Austin has given us a resounding welcome and we are thrilled with our phenomenal growth. We need more drivers to capitalize on our momentum - come drive with us!


  1. Download either the Android or iPhone app from the above links.
  2. Click Register to create an account.
  3. Select the option to register as a driver at the end of the initial account creation. Make sure to have your driver's license and insurance information available. If you return to the app later, click the 3 bars in the upper left and select the option "Drive with Ride Austin".
  4. Look for an email with instructions and a custom link for Payoneer (our driver payment processing provider) to set up your direct deposits.
  5. Make sure you have a profile photo uploaded in the app (Menu -> Settings -> Edit Account -> Change Photo -> Save)
  6. Perform a fingerprint background check at your closest Identogo location with the service code "11GYVN". 
  7. Come by our facility at 1203 West 5th Street 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Wednesday & Friday and Tuesday & Thursday, 1 p.m. - 6 p.m. and RideAustin will complete your vehicle inspection and interview.
    • Please bring your valid and current vehicle registration information, as well as your bank account information if you did not already set up the direct deposit account. 
  8. 3-5 business days after you do the fingerprint background check, pick up your TNC Card and Fingerprint Vehicle Decal at the City of Austin Transportation office at 1111 Rio Grande, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. or 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Email a photo of the TNC card to 

Once we receive your TNC Card verification, confirm your direct deposit is set up and 3rd party background check is clear (authorized via the app sign-up), and all your other documentation is in place, you will be activated to drive for RideAustin.


Driver Rates:

We currently have 4 types of vehicles classes in the app.  For Regular car class trips, 100% of the fare (mileage, time and base fees) go to drivers. For SUV, Premium and Luxury classes, we charge a 20% Service Fee, which means 80% of fare goes to drivers.


Fare Schedule:


$0.99 per mile + $0.25 per minute

$1.50 base fare, $4 minimum fare

SUV (6 passenger vehicles):

$2.60 per mile + $0.35 per minute

$3.00 base fare, $10 minimum fare


$2.75 per mile + $0.40 per minute

$3.00 base fare, $10 minimum fare


$3.75 per mile + $0.50 per minute

$5.00 base fare, $10 minimum fare

Additional Fees:

In addition to the Fares, RideAustin also charges passengers the following fees:

$2.00 booking fee

1% City of Austin fee

$1.00 processing fee

We are located in downtown Austin
Address: 1203 West 5th Street
Office Hours: 1203 West 5th Street 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Wednesday & Friday
and Tuesday & Thursday, 1 p.m. - 6 p.m. 

Don't worry, we have a big parking lot!


RideAustin has a zero tolerance policy on the use of drugs or alcohol by drivers who are driving passengers. If a driver is found in violation of this policy, he/she will be deactivated immediately. 

Qualifying Vehicles:
All Premium & Luxury Vehicles Must Have Leather Seats