Eligibility Requirements

Before you apply for membership, review the below eligibility requirements to become a member of our car sharing community.

  • Applicants must be 21 years or older to be eligible for membership; 18 years or older if applying  with a college or university partnered with Zipcar.
  • Applicants must have a valid driver's license. Learner's permits will not be accepted.
  • Applicants will be required to accept the terms and conditions of the member application and member agreement.
  • Applicants that possess a non-US based license need to submit a color copy of their driver’s license and passport. Applicants that possess a British Columbia based license need to submit a color copy of their driver's license, a driver's abstract and claims history. These documents can be submitted through the contact form here.
  • Applicants in Michigan under the age of 21 must have no major violations (see below), "incidents", or alcohol or drug related violations.
    • Excessive speed (20 mph or more over speed limit)
    • Operating to endanger, reckless driving, etc.
    • Leaving the scene of an accident involving property damage
    • Operating a motor vehicle with a suspended or revoked license
    • Speeding in a school zone (or similar events)

Learn more about applying to join Zipcar.