How to Join

How to Join Zipcar in the United States

  1. Apply to join here(Applying through a university? Join here.) 
  2. Submit your account information and select a membership plan that best fits your needs
  3. We'll ask you to take photo of yourself and your driver’s license to verify your identity and driving record. Most members are approved to drive within minutes. In some cases it may take up to several days if we need to review your application, and we may need to request additional documentation.
  4. Once you’re approved, download the iPhone® or Android™ app and book Zipcars instantly. Use the app to unlock the car, but we’ll send you a Zipcard to keep with you just in case.

Note

If you’re joining through a Business plan, you will still need to receive and activate your Zipcard before you can book Zipcars. Click the following links to get started:

How to Join Zipcar in the Canada

  1. Apply to join here(Applying through a university? Join here.) 
  2. Submit your account information and select a membership plan that best fits your needs.
  3. We'll verify your driver's license and driving record.
  4. Once approved, a Zipcard will be sent by USPS mail (typically takes 5-7 business days). If you haven't received your Zipcard within 7 business days, please contact us.
  5. Once you receive and activate your Zipcard, you can book Zipcars on our website or through the iPhone® or Android™ app.