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Conversion bonus for an electric assisted bicycle (EVA)

Verified 02 September 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 ) 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: titleContent

Application for payment of the ecological bonus and conversion bonus

Warning  

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