This page provides information about vehicle, driver, and document requirements, state regulations, insurance coverage, and city-specific requirements, needed to drive with Lyft in the state of Arizona.
What you need to drive with Lyft in Arizona
Drivers are required to maintain current documents. Failing to update a required document before the expiration date results in temporary deactivation.
5-8 seats, including the driver's
Not a taxi or stretch limousine
Not titled as salvage, non-repairable, rebuilt or any other equivalent classification
In select cities, you can rent a car through Express Drive with standard insurance included.
Arizona vehicle inspection
Drivers are required to have a vehicle inspection before becoming approved to drive.
Phoenix only: Click here for details regarding where and when to visit us for an inspection.
Drivers are required to display the Lyft emblem while in driver mode. The Lyft emblem is Lyft’s official trade dress. It helps passengers and law enforcement identify your vehicle.
The Lyft emblem should be displayed in the lower corner of your windshield on the passenger side every time you enter driver mode. Make sure to remove the emblem when you are not in driver mode.
If you’ve just been approved to drive, you should receive your Lyft emblem shortly. If you didn't get one or need a new one, order one in your Dashboard. While waiting for it to arrive, you may print a temporary emblem.
Arizona driver regulations
Be sure to follow these rules when giving rides in Arizona, and keep an eye on your email for important updates from Lyft.
Hourly driver mode limits
Annual vehicle inspection
Drivers in Arizona are required to obtain an annual vehicle inspection. A notification will be shown in your app letting you know when this is required.
Phoenix only: Click here for details regarding where and when to visit us for an inspection. All other cities: Print out this form and bring it to a licensed mechanic. To prevent delays in the inspection approval process, make sure your inspection meets the following criteria when you upload it in the Dashboard:
Always have your driver’s license and insurance document
Don't accept street hails
Don't accept cash for rides
Don't wait in taxi lines
Review Lyft's coverage here.
In-person support (Lyft Hubs)
We're opening Lyft Hubs across the country to offer in-person support for drivers. Your local Hub is a one-stop shop for answers on everything from setting up direct deposit to discovering where you’ll get the most ride requests.
Moving to or from Arizona
If you're already a driver in a different state, and you're moving to Arizona, send us a message with the following info:
The date you're moving
Your new shipping address
A clear photo of your vehicle registration*
A clear photo of your passed inspection form**
*If you were already required to upload your vehicle registration when you became a driver, you do not need to send it in again.
**Please print out this form and bring it to a licensed mechanic for an inspection. Moving from Arizona to a different state? Find your new market here to see what steps you'll need to take.