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Start working as a driver in the UK with an app like ViaVan with a little help of AppJobs!

More and more people nowadays use an app to e-hail a taxi rather than wait on the curb to find a passing taxi, so if you are thinking to become a driver with an app in the UK as a full-time or part-time driver, now is the time! You will get to explore your city, interact with all kinds of people, and make some good money.

There are, though, some requirements you will need to fulfil in order to sign up with one of the available apps in the UK, like ViaVan, Haxi, GoCarShare, LiftShare, Hopp oder AnyVan, for example.

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Requirements to keep in mind when signing up as a driver in the UK

Every driving platform usually comes with specific requirements and you need to check on Appjobs to see what they are. Meanwhile, here is a list with the am verbreitetsten ones:

  • There is usually a minimum age limit – with some apps it is 18 years old while with others 21 years old.
  • You need to have a einen gültigen Führerschein.
  • Your vehicle must be insured.
  • You need a Smartphone (Android or iPhone) which will be compatible with the driver app you will join.
  • To get paid, you will need a bank account oder eine PayPal account.
  • Some apps might require special licenses – to join ViaVan, for example you need a PCO license and a PHV licensed vehicle.
  • With some apps there are certain car specifications to meet – AnyVan suggests that you use a Transit Van (SWB, MWB, LWB+), Luton Van, Flat bed transporters and 7.5t HGVs, while Viavan requires that your car is from 2010 or newer.

If you fulfil the main requirements to join the app you want in the UK, go ahead and explore your driver job possibilities with AppJobs. If not, there is no need to stress, nor give up the idea of becoming a driver! AppJobs can help you! Lesen Sie einfach weiter!

Prüfen Sie alle Fahr-Apps in London, Manchester, Liverpool, Birmingham, Leeds.

You might have a driver’s license, but you might not have your own vehicle, yet. Or you might lack the proper insurance. Does that mean that you should give up the idea of joining a driving app? Not at all! Various companies can help you by renting you a suitable vehicle or offering insurance, for example.

Rent a car

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  • Mit Splend können Sie ein neues-modell oder brandneues Auto im Vereinigten Königreich. Sie können auch erhalten Partner-Rabatte, Das heißt, Sie können bei Autowaschanlagen, Steuer- und Buchhaltungsdienstleistungen, Krankenversicherungen und vielem mehr sparen. Und wenn Sie einen Freund werben, erhalten Sie bis zu 100 Pfund Bonus!

Lesen Sie mehr über Splend, das innovative Konzept, das Ihnen den Zugang zum richtigen Fahrzeug und zur richtigen Versicherung beim Fahren mit einer App ermöglicht.

  • EasyRentCars covers all of the UK and is the preferred go-to rental car platform thanks to many of the offered perks and benefits, such as best price guarantee, no credit card fee und free cancellation! You can also choose an insurance package in case of damage or theft.

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  • Quiqup gives you the opportunity to rent a car (apart from scooters and bicycles) so you can start working as a courier and earn money.
  • Hiya is a car-sharing platform that allows drivers to rent their cars to save time, money and hassle, including an insurance that protects all parties involved!

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Get a car insurance

  • ZEGO: The policies available on Zego include cover for private hire work, Social, Domestic & Pleasure insurance for personal driving und Hire & Reward cover for food or courier deliveries.
  • Tapoly offers on-demand insurance for people like you, working with apps, so you don’t have to worry about commercial risks and have more time to focus on doing what you love.

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Paulina Bajorowicz kam im November 2018 zu Appjobs und ist nun Content Marketing Specialist. Sie verwaltet den Appjobs-Blog und die Social-Media-Kanäle, koordiniert Outreach-Aktivitäten und kooperiert mit Journalisten und Content-Erstellern rund um die Gig-Economy.