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Ecological bonus for a 2, 3-wheel or electric quadricycle

Verified 25 octobre 2021 - Legal and Administrative Information Directorate (Prime Minister)

You bought an electric scooter and you wonder if you are entitled to the ecological bonus? This page shows you the conditions to be met and the amount of financial assistance in case of purchase or rental of a 2-wheel, 3-wheel or quadricycle with electric motor (scooter, motorcycle...).

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

The vehicle shall meet the following conditions:

  • Use electricity as an energy source
  • Do not use lead-acid battery
  • Be purchased or leased for a period of 2 years or more
  • Be new vehicle
  • Be registered in France final series
  • Not sold in the year following its 1re registration, or at least before 2,000 kilometres

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.

The amount of aid depends on the maximum net power of the vehicle's engine.

Metropole

Power of 2 kilowatts or + (EU Regulation 168/2013) or 3 kw (Directive 2002/24/EC)

The amount of aid shall be €250 by kWh battery power without being greater than the lesser of the following 2 amounts:

  • either 27% cost of acquisition TTC the vehicle increased by the cost of the battery if it is rented,
  • either €900.

Power less than 2 kilowatts (EU Regulation 168/2013) or 3 kw (Directive 2002/24/EC)

The amount of aid shall be 20% the TTC acquisition cost of the vehicle up to €100.

Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Martinique, Mayotte, Reunion

Power of 2 kilowatts or + (EU Regulation 168/2013) or 3 kw (Directive 2002/24/EC)

The amount of aid shall be €250 by kWh battery power without being greater than the lesser of the following 2 amounts:

  • either 27% cost of acquisition TTC the vehicle increased by the cost of the battery if it is rented,
  • either €900.

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.

Power less than 2 kilowatts (EU Regulation 168/2013) or 3 kw (Directive 2002/24/EC)

The amount of aid shall be 20% the TTC acquisition cost of the vehicle up to €100.

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.

  FYI : depending on the date of approval of the vehicle, the applicable European standard is Directive 2002/24/EC or Regulation EU 168/2013. See the "Type-approval number" section of the carte grise (now called certificate of registration) of your vehicle to find out what standard it is approved to.

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 (concessionaire, organisation that 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 has granted 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.