Drive with DiDi

Start making great money with industry-leading Services Fees, added support and safety features.

DiDi Driver in Australia

Driver-partner Benefits

Increase your earning potential

Take home more of the fare with DiDi’s industry-leading low Services Fees and additional bonuses....

Safety first

Access in-app safety features and our 24/7 dedicated support team....

Be in control

Pick up nearby riders or choose the location you want to drive in. ...

Weekly payouts

Get paid weekly and earn flexibly. You decide when you want to earn....
Why become a Driver with DiDi Australia
DiDi Advance logo

DiDi Advance

Free access to a program that rewards the most committed drivers with lower services fee and bonus perks. Available in participating cities only.

Exclusive Discounts & Benefits

Start earning extra money today


Sign-up Now

Our Services in Australia

DiDi Express Australia

DiDi Express Australia

Quick and affordable rides for everyday. Up to 2 people. Easy & Affordable.

DiDi Max Australia

DiDi Max Australia

Quick and affordable rides for everyday. Up to 2 people. Easy & Affordable.

DiDi Delivery Australia

DiDi Delivery Australia

Affordable, on-demand city-wide delivery

Requirements to become a Driver

Driver requirements in VIC

  • Have a smartphone, mobile number and email address

  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident or otherwise have the right to work in Australia

  • Have held an unrestricted Australian driver licence for at least 6 months

  • Have an ABN and be GST-registered

  • Hold a current Driver Accreditation

  • Be listed as the insured driver on the insurance

Vehicle Requirements in VIC

Vehicles must meet the state government’s requirements and must be in great condition, free of any damage and decals. The vehicle must:

  • be no more than 10 years

  • have a minimum of 4 doors

  • seat a minimum of 4 passengers

  • seat a maximum of 6 passengers

  • not be an ex-taxi

  • pass a Redbook rideshare vehicle inspection in the past 12 months

  • be covered under a current third-party or comprehensive insurance

  • be registered as a Commercial Passenger Vehicle in Victoria

Driver requirements in NSW

  • Have a smartphone, mobile number and email address

  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident or otherwise have the right to work in Australia

  • Have held an unrestricted Australian driver licence for at least 12 months

  • Have an ABN and be GST-registered

  • Have not had any serious criminal offences

  • Have not had any serious traffic offences

  • Be listed as the insured driver on the insurance

Vehicle Requirements in NSW

Vehicles must meet the state government’s requirements and must be in great condition, free of any damage and decals. The vehicle must:

  • be no more than 15 years

  • have a minimum of 4 doors

  • seat a minimum of 4 passengers

  • seat a maximum of 6 passengers

  • not be an ex-taxi

  • pass a pink slip vehicle inspection in the last 12 months. *Exempt for new vehicle registered in 12 months

  • be registered in NSW and covered by the NSW CTP insurance

  • be covered under a current third-party or comprehensive insurance

Driver requirements in QLD

  • Have a smartphone, mobile number and email address

  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident or otherwise have the right to work in Australia

  • Have held an unrestricted Australian driver licence for at least 12 months

  • Have an ABN and be GST-registered

  • Hold a Driver Authority of Type BHTX, TAXI or LIMO

  • Be listed as the insured driver on the insurance

  • Complete the mandatory driver training

Vehicle Requirements in QLD

Vehicles must meet the state government’s requirements and must be in great condition, free of any damage and decals. The vehicle must:

  • be no more than 10 years

  • have a minimum of 4 doors

  • seat a minimum of 4 passengers

  • seat a maximum of 6 passengers

  • not be an ex-taxi

  • pass an inspection in the past 12 months

     

    *Exempt for new vehicle registered within 12 months

  • be covered by a third-party or comprehensive insurance

  • hold a Booked Hired Service Licence (BHSL)

Driver requirements in WA

  • Have a smartphone, mobile number and email address

  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident or otherwise have the right to work in Australia

