What is going on with Uber Instant Pay? (+3 Pros for drivers)

This article will discuss what is going on with Uber Instant Pay. We will also explain how anyone can sign up to be a delivery driver for Uber Eats. We will also be mentioning the different advantages or benefits that delivery drivers can experience while working for an app like Uber Eats.

What is going on with Uber Instant Pay?

The main reason why something might be wrong with your Uber Instant Pay is that you are new to the system. If you are a new delivery driver for Uber Eats, you will not be eligible for Instant Pay until you meet a certain limit. Another reason why Uber Instant Pay may not be working for you is that the maximum number of times, i.e. 5 times per day, might have been crossed.

Instant Pay may also not work if you do not have the minimum balance of $1 in your account. Uber delivery drivers in Canada may also face an issue with Instant Pay as they are required to download the Payfare app in order to use Instant Pay. Furthermore, drivers of Uber who are using an Uber Lease and Xchange lease cannot use Instant Pay.

If all these reasons do not apply to you, one cause of problems with Instant Pay is your bank itself. Some prepaid debit cards simply do not work for Instant Pay for which you might have to contact the support in Uber Eats or talk to your bank.

How to be a delivery driver for Uber Eats?

Delivering for Uber Eats and basically any other delivery app is considered a pretty popular gig or side-hustle today. This gig can bring several advantages or benefits that are explained in the next session. Here, we will be explaining how you can sign up to be a delivery driver for Uber Eats.

Before you sign up for Uber Eats, you will need to check if you have the requirements and criteria for this. These are,

  • Valid driver’s license if you are opting to deliver by car. You will also need to meet the minimum age to drive in the city. You will additionally need to provide your Social Security number for background tests.
  • A valid driver’s license if you are planning on delivering by scooter. For this, you will need to be at least 19 years of age and have a motorized scooter which is under 50 cc. You will also need to submit your Social Security number for background screening.
  • A government-issued ID card if you are planning on delivering by bicycle or foot. For this, you will need to be at least 18 years old and submit your Social Security number for background screening.

If you feel that you have the right requirements, you can go ahead and sign-up in the Uber Eats app or the website.

  • Fill out the sign-up sheet and enter your name, phone number and invite code if you have one.
  • Once you have been registered, you can log in to the Driver app which will immediately show you as online.
  • You will be next shown the various delivery requests that are available in the locality.
  • The Uber Eats app will automatically show you the navigation toward the restaurant and also toward the delivery address when the order has been picked up.
  • In case you run into problems you can always contact the support in the Uber Eats app.
  • When your order has been completed, you will get paid immediately.

Advantages of being a delivery driver for Uber Eats

Delivering for Uber Eats is quite a straight-forward job which brings plenty of advantages and benefits to the driver. Some of the advantages of being a delivery driver for Uber Eats have been shared in the points as follows.

They can choose their own hours

The best advantage that delivery drivers in Uber Eats enjoy is that they can choose their own hours. They can work when they want to and also take a break whenever they feel like. They can even take a vacation without having to ask anyone or report to any person.

The payments are very regular

The payments in Uber Eats are deposited into the bank accounts of the drivers at the end of every week. This is highly in comparison to other jobs where the salary is given at the end of the month or at the end of two weeks. The delivery driver can also choose to cash out their payments on a daily basis through Instant Pay.

No educational degree is required

Anyone and everyone can work at Uber Eats. This gig does not require a college degree and thus can be great part time jobs for students who are eager to pay off educational loans. It can also be great for those who have just retired and want to have an extra source of income. Many delivery drivers have this gig in addition to their regular jobs.

Conclusion

This article has discussed what is going on with Uber Instant Pay. We have also explained how anyone can sign up to be a delivery driver for Uber Eats. We have also mentioned the different advantages or benefits that delivery drivers can experience while working for an app like Uber Eats.

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Citations

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uber_Eats

https://craft.co/ubereats

https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/uber-eats

https://www.datanyze.com/companies/uber-eats/371475626

https://pitchbook.com/profiles/company/265666-78

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