Doordash Activation Kit is mailed to the new Dashers who requesting the kit during orientation method in the available market. This Activation Kit includes Hot bag, Red Card and Getting Started Manual. Doordash Activation Kit provide by Doordash for new Dasher after requested. This kit is everything Dasher need to get started Dashing.
After meet the Doordash requirements, the Dasher is approved to do the Doordash job. Before they get started to work, they will need an Activation Kit as their work facilities. They need a hot bag to protect the food they deliver to customers.
Besides the bag, Dasher will be equipped with a Red Card they need to pay for Doordash order. Dasher needs to activate this card through the app before they can use it. The card is only for payment purpose and does not function as a deposit box that receives a dasher income
Doordash Activation Kit includes
As I mentioned above, the Activation Kit contains Hot bag, Red Card and Getting Started Manual. Now let’s discuss the items one by one.
1. Hot Bag
It is a very important equipment in delivering food. It is a safe and insulated place to keep food in a good condition when they in the delivery process.
All merchant may require all Dashers to use an insulated hot bag during deliveries. This is intended to keep the quality standard of food safety keeps in strong protection. The hot bag will keep the burgers still warm and keep the ice cream still cold when received by customers.
Dasher can get a DoorDash hot bag by visiting the local office or purchase at an online store on www.doordashstore.com.
2. Red Card
Is the payment tool to pay the orders. This is a credit card which can use for DoorDash orders when prompted by the app. Each Dasher should receive their individual card during orientations or with the Activation Kit.
The card is not linked to Dashers bank account so it will not deposit a Dasher earning on the Red Card.
3. Getting Started Manual
Is the guide for a new Dasher to work for the first time with Doordash. Just read the manual carefully and follow the steps write in there.
The Started Manual will guide you for this following job:
- Install the Dasher App
- Set up your Red Card
- Set up direct deposit
- Declare W-9 Taxpayer Identification
- Schedule your first Dash
Make sure the Activation Kit is ready to use and you may be eligible to work as a Dasher.
How to Request an Activation Kit?
Before request an Activation Kit, make sure you have sign up to be a Dasher and indicate your preferred Orientation method is the Activation Kit.
Then follow this step to request Doordash Activation Kit:
- Select “Ship it to me” to request and receive your Activation Kit via USPS.
- Fill the W-9 form completely and the Activation Confirmation page will appear to confirm that your request for activation kit was successful.
- During deliveries, you will receive information about tracking information for your Activation Kit’s delivery status via email.
- Normally, It will take 1-4 business days for the Activation Kit to be delivered.
Tracking Your Doordash Activation Kit
After request an order for Activation Kit, you will receive an email with tracking information for delivery status. You can reorder the Kit if you do not receive the email within 10 business days. Make sure you are eligible to Instant Dash before you make a reorder.
Here are some reasons why Activation Kit delivery is delayed:
- Lost in the mail.
- You enter incorrect mail address.
- Low kit supplies on warehouse, for example the item such as Spring Break has very high demand for Kits which may result in delays.
- You are not yet eligible to Instant Dash because the background check has not finished and approved. Normally this check takes a few days to approve and process.
- So, make sure you have check the status of your Background Check before reorder the Activation Kit. To check your background check status click this link.
Check The Eligible Status to Instant Dash
Before order the activation Kit, make sure you have check your status is it eligible to Instant Dash or not.
Here is the step how to check the status:
- Login to your Dasher app.
- Tap the “Dash” tab in the bottom bar.
- If you have the option to “Dash Now”, you are eligible for Instant Dash.
With instant dash eligible status, you can begin delivering right away. And After you schedule your first order, an Activation Kit will automatically be mailed to you.
How to Setup Doordash Red Card?
Keep in mind that you will not receive orders that require a Red Card if you have not received the card. Make sure you register the card in your Dasher Account after you receive that. Make sure to register your Red Card within the first 10 days following your first dash.
Setup Doordash Red Card on iOS :
- Tap Account in the Dasher app.
- On the top of screen, tap “Did DoorDash give you a payment card?”.
- Enter your new Red Card’s delight number and last 4 digits.
Setup Doordash Red Card on Android:
- Tap Menu then tap Red Card.
- Enter your new Red Card’s delight number and last 4 digits.
How to Successful Activating Doordash Red Card?
If you having trouble when activating Red Card, so don’t worry here is the solutions. Because sometimes Red Card delivered before Dasher actually approved, so waiting a few more days are great options before trying again.
Here are the tips on how to successful activation Red Card:
- Check activation email from Doordash, make sure you have receive it before doing the activation.
- Use a WiFi connection instead of a 4G network.
- Update Doordash into the latest version.
How to Use Doordash Red Card?
Make sure you have activate your Red card by enter your new card’s delight number and last 4 digits before you can use a Red Card as a payment method.
Always having a Red Card when dashing is a good habit for Doordash driver. Once you receive an order, you will use it to pay to the restaurants. Dasher Apps will tell you to pay with Red Card when you arrive at a restaurant. Then provide your Red Card to the restaurant cashier to pay for the food.
Here are some tips on how to use Doordash Red Card:
- Always choose Credit because there is no PIN associated with your card.
- The amount at the register may different from the amount in your app. But don’t worry, DoorDash will make sure there’s enough money on the card to pay for each order.
- Be sure do not add tip when paying with Red Card.
- DoorDash will keep a history of all transactions., so you don’t need to take or keep receipts.
- If your Red Card is declined, read “My Dasher Red Card was Declined” for help.
- If you lose your Red Card, refer to “Lost Red Card” for solve.
With Doordash Activation Kit ready, so you are ready to start dashing now. Don’t hesitate to contact Doordash if you have trouble related to the Activation Kit. They will happy to help you track and solve the problems.