The following is a list of the current grants available for Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV), Electric Small Public Service Vehicle, tolls and electric charging infrastructure.
Benefit-in-Kind concession: cars and vans 0% up to €50,000 OMV (Expires at the end of 2022)
PHEV vehicles do not qualify for this relief.
In most cases, Vehicle Registration Tax (VRT) must be paid at the time that a vehicle is registered in the State.
Electric Vehicles receive VRT relief separately to SEAI grant support. VRT relief for Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) is in place until the end of 2021
VRT relief is applicable to BEVs with an OMSP up to €50,000. No VRT relief is available for vehicles with a value above €50,000, (more information here).
Approved EVs with a List Price of less than €14,000 will not receive a grant. As of 1st July 2021 there is a cap of €60,000 on the full price of all vehicles. The full price of the vehicle to the customer includes all optional extras, paint and delivery for excludes any incentives such as grants or rebates.
Visit SEAI grant information page.
Capped at €500 for private or €1000 a year for commercial ( LGV, SPSV and HDV).
Access to public charging network which are presently free to use.
The electric vehicle grants are administered by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI)
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The aim of the eSPSV20 Grant Scheme is to increase the uptake of low emission SPSVs. It is aimed at improving air quality in urban areas, together with influencing the uptake of low emission passenger cars by improving general perception and awareness of the benefits of low emission vehicles.