How to refer drivers

Each new driver can only be referred by one other person.

There are three ways to get credit for referring new drivers.

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Refer from the app

Here’s how to refer new drivers in the Lyft Driver app:

  1. Open the Lyft Driver app
  2. Tap 'Earn' in the lower right-hand corner (next to the bonus amount you can earn)
  3. Choose either text or email to send your referral code to new drivers. To refer new passengers, swipe right and choose either text or email. That's it!

If a friend applies with your code and meets the ride requirement, you’ll each get a bonus. Lyft Referral Program Rules apply.

You can track your referrals’ progress in Lyft Driver, too. Simply go to your Driver Stats, then see 'Driver referrals' to check how close you are to a bonus.

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Refer from the Dashboard

Here's how to refer new drivers in the Dashboard:

  1. Log into the Referral Dashboard
  2. In the Referral Dashboard, enter your friends' email addresses to send them invitations. When they click your link, they'll be guided through the application process.
  3. That's it! Your code will be applied to their account, and you'll be able to earn any bonuses that apply.

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Share your referral code

Each driver has their own unique referral code. Your friends can enter your code directly into their app when they sign up, and you'll both be eligible for any promotions being offered.

If your friends click your referral link, your referral code should be automatically applied. The Referral Dashboard also lets you post your link on social media or share it via email in the Referral Dashboard.

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Need help? If you’re on a mobile device, use the Lyft Driver’s ‘Help’ tab to see options for contacting us. Be sure you’ve got the most updated app version.

Visit Help tab

If you'd rather receive an email, select 'Contact Support' below. Please include the following info.

  • First and last names of either referring driver or referred applicant
  • Phone number or email address of either referring driver or referred applicant
  • Specific details about your issue

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