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Requirements for Executive category in the UK

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
  • Must have 4 doors and a minimum of 4 seats (excluding the driver)
  • Be in excellent working condition, with no cosmetic damage

In addition to the requirements above, there are some additional requirements depending on where you are licensed:

Licensing area Additional requirements
Manchester City, Bolton, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Tameside
  •  Maximum vehicle age: 12 years
London, Windsor and Maidenhead

Vehicle requirements:

  • Maximum vehicle age: 5 years
  • Vehicles registered as a Private Hire Vehicle after 1 January 2020:
    • PHVs under 18 months old must be zero-emission capable (ZEC) and meet the Euro 6 emissions standard when licensed for the first time
    • PHVs over 18 months old must have a Euro 6 (petrol or diesel) engine when licensed for the first time

Driver requirements:

  • Minimum rating: 4.5
  • Minimum weekly completion rates:
    • Existing drivers joining executive must have a completion rate of 85% across all journeys
    • Executive drivers must maintain a completion rate of 85% across Executive journeys
Bath, Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Cardiff, Dudley, Newport, North Somerset, Portsmouth, Sandwell, Sheffield, Solihull, South Cambridgeshire, South Gloucestershire, Walsall,  Wolverhampton
  • Maximum vehicle age: 6 years
Edinburgh, Newcastle
  • Maximum vehicle age: 7 years

You can find a list of accepted vehicle models for the Executive category below:

Audi

A4, A5, A6, A7, A8, A81, Q3, Q5, Q7

BMW

2 series, 3 series, 4 series, 5 series, 6 series, 7 series, X1, X3, X4, X5

Jaguar

F-Pace, I-Pace, XE, XF, XJL

Land Rover

Range Rover, Evoque

Lexus

CT, ES, GS, IS, LS, NX, RX

Mercedes-Benz

B-class, C-class, CLA, CLS, E-class, EQB, EQC, GLA, GLB, GLC, S-class

Mitsubishi

Outlander

Tesla

Model 3, Model S, Model X, Model Y

Toyota

BZ4X

Volvo

S60, S90, XC90

Additional information

  • You can either be an owner-driver or use a hired PHV. Please note that Bolt does not provide vehicles to drivers
  • Completion Rate represents the percentage of finished orders out of all (relevant) confirmed orders.
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