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Signup as a GoCatch Premium Driver and earn on your schedule. You determine the hours, and you’re in control. Driving for GoCatch is fun and rewarding, helping drivers meet their goals.

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More ways to earn

You’ll be earning in no time! With better rates for drivers, showing the destination for jobs, Advance Bookings, GoPoints, GoCoins, the Leaderboard and Status, you get better deal with GoCatch.

Simple to use

An easy to use interface, with built-in navigation and the ability to conveniently contact your passenger. View your past trips, account balance, and read about great hotspots to drive around every weekend.

Drive with confidence

Our switched on Support Team is always here to help. Day or night, get in touch with us directly in the app, or email us at support@gocatch.com.

Check your eligibility

To start driving with GoCatch, you’ll first need to verify your eligibility as a driver. All drivers must:
  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Hold a full, unrestricted Australian Drivers Licence for a minimum period of 12 months. Your Driver Licence must be current and valid. International, Probationary or Learner’s Driver Licences are not permitted.
  • Have a current Driver Authority / Accreditation / Extension in your home state (see below)
  • Have an iOS or Android phone
  • Be able to speak fluent English

Licence & Documentation

You’ll also be required to have the the correct licence and necessary documentation.
Click on your respective state below, as certain requirements can vary.

Unrestricted Australian Driver Licence

You must have held a full, unrestricted Australian Driver Licence for a minimum period of 12 months. Your Driver Licence must be current and valid. This Driver’s licence must hold a condition called a ‘Passenger Transport Licence Code’. This can be applied by clicking the button below. GoCatch Support can then check this condition from our system, there is no visual evidence needed.

International, Probationary or Learner’s Driver Licences are not permitted.

NSW Private Hire Vehicle Driver Authority

If you do not hold a NSW Private Hire Vehicle Authority Card, please provide the documents below:

National Police Check – you must provide a criminal check that has been issued within the last 3 months. This check may take 1-14 business days depending on the person.

Driving Record – you’ll need to send us a copy of your NSW driving record. You can get this online at the RMS website or in person at the nearest Service NSW Office.

Vehicle Insurance

Please provide a full copy of your valid Third Party Property (Fire and Theft), Third Party Property Damage, or Comprehensive vehicle insurance certificate. CTP is not adequate vehicle insurance.

The document must have your name printed as the policy holder or nominated driver, and it must display the vehicle’s registration number, details, type of cover, and a future expiry date. Your vehicle MUST be insured under a Rideshare condition and this must be clearly shown on the document.

Note: The document is often called a ‘Certificate of Currency’ or ‘Certificate of Insurance’.

Vehicle Inspections

All vehicles used to provide point to point transport services must have a safety check (previously called a pink slip) at least once a year. This applies to taxis and hire cars, including rideshare, regardless of vehicle age (that is, even if the vehicle is less than 5 years old). Further information as to vehicle inspections, including certified inspection stations can be found here.

Unrestricted Australian Driver Licence

You must have held a full, unrestricted Australian Driver Licence for a minimum period of 12 months. Your Driver Licence must be current and valid. International, Probationary or Learner’s Driver Licences are not permitted.

Victorian Driver Accreditation

GoCatch is working closely with the Taxi Services Commission to assist with the ongoing rollout of the new transportation framework. As such, we require every driver with GoCatch to hold an appropriate and valid Driver Accreditation.

For more information, click here. Otherwise, please complete an application for Driver Accreditation, organise an appointment with your General Practitioner and submit your application to the Taxi Services Commission. Note: a current and valid Taxi Driver Accreditation is also accepted.

Vehicle Insurance

Please provide a full copy of your valid Third Party Property (Fire and Theft), Third Party Property Damage, or Comprehensive vehicle insurance certificate. CTP is not adequate vehicle insurance.

The document must have your name printed as the policy holder or nominated driver, and it must display the vehicle’s registration number, details, type of cover, and a future expiry date. Your vehicle MUST be insured under a Rideshare condition and this must be clearly shown on the document.

