Bolt Nigeria – Driver Requirements, How To Join And All You Need To Know

Currently, cooperate taxi services have become popular in many part of Nigeria. People now patronize the companies that offer this kind of services because they offer comfort, flexibility, and safety to both the driver and passenger.

In Nigeria today, Bolt which was formerly known as Taxify comes as one of the premium ridesharing brands in the country. They however also provides a steady flow of driving jobs for thousands of people in most cities across the Nigeria.

You should note that since Bolt Nigeria offers payments to its drivers, joining the platform has become a great idea. However, many people are still not aware about the requirements that are needed to become drivers on Bolt Nigeria platform.

Today, we will show you all the steps you need to join Bolt Nigeria and also, the driver’s requirements.

Driver Requirements

Although there are strict requirements for the models of cars that are accepted by Bolt Nigeria, and also, they provides certain conditions for drivers/partners who intends to join the service.

  • You must own a valid driver’s license
  • You must own Divers Shield Insurance cover.
  • You must hold an AutoGenius Vehicle Inspection Report
  • You must always attend driver training for the use of the Bolt driver application and service quality.

Models Of Cars They Accept In Bolt Nigeria

Here are the following model of car that are accepted by bolt Nigeria.

  • You must have a Four-door Sedan or SUVs car
  • Car must be in excellent working condition.
  • The car must be large enough to contain at least four people comfortably.
  • The car must not be more than 15 years, though Bolt Abuja only allows scars not more than ten years.
  • They don’t accept any hatchbacks cars or 2-door cars.

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How To Join Bolt Nigeria

Once you and your car meet Bolt Nigeria’s requirements, then you can become a driver on the platform by following the procedures below:


You can do this by visiting Please note that if your intention is to use three or more vehicles, then register as a fleet owner.


Once you have finished registering and your documents is verified, an invitation to attend a training session will be sent to you.


You should get your car inspected at the AutoGenius facility close to you. And note that during this stage, you should also buy a Drivers Shield Cover


To be activated, you need to visit their offices for an onboarding session Monday to Friday in Abuja by 09:00 and 15:00, and in Lagos by 09:00 and 16:00.

The Abuja Address: located at No 10, Volta Street (Off Thames Street), Maitama, Abuja

The Lagos Office Address: located at No 63 Razak Balogun Street, Surulere, Lagos State

You need to visit their offices for an onboarding session Monday to Friday by 10:00 and 13:00 in Benin City, Ibadan and Owerri.

The Benin Office Address: located at Ehanire House, No 34 Akpakpava Road, Benin City. Benin

The Ibadan Office Address: located at 2nd Floor, No 34 Samonda Road Ibadan

The Owerri Office Address: located at No. B49/B66 L’Arcade Mall, 14C Okohia Layout, World Bank Area L, New Owerri, Imo State.

Please you should also remember to go to these centres with your valid Nigerian driver’s license, vehicle license, and the AutoGenius Inspection Report.

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