How Do I Qualify for an OZEV Homecharge Grant ?

26 February 2021

An OZEV grant is a government initiative for electric cars provided by the Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV). The grant is also known as Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme (EVHS). It provides 75% off the cost of buying & installing a home EV chargepoint up to a maximum value of £350. It is available for most electric and plug-in hybrid cars. You can claim one EV charger per eligible vehicle and up to two charging points per household.

How do I qualify for the Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme (EVHS) ?

To qualify for the OZEV Electric Vehicle Homecharge grant you need to meet the following criteria

  • You need to have purchased an eligible electric or plug-in hybrid vehicle

  • You must have