Am I eligible to be a Zipcar member?
You can apply for Zipcar membership if you’re at least 21 years old (or 18-20 if you are a student at a university affiliated with Zipcar) and have a valid driver’s license. For non-US based licenses, or residents of Michigan, learn more.
What is a Zipcard?
Your Zipcard unlocks your Zipcar. To unlock with your Zipcard, hold the card over the reader on the driver's side of the windshield until you hear the car unlock. Our mobile app unlocks the car too, but just in case you are in a low signal area or your phone runs out of battery, bring your Zipcard with you for every trip.
How long is the application process?
Apply online in minutes. Expect one day to verify your driver license. If there’s a reason for delay, we’ll email you. Once approved, we’ll mail you your Zipcard in 3-7 days. Activate your Zipcard, then you can book and drive immediately. Learn how to check the status of your application.
How do I activate my Zipcard?
Once you receive your Zipcard in the mail, activate it online here to begin reserving.