Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme: customer guidance

Eligibility information for customers wishing to participate in the Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme (EVHS).



This guidance explains who is eligible to apply for the Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme and how to access it.

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Published 21 January 2019
Last updated 17 March 2021 + show all updates
  1. EVHS-approved installers can now be a recipient of an EVHS grant if the installation is conducted by their company or employer.

  2. Clarified guidance around customer eligibility, vehicle leases and parking. Updated all 'OLEV' instances to 'OZEV' following name change.

  3. The guidance for customers has been updated as the information needed to submit a claim has been simplified, with duplicate requirements being removed. The process remains unchanged. The structure of the document has also been updated to make it easier to navigate.

  4. The guidance has been revised to reflect changes to the grant rate from £500 to £350, and to include larger electric motorbikes. The changes are effective from 1st April 2020.

  5. First published.