Why become a Bolt Black Cab driver?

Whether you want to drive for a few hours occasionally or earn money more frequently, with Bolt, you can fit driving around your schedule.

Drive and earn when you like

Earn part-time income as a taxi driver in the UK during evenings and weekends, or make more money by driving more frequently. It’s up to you.

Get access to new customers

Drive with Bolt and receive ride requests from 4 million UK users, plus millions more who visit from overseas.

Easy-to-use app with weekly payouts

You'll earn the full metered fare. Weekly payouts are made directly to your bank account.

Get started online

1. Sign up as a Bolt Black Cab driver online

Submit your contact details. We'll email you with the next steps.

Apply to drive

2. Upload your documents

Check the requirements.

3. Download the Bolt driver app, start driving, and join the Bolt driver referral programme

Refer a taxi driver in London, and once they’re activated and complete 25 trips within 14 days, you’ll both get a £200 bonus.

NB: This is a limited-time offer. Visit the Bolt driver app on your smart device – iOS or Android for more information, including full offer terms. T&Cs apply.

How the Bolt Driver app works

Easy to use and reliable, the Bolt Driver app gives you everything you need to drive and earn whenever you want to.
  1. Accept a ride request
    The Bolt Driver app will automatically find passengers for you.
  2. Pick up your passenger
    The app will guide you to your passenger’s location. Once there, pick them up.
  3. Drive to their destination
    Follow the directions and swipe to end the trip when you get there.
  4. Repeat to earn more money
    Keep driving and earning or go offline — you’re always in full control of your schedule.

Frequently asked questions from taxi drivers

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It takes just 2 minutes to submit your details.

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