How to Make Money with Bolt App in Ghana

Do you want to make money with Bolt? Bolt is a transportation app used for requesting a fast and affordable ride. Its mission is to bring fast, reliable, and affordable transportation to millions of people around the world, while also helping thousands of drivers support their families.

In this article, you will learn so much more about the need to choose Bolt, how to request a ride with the Bolt app, and how you can also make money with it.

Why Choose Bolt?

  • Get a comfortable, low-cost ride.
  • Fast arrival times, 24/7.
  • You are able to see the price of your ride before you order.
  • You can pay inside the app (Credit/Debit) or in cash.

How to Request a Ride with the Bolt App

Below are the steps to easily request a ride with the Bolt app:

  • Open the app and set your destination;
  • Request a driver to pick you up;
  • See your driver’s location on the real-time map;
  • Enjoy the ride to your destination;
  • Leave a rating and pay.

Bolt Vehicle Requirements in Ghana

To be eligible for the Bolt platform, your vehicle must meet the following requirements in Ghana:

  • Be manufactured in 2006 or later
  • Have air conditioning
  • Be a private vehicle or taxi
  • Have a Third Party/Comprehensive Insurance
  • Have a Roadworthiness Certificate.
  • Have a vehicle with an engine capacity of 1.5L and above
  • Pass a vehicle inspection
  • Maintain an average rating of 4.6 and above
  • Attend training.

Please note that Government or rebuilt vehicles are not eligible. Taxis are only accepted in Cape Coast and Kumasi.

Driver Document Requirements in Ghana

Bolt drivers in Ghana must provide the documents listed below to be considered for driving on the platform:

  • Valid driving license
  • Vehicle insurance certificate or sticker
  • Roadworthiness Certificate sticker
  • Clear and front-facing profile picture.

Note: It is not required but is highly recommended to provide a Clearance Certificate too.

How to Make Money with the Bolt App

Did you know that you can earn good money with your vehicle? There are a few processes you need to follow for successful completion.

Submitting your information takes just a few minutes and that may depend on the local office. You may receive a 30-minute in-person training. In some cities, the Bolt team will accept your application remotely once you provide them with all the necessary documents.

Below are the steps on how to sign up to drive with Bolt:

  • Visit: partners.bolt.eu
  • Enter an active Email Address and Phone number in their respective fields.
  • Select a City from the drop-down list and click on the “Next” button to proceed.
How to Make Money with Bolt
  • Fill in your personal details
  • Fill in your National ID (Driving License Number) and License Number (Reference number of the License)
  • Upload all the required documents and their expiry dates
  • Fill in your payment details, i.e., mobile money wallet where you want to receive payments:
    • Select Person as your Billing Type
    • Your name as the Mobile Money Wallet Name
    • Your MoMo number starting with 233 as your Mobile Wallet Number
    • Your network provider is Mobile Money Network.

Wait until the Bolt team process and approve your application. If the application is missing any documents/details, the team will contact you.

Bolt Approved Driver Activation Centres in Accra

If you want to drive in Accra, you may also register and complete training in one of the following Approved Driver Activation Centres:

  • PureRelations
    • Ashalebotwe School Junction
    • Open every day for 24 hours
  • Legacy Internet Cafe – Madina
    • Madina Rawlings Circle
    • Open every day for 24 hours
  • Legacy Internet Cafe – Circle
    • Adabraka 1st Traffic Light, Adjacent to Mr. Biggs
    • Open every day for 24 hours
  • Ardor Consult
    • Dome Vulcanizer
    • Open from Monday to Saturday: 8 am to 5 pm

Note: The registration fee at these centers is GHS10.

Bolt Training

Once you have completed your registration, your next big step is Training.

The Bolt team will send you an SMS with a link to take the training. If you initially signed up to drive in the wrong city, kindly let them know ASAP so they can make the necessary corrections.

Bolt Account Activation

After you have successfully completed the training, your application will be processed as soon as possible. You will receive an SMS with a link to create a password to log in to your account.

You have a period of 48 hours thereafter to complete your first trip to activate your profile.

Frequently Asked Questions on Bolt App

Below are some questions you might be asking yourself about the Bolt app

  • Can I use Bolt as part-time work?
    • Of course, some of our drivers are only active a few hours during weekends and make solid part-time income.
  • How do I get paid using Bolt?
    • Clients pay you in cash or via Bolt. They pay out to your bank account every week.
  • How much do I pay Bolt?
    • Bolt does not have any monthly fees, so you only pay for finished trips. They usually ask for 10% to 20% of the ride fee, depending on your city.
  • How long does it take to sign up on the Bolt platform?
    • Submitting your information takes just 5 minutes. Following that, depending on the local office, you may receive a 30-minute in-person training. In some cities, the Bolt team will accept your application remotely once you provide them with all the necessary documents.
  • What do I do if I don’t have a smartphone?
    • Our city teams suggest a budget Android smartphone that you can buy or finance.
  • What do I do if I don’t have a vehicle?
    • Bolt city teams can help you match with their partner fleets or rental companies who offer competitive rates on vehicles that are accepted on its platform. In some cities, longer-term drivers can get financing deals from Bolt partners.

In conclusion, these are the steps on how to request a ride with the Bolt app, and how you can also make money with it. If you haven’t yet already, you can learn how to download the Bolt app right now.

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