Note: The document is often called a ‘Certificate of Currency’ or ‘Certificate of Insurance’.

Vehicle Inspections

It is a condition of Commercial Passenger Vehicle Registration that the vehicle have passed a roadworthy vehicle inspection. Further information as about obtaining Commercial Passenger Vehicle Registration can be found here. Certified Roadworthy Testing locations in Victoria can be found here.

Unrestricted Australian Driver Licence

You must have held a full, unrestricted Australian Driver Licence for a minimum period of 12 months. Your Driver Licence must be current and valid. International, Probationary or Learner’s Driver Licences are not permitted.

Queensland Driver Authorisation

Please complete a Driver Authorisation Application (includes the Private and Commercial Vehicle Driver’s Health Assessment form), organise an appointment with your General Practitioner and submit your application in person at a transport and motoring service centre. Note: General, Booked Hire/Taxi, or Taxi Driver Authorisations are currently accepted by GoCatch.

Queensland Booked Hire Service Licence (BHSL)

From 15 January 2018, all Economy drivers in Queensland will be required to carry a booked hire service licence (BHSL). You will need to apply for a BHSL to drive as an Economy driver.

Vehicle Insurance

Please provide a full copy of your valid Third Party Property (Fire and Theft), Third Party Property Damage, or Comprehensive vehicle insurance certificate. CTP is not adequate vehicle insurance.

The document must have your name printed as the policy holder or nominated driver, and it must display the vehicle’s registration number, details, type of cover, and a future expiry date. Your vehicle MUST be insured under a Rideshare condition and this must be clearly shown on the document.

Note: The document is often called a ‘Certificate of Currency’ or ‘Certificate of Insurance’.

Vehicle Safety Certificate

The Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads requires all ride-booking drivers to obtain a current vehicle safety certificate, issued by an Approved Inspection Station.

Drivers are required to maintain this certificate in their vehicle at all times when providing ride-booking services and are expected to provide evidence of it when requested by a Transport Inspector.

Note: Certificates are valid for 12 months. Each registered vehicle on the GoCatch platform must have its own certificate.

Unrestricted Australian Driver Licence

You must have held a full, unrestricted Australian Driver Licence for a minimum period of 12 months. Your Driver Licence must be current and valid. International, Probationary or Learner’s Driver Licences are not permitted.

South Australian Driver Accreditation

For more information, visit this website. Your Driver Accreditation will need to be renewed every 3 years. Before you can apply for driver accreditation you must have a valid child-related employment screening clearance issued through the Department of Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI).

An application for driver accreditation is required to confirm that the driver does not suffer any physical or mental incapacity that would impair their ability to work effectively as the driver of a public vehicle.

You will need to complete the MR713 application, driver accreditation application form and MR1581 driver accreditation declaration form.

Vehicle Insurance

Please provide a full copy of your valid Third Party Property (Fire and Theft), Third Party Property Damage, or Comprehensive vehicle insurance certificate. CTP is not adequate vehicle insurance.

The document must have your name printed as the policy holder or nominated driver, and it must display the vehicle’s registration number, details, type of cover, and a future expiry date. Your vehicle MUST be insured under a Rideshare condition and this must be clearly shown on the document.

Note: The document is often called a ‘Certificate of Currency’ or ‘Certificate of Insurance’.

Vehicle Inspections

It is a condition in South Australia, that vehicles providing rideshare services, have been certified at approved vehicle inspection stations, prior to commencing trips, as well as Annually to ensure ongoing Vehicle Safety. Approved inspection stations can be found here.

Unrestricted Australian Driver Licence

You must have held a full, unrestricted Australian Driver Licence for a minimum period of 12 months. Your Driver Licence must be current and valid. International, Probationary or Learner’s Driver Licences are not permitted.

