Do you live in Newcastle and want some extra earnings? Sign-up and become a DiDi Driver.
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Quick and affordable rides for everyday. Up to 5 people. Easy & Affordable.
Quick and affordable rides for everyday. Up to 4 people. Easy & Affordable.
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
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
You will need to submit a clear photo of yourself (in JPG, JPEG, PNG format, at least 200 x 200 pixels). The photo you submit will be displayed as your profile picture for riders to verify you.
National Police Check
You will need to submit a national police check issued by an ACIC accredited provider within the previous 3 months prior to submitting your NPC application. Obtain your National Police Check with Intercheck for a discount exclusive to DiDi Driver Partners at https://d.didiglobal.com/ausbgc.
You will need to submit your vehicle registration certificate. Your vehicle must be registered in NSW and be registered at all times. If you have a brand-new vehicle or if you are transferring your vehicle from interstate to NSW, you can register your vehicle at any NSW Service Centre. Find out the closest Service Centre at https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/service-centre.
NSW Driver’s Licence
You will need to submit a copy of your current Driver Licence. You must have held an Unrestricted Australian or NSW Driver Licence for a period of greater than 12 months in the previous 4 years. The temporary change (conditional exemption) to Driver Licence Tenure requirements under the Point to Point Regulation will be in place until 12 April 2024. You will need to have a T condition on your licence as well. This is also known as a Passenger Transport Licence Condition (PTLC). If you do not have this at the moment, you can apply for it here:
Proof of ID
You will need to provide an alternative ID (other than your driver licence), such as a valid passport, Immi card, Australian or NZ birth certificate or citizenship certificate.
You will need to submit your vehicle insurance documents. Your vehicle must have a current third-party damage or comprehensive insurance cover, on which you should be listed as an insured driver. Please note that this is an extra insurance cover on top of the CTP Insurance (green slip).
Vehicle Inspection Your vehicle must have passed a vehicle inspection within 12 months prior to your application. You will need to submit proof of the inspection result, which can be an e-Safety (pink slip) inspection report issued by an Authorised Inspection Station or Redbook Inspection Report for ridesharing purposes. You may find an approved inspection station at https://www.rms.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/index.cgi?action=esafetycheck.form.
If your vehicle is a brand-new vehicle registered within 12 months, you do not need to submit an inspection report for the first year of your vehicle’s registration.
You will need to provide an online driving history record issued by Service NSW for the past 6 months. Please note that you need to provide the full report with a detailed description of the offences and the dates. You can apply for an online driving record from Service NSW here:
Please allow up to 3 business days for us to review your application. Once your application is approved, we will activate your account and you can start earning!
New South Wales The stickers must be placed on or near the rear window of the vehicle on the driver’s side and must be clearly visible from the outside. More information can be found here https://www.pointtopoint.nsw.gov.au/safety-standards-vehicles-providing-booked-services#signs.
Australian Capital Territory The stickers must be placed on the passenger’s side of the vehicle, either on or near the lower windscreen or on a fixed window.
After your registration is approved, you will receive 2 x self-adhesive DiDi Stickers by post. Most states and territories’ regulations require that you display signs indicating that the vehicle is being used to provide passenger services. Penalties may apply if you do not comply with such requirements. For more information in relation to signage, please visit the link below or contact your state or territory’s regulatory authority. DisclaimerAll information contained on this page has been compiled for your information only. Nothing on this page is intended to constitute and should be relied upon as legal advice. Whilst all information contained herein has been prepared with care, DiDi does not make any representation or warranty as to the accuracy or currency of the information provided and does not accept any responsibility or liability for any errors or omissions. You should conduct your own inquiries as to the accuracy of the information provided.
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