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Green Bonus for an Electric or Hybrid Car or Van

Verified 01 janvier 2022 - Legal and Administrative Information Directorate (Prime Minister)

You buy a car or van electric or plug-in hybrid and you want to know if you are eligible for financial assistance? This page shows the rules of the ecological bonus: what conditions to meet, what amount... ?

To find out what rules apply to your vehicle, you must consider invoice date (or payment date of 1to rent for a rented vehicle).

From July 2022

New vehicle

To receive help, you must be major and domiciled in France.

The vehicle shall meet the following conditions:

  • Have a maximum CO2 emission of 20 g/km (vehicle electric)
  • Be purchased or leased for a period of at least 2 years
  • Be new vehicle
  • Be registered in France final series
  • Not sold in 6 months after purchase or rental, or before at least 6,000 km

The request for aid must be made within 6 months after the vehicle's invoice date.

In the case of a lease, the application for aid must be made no later than 6 months following the date of payment of 1to rent.

Used vehicle

To receive help, you must be major and domiciled in France

The vehicle shall meet the following conditions:

  • Have a CO2 emission rate of 20 g/km maximum (vehicle electric)
  • Be purchased or leased for a term of 2 years or more
  • Be a vehicle used.
  • Registered for 1e times 2 years or more after invoicing or payment of 1to rent
  • Be registered in France final series
  • Do not belong to a member of the same tax centre
  • Not sold in 2 years following the date of invoice or payment of 1to rent

The request for aid must be made within 6 months after the vehicle's invoice date.

In the case of a lease, the application for aid must be made no later than 6 months following the date of payment of 1to rent.

New electric car

Metropole

Vehicle less than € 45 000

For a vehicle less than €45,000 with a maximum CO2 content of 20 g/km, including the cost of buying or leasing the battery if necessary, the bonus is 27% cost of acquisition TTC vehicle.

This amount is increased if necessary by the cost of the battery taken out for rent.

The bonus is capped at €5 000(€3,000 for legal person).

If you scrap an older vehicle, you may receive the conversion premium under certain conditions.

Vehicle between 45 000 € and 60 000 €

For vehicles between €45,000 and €60,000, with a maximum CO2 of 20 g/km, including the cost of buying or leasing the battery if necessary, the bonus shall be € 1 000

If you scrap an older vehicle, you may receive the conversion premium under certain conditions.

Vehicle > 60 000 €

For a vehicle exceeding €60,000, with a maximum CO2 of 20 g/km, including the cost of buying or leasing the battery if necessary, the bonus shall be €2,000.

The aid only concerns a car hydrogen powered.

The bonus is €1 000.

If you scrap an older vehicle, you may receive the conversion premium under certain conditions.

Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Martinique, Mayotte, Reunion

Vehicle less than € 45 000

For a vehicle less than €45,000 with a maximum CO2 content of 20 g/km, including the cost of buying or leasing the battery if necessary, the bonus is 27% cost of acquisition TTC vehicle.

This amount is increased if necessary by the cost of the battery taken out for rent.

The bonus is capped at €5 000(€3,000 for legal person).

The amount is increased by €1 000if you reside overseas provided that the new vehicle is used during 6 months or more after its acquisition.

If you scrap an older vehicle, you may receive the conversion premium under certain conditions.

Vehicle between 45 000 € and 60 000 €

For vehicles between €45,000 and €60,000, with a maximum CO2 of 20 g/km, including the cost of buying or leasing the battery if necessary, the bonus shall be € 1 000

The amount is increased by €1 000if you reside overseas provided that the new vehicle is used during 6 months or more after its acquisition.

If you scrap an older vehicle, you may receive the conversion premium under certain conditions.

Vehicle > 60 000 €

For a vehicle exceeding €60,000, with a maximum CO2 of 20 g/km, including the cost of buying or leasing the battery if necessary, the bonus shall be €1 000.

The bonus only applies to a hydrogen-powered car.

The amount is increased by €1 000if you reside overseas provided that the new vehicle is used during 6 months or more after its acquisition.

If you scrap an older vehicle, you may receive the conversion premium under certain conditions.

