frequently asked questions
how do I become a gofor driver
To become a gofor driver, you need to apply and successfully complete our onboarding process.
To apply, check out our open listings to see the cities where we are actively onboarding drivers. Complete the application for the relevant city and vehicle.
how long does it take to process my application?
It can take up to 48 hours to process your application.
what are the requirements to drive with gofor?
You can review our full list of requirements here.
what does it mean to be an independent contractor?
When you drive with gofor you’re absolutely independent. You won’t be an employee; your services will be contracted by the company. This means you will be an independent contractor.
As an independent contractor, you will need to report your income and manage your taxes. gofor will provide for you a tax summary to help you to complete your taxes. Please note, that gofor can not provide tax advice. For this reason, we recommend you use professional services.
what kind of vehicle can I use?
We use a variety of vehicles to meet our customer’s needs. These include:
- pickup truck
- cargo van
- sprinter van
- cube van
Check out our open listings to see the vehicles we need in your city.
can I drive with gofor in my city?
Check out our open listings to see where we currently need drivers.
We’re quickly expanding across North America, so if your city isn’t on the list — don’t be disappointed! We’ll be coming to your area soon.
when will I get paid?
We offer weekly payouts.
why doesn’t gofor pay hourly?
As a gofor driver you earn a per trip rate. This allows you to be flexible with the hours you work and sign in or out of the app as needed.
do gofor drivers need to work on weekends?
As an independent contractor, you decide which days you work. We are open on the weekends, so there are opportunities to complete deliveries should you be interested.
why do I need to have minimum insurance requirements to drive with you?
As an independent contractor, you’re responsible for holding the required insurance. Auto insurance, commercial liability insurance, and cargo insurance so you are protected in case of claims.
why do you need my SSN/SIN if I am an independent contractor?
As a courtesy, we provide yearly tax documents (T4A and 1099) to make it easier for you to file your taxes.
why do gofor drivers have to wear a hard hat and steel toe shoes?
Because we deliver construction materials, sometimes you will be delivering to a jobsite. For safety reasons, we require you to wear your personal protective equipment while picking up and completing orders for gofor.
why do gofor drivers need to have blankets and straps in their vehicle?
You are responsible for delivering packages without damaging them, as well as ensuring the safety of all other drivers on the road. As such, packages need to be securely stored in your vehicle. Blankets and ratchet straps will help you ensure the package arrives safely at the drop off location.
why do gofor drivers need to have a COVID-19 vaccine?
Several of our customers still require proof of vaccination for drivers to enter their stores. Based on these requirements, we have decided to continue the proof of vaccination requirement for all gofor drivers.
do gofor drivers still need to wear a face mask when entering stores?
You are required to follow all safety procedures required by the store, including wearing a face covering if required.