Joining City CarShare is quick and easy. Just fill out this application. Once we receive your application, we'll establish your account and get you an electronic key so you can start driving. There's no minimum usage, and you can cancel anytime -- but then why would you?
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Your Contact Information

Please provide as much contact information as you can, in case we need to reach you because of a problem with a car or reservation.

First Name Middle Initial/Name Last Name

Cell Phone Secondary Phone Alternate Phone
* We require a cell phone because it makes carsharing much easier. If you do not have a cell phone please just put the best phone number to contact you with.
* By joining you will be added to our monthly newsletter email list. You may unsubscribe from this list at any time by following instructions in the e-mail. We have a separate list for reservation confirmations and billing so if you unsubscribe from the newsletter, you will still receive these core service messages.
Address 1
Address 2 (eg. Apt. #, Floor, Room #, etc.)
City State Zip
Driving Information

To drive, you must have 2 years of driving experience, a valid US driver's license, and a relatively clean driving record. Need more details? Click here. If you have a foreign driver's license Click here.

Date of Birth e.g. 1/1/1950
Driver's License Number    State Exp. Date  e.g. 1/23/2011

If you've had your current license for less than two years, please provide your previous license number:

Previous License Number    State/Province
Emergency Contact (Required: please list the name and contact information of a person, such as a work supervisor or family member, whom we can contact in case of emergency.)
First Name Last Name
Address 1
Address 2 (eg. Apt. #, Floor, Room #, etc.)
City State Zip
Phone 1 Phone 2
wheelchair icon Disability Access

While the AccessMobile is intended to be a shared vehicle for all City CarShare members, designation as an Access program member assumes you have specific and direct need to utilize a vehicle designed for people who require a means to transport those using mobility-assisted devices. You may join as a program member whether or not you have a driver's license. However, only those with valid driver's licenses may drive the vehicle.

By joining the Access program you agree to the following terms and conditions:

  • When you reserve and use the AccessMobile anytime Monday-Friday 8 AM to 6 PM, you agree to use it only to transport people who require a mobility assisted device.
  • You will not use the AccessMobile as a vehicle for hire under any circumstances.
  • You will only use the Access equipment to transport those using mobility-assisted devices.
  • You agree to provide feedback on the service. This includes occasional surveys and questionnaires conducted either electronically or via telephone.
  • You realize that this program is a trial program, and changes to the program are likely.

California disability parking placard In order to legally park in accessible parking spaces, you will need to bring your own California disabled person parking placard with you. Please enter your placard number in case you leave it in the van. When we find it, we will contact you so it can be retrieved.

If you have a California disabled person parking placard, registered in your name, please enter the number here. We will use this is case of lost placards, and for parking ticket research:

By checking the box, I agree to the Access program terms and conditions. I understand that failure to adhere to these terms and conditions will result in a fine of $250 and/or termination of my membership.

Click here to download AccessMobile equipment instructions.

Other Information
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How did you hear about City CarShare?

If you were referred to us by a current City CarShare member, please tell us their name (and other details such as member ID, if available) so that we may thank them.

If you wish to join an existing account, please tell us the account holder's name (and other details such as member ID, if available). Please note that each account member must complete their own application.
If you have a promotion code, please enter it here:
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I understand that City CarShare and its associates will check my driving record and that it will be used along with this application to determine my eligibility for membership. I understand that an application fee will be charged regardless of my acceptance to City CarShare (Over 95% of our applicants are accepted!)

I further understand that I am responsible for any monthly or annual fees specified by my plan selection.

I authorize City CarShare to charge my payment card, at any time, for all charges incurred to date. I further agree that City CarShare has my permission to periodically verify that my payment card is valid via "authorizing" my card with my bank or institution in the amount of $1 (no amount is charged to the card). Please check with your financial institution on their standard credit/debit card "hold" periods and policies.

I understand that City CarShare reserves the right to charge me a security deposit of up to $1000 in its sole discretion if they determine that my usage behavior or payment history exceeds a reasonable risk level.I understand that if I submit a security deposit, the deposit is fully refundable when I leave City CarShare, minus any unpaid balance due.

Failure to pay City CarShare in a timely manner, regardless of amount, may result in an assessment of a security deposit before driving privileges are restored, termination of my of membership, reasonable collection and processing fees, and forfeiture of the entire security deposit which I may have previously given to City CarShare.

NOTE: All fees for products, services or dues are subject to any applicable local, state or federal taxes.

Each Flat Rate Trip includes up to 24 hours and 200 miles of travel. The standard hourly mileage fee rate is charged after 200 miles. If a Flat Rate Trip is over 24 hours our standard hourly rate is applied -- including Night Owl rates if any of the subsequent hours fall between midnight and 8 a.m. Flat Rate Trips may be scheduled back to back, up to 3 in row. City CarShare reserves the right to limit the number of trips that may be used within a period of time. Some vehicles may not be available for Flat Rate Trips.

Weekdays are 8:00 a.m. Monday to 5:00 p.m. Friday. Flat Rate Trips that start or end within the weekend timeframe (5:00 p.m. Friday until 8:00 a.m. Monday) are charged weekend rates. 1/4 hour rates are rounded to the nearest penny.If you wish to purchase additional Flat Rate Trips, please call Member Services during business hours.

Donations may be tax deductible; please contact your tax advisor for individual direction.

Night Owl savings applies to Share Plus plans. Standard mileage rates apply.

City CarShare reserves the right to limit use of Buck to Deduct for any member. All drivers agree to follow City CarShare Member Handbook rules and to drive responsibly. Failure to drive responsibly may result in an increase of your deductible and/or additional fines and fees. Members may or may not be responsible for this deductible, depending on the 'cause and fault' assigned. In all cases, members are responsible for driving responsibly and adhering to the Member Handbook, or they may be responsible for the full cost of damage.

I agree to the terms outlined above and in the Member Handbook.

Please wait for confirmation after sending the application. For questions regarding your application, please feel free to call our offices at 415-995-8588 Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm (except holidays).