New electric van

Metropole

The aid for an electric van (CO2 rate < 20 g/km) shall be 40 % of the purchase price TTC vehicle.

This amount is increased if necessary by the cost of the battery taken out for rent.

Aid shall be limited to €7 000 (€5 000 for legal person).

If you scrap an older vehicle, you may receive the conversion premium under certain conditions.

Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Martinique, Mayotte, Reunion

The aid for an electric van (CO2 rate < 20 g/km) shall be 40 % of the purchase price TTC vehicle.

This amount is increased if necessary by the cost of the battery taken out for rent.

Aid shall be limited to €7 000 (€5 000 for legal person).

The amount is increased by €1 000if you reside overseas provided that the new vehicle is used during 6 months or more after its acquisition.

If you scrap an older vehicle, you may receive the conversion premium under certain conditions.

Used vehicle

The amount of aid shall be €1000.

  Please note : where more advantageous, the rules in force before July 2022 shall remain applicable to a new vehicle ordered before 30 June 2022, inclusive, if its invoicing takes place no later than 30 September 2022. The same shall apply to a new vehicle whose lease agreement was signed before 30 June 2022 if the payment of theto the rent is due no later than 30 september 2022.

The bonus can be deducted from the purchase price by the professional, or refunded if you request it after the purchase.

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Advance by professional

The bonus is deducted from the purchase price TTC if the trader (dealer, organisation that has granted clean vehicle microcredit [application/pdf - 445.6 KB] ) agree to advance you the bonus amount.

The bonus and its possible increase must be identified and visible on the invoice: there is a specific line indicating the amount of the bonus awarded.

Personal request

If the trader (dealer, organisation that granted a clean vehicle microcredit [application/pdf - 445.6 KB] ) does not advance the bonus, you have to make the request online.

Application for the ecological bonus and the conversion bonus (car, van, 2 or 3 motorised wheels, electric quadricycle, power assisted bicycle)

Ministry of Environment

Online service to apply for an ecological bonus and/or conversion bonus.

Attention: for the acquisition of power-assisted cycle with an invoice dated no later than july 25, 2021, the request for a bicycle bonus is made by paper form.

July 26 to December 31, 2021

New vehicle

To receive help, you must be major and domiciled in France.

The vehicle shall meet the following conditions:

  • Have a maximum CO2 emission of 50 g/km (vehicle electric or rechargeable hybrid)
  • Be purchased or leased for a period of at least 2 years
  • Be new vehicle
  • Be registered in France final series
  • Not sold in 6 months after purchase or rental, or before at least 6,000 km

The request for aid must be made within 6 months after the vehicle's invoice date.

In the case of a lease, the application for aid must be made no later than 6 months following the date of payment of 1to rent.

Used vehicle

To receive help, you must be major and domiciled in France

The vehicle shall meet the following conditions:

  • Have a CO2 emission rate of 20 g/km maximum (vehicle electric)
  • Be purchased or leased for a term of 2 years or more
  • Be a vehicle used.
  • Registered for 1e times 2 years or more after invoicing or payment of 1to rent
  • Be registered in France final series
  • Do not belong to a member of the same tax centre
  • Not sold in 2 years following the date of invoice or payment of 1to rent

The request for aid must be made within 6 months after the vehicle's invoice date.

In the case of a lease, the application for aid must be made no later than 6 months following the date of payment of 1to rent.

New car

Metropole

Electric car
Vehicle less than € 45 000

For a vehicle less than €45,000 with a maximum CO2 content of 20 g/km, including the cost of buying or leasing the battery if necessary, the bonus is 27% cost of acquisition TTC vehicle.

This amount is increased if necessary by the cost of the battery taken out for rent.

The bonus is capped at €6 000(€4 000 for legal person).

If you scrap an older vehicle, you may receive the conversion premium under certain conditions.

Vehicle between 45 000 € and 60 000 €

For vehicles between €45,000 and €60,000, with a maximum CO2 of 20 g/km, including the cost of buying or leasing the battery if necessary, the bonus shall be € 2 000

If you scrap an older vehicle, you may receive the conversion premium under certain conditions.

