Deliver with Deliveroo

Find work that suits you

Make money on your own schedule with a scooter, bike or car.

  • Work when you want to
  • Reach your earnings goals
  • Get round-the-clock support

What you'll need

  • Scooter, bike or car (with licence and insurance)
  • Safety equipment (e.g. helmet)
  • Proof of your right to work self-employed
  • Age 18+

Ready to earn? Just tap the app

Go online whenever you’re in an area we cover, within our opening hours. While you’re online, we’ll send you orders to deliver. Stay online for as long as you like – it’s all up to you.

Deliveroo app on a phone

We're always here for you

When you’re on the road, we’re with you – for help, advice and support, message or call us in the app. Your safety is our priority, so we’ll insure you in case of accidents, too. It’s totally free and applies from the moment you go online.

Competitive fees

We pay a competitive fee for each order you deliver. You can earn tips from customers too, to help towards your earnings goals.

Ways to boost your earnings

Take advantage of busy areas and earn more at evenings and weekends.

Support, training and peace of mind

Our support teams are always with you. We offer safety training and equipment, too, as well as free accident cover while you’re on the road.

Get paid when you want

We’ll transfer your earnings weekly. Want to get paid faster? Cash out in the app daily.

Free professional kit

Highly visible, comfortable and breathable gear, suitable for the climate you’re riding in.

1000s of restaurant partners

We’re one of the busiest food delivery platforms in the country, delivering orders in your local area every day.

How it works

Once you’ve joined Deliveroo, here’s what to expect.

1

Accept and go

While you’re online, we’ll offer you orders to deliver. Tap to accept the order.

2

Collect the order

You’ll see a map with a route to the restaurant. Show a staff member your screen to get your packed order.

3

Make a customer’s day – deliver their food!

Next, we'll show you a suggested route to the customer. After you've delivered their food, you're ready to accept a new order.

Applying online is easy

Make sure you have your ID, driving licence (for scooter and car drivers) and proof of right to work.

Frequently asked questions

  • What are the requirements for being a rider?

    To ride with Deliveroo you’ll need:

    • Proof of your right to work in the Ireland as self-employed
    • A smartphone – (iOS 11 and above) or Android (6.0 and above)
    • Your own vehicle (bicycle, scooter, or car) with the necessary safety equipment
    • An Irish bank account

    You must also:

    • Be over 18
    • Have no unspent criminal convictions
    • Cars and motorised scooters will also need food delivery insurance as well as regular motor vehicle insurance.
  • What documents do I need?

    One document to prove your right to work in Ireland, which could be:

    • Irish/EEA passport
    • EEA ID card (plus additional photo ID)
    • Non-EEA passport, with valid visa (including immigration status) or Biometric Residence Permit
    • Irish birth/adoption certificate with National Insurance number
    • Permission to enter the labour market

    One document to prove your address, which could be:

    • A bank or credit card statement (not from an online bank like Monzo or Starling)
    • An original utility bill (excluding mobile phone)
    • A letter from the government

    If you’re applying to ride with a car or scooter you’ll also need to provide:

    • Irish/EEA driving licence (or provisional licence and CBT for scooters)
    • Proof of food delivery insurance
  • What insurance do I need?

    For cars and motorised scooters, on top of your regular vehicle insurance you’ll need:

    • Hire and reward insurance, or
    • Fast food delivery insurance, or
    • Carriage of goods, including food, for hire and reward insurance

    We’ll need to see proof of this insurance before you start riding with us.

    We find many riders get insurance from the following providers, though of course you’re welcome to use any provider you like:

    Fast food delivery insurance

    Zego is integrated with the Deliveroo rider app, so you only pay for the time you’re logged in. You can sign up for Zego if you’re over 21 years old. 

  • What does Deliveroo’s free rider insurance cover?

    As a Deliveroo rider you are covered by our insurance whenever and wherever you’re out on the road with us. This includes the whole time you’re online, as well as up to one hour after you go offline.

    Rider accident insurance

    Covers all riders when working.

    Your accident insurance gives you supporting income in case you can’t work following an accident while working with Deliveroo. You can claim an ongoing payment if you are injured and unable to work, and a lump sum payment for many injury types. You also have access to legal expenses cover, and a counselling and advice service.

    Find out more about rider accident insurance

    Rider public liability

    Covers cyclists and walkers when working. It also covers scooter and car riders when they’re ‘off-vehicle’, for example, when walking to pick up and deliver orders.

    You and your substitutes get €5,000,000 of cover in case you cause injury to someone whilst at work. It also gives you protection in case you damage someone else’s property whilst working, such as other vehicles or buildings. Legal costs are included in the cover.

    Find out more about rider public liability

    Who's covered?

    1. You: As a Deliveroo rider, you’ll be protected by our insurance cover.
    2. Your substitute: If you have someone else working for you as a substitute, they will be covered too.

    What's not covered?

    Riders using a car or scooter to complete deliveries will need to purchase their own vehicle insurance - you can find out what you need below.

    Your own vehicle and other items of kit will also not be covered by this insurance. If your kit has been damaged and you want to replace it, please get in touch with us.

  • How do I get paid?

    Riders get paid for each delivery they make. The exact delivery fee varies per order and includes a variable distance fee. You will be told of the delivery fee payable before you accept the order. 

    Fees are paid every week on a Tuesday. If you want your fees sooner, you can use our cash out feature in the app, for a €0.50 fee.

    Riders keep 100% of any tips they receive and these are paid at the same time as the rest of your fees.

  • What kit do you offer?

    Once you’ve joined you can order professional kit from the Deliveroo Kit Store – we’re running a special offer where core kit items are free. Here’s what you can get for free, once you’ve joined Deliveroo:

    Bicycles

    • Reflective jacket
    • Phone mount
    • Helmet
    • Insulated backpack

    Scooters

    • Reflective jacket
    • Phone mount
    • Small thermal bag
    • Insulated backpack

    Cars

    • Two thermal bags, one of which should be minimum 36cm x 36cm x 43cm
    • Phone mount

    You’re not required to wear Deliveroo branded kit when on the app or delivering for Deliveroo. You’re welcome to buy kit from a supplier of your choice but your kit will need to meet our minimum safety standards.

  • Can I provide my own kit?

    Yes, you’re not required to wear Deliveroo branded kit when on the app or delivering for Deliveroo. You’re welcome to buy kit from a supplier of your choice but your kit will need to meet our minimum safety standards.