Drive Your Own Car
and Earn Cash

Have a car? Do you wanna earn extra money? Sign up and become a driver for one of the fastest growing rideshare companies in the Caribbean! Tekkwi drivers retain over 80% of the fare for each trip and 100% of their tips! No micro-managing supervisors or set up fees: you are your own boss. Take rides on your spare time and earn extra cash! We will begin accepting rides from passengers in Montego Bay in May 2020 .
* Applications will be processed in the order they were received.  Applicants must pass a criminal background check prior to approval. Complimentary windshield phone mounts are for promotional purposes while supplies last. 

Drive Your Own Car and Earn Cash

Have a car? Do you wanna earn extra money? Sign up and become a driver for the trendiest rideshare company in the Caribbean! Tekkwi drivers retain over 80% of the fare for each trip and 100% of their tips! No micro-managing supervisors or set up fees: you are your own boss. Take rides on your spare time and earn extra cash! We will begin accepting rides from passengers in Montego Bay in May 2020 .

*Applications are processed in the order they are received. Applicants must pass a criminal background check prior to approval.

What is Required?

  • Must be at least 21 years old
  • Android or iOS smartphone
  • Facemask (As required by the CDC during the COVID-19 pandemic)
  • Valid driver license (PPV licenses are accepted but not required)
  • Auto insurance with the driver listed on the policy
  • Vehicle Certificate of Fitness
  • An eligible 4-door car. (Vehicle must be 15 years old or less)
  • Windshield phone mount 
  • Active bank account; Payoneer Account (Free to setup. Sign up here)
  • Must pass criminal background check (Due to the global pandemic the turnaround times for background checks may vary.)

What is Required?

  • Must be at least 21 years old
  • Android or iOS smartphone
  • Facemask (As required by the CDC during the COVID-19 global pandemic)
  • Valid driver license (PPV licenses are accepted but not required)
  • Auto insurance with the driver listed on the policy
  • Vehicle Certificate of Fitness
  • An eligible 4-door car. (Vehicle must be 15 years old or less)
  • Windshield phone mount 
  • Payoneer Account (Free to setup. Sign up here)
  • Must pass criminal background check (Due to the global pandemic the turnaround times for background checks may vary.)

Safe Driver Bonus

Drivers will earn an additional $6,500 Safe Driver Bonus after they complete 100 rides, accident-free,
with Tekkwi*

*Paid in Jamaican Dollars (JMD). Equivalent to $50 USD. While promotion lasts. 

How Does It Work

The reasonable approach to rideshare, Tekkwi understands that drivers are the lifeline of our business. The Tekkwi Driver app was developed with the everyday driver in mind, using cutting edge technology with an easy to use UI interface. By logging online, drivers are able to connect with locals and tourist while earning cash. Some of the Tekkwi Driver app features include:

  • View daily earnings after every trip from the Home screen (Privacy mode included)
  • GPS Navigation with pinpoint accuracy
  • Built-in chat feature 
  • Emergency button for 119
  • Share location and more…

FAQ

Are most frequently asked questions and answers
  • Download the Tekkwi Driver app on Google Play or App Store 
  • Create an account with a valid e-mail address (Free to sign up. No set up fees)
  • Once you verify your phone number and sign in, tap the orange silhouette (located in the upper right hand corner) to access the Menu page. 
  • Select Edit Profile section.
  • Complete all of the required fields and upload the required driver documents.
  • An active bank account. Setup Payoneer account (If you already have a Payoneer account please email us at onboarding@tekkwi.com).
  • Only qualified drivers who complete all 3 sections of their Profile will be selected to complete a criminal background screening. Failure to complete each section of the driver profile may delay the onboarding process. 
  • Upon successful completion of criminal background check, drivers will receive an approval letter via email from our Onboarding team.
  • Pickup your Tekkwi Driver kit from your local Jamaica Post.

Due to the global pandemic, we are taking a Phase I & II approach as we near the launch of the Tekkwi mobile. In Phase I, we will begin accepting trips from passengers in Montego Bay starting May 2021. Phase II will include Ocho Rios and Negril which will commence accepting trips in the summer of 2021.

Tekkwi drivers receive their earnings on a weekly basis via direct deposit to their local bank account. Processing time takes approximately 1-2 business days (Active bank account required).  REQUIRED: Payoneer Account (Free to sign up. Click here to register).

Cutoff time for our driver’s weekly payroll is Sunday at 11:59 PM. 

Drivers who already have a Payoneer account may elect to have their earnings deposited directly to their Payoneer debit card.

Absolutely! We are always looking for experienced drivers to join the Tekkwi team. Those who join the Tekkwi driver community are free to drive for whoever they want, whenever they want. In fact, a majority of ridershare drivers in the US drive for than one rideshare company.

Tekkwi drivers retain more than 80 percent of the fare from each trip they complete and 100% of their tips. Both Tekkwi and Uber collect a Service Fee for the purpose of maintaining and upgrading their respective platforms. In the US, Uber’s Service Fee varies, ofttimes leaving their drivers with earnings that average between 50-75% of the fare from each trip. Uber drivers also retain 100% of their tips. 

Tekkwi Drivers who complete 100 accident-free rides will receive a Safe Driver Bonus of $50 USD.

Once approved, Tekkwi drivers have the freedom to drive whenever they want.  Just turn on your app, accept a trip and start earning cash!

Our approved drivers should place their Tekkwi decal on the inside of their windshield. Drivers are also expected to use their complimentary phone mount on accepted trips. Driving without a phone mount holder is prohibited.

We are aware that select drivers were unable to retrieve their Tekkwi Driver kits and we apologize for inconvenience. Our Onboarding team is currently working on resolving the matter.

Currently not available for use outside of the country Jamaica.