Guidance

Plug-in car and taxi grants: eligibility and applications

Technical eligibility criteria and application guidance for the plug-in car and taxi grant schemes for vehicle manufacturers.

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Plug-in car and taxi grant application guidance

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Plug-in car and taxi grant application form

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This guidance is for manufacturers of plug-in cars and taxis. It explains:

  • the technical criteria that cars and taxis must meet to be eligible for the plug-in grant schemes
  • how to register a vehicle to be eligible under the schemes

For a list of eligible cars and information about buying one see the low-emission vehicles eligible for a plug-in grant.

Published 8 November 2012
Last updated 20 December 2018 + show all updates
  1. Grants application guidance document reformatted and background section updated.
  2. Updated to reflect grant changes.
  3. Plug-in car grant levels to remain until October 2018.
  4. Guidance updated to reflect changes in plug-in grant levels.
  5. Updated guidance confirming grant will continue till February 2016.
  6. Changes to the plug-in car grant to occur from April 2015.
  7. Plug-grant number added for 30 June 2014.
  8. Latest Plug-in Car Grant scheme claims until 31 December 2013 released.
  9. Latest Plug-in Car Grant scheme claims until 30 September 2013 released.
  10. First published.