Vehicle > 60 000 €

For a vehicle exceeding €60,000, with a maximum CO2 of 20 g/km, including the cost of buying or leasing the battery if necessary, the bonus shall be €2,000.

The aid only concerns a car hydrogen powered.

The bonus is €2,000.

If you scrap an older vehicle, you may receive the conversion premium under certain conditions.

Plug-in hybrid car

For a plug-in hybrid vehicle (VHR) of €50 000 maximum, with a CO2 rate between 21 and 50 g/km, and a range of more than 50 km, the bonus is € 1 000

If you scrap an older vehicle, you may receive the conversion premium under certain conditions.

Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Martinique, Mayotte, Reunion

Electric car
Vehicle less than € 45 000

For a vehicle less than €45,000 with a maximum CO2 content of 20 g/km, including the cost of buying or leasing the battery if necessary, the bonus is 27% cost of acquisition TTC vehicle.

This amount is increased if necessary by the cost of the battery taken out for rent.

The bonus is capped at €6 000(€4 000 for legal person).

The amount is increased by €1 000if you reside overseas provided that the new vehicle is used during 6 months or more after its acquisition.

If you scrap an older vehicle, you may receive the conversion premium under certain conditions.

Vehicle between 45 000 € and 60 000 €

For vehicles between €45,000 and €60,000, with a maximum CO2 of 20 g/km, including the cost of buying or leasing the battery if necessary, the bonus shall be € 2 000

The amount is increased by €1 000if you reside overseas provided that the new vehicle is used during 6 months or more after its acquisition.

If you scrap an older vehicle, you may receive the conversion premium under certain conditions.

Vehicle > 60 000 €

For a vehicle exceeding €60,000, with a maximum CO2 of 20 g/km, including the cost of buying or leasing the battery if necessary, the bonus shall be €2,000.

The bonus only applies to a hydrogen-powered car.

The amount is increased by €1 000if you reside overseas provided that the new vehicle is used during 6 months or more after its acquisition.

If you scrap an older vehicle, you may receive the conversion premium under certain conditions.

Plug-in hybrid car

For a plug-in hybrid vehicle (VHR) of €50 000 maximum, with a CO2 rate between 21 and 50 g/km, and a range of more than 50 km, the bonus is € 1 000

The amount is increased by €1 000if you reside overseas provided that the new vehicle is used during 6 months or more after its acquisition.

If you scrap an older vehicle, you may receive the conversion premium under certain conditions.

New van

Metropole

Electric van

The aid for an electric van (CO2 rate < 20g/km) shall be 40 % of the purchase price TTC vehicle.

This amount is increased if necessary by the cost of the battery taken out for rent.

Aid shall be limited to €7 000 (€5 000 for legal person).

If you scrap an older vehicle, you may receive the conversion premium under certain conditions.

Plug-in hybrid van

For a plug-in hybrid vehicle (VHR) of €50 000 maximum, with a CO2 rate between 21 and 50 g/km, and a range of more than 50 km, the bonus is € 1 000

If you scrap an older vehicle, you may receive the conversion premium under certain conditions.

Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Martinique, Mayotte, Reunion

Electric van

The aid for an electric van (CO2 rate < 20g/km) shall be 40 % of the purchase price TTC vehicle.

This amount is increased if necessary by the cost of the battery taken out for rent.

Aid shall be limited to €7 000 (€5 000 for legal person).

The amount is increased by €1 000if you reside overseas provided that the new vehicle is used during 6 months or more after its acquisition.

If you scrap an older vehicle, you may receive the conversion premium under certain conditions.

Plug-in Hybrid

For a plug-in hybrid vehicle (VHR) of €50 000 maximum, with a CO2 rate between 21 and 50 g/km, and a range of more than 50 km, the bonus is € 1 000

The amount is increased by €1 000if you reside overseas provided that the new vehicle is used during 6 months or more after its acquisition.

If you scrap an older vehicle, you may receive the conversion premium under certain conditions.

Used vehicle

The amount of aid shall be €1 000.