  • Have held an unrestricted Australian driver licence for at least 12 months

  • Have an ABN and be GST-registered

  • Hold a current Passenger Transport Driver Authorisation (PTD-A)

  • Be listed as the insured driver on the insurance

Vehicle Requirements in WA

Vehicles must meet the state government’s requirements and must be in great condition, free of any damage and decals. The vehicle must:

  • be no more than 10 years

  • have a minimum of 4 doors

  • seat a minimum of 4 passengers

  • seat a maximum of 6 passengers

  • not be an ex-taxi

  • be registered in WA and covered by 3F Motor Injury Insurance (MII)

  • be covered under a current third-party or comprehensive insurance

  • be registered for Passenger Transport Vehicle Authorisation (PTV-A)

Driver requirements in SA

  • Have a smartphone, mobile number and email address

  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident or otherwise have the right to work in Australia

  • Have held an unrestricted Australian driver licence for at least 12 months

  • Have an ABN and be GST-registered

  • Hold a current Driver Accreditation

  • Hold a valid Operator Accreditation

  • Be listed as the insured driver on the insurance

Vehicle Requirements in SA

Vehicles must meet the state government’s requirements and must be in great condition, free of any damage and decals. The vehicle must:

  • be no more than 8 years

  • have a minimum of 4 doors

  • seat a minimum of 4 passengers

  • seat a maximum of 6 passengers

  • not be an ex-taxi

  • pass a vehicle inspection in the past 12 months

  • be covered under a current Upgraded CTP insurance (class: 48, 98, 7, 58)

  • be covered under a current third-party or comprehensive insurance

Driver requirements in VIC

  • Have a smartphone, mobile number and email address

  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident or otherwise have the right to work in Australia

  • Have held an unrestricted Australian driver licence for at least 6 months

  • Have an ABN and be GST-registered

  • Hold a current Driver Accreditation

  • Be listed as the insured driver on the insurance

Vehicle Requirements in VIC

Vehicles must meet the state government’s requirements and must be in great condition, free of any damage and decals. The vehicle must:

  • be no more than 10 years

  • have a minimum of 4 doors

  • seat a minimum of 4 passengers

  • seat a maximum of 6 passengers

  • not be an ex-taxi

  • pass a Redbook rideshare vehicle inspection in the past 12 months

  • be covered under a current third-party or comprehensive insurance

  • be registered as a Commercial Passenger Vehicle in Victoria

Driver requirements in NSW

  • Have a smartphone, mobile number and email address

  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident or otherwise have the right to work in Australia

  • Have held an unrestricted Australian driver licence for at least 12 months

  • Have an ABN and be GST-registered

  • Have not had any serious criminal offences

  • Have not had any serious traffic offences

  • Be listed as the insured driver on the insurance

Vehicle Requirements in NSW

Vehicles must meet the state government’s requirements and must be in great condition, free of any damage and decals. The vehicle must:

  • be no more than 10 years

  • have a minimum of 4 doors

  • seat a minimum of 4 passengers

  • seat a maximum of 6 passengers

  • not be an ex-taxi

  • pass a pink slip vehicle inspection in the last 12 months. *Exempt for new vehicle registered in 12 months

  • be registered in NSW and covered by the NSW CTP insurance

  • be covered under a current third-party or comprehensive insurance

Driver requirements in QLD

  • Have a smartphone, mobile number and email address

  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident or otherwise have the right to work in Australia

  • Have held an unrestricted Australian driver licence for at least 12 months

  • Have an ABN and be GST-registered

  • Hold a Driver Authority of Type BHTX, TAXI or LIMO

  • Be listed as the insured driver on the insurance

  • Complete the mandatory driver training

Vehicle Requirements in QLD

Vehicles must meet the state government’s requirements and must be in great condition, free of any damage and decals. The vehicle must:

