Grabcar Requirements for Operators and Drivers

Grab Application RequirementsTo become an operator for Grabcar or Grabpremium in the Philippines, an applicant must submit all the Grabcar requirements first. Along the with these requirements, your vehicle model should not be older than three (3) years. It is also worth noting that Grab does not accept vans and pick-ups for their ride hailing service. Here’s a list of all qualified Grabcar vehicles.

Grabcar Requirements for Operators

  • 2×2 Photo of applicant with a white background
  • 2 valid government-issued ID
  • Proof of citizenship (birth certificate or passport)
  • Tax Identification Number ID (TIN ID) or Income Tax Return (ITR)
  • Original Receipt/Certificate of Registration (OR/CR) or Sales Invoice and Delivery note of the Vehicle
  • PA (Provisional Authority), CPC (Certificate of Public Convenience), or LTFRB TNVS Application with stamped receiving copy and case number. Read this blog post for TNVS requirements
  • Comprehensive Insurance of the vehicle
  • Map of garage (use Google Maps)
  • Certificate of Conformity from the bank or from the financing company if the vehicle is currently under financing or encumbered

Additional requirements if the Operator is not the same as the registered vehicle owner

  • Notarized Special Power of Attorney (SPA) if the operator is not the registered owner of the vehicle
  • 2 valid government-issued ID of the registered owner of the vehicle (if the operator is not the same as registered vehicle owner is not the

Requirements for Grab Drivers

  • Clearance from the National Bureau of Investigation
  • Clearance from the Philippine National Police
  • Professional Driver’s license with official receipt

Application Process

To be considered valid for Grab application, all the required documents must valid within 21 days before they expire. Applications for Grab peer start with filling out an online form, which can be accessed in the Grab website. Once this is done the applicant will be sent an email informing him/her of the Peer Information Session (PIS) schedule.

Applicants must have a registered e-mail address and bring with them a printout of the confirmation e-mail to attend the invitation-only Peer Information Session. Without the printed invitation sent by email, peer applicants will not be allowed in the information sessions. Moreover, the applicant must be prepared to submit the requirements to the Grab office with a photocopy of all documents along with the original papers.

On the appointed day, the applicant, along with his/her email confirmation and required documents must be patient to await their turn in the queue. Upon verification of the requirements, the Grab staff will provide the peer applicant with a Peer checklist and GCash Form. If the peer and driver are different persons, the driver will receive a Grabcar Driver’s checklist. The driver would need to proceed to a booth for his/her photo to be taken for the Driver’s App.

Allowed Vehicles for GrabCar

  • BYD: E6, F0, F3, F5, L3, S6
  • Chery: Fullwin
  • Chevrolet: Captiva, Cruze, Optra, Sonic, Spark, Spin,
  • Ford: Ecosport, Focus, Fiesta
  • Geely: LC
  • Honda: Brio, City, Civic, Jazz, Mobilio
  • Hyundai: Accent, Elentra, Eon, Getz, I10, I20
  • Isuzu: Crosswind
  • Kia: Carenz, Carnival, Picanto, Rio, Soul, Forte, Optima
  • Mazda: Mazda 2, Mazada 3
  • Mitsubishi: Adventure, Lancer, Mirage, ASX, Fuzion
  • Nissan: Almera, Cefiro, Grand Livina, Sentra
  • Peugeot: 3008, 301
  • Renault Samsung: SM3
  • Ssangyong: Stavic
  • Subaru: Impreza
  • Suzuki: APV, Alto, Celerio, Ertiga, Kizashi, Swift, Swift Dzire, SX4, Kizashi
  • Tata: Manza, Indica, Indigo, Vista
  • Toyota: Altis, Avanza, Innova, Vios, Wigo, Yaris, BB, Corolla
  • Volkswagen: Polo, Jetta

Allowed Vehicles for GrabPremium

  • BMW: 3-series
  • BYD: L3, S6
  • Chevrolet: Orlando, Suburban, Trailblazer
  • Chrysler: Town and Country
  • Ford: Escape, Everest, Expedition, Explorer
  • Great Wall: Haval H3

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37 comments

    1. Depende sa oras ng byahe and kung may surge. Ang typical na gross kita kung ng mga driver ay nasa 2000 Pesos to 4000 Pesos. Hindi pa labas dyan yung gas and yung 20% commission ni Grab.

    2. Balak ko sanang bumili ng kotse na member na ng grab tnvs at ako ang magmamaneho. Puwede po b. Kaya lang hind p ko member ng grab.

  1. Pede pa po b o tumatanggap pa po b ng unit ang grab at kung sure na makakalabas yung unit agad ksi balak po nmin mag pasok ng unit pero hulugan takot lang po bka mabitin kmi

  2. May age limit po b ang driver ng grab. 58 na ang age ko. Ako po ang maging operator ng sarili kong sasakyan. Pag nag aply po b sa LTFRB tnvs mayroon ng sadakyan.

    1. Dapat may sasakyan na kayo. Wala naman age limit kung operator lang. Kung driver may age limit, pag 60 na papakuhanin kayo ng medical certificate bago kayo makapagdrive. Pero kung operator lang kaya wala namang age limit. Basta legal age of 18 pwede na mag operator.

  3. Puwede po b ang AVP II 2010. 25K odo hind masyadong gamit umaalis po ako yearly (seaman). Ngayon hind nako aalis mag grab na lng ako.

    1. Hello Pamela! Kasulukuyang hindi tumatanggap ang LTFRB ng new applicants. Ang pinakaunang step ay ang pagkuha ng CASE NUMBER mula sa LTFRB. Antayin nyo muna magbukas si LTFRB ng bagong slot

  4. Helo po ask lang po kung open ba ngayon ang grab para sa apliction ng grabcar,at nabasa ko po mga comment di pala tanggapin ni ltfrb kung walang titulo ng grahe o walang parking?plan kasi nami mag apply sana..
    Salamt.

    1. Open palagi ang Grab for new applications pero yung LTFRB hindi. You need to get a CASE NUMBER from LTFRB before ka mag-apply sa Grab and other TNVS like OWTO and HYPE. Case Number muna palagi before kayo magpunta sa TNVS companies.

  5. Plano naming bumili ng sasakyan na nakalinya na sa grab at ang asawa ko na ang magiging operator and driver. Ano pong mga requirements and gaano katagal ang magiging process para makpagsimula na syang makapagDrive.

    1. Andyan na po sa itaas lahat ng requirements na kailangan nyo. Babasahin nyo na lang. Siguraduhin nyo lang na may CPC na yung sasakyan na bibilihin nyo dahil kung PA lang yan, siguradong sasakit lang ang ulo nyo.

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