  Please note : where it is more advantageous, the amount of the aid in force before July 2021 shall remain applicable to a new vehicle ordered before 30 June 2021 inclusive, if its invoicing takes place no later than 31 December 2021. The same shall apply to a new vehicle whose lease was signed before 30 June 2021 if payment of the 1st rent shall be made no later than 31 December 2021.

The bonus can be deducted from the purchase price by the professional, or refunded if you request it after the purchase.

Répondez aux questions successives et les réponses s’afficheront automatiquement

Advance by professional

The bonus is deducted from the purchase price TTC if the trader (dealer, organisation that has granted clean vehicle microcredit [application/pdf - 445.6 KB] ) agree to advance you the bonus amount.

The bonus and its possible increase must be identified and visible on the invoice: there is a specific line indicating the amount of the bonus awarded.

Personal request

If the trader (dealer, organisation that granted a clean vehicle microcredit [application/pdf - 445.6 KB] ) does not advance the bonus, you have to make the request online.

Application for the ecological bonus and the conversion bonus (car, van, 2 or 3 motorised wheels, electric quadricycle, power assisted bicycle)

Ministry of Environment

Online service to apply for an ecological bonus and/or conversion bonus.

Attention: for the acquisition of power-assisted cycle with an invoice dated no later than july 25, 2021, the request for a bicycle bonus is made by paper form.

1-25 July 2021

New vehicle

To receive help, you must be major and domiciled in France.

The vehicle shall meet the following conditions:

  • Have a maximum CO2 emission of 50 g/km (vehicle electric or rechargeable hybrid)
  • Be purchased or leased for a period of at least 2 years
  • Be new vehicle
  • Be registered in France final series
  • Not sold in 6 months after purchase or rental, or before at least 6,000 km

The request for aid must be made within 6 months after the vehicle's invoice date.

In the case of a lease, the application for aid must be made no later than 6 months following the date of payment of 1to rent.

Used vehicle

To receive help, you must be major and domiciled in France

The vehicle shall meet the following conditions:

  • Have a CO2 emission rate of 20 g/km maximum (vehicle electric)
  • Be purchased or leased for a term of 2 years or more
  • Be a vehicle used
  • Registered for 1e times 2 years or more after invoicing or payment of 1to rent
  • Be registered in France final series
  • Do not belong to a member of the same tax centre
  • Not sold in 2 years following the date of invoice or payment of 1to rent

The request for aid must be made within 6 months after the vehicle's invoice date.

In the case of a lease, the application for aid must be made no later than 6 months following the date of payment of 1to rent.

New vehicle

Metropole

Electric vehicle
Vehicle less than € 45 000

For a vehicle less than €45,000 with a maximum CO2 content of 20 g/km, including the cost of buying or leasing the battery if necessary, the bonus is 27% cost of acquisition TTC vehicle.

This amount is increased if necessary by the cost of the battery taken out for rent.

The bonus is capped at €6 000(€4 000 for legal person).

If you scrap an older vehicle, you may receive the conversion premium under certain conditions.

Vehicle between 45 000 € and 60 000 €

For vehicles between €45,000 and €60,000, with a maximum CO2 of 20 g/km, including the cost of buying or leasing the battery if necessary, the bonus shall be € 2 000

If you scrap an older vehicle, you may receive the conversion premium under certain conditions.

Vehicle > 60 000 €

For a vehicle exceeding €60,000, which has a maximum CO2 content of 20 g/km, including the cost of purchasing or leasing the battery if necessary, the bonus only applies to the following vehicles:

  • Thin Utility
  • Hydrogen powered vehicle

The bonus is €2,000.

If you scrap an older vehicle, you may receive the conversion premium under certain conditions.

Plug-in hybrid vehicle

For a plug-in hybrid vehicle (VHR) of €50 000 maximum, with a CO2 rate between 21 and 50 g/km, and a range of more than 50 km, the bonus is € 1 000

If you scrap an older vehicle, you may receive the conversion premium under certain conditions.

Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Martinique, Mayotte, Reunion

Electric vehicle
Vehicle less than € 45 000

For a vehicle less than €45,000 with a maximum CO2 content of 20 g/km, including the cost of buying or leasing the battery if necessary, the bonus is 27% cost of acquisition TTC vehicle.

