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Green Bonus for an Electric or Hybrid Car or Van

Verified 21 janvier 2021 - Legal and Administrative Information Directorate (Prime Minister)

The ecological bonus is a financial aid to buy or rent a car or a car van electric or plug-in hybrid. Several conditions must be met. The amount of aid varies depending on the price and type of vehicle. The bonus is deducted from the vehicle price by the dealer or refunded after the purchase of the vehicle if you request it.

To find out how much bonus applies to your vehicle, you should consider the invoice date (or payment date of 1to rent for a rented vehicle).

July 2021 to December 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 if it is taken out for rent.

The bonus is capped at €6 000 (€2,000 for legal person).

If you test 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 test 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 test 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 test 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 if it is taken out for rent.

The bonus is capped at €6 000 (€2,000 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 test 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 test 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 €1 000 if you reside overseas provided that the new vehicle is used during 6 months or more after its acquisition.

If you test 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 test 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 payment of the 1st rent is made by 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 payment of the ecological bonus and conversion bonus

Ministry of Environment

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

From 21 January 2021 to 30 June 2021 inclusive

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 if it is taken out for rent.

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

If you test 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 test 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 test 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 test 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 if it is 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 test 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 test 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 €1 000 if you reside overseas provided that the new vehicle is used during 6 months or more after its acquisition.

If you test 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 test 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.

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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 payment of the ecological bonus and conversion bonus

Ministry of Environment

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

From 9 December 2020 to 20 January 2021 inclusive

Since December 9, 2020, the ecological bonus also applies to a used vehicle.

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

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 if it is taken out for rent.

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

If you test 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 test 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 test 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 test 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 payment of the ecological bonus and conversion bonus

Ministry of Environment

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