We love our drivers
Joining the Ola family means being at the heart of everything we do.
Reasons to drive with Ola
We commit to the lowest commission rates in your area and we’ll always treat you with the fairness and consideration you deserve. We enable you to do a great job and earn more, as and when you want. Head over to our driver portal to sign up.
Earn more of each fare with every ride
Drive for Ola whether you’re a metered taxi or PHV
Get your previous day’s earnings the next working day
Boost your income with bonuses and incentives.
Local, on-the-ground support, plus a 24/7 helpline.
How to apply
Go to drive.olacabs.com, sign up with your existing Google account or simply follow the on-screen prompts if using your mobile. You’ll be asked to upload all the necessary documentation, so save time by having them handy when you get started. Find out what documents you need at drive.olacabs.com.
Onboarding with Ola
We’re already looking for drivers in many areas now, and with other locations soon to launch, watch out for updates! See where we operate on our homepage.
Once verified, we’ll contact you with the tools required to start your Ola driver journey. Note that the sign-up process may vary by city and category (PHV or Metered Taxi).
Our local teams hold training sessions in every city we operate in to ensure drivers are fully equipped with all information and materials needed for a smooth experience. Any livery needed for your area can be collected from your local office.
Android - 4.0 & above.
Document Types and General Licensing Information
-You are en-route to the pickup location
-It happens more than 3 mins after you had accepted the ride
-You were heading towards the pickup location and were on track to arrive no more than 5 minutes later than the estimated time of arrival shown to you on your app at the time of acceptance.
-The customer cancels after you have arrived at the pickup location
-You arrived no more than 5 minutes after the estimated arrival time shown on your app at the time of acceptance.
When you cancel, you get a cancellation fee if:
-You arrived at the pickup location no more than 5 minutes after the estimated time of arrival shown on your app when you accepted the booking
-You waited for at least 5 min after you had reached the pickup location after tapping the ‘Reached Pickup’ button (indicated by the countdown timer within the app)
You will not get a cancellation fee if:
-The cancellation takes place within the first 3 minutes after your acceptance
-You’re running more than 5 minutes late to the pickup location
-You reach the pickup location more than 5 minutes after the original ETA
N.B. Please note that Ola’s commission applies to the cancellation fee. Cancellation fee amount can vary by city and car type.
This is not compulsory, and we will not take you offline. Instead, this is meant to be a friendly and helpful reminder to take regular breaks from driving.
Payments, Offers and Incentives
You can register your interest as a driver before we launch in a city and be the first to hear when we do – just go to drive.olacabs.com.
A referral is considered successful when the referred driver signs up and completes a targeted number of valid rides within a given time. Conditions apply – check the driver app for details.
Ola helps reduce downtime and offers daily payments, 24/7 Call Support, and advanced in-app safety features.
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Bristol | Mon - Fri | 10:00 - 13:00 St Brandon House, 29 Great George St, Bristol, BS1 5QT
Exeter | Mon - Fri | 10:00 - 17:00 The Senate, 3rd fl, Southernhay Gardens, Exeter, EX1 1UG
Liverpool | Mon - Fri | 10:00 - 14:00 LAB Liverpool,12 Tithebarn Street, Liverpool, L2 2DT
(At the front door, dial '61' and press 'call' to access the Ola Office)
Birmingham | Mon - Fri | 10:00 - 15:00 Suite 103/104/105, Jewellery Business Centre, Branston Street, Birmingham, B18 6BA
Reading | Mon - Fri | 9:30 - 17:00 SPACES, 9 Greyfriars Road, Reading, RG1 1NU