Western Australia Accreditation (F/T Extension)

For more information, visit this website. An F extension, also known as a bus driver’s licence or charter vehicle licence, allows a driver to carry passengers for hire or reward, regardless of the number of seats fitted. An F extension is not required if you have held a T (taxi) extension and have held a Driver’s Licence for 4 years in WA. This licence is an extension of your existing driver’s licence. You must also have the relevant licence for the class of vehicle you will be driving.

You will need to complete an application form, police check, undertake an eyesight and medical checkup, and pay the required fees. You will also need to complete an F/T extension application (Form DL1), NPC National Police Certificate, Proof of Identity Requirements and a Medical assessment certificate: Fitness to drive (Form M107A).

Vehicle Insurance

Please provide a full copy of your valid Third Party Property (Fire and Theft), Third Party Property Damage, or Comprehensive vehicle insurance certificate. CTP is not adequate vehicle insurance.

The document must have your name printed as the policy holder or nominated driver, and it must display the vehicle’s registration number, details, type of cover, and a future expiry date. Your vehicle MUST be insured under a Rideshare condition and this must be clearly shown on the document.

Note: The document is often called a ‘Certificate of Currency’ or ‘Certificate of Insurance’.

Vehicle Inspections

It is a condition in Western Australia, that vehicles providing rideshare services, have been certified at approved vehicle inspection stations, prior to commencing trips, as well as Annually to ensure ongoing Vehicle Safety. Approved inspection stations can be found here.

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    Get a CPVID and H Endorsement

    All GoCatch drivers in the Northern Territory must hold a current and valid Commercial Passenger Vehicle ID (CPVID) and H Endorsement on their driver’s licence. You’ll need to complete an application and submit supporting documents to the Northern Territory government to obtain these documents.

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    Have your vehicle inspected

    All vehicles on the GoCatch platform must have a Commercial Vehicle Licence (CVL) and CVL sticker displayed. You will need to complete and pass a vehicle inspection to obtain these.

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    Get a Commercial Vehicle Licence (CVL)

    As soon as you have obtained your vehicle inspection report, you'll need to submit your application for a Commercial Vehicle Licence (CVL) to the Northern Territory Government.

Obtain a Commercial Passenger Vehicle ID and H Endorsement

As part of your application for a Commercial Passenger Vehicle ID and H Endorsement, you'll need to complete a hire and reward knowledge theory test relating to commercial passenger vehicle requirements at any MVR Office, provide a current medical assessment supplied by a medical practitioner, passed a preliminary CPV driving assessment (if your driving experience is less than two years) and obtain a National Police Certificate (NPC) and ABN. You'll submit these supporting documents when you apply.
National Police Certificate (NPC)H Endorsement Information – Apply or Renew

Submit your application to the Northern Territory Government

You'll need to complete the application form provided below and submit it with your supporting documents and applicable application fee to the Northern Territory Government. It may take up to a week to receive your CPVID.
Application Form

Upload your CPVID to your GoCatch account

Once you receive your CPVID to your mailing address, you'll need to upload a clear photo of it to your GoCatch account.

Get a Commercial Vehicle Licence (CVL)

To apply for a CVL, you'll need to complete a vehicle inspection first. Click the link below to browse a list of inspection locations.
Inspection Locations

Apply for a CVL

To apply for a Commercial Vehicle Licence, your vehicle must have passed a vehicle inspection and be registered accordingly. Click the link provided below to complete and submit the application form.
Apply Online

Upload your CVL to your GoCatch account

Once you’ve received your CVL, upload it to your GoCatch account. You'll also receive an accompanying CVL sticker, which you must legibly display on your vehicle when driving using the GoCatch Driver app at all times.

Upload your vehicle insurance

Please provide a full copy of your valid Third Party Property (Fire and Theft), Third Party Property Damage, or Comprehensive vehicle insurance certificate. CTP is not adequate vehicle insurance.

