To be eligible to use the Bolt platform your vehicle must meet the following general requirements:
- You must have no commercial branding on your vehicle
- The vehicle must have 4 doors and a minimum of 4 seats (excluding the driver)
- Be in excellent working condition, with no cosmetic damage
Note: When local social distancing rules are in place, the number of passengers you can carry in the standard Bolt category is limited to 3 people.
In addition to the requirements above, there are some additional requirements depending on where you are licensed:
|Licensing area||Additional vehicle requirements|
Note: PHVs licensed in London prior to 01/01/2020 are not affected
|Bristol, Southampton, Windsor and Maidenhead, Wolverhampton||
|Birmingham, Edinburgh, Nottingham, Peterborough||
|Cardiff, Derby, Dudley, Newcastle, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall||
|Cambridge, South Cambridgeshire||
- You can either be an owner-driver or use a hired PHV. Please note that we do not provide vehicles to drivers.