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Your time.
Your goals.
You're the boss.

Make money by delivering on your own schedule.

Sign up to become a Dasher

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Earn with the best

Deliver from thousands of merchants across 100+ cities in Canada, from restaurants to grocery stores and even flower shops!

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Work when you want

You decide when, where, and how much you work*. And whether you ‘Dash Now’ or schedule when you deliver, you can forget about reporting to an office — or a boss.

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Start earning quickly

Sign up in minutes and start earning within days. Once your application is approved, you can start dashing right away and cash out instantly.

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"The best part of dashing has been making people happy..."

Dasher from Vancouver, B.C.

How much can I earn?

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Base Pay

You’ll always earn Base Pay for any delivery. Base Pay is calculated based on the estimated time, distance, and desirability of the order.

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Plus Tips

Customers using DoorDash can tip you anytime you choose to accept a delivery — and most deliveries include a tip. You’ll always receive 100% of the customer tips received by DoorDash.

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Plus Promotions

Promotions like Peak Pay and Challenges help you earn more per delivery when it’s busy. Challenges let you earn extra money for completing a certain number of deliveries in a set amount of time.

Dasher Gear

After your first dash, we'll send you a Dasher activation kit that contains items like a food warming bag, Red Card, hand sanitizer, and mask for Dasher safety.

Since no two people have the same taste in gear, there’s an online store so you can get the gear and equipment you want.

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Dashers must be 18 years or older



Any car, scooter, or bicycle (in select cities)



Consent to a background check, two pieces of government ID, a full-class driver’s license (if applicable)

Frequently asked questions

Millions of people order food and other goods through DoorDash. When customers place an order, we offer the deliveries to Dashers, who earn money by picking up and delivering them.

DoorDash is available in over 7,000 cities in all 50 U.S. states, including Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico; over 80 cities in Canada; and Melbourne, Australia and New Zealand!

Our signup process takes just a few minutes, and most Dashers can start earning within days.

To earn money, all you need is a smartphone and a mode of transportation, such as a car, bike, scooter, or motorcycle. We'll take care of everything else!

Nope. You can use any car to drive, deliver, and earn. You just need a valid driver's license and insurance.

Just tap the 'Already started signing up?' button at the top of this page, and log in using the email address and phone number you used to sign up.

If you're not quite finished, we'll prompt you for missing information. Otherwise you'll see the status of your signup.

You're the boss. As an independent contractor, you have the freedom to drive whenever you want, wherever you want.

You can dash whenever you want, meaning you are in control of how many hours you want to dash per day or per week -- and you can dash practically anywhere. It's a great alternative to seasonal, temporary, and part-time work.

Nope! You don't need any prior work experience. But if you do have previous experience in the rideshare, food, or courier service industries, delivering with DoorDash is a great way to earn money.

We welcome drivers and bikers from other gig economy or commercial services such as UberEats, Postmates, Lyft, Caviar, Eat24, Google Express, GrubHub, AmazonFresh, Instacart, Amazon, Uber, Waitr, and Bite Squad. Dashers come from all backgrounds and industries, and include catering drivers, truck drivers, and taxi drivers.

With delivery, there are two big differences:

  1. You don't have passengers in your car

  2. You can use any mode of transportation: your car (two doors is fine), bicycle, or motorcycle

It’s also a bit more active than ridesharing, as you get in/out of your car/bike to pick up and deliver the food.

Once you receive a delivery opportunity, you'll see where it is and what you'll make, and can choose to accept or reject it. Once you accept, there are generally three steps, all of which are clearly outlined in the Driver app:

  1. Drive to the restaurant

  2. Pick up the food

  3. Drive to the customer to drop off the food