DRIVER ABSTRACT CALGARY

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What does a Driver Abstract look like? What are the requirements?
 This is a sample copy of a Driver Abstract. Within the red boxes are things you should be aware of that Uber looks for when deciding to accept an abstract.

1. It must be a 3 (or more) year abstract, received within the last 30 days; 2. Current demerit points must not exceed 6; 3. There must not be a single major conviction on your abstract (a single conviction worth 4 demerit points)

1. It must be a 3 (or more) year abstract, received within the last 30 days;
2. Current demerit points must not exceed 6;
3. There must not be a single major conviction on your abstract (a single conviction worth 4 demerit points)

 

Where can I get a Driver Abstract?
All registries in Alberta should be equipped to provide a Driver Abstract. To find one near you, click here.

 

Is getting a Driver Abstract expensive?
The cost may vary, but typically you can expect it to cost around $25. 

 

What is the wait time for a Driver Abstract?
Once you go to a registry and ask for a Driver Abstract, you should receive it shortly after payment.

 

How many years history do I need to provide?
Uber requires you to provide 3 year history. 


Does Uber accept a commercial Driver Abstract?
Uber will accept both personal and commercial abstracts, provided the abstract meets out requirements

 

Is it possible to have 4 demerit points and still drive for Uber?
Yes, as long as those 4 demerit points were not the result of one single incident, and the total demerit points on your abstract does not exceed 4. 


For further reading, visit the Service Alberta website here
 

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