The document must have your name printed as the policy holder or nominated driver, and it must display the vehicle’s registration number, details, type of cover, and a future expiry date. Your vehicle MUST be insured under a Rideshare condition and this must be clearly shown on the document.

Note: The document is often called a ‘Certificate of Currency’ or ‘Certificate of Insurance’.

Unrestricted Australian Driver Licence

You must have held a full, unrestricted Australian Driver Licence for a minimum period of 12 months. Your Driver Licence must be current and valid. International, Probationary or Learner’s Driver Licences are not permitted.

Tasmanian Driver Accreditation

For an overview of the accreditation required to undertake rideshare services as a driver in Tasmania, click here.

Ride sourcing Drivers in Tasmania are required to hold an Ancillary certificate with an X-condition, and comply with all conditions and requirements of the Transport Commission exemption.

Further, ride-sourcing vehicles must have undergone a vehicle inspection within the last 12 months. For further information as to Ancillary certification, click here.

Vehicle Insurance

Please provide a full copy of your valid Third Party Property (Fire and Theft), Third Party Property Damage, or Comprehensive vehicle insurance certificate. CTP is not adequate vehicle insurance.

The document must have your name printed as the policy holder or nominated driver, and it must display the vehicle’s registration number, details, type of cover, and a future expiry date. Your vehicle MUST be insured under a Rideshare condition and this must be clearly shown on the document.

Note: The document is often called a ‘Certificate of Currency’ or ‘Certificate of Insurance’.

Vehicle Inspections

It is a condition in Tasmania that vehicles providing rideshare services hold a vehicle inspection certificate that is less than one year old.  Drivers must hold a type 2 AIS vehicle inspection report from approved stations, as can be found hereNote: If you have not yet obtained your Ancillary Certificate for conducting rideshare, a type 2 AIS vehicle inspection report that is less than 30 days old must be included as part of your application for Ancillary Certification.

Unrestricted Australian Driver Licence

You must have held a full, unrestricted Australian Driver Licence for a minimum period of 12 months. Your Driver Licence must be current and valid. International, Probationary or Learner’s Driver Licences are not permitted.

ACT D Condition Rideshare Accreditation

For more information, visit this website. All drivers are required to meet the new regulatory requirements set out under the Road Transport (Public Passenger Services) Regulation 2002 and the Road Transport (Driver Licensing) Regulation 2000.

From 8 November 2017 public vehicle driver licence holders will be required to hold a working with vulnerable people registration under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011.

You will need to complete the following:

  • Upgrade your driver licence to obtain a ‘D’ condition
  • A completed ‘Commercial driver’s health assessment’.
  • A completed ‘Rideshare vehicle licence application’, if required
  • A completed ‘Rideshare driver accreditation and vehicle licence application’
  • A completed ‘Authorisation to release public passenger driver licence and accreditation status’
  • A copy of the public liability insurance policy for the vehicle (this must be in the registered operator’s name and endorsed for Rideshare or listed for business or commercial use)
  • A copy of your working with vulnerable people registration card

Vehicle Insurance

Please provide a full copy of your valid Third Party Property (Fire and Theft), Third Party Property Damage, or Comprehensive vehicle insurance certificate. CTP is not adequate vehicle insurance.

The document must have your name printed as the policy holder or nominated driver, and it must display the vehicle’s registration number, details, type of cover, and a future expiry date. Your vehicle MUST be insured under a Rideshare condition and this must be clearly shown on the document.

Note: The document is often called a ‘Certificate of Currency’ or ‘Certificate of Insurance’.

Vehicle Inspections

It is a condition in the ACT, that vehicles providing rideshare services, have been certified at approved vehicle inspection stations, prior to commencing trips, as well as Annually to ensure ongoing Vehicle Safety. Roadworthy Inspection certificates may obtained from authorised vehicle inspection stations, as can be found here.