  • be no more than 10 years

  • have a minimum of 4 doors

  • seat a minimum of 4 passengers

  • seat a maximum of 6 passengers

  • not be an ex-taxi

  • pass an inspection in the past 12 months

     

    *Exempt for new vehicle registered within 12 months

  • be covered by a third-party or comprehensive insurance

  • hold a Booked Hired Service Licence (BHSL)

Driver requirements in WA

  • Have a smartphone, mobile number and email address

  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident or otherwise have the right to work in Australia

  • Have held an unrestricted Australian driver licence for at least 12 months

  • Have an ABN and be GST-registered

  • Hold a current Passenger Transport Driver Authorisation (PTD-A)

  • Be listed as the insured driver on the insurance

Vehicle Requirements in WA

Vehicles must meet the state government’s requirements and must be in great condition, free of any damage and decals. The vehicle must:

  • be no more than 10 years

  • have a minimum of 4 doors

  • seat a minimum of 4 passengers

  • seat a maximum of 6 passengers

  • not be an ex-taxi

  • be registered in WA and covered by 3F Motor Injury Insurance (MII)

  • be covered under a current third-party or comprehensive insurance

  • be registered for Passenger Transport Vehicle Authorisation (PTV-A)

Driver requirements in SA

  • Have a smartphone, mobile number and email address

  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident or otherwise have the right to work in Australia

  • Have held an unrestricted Australian driver licence for at least 12 months

  • Have an ABN and be GST-registered

  • Hold a current Driver Accreditation

  • Hold a valid Operator Accreditation

  • Be listed as the insured driver on the insurance

Vehicle Requirements in SA

Vehicles must meet the state government’s requirements and must be in great condition, free of any damage and decals. The vehicle must:

  • be no more than 8 years

  • have a minimum of 4 doors

  • seat a minimum of 4 passengers

  • seat a maximum of 6 passengers

  • not be an ex-taxi

  • pass a vehicle inspection in the past 12 months

  • be covered under a current Upgraded CTP insurance (class: 48, 98, 7, 58)

  • be covered under a current third-party or comprehensive insurance

Driver requirements in VIC

  • Have a smartphone, mobile number and email address

  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident or otherwise have the right to work in Australia

  • Have held an unrestricted Australian driver licence for at least 6 months

  • Have an ABN and be GST-registered

  • Hold a current Driver Accreditation

  • Be listed as the insured driver on the insurance

Vehicle Requirements in VIC

Vehicles must meet the state government’s requirements and must be in great condition, free of any damage and decals. The vehicle must:

  • be no more than 10 years

  • have a minimum of 4 doors

  • seat a minimum of 4 passengers

  • seat a maximum of 6 passengers

  • not be an ex-taxi

  • pass a Redbook rideshare vehicle inspection in the past 12 months

  • be covered under a current third-party or comprehensive insurance

  • be registered as a Commercial Passenger Vehicle in Victoria

Driver requirements in NSW

  • Have a smartphone, mobile number and email address

  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident or otherwise have the right to work in Australia

  • Have held an unrestricted Australian driver licence for at least 12 months

  • Have an ABN and be GST-registered

  • Have not had any serious criminal offences

  • Have not had any serious traffic offences

  • Be listed as the insured driver on the insurance

Vehicle Requirements in NSW

Vehicles must meet the state government’s requirements and must be in great condition, free of any damage and decals. The vehicle must:

  • be no more than 10 years

  • have a minimum of 4 doors

  • seat a minimum of 4 passengers

  • seat a maximum of 6 passengers

  • not be an ex-taxi

  • pass a pink slip vehicle inspection in the last 12 months. *Exempt for new vehicle registered in 12 months

  • be registered in NSW and covered by the NSW CTP insurance

  • be covered under a current third-party or comprehensive insurance

Driver requirements in QLD

  • Have a smartphone, mobile number and email address

  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident or otherwise have the right to work in Australia

