Grubhub was founded in 2004 and was one of the first online platforms for food delivery services. As the market has continued to expand, Grubhub remains amongst the top and now serves over 19.9 million active users and 115,000 restaurants across over 3,200 cities in all 50 states.
Like many other food delivery platforms, Grubhub is an excellent way to make an additional or side income. We lay out the requirements for Grubhub Drivers and helpful tips when navigating your application.
In order to deliver food for Grubhub, you’ll need to meet the following requirements:
Applying to become a Grubhub Driver is simple and easy.
To sign up as a Driver, create an account with a username and password. You’ll be asked to enter personal information including:
Tap “Let’s Begin” to start a short questionnaire that helps determine your eligibility. After you submit the questionnaire, you’ll either move forward or be informed of why you can’t move forward. Typically, if you aren’t approved for the next step, it’s due to a lack of demand in your current area or desired delivery area.
If you are able to move forward, simply follow the prompts to set up your driver profile. You’ll need to provide required documents such as your driver’s license, vehicle insurance card, and checking account information. Then, you’ll need to authorize a background check.
When you’re approved, you’ll need to finish filling out paperwork and complete your online onboarding, in which you’ll get clear details about how to successfully fulfill delivery requests.
You can view the status of your application from your applicant portal where each applicant receives a unique link allowing them to check their application status in real-time. This link is included in almost every email sent to your email during the application process as well as through an SMS text message when you first apply.
Driving and delivering for Grubhub is an excellent option as they tout a quick application process that allows for a uniquely flexible schedule where you keep 100% of your tips. Applicants do not need a resume, to pass an interview portion, or have any prior delivery experience. Another huge advantage is that you can make money entirely on your terms simply by providing contact-free delivery that’s both safe and effective for both you and Grubhub customers.