a change to your Express Pay card, we review the update to protect your earnings. Once the review process begins, support agents can’t reverse it.
You can cash out your earnings 48 hours after adding your new card.
Express Pay for Express Drive
You can unlock Express Pay by earning enough to cover your estimated Express Drive rental costs for the week. After that, you can use Express Pay to cash out any additional earnings.
Express Drive deductions for Washington drivers
Note: If you rent a vehicle through Express Drive, you’ll be subject to a $0.17 per mile deduction (or $0.44 per mile for City of Seattle rides) for any Lyft rides given using the rented vehicle. The deduction may reduce your earnings below the minimum compensation requirements set forth under Washington law.