  • Have held an unrestricted Australian driver licence for at least 12 months

  • Have an ABN and be GST-registered

  • Hold a Driver Authority of Type BHTX, TAXI or LIMO

  • Be listed as the insured driver on the insurance

  • Complete the mandatory driver training

Vehicle Requirements in QLD

Vehicles must meet the state government’s requirements and must be in great condition, free of any damage and decals. The vehicle must:

  • be no more than 10 years

  • have a minimum of 4 doors

  • seat a minimum of 4 passengers

  • seat a maximum of 6 passengers

  • not be an ex-taxi

  • pass an inspection in the past 12 months

     

    *Exempt for new vehicle registered within 12 months

  • be covered by a third-party or comprehensive insurance

  • hold a Booked Hired Service Licence (BHSL)

Driver requirements in WA

  • Have a smartphone, mobile number and email address

  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident or otherwise have the right to work in Australia

  • Have held an unrestricted Australian driver licence for at least 12 months

  • Have an ABN and be GST-registered

  • Hold a current Passenger Transport Driver Authorisation (PTD-A)

  • Be listed as the insured driver on the insurance

Vehicle Requirements in WA

Vehicles must meet the state government’s requirements and must be in great condition, free of any damage and decals. The vehicle must:

  • be no more than 10 years

  • have a minimum of 4 doors

  • seat a minimum of 4 passengers

  • seat a maximum of 6 passengers

  • not be an ex-taxi

  • be registered in WA and covered by 3F Motor Injury Insurance (MII)

  • be covered under a current third-party or comprehensive insurance

  • be registered for Passenger Transport Vehicle Authorisation (PTV-A)

Driver requirements in SA

  • Have a smartphone, mobile number and email address

  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident or otherwise have the right to work in Australia

  • Have held an unrestricted Australian driver licence for at least 12 months

  • Have an ABN and be GST-registered

  • Hold a current Driver Accreditation

  • Hold a valid Operator Accreditation

  • Be listed as the insured driver on the insurance

Vehicle Requirements in SA

Vehicles must meet the state government’s requirements and must be in great condition, free of any damage and decals. The vehicle must:

  • be no more than 8 years

  • have a minimum of 4 doors

  • seat a minimum of 4 passengers

  • seat a maximum of 6 passengers

  • not be an ex-taxi

  • pass a vehicle inspection in the past 12 months

  • be covered under a current Upgraded CTP insurance (class: 48, 98, 7, 58)

  • be covered under a current third-party or comprehensive insurance

Do you have questions?


Know More about DiDi.

Australia Map

Available in 28 Cities

DiDi is now available in 28 cities across Australia. From north, south, east and west - we’ve got you covered. Check here to see a full list of the cities we are currently operating....
Low Fares

Good for you, good for drivers

DiDi’s industry leading Services Fees means a greater share of the fare goes into the Drivers' pocket. ...

Our services are available in these cities in Australia

All cities have Express, Max and Delivery

  • adelaide
  • Ballarat
  • Bendigo
  • Brisbane
  • bunbury
  • Bundaberg
  • Busselton
  • Cairns
  • Canberra
  • Central Coast
  • Coffs Harbour
  • Geelong
  • Gladstone
  • Gold Coast
  • Hervey Bay
  • Mackay
  • Melbourne
  • Newcastle
  • Perth
  • Port Macquarie
  • Rockhampton
  • Shepparton
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Sydney
  • Toowomba
  • Townsville
  • Wagga Wagga
  • Wollongong

Driver Requirements per State

Select the state you are planning to drive

DIDI ADVANCE

DiDi Advance is a program that rewards the most committed drivers with lower services fee and bonus perks. It is available in limited cities only....

SAFETY

Your safety is our priority, learn more about the safety features available in the DiDi app so you can use them any time you need to....

STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?

Visit our Driver Help Center page and find out more about Signing up, payments and reward program...
didi conductor logo

DiDi Driver

Make Extra Money