This amount is increased if necessary by the cost of the battery taken out for rent.

The bonus is capped at €6 000(€4 000 for legal person).

The amount is increased by €1 000if you reside overseas provided that the new vehicle is used during 6 months or more after its acquisition.

If you scrap an older vehicle, you may receive the conversion premium under certain conditions.

Vehicle between 45 000 € and 60 000 €

For vehicles between €45,000 and €60,000, with a maximum CO2 of 20 g/km, including the cost of buying or leasing the battery if necessary, the bonus shall be € 2 000

The amount is increased by €1 000if you reside overseas provided that the new vehicle is used during 6 months or more after its acquisition.

If you scrap an older vehicle, you may receive the conversion premium under certain conditions.

Vehicle > 60 000 €

For a vehicle exceeding €60,000, which has a maximum CO2 content of 20 g/km, including the cost of purchasing or leasing the battery if necessary, the bonus only applies to the following vehicles:

  • Thin Utility
  • Hydrogen powered vehicle

The bonus is €2,000.

The amount is increased by €1 000if you reside overseas provided that the new vehicle is used during 6 months or more after its acquisition.

If you scrap an older vehicle, you may receive the conversion premium under certain conditions.

Plug-in hybrid vehicle

For a plug-in hybrid vehicle (VHR) of €50 000 maximum, with a CO2 rate between 21 and 50 g/km, and a range of more than 50 km, the bonus is € 1 000

The amount is increased by €1 000if you reside overseas provided that the new vehicle is used during 6 months or more after its acquisition.

If you scrap an older vehicle, you may receive the conversion premium under certain conditions.

Used vehicle

The amount of aid shall be €1000.

  Please note : where it is more advantageous, the amount of the aid in force between 9 December 2020 and 30 June 2021 shall remain applicable to a new vehicle ordered before 30 June 2021 inclusive, if its invoicing takes place no later than 30 September 2021. The same shall apply to a new vehicle whose rental contract was signed before 30 June 2021 if the payment of 1to the rent is due no later than 30 september 2021.

The bonus can either be deducted directly from the dealer or refunded if you request it after the purchase.

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Dealer Advance

The bonus is deducted from the purchase price TTC if the dealer agrees to advance you the bonus amount.

The bonus and its possible increase must be identified and visible on the invoice: there is a specific line indicating the amount of the bonus awarded.

Personal request

If the dealer does not advance the bonus, you must make the request online.

Application for the ecological bonus and the conversion bonus (car, van, 2 or 3 motorised wheels, electric quadricycle, power assisted bicycle)

Ministry of Environment

Online service to apply for an ecological bonus and/or conversion bonus.

Attention: for the acquisition of power-assisted cycle with an invoice dated no later than july 25, 2021, the request for a bicycle bonus is made by paper form.

January 21 to June 30, 2021 included

New vehicle

To receive help, you must be major and domiciled in France.

The vehicle shall meet the following conditions:

  • Have a maximum CO2 emission of 50 g/km (vehicle electric or rechargeable hybrid)
  • Be purchased or leased for a period of at least 2 years
  • Be new vehicle
  • Be registered in France final series
  • Not sold in 6 months after purchase or rental, or before at least 6,000 km

The request for aid must be made within 6 months after the vehicle's invoice date.

In the case of a lease, the application for aid must be made no later than 6 months following the date of payment of 1to rent.

Used vehicle

To receive help, you must be major and domiciled in France

The vehicle shall meet the following conditions:

  • Have a CO2 emission rate of 20 g/km maximum (vehicle electric)
  • Be purchased or leased for a term of 2 years or more
  • Be a vehicle used.
  • Registered for 1e times 2 years or more after invoicing or payment of 1to rent
  • Be registered in France final series
  • Do not belong to a member of the same tax centre
  • Not sold in 2 years following the date of invoice or payment of 1to rent

The request for aid must be made within 6 months after the vehicle's invoice date.

In the case of a lease, the application for aid must be made no later than 6 months following the date of payment of 1to rent.

