Value of electric vehicle grants

A maximum grant of €5,000

List Price of Approved EVBEV €14,000 to €15,000€2,000 €15,000 to €16,000€2,500 €16,000 to €17,000€3,000 €17,000 to €18,000€3,500

Commercially bought EVs

SEAI provides grant supports towards the purchase of new N1 category electric vehicles for business and public entities.  N1 category vehicles are typically small goods carrying vans with a technically permissible maximum mass not exceeding 3500kg

Commercially bought EVs

A maximum grant of €3,800 is available for qualifying N1 category BEVs when purchased commercially.  Approved BEVs with a list price of over €60,000 or less than €14,000 will not receive a grant. It should be noted that these grants apply to new vehicles only and cannot be claimed on second hand vehicles.

Commercially bought EVs

The grant level depends on the list price of the vehicle. This is the full non-discounted price in the absence of VRT relief or grant support.

Accelerated Capital Allowance

Electric Vehicles and electric vehicle charging equipment may qualify for Accelerated Capital Allowances (ACA).  For further information

List Price of Approved EVBEV 14,000 to €15,000€2,000 €15,000 to €16,000€2,500 €16,000 to €17,000€3,000 €17,000 to €18,000€3,500 €18,000 to €60,000€3,800

How to apply

Choose a make/model of EV. Our comparison tool can help you make your choice.


How to apply

2. Head to your nearest dealer to take a test drive. The dealer will answer any performance and specification queries you may have. the total price agreed for your new Electric Vehicle.


How to apply

When purchasing a vehicle the dealer will apply for the grant for you. The grant amount is deducted from