Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2021
Mar. 15, 2022
Jun. 30, 2021
Document Information [Line Items]      
Document Type 10-K    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2021    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2021    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Entity Registrant Name Joby Aviation, Inc.    
Entity Central Index Key 0001819848    
Entity Tax Identification Number 98-1548118    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer    
Entity File Number 001-39463    
Entity Shell Company false    
Entity Emerging Growth Company true    
Entity Ex Transition Period false    
Entity Small Business true    
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes    
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE    
Entity Address, Address Line One 2155 Delaware Avenue    
Entity Address, Address Line Two Suite #225    
Entity Address, City or Town Santa Cruz    
Entity Address, State or Province CA    
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 95060    
City Area Code 831    
Local Phone Number 426-3733    
ICFR Auditor Attestation Flag false    
Entity Public Float     $ 688,620,000
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   605,796,764  
Document Annual Report true    
Document Transition Report false    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Document Incrporated By reference

Portions of the registrant’s Proxy Statement for the 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders are incorporated herein by reference in Part III of this Annual Report on Form 10-K to the extent stated herein. The registrant's Proxy Statement will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission within 120 days of the registrant’s fiscal year ended December 31, 2021.

Auditor Name DELOITTE & TOUCHE LLP    
Auditor Location San Jose, California    
Auditor Firm ID 34    
Common Stock [Member]      
Document Information [Line Items]      
Trading Symbol JOBY    
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, par value $0.0001    
Security Exchange Name NYSE    
Warrant [Member]      
Document Information [Line Items]      
Trading Symbol JOBY WS    
Title of 12(b) Security Warrants to purchase common stock    
Security Exchange Name NYSE