New vehicle

Metropole

Electric vehicle
Vehicle less than € 45 000

For a vehicle less than €45,000 with a maximum CO2 content of 20 g/km, including the cost of buying or leasing the battery if necessary, the bonus is 27% cost of acquisition TTC vehicle.

This amount is increased if necessary by the cost of the battery taken out for rent.

The bonus is capped at €7 000(€5 000 for legal person).

If you scrap an older vehicle, you may receive the conversion premium under certain conditions.

Vehicle between 45 000 € and 60 000 €

For vehicles between €45,000 and €60,000, with a maximum CO2 of 20 g/km, including the cost of buying or leasing the battery if necessary, the bonus shall be €3 000

If you scrap an older vehicle, you may receive the conversion premium under certain conditions.

Vehicle > 60 000 €

For a vehicle exceeding €60,000, which has a maximum CO2 content of 20 g/km, including the cost of purchasing or leasing the battery if necessary, the bonus only applies to the following vehicles:

  • Thin Utility
  • Hydrogen powered vehicle

The bonus is €3,000.

If you scrap an older vehicle, you may receive the conversion premium under certain conditions.

Plug-in hybrid vehicle

For a plug-in hybrid vehicle (VHR) of €50 000 maximum, with a CO2 rate between 21 and 50 g/km, and a range of more than 50 km, the bonus is € 2 000

If you scrap an older vehicle, you may receive the conversion premium under certain conditions.

Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Martinique, Mayotte, Reunion

Electric vehicle
Vehicle less than € 45 000

For a vehicle less than €45,000 with a maximum CO2 content of 20 g/km, including the cost of buying or leasing the battery if necessary, the bonus is 27% cost of acquisition TTC vehicle.

This amount is increased if necessary by the cost of the battery taken out for rent.

The bonus is capped at €7 000(€5 000 for legal person).

The amount is increased by €1 000if you reside overseas provided that the new vehicle is used during 6 months or more after its acquisition.

If you scrap an older vehicle, you may receive the conversion premium under certain conditions.

Vehicle between 45 000 € and 60 000 €

For vehicles between €45,000 and €60,000, with a maximum CO2 of 20 g/km, including the cost of buying or leasing the battery if necessary, the bonus shall be €3 000

The amount is increased by €1 000if you reside overseas provided that the new vehicle is used during 6 months or more after its acquisition.

If you scrap an older vehicle, you may receive the conversion premium under certain conditions.

Vehicle > 60 000 €

For a vehicle exceeding €60,000, which has a maximum CO2 content of 20 g/km, including the cost of purchasing or leasing the battery if necessary, the bonus only applies to the following vehicles:

  • Thin Utility
  • Hydrogen powered vehicle

The bonus is €3,000.

The amount is increased by €1 000if you reside overseas provided that the new vehicle is used during 6 months or more after its acquisition.

If you scrap an older vehicle, you may receive the conversion premium under certain conditions.

Plug-in hybrid vehicle

For a plug-in hybrid vehicle (VHR) of €50 000 maximum, with a CO2 rate between 21 and 50 g/km, and a range of more than 50 km, the bonus is € 2 000

The amount is increased by €1 000if you reside overseas provided that the new vehicle is used during 6 months or more after its acquisition.

If you scrap an older vehicle, you may receive the conversion premium under certain conditions.

Used vehicle

The amount of aid shall be €1000.

The bonus can either be deducted directly from the dealer or refunded if you request it after the purchase.

Répondez aux questions successives et les réponses s’afficheront automatiquement

Dealer Advance

The bonus is deducted from the purchase price TTC if the dealer agrees to advance you the bonus amount.

The bonus and its possible increase must be identified and visible on the invoice: there is a specific line indicating the amount of the bonus awarded.

Personal request

If the dealer does not advance the bonus, you must make the request online.

Application for the ecological bonus and the conversion bonus (car, van, 2 or 3 motorised wheels, electric quadricycle, power assisted bicycle)

Ministry of Environment

Online service to apply for an ecological bonus and/or conversion bonus.

Attention: for the acquisition of power-assisted cycle with an invoice dated no later than july 25, 2021, the request for a bicycle bonus is made by paper form.