Vehicle Requirements

Most vehicles are qualified to drive with GoCatch. Depending on the vehicle you drive, requirements may vary. If you don’t own a car or it doesn’t meet our requirements, you may be able to use a vehicle from a third party provider or rental. All cars driving with GoCatch must be:
  • In excellent working condition – internal and external, i.e. must not have any significant internal or external wear and tear such as, but not limited to, upholstery stains or dents/scratches on the bodywork
  • 2008 model, or newer
  • No more than 300,000kms on the odometer
  • Registered in your state
  • Not have any commercial branding
  • Not be a convertible, ex-taxi, passenger van, bus, truck, instructor vehicle or utility vehicle with a cargo tray
  • All vehicles driving with GoCatch must be covered by compulsory CTP third party insurance, and have third-party property damage insurance. Click on your state above in ‘Licence & Documentation’ to view more information.

Is Your Vehicle Eligible?

Find out if your vehicle is eligible for GoCatch Premium by clicking on Eligible Vehicles below. Premium class includes HC-plated vehicles and high-end, luxury vehicles. If your vehicle is eligible for Premium, you will be able to accept both Economy & Premium job requests. If you are unsure if your vehicle meets our minimum requirements, or isn’t on the list below, get in touch with us at support@gocatch.com with the vehicle make, model and year.

Eligible Vehicles

Alfa Romeo Giulia
Alfa Romeo Giulietta
Alfa Romeo Stelvio
Aston Martin Lagonda (5 doors only)
Audi A3
Audi A4
Audi A6
Audi A7
Audi A8
Audi Q2
Audi Q3
Audi Q5
Audi Q7
Audi RS Q3
Audi RS3
Audi RS4
Audi RS6
Audi RS7
Audi S3
Audi S4
Audi S6
Audi S7
Audi S8
Audi SQ5
Audi SQ7
Bentley Bentayga
Bentley Flying Spur
Bentley Mulsanne
BMW 1 Series (5 doors only)
BMW 2 Series
BMW 3 Series
BMW 4 Series
BMW 5 Series
BMW 6 Series (5 doors only)
BMW 7 Series
BMW M3
BMW X1
BMW X3
BMW X4
BMW X5
BMW X6
Chrysler 300
Chrysler 300C
Genesis G80
Genesis G90
Holden Calais
Holden Caprice
Holden Commodore International VF
Holden Insignia
Holden Statesman
HSV Grange
Hyundai Genesis
Infiniti FX
Infiniti G37
Infiniti Q30
Infiniti Q50
Infiniti Q70
Infiniti QX30
Infiniti QX70
Infiniti QX80
Jaguar F-PACE
Jaguar XE
Jaguar XF
Jaguar XJ
Jaguar XJR
Jeep Grand Cherokee
Kia Stinger
Land Rover Discovery
Land Rover Discovery 4
LDV D90 Deluxe
LDV G10
Lexus ES300h
Lexus ES350
Lexus GS F
Lexus GS200t
Lexus GS250
Lexus GS300h
Lexus GS350
Lexus GS450h
Lexus IS F
Lexus IS200t
Lexus IS250
Lexus IS300h
Lexus IS350
Lexus LS460
Lexus LS600h
Lexus LX570
Lexus NX
Lexus NX200t
Lexus NX300h
Lexus RX200t
Lexus RX270
Lexus RX330
Lexus RX350
Lexus RX450h
Maserati Ghibli
Maserati Levante
Maserati Quattroporte
Mazda CX-9
Mercedes AMG E-Class
Mercedes-AMG A45
Mercedes-AMG GLE63
Mercedes-AMG S63
Mercedes-AMG S65
Mercedes-Benz B180
Mercedes-Benz B200
Mercedes-Benz B250
Mercedes-Benz C180
Mercedes-Benz C200
Mercedes-Benz C250
Mercedes-Benz C63
Mercedes-Benz CL
Mercedes-Benz CLA
Mercedes-Benz CLS
Mercedes-Benz E200 (5 doors only)
Mercedes-Benz E220
Mercedes-Benz E250
Mercedes-Benz E300
Mercedes-Benz E350
Mercedes-Benz E400
Mercedes-Benz E63
Mercedes-Benz GL
Mercedes-Benz GLA
Mercedes-Benz GLC
Mercedes-Benz GLE
Mercedes-Benz GLS
Mercedes-Benz ML
Mercedes-Benz ML320
Mercedes-Benz R300
Mercedes-Benz S300
Mercedes-Benz S350
Mercedes-Benz S400
Mercedes-Benz S500
Mercedes-Benz S600
Mercedes-Benz S65
Mercedes-Benz Valente
Mercedes-Benz Viano
Mercedes-Benz Vito
Peugeot 508
Porsche Cayenne
Porsche Macan
Porsche Panamera
Range Rover Evoque
Range Rover Range Rover
Range Rover Sport
Rolls-Royce Ghost
Skoda Superb
Skoda Yeti
Tesla Model 3
Tesla Model S
Tesla Model X
Toyota C-HR
Toyota Kluger Grande
Volkswagen CC
Volkswagen Tiguan
Volvo S60
Volvo S80
Volvo S90
Volvo V40
Volvo V90
Volvo XC60
Volvo XC70
Volvo XC90

Vehicle Identification Signage

Vehicle Identification Signage is mandatory for GoCatch drivers in NSW and QLD. Signage is to be placed on the front and rear windscreens. Pack includes 2 signs and 2 adhesive sleeves.

For new drivers in NSW and QLD, a $9.00 (inc. GST) charge is automatically deducted from your account upon signup and a pack is sent out to your provided address within 5 business days.

Waiting for your signage pack to arrive? You can also print out a temporary sign to attach to your windscreen.

Temporary Printable Sign

Premium Fares & Peak Hours

As a Premium driver, you will be able to accept both Premium & Economy job requests. Before you get started, you may want to know how much you can make as a driver. Click below to learn more about fares and peak hours.
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Driver Payment Guarantee

Every fare paid through GoCatch comes with the GoCatch Driver Payment Guarantee. This means you don’t have to worry about losing money due to passenger fraud or insufficient funds. GoCatch guarantees that each fare amount less any applicable fees or charges will be paid into your bank account weekly.

T&C’s: Applies to all trips with electronic payment made through GoCatch. Excludes cash jobs. Ensure your bank account details are entered correctly on your account. GoCatch Driver Payment Guarantee does not apply if you breach the GoCatch Terms of Service.

Register to Drive

3 easy steps to get on the road
  • 1

    Sign Up Online

    Firstly, click the sign up button to create your driver profile. Then, upload the required documentation.

    Sign Up
  • 2

    Download The Driver App

    After sign up, you’ll need to download the GoCatch Driver app from the App Store or Google Play.

    Download the Driver app
  • 3

    Await Approval

    Once you've uploaded all your documentation, wait for your account to be approved by the GoCatch Support Team. Once approved, you'll be able to go online and accept on-demand jobs and Advance Bookings.

Frequently Asked Questions

I already drive with another company – can I drive with GoCatch too?

Absolutely! Plenty of our drivers drive for several platforms, and it’s a great way to earn extra money for the same effort. Driving with GoCatch is a great way to supplement your income and maximise your time out on the road.

Do I need to visit an office to sign up?

We know that your time is valuable, which is why we’ve moved the entire on-boarding process completely online without the need to visit an office. This means that you can now finish your on-boarding process at whatever time suits you, from the comfort of your home, office or car. Need help? Simply email our team at support@gocatch.com and we’ll be happy to assist.

What if my car does not meet the requirements?

If your personal vehicle does not meet our requirements, you will not be able to register it to your account. However there are many affordable vehicle leasing companies such as Splend, where you can borrow a vehicle for a weekly fee of approximately $300 for full-time use.