Lyft CA Driver - Guaranteed Earnings and Benefits in Chicago, Illinois

Chicago, IL, 60629
Posted: 2021-10-17
Valid through: 2022-08-23

What is Lyft?

Lyft is a platform that connects drivers with individuals and organizations that need rides. Driving with Lyft is the perfect way to earn great money on any schedule (part-time, full-time, seasonal, hourly, or temporary) and Lyft Drivers can cash out instantly with Express Pay.

Why Lyft?

  • Boost Your Income: You get paid for the time and distance of a trip, plus tips and bonuses
  • Be Your Own Boss: Set your own schedule and keep control over when you drive and earn
  • Support the Community: Lyft drivers are essential to our neighborhoods, communities, and cities. When you give rides, you are playing a vital role

Driver Requirements:

  • You're at least 25 years old
  • You own an iPhone or Android smartphone
  • You have a clean driving record and auto insurance
  • You have a 4-door from 2004 or newer

Car year may vary by region

Does not apply if you are renting a car through the Express Drive program

Additional Information:

Lyft is a great opportunity for those looking for part-time work, hourly work, contract, commission, flexible side gigs, freelancer/freelancing, and work from home/WFH opportunities. No professional driver/driving experience is needed and we encourage entry-level and veteran applicants to consider driving with Lyft. Organized drivers often see the most success, so put your administrative assistant/receptionist skills to use while planning your own schedule. Customer service/sales are at the heart of the driver-rider relationship. If you have previous job experience as a limo driver, taxi, bus driver, courier, or in hospitality/hotels, Lyft is an excellent opportunity to make great money working when you want. Drive in the morning, evening, night, weekends! Apply online today.


1) What are the drivers’ requirements of Lyft?

  • Candidates need to make sure they meet the driving age of their area. Lyft hires drivers, aged between 21-25 years.
  • Drivers must have a 4-door car to work as a Lyft rideshare. Your vehicle must have seatbelts.
  • One year of driving history is necessary.
  • You need to have your state-issued driving license, license plate, and insurance.
  • Drivers use the Lyft driver app to accept ride requests. You need to have a smartphone with the latest software so that the Lyft app will work smoothly.
  • Before getting hired, you have to clear the background check run by the firm.

Lyft driver requirements are minimal. Apply now for Lyft driver jobs!

2) What does the Lyft background check include?

A Lyft background check is basically a criminal background check. You will have to give your consent before the firm runs this check. It can take a few business days to complete. The U.S. drivers must provide their valid social security numbers. A third party runs the background check for Lyft. Drivers can check their application status anytime they want.

Following are some of the offenses that make will make you ineligible for Lyft driver jobs:

  • If your name is on the National Sex Offender Registry database.
  • Any violent crime (kidnapping, human trafficking, robbery, etc.)
  • Instances of drunk driving
  • An act of terror
  • Theft or property damage offense

You must not be involved in any crime in the last seven years if you wish to grab a job at Lyft career. If you have a clean criminal history, apply now, Lyft is hiring for driving jobs.

3) How to apply for a Lyft driver's signup?

Looking for Lyft driver signup? Regard these steps:

  • Either download the Lyft driver app or visit the official website of Lyft to create an account.
  • Make sure you meet all the Lyft driver requirements. Fill in all the details of the application form and submit it.
  • Attach the mentioned documents with your form.
  • Once you get through your application process, Lyft will contact you for a Background check. It will only take place once you give your approval.
  • Once you get your confirmation email, you can start working as a Lyft rideshare.

Lyft signup is easy and trouble-free. Lyft is hiring for driver jobs, Apply now!

4) How do Lyft payments work?

Your earnings as a Lyft driver will depend on the rate card. The rate of each Lyft ride will depend on the following factors:

  • Base fare: payment for beginning a ride
  • Time: amount you make for every minute you drive
  • Distance: money you earn for each mile you cover as a Lyft rideshare.

Your earnings will start once you tap ‘ Arrive’ in your Lyft driver app. After you drop off your ride, Lyft will stop calculating your ride. The payment model of Lyft is easy to understand. Apply now to earn as a Lyft driver.

5) How does a Lyft driver deal with a challenging rider?

  • Lyft commits itself to the safety of drivers and passengers. The firm works to create a healthy space.
  • If Lyft drivers think they were not given proper ratings after the ride, they can reach out to the Lyft support team.
  • Lyft drivers can cancel the ride at any point in time they feel unsafe.
  • The firm also allows drivers to rate their Lyft rides. This is a 2 way protected rating system.
  • In case of emergency assistance, you should call the cops and also inform the firm later on.


By submitting, you confirm that you are authorized to use the number entered and agree to receive SMS texts to verify you own the number. Carrier fees may apply.




Job Categories


Job Location



Reference Number