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For individuals

Buying an electric vehicle is more affordable than ever. You can apply for rebates on eligible cars, SUVs, trucks and vans and get rebates on charging stations, too.

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Who can apply

To apply, you must:

Live in B.C.

Have a valid B.C. driver’s license

Meet the income requirements at the time you apply for the rebate

Income requirements

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Individual incomeRebate for plug-in hybrids with range less than 85 kmRebate for battery electric and long-range plug-in hybrids
Less than $80,000$2,000$4,000
$80,001 – $90,000$1,000$2,000
$90,001 – $100,000$500$1,000
$100,001 and aboveNo rebateNo rebate

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Rebate for plug-in hybrid vehicles with range less than 85 km

Individual incomeRebate amounts
Less than $80,000$2,000
$80,001 – $90,000$1,000
$90,001 – $100,000$500
$100,001 and aboveNo rebate

Rebate for battery electric and long-range plug-in hybrid vehicles

Individual incomeRebate amounts
Less than $80,000$4,000
$80,001 – $90,000$2,000
$90,001 – $100,000$1,000
$100,001 and aboveNo rebate

Vehicles you can get a rebate on

Eligible vehicles must have a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) below:

Vehicle typeMSRP amount
(maximum)
Cars
Two seaters, compacts, mid-sizes and large cars
$55,000
Larger vehicles
Station wagons, mini-vans, SUVs, small and standard pickup trucks and passenger vans
$70,000

When to get your rebate

You need to be pre-approved for a rebate before buying your EV. If your application is approved, you have a year to use your rebate.

Individuals can only get a rebate once during the lifetime of the passenger vehicle rebate program. If you got a rebate any time after the program started in 2015, you are not eligible to get another.

How to apply

1

Find out if you’re eligible

Answer four questions to see if you are eligible for a rebate.

2

Apply online

Apply online.

3

Get approval by email

If you’re eligible, you’ll get an email approving your application and telling you your maximum rebate amount. This will take up to 3 weeks.

4

Visit your local EV dealership

Bring your driver’s license with you to the dealership. The rebate will be applied when you purchase a vehicle.

Find out if you’re eligible for a rebate

Other rebate offers

Are you buying a used EV?

When you purchase a previously owned EV you don’t pay provincial sales tax (PST).

For businesses, non-profits, and local governments

Get rebates on passenger vehicles for your fleet.

Who can apply

Companies must:

Be a B.C.-based business, non-profit organization or local government.

Have valid operating license or be a non-profit organization or public body.

Rebate amounts

Companies can get rebates of:

  • $3,000 off battery electric and long-range plug-in hybrid vehicles
  • $1,500 off plug-in hybrid vehicles with an electric range less than 85 km

Number of rebates

Car-share organizers can get up to 50 rebates. Fleets can get up to 10 rebates.

Vehicles you can get a rebate on

Eligible vehicles must have a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) below:

Vehicle typeMSRP amount
(maximum)
Cars
Two seaters, compacts, mid-sizes and large cars
$55,000
Larger vehicles
Station wagons, mini-vans, SUVs, small and standard pickup trucks and passenger vans
$70,000

How to get rebates

Visit your local EV dealership. The rebate will be applied at the time of purchase.

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