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Conversion bonus for an electric assisted bicycle (EVA)

Verified 02 septembre 2021 - Legal and Administrative Information Directorate (Prime Minister)

You may receive a conversion bonus on condition that you purchase or lease a power-assisted cycle. At the same time, you must scrap an old diesel or petrol vehicle. This bonus is in addition to the so-called ecological bonus.

You must meet the following conditions:

  • Resident in France
  • Buy or rent a power-assisted cyclefrom 26 July 2021

The aid shall be paid not more than once per person until 1to January 2023.

The power-assisted cycle must meet the following conditions:

  • To be purchased or leased under a contract of 2 years or more
  • Do not use lead-acid battery
  • Have a unique identifier on the frame

Petrol vehicle

The vehicle to be destroyed must meet the following conditions:

  • Be a passenger car (VP) or van (CTTE)
  • Credit note 1re registration before January 2006
  • Belong to the beneficiary of the premium for at least 1 year
  • Be registered in France in a normal series or with a final registration number
  • Not to be won
  • In the case of a vehicle considered to be damaged vehicle by an expert, he must have been insured for at least 1 year from the date of his delivery for destruction or the date of invoicing of the vehicle acquired or leased.
  • Be released for destruction within 3 months or 6 months of the billing of the new electric bicycle to Authorised vehicle end-of-life centre or an approved facility for cleaning and dismantling end-of-life vehicles

Diesel vehicle

The vehicle to be destroyed must meet the following conditions:

  • Be a passenger car (VP) or van (CTTE)
  • Credit note 1re registration before January 2011
  • Belong to the beneficiary of the premium for at least 1 year
  • Be registered in France in a normal series or with a final registration number
  • Not to be won
  • In the case of a vehicle considered to be damaged vehicle by an expert, he must have been insured for at least 1 year on the date of his delivery for destruction or on the date of invoicing of the vehicle acquired or leased.
  • Be released for destruction within 3 months prior to or 6 months following the billing of the new vehicle to Authorised vehicle end-of-life centre or an approved facility for cleaning and dismantling end-of-life vehicles

The amount of the conversion premium shall be 40 % of the purchase price of the bicycle within €1500.

The amount of the conversion premium is cumulative with the amount of ecological bonus.

  Please note : you get a bonus if you live or work in a low-emission mobility zone (ZFE) and territorial paid you a fee to buy or rent an electric bike. The amount of the premium shall be the same as the aid paid by the territorial authority, up to €1 000.

If the trader (seller or rental of the bicycle, organisation that granted a clean vehicle microcredit [application/pdf - 445.6 KB] ) does not advance the premium, you must make the request online.

You 6 months from the date your new electric bicycle is billed to submit your application, or, in the case of a rental, payment of 1to rent.

Before you begin entering your application, you must have at least the following:

  • Unique identifier of the bike
  • carte grise of the old vehicle being scrapped (if you declare one)
  • RIB

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.

Attention: for the acquisition of power-assisted cycle with an invoice from july 26, 2021, the request can be made at the end of september 2021

  Warning : no matter how many vehicles are given for destruction, only one conversion bonus is paid for the purchase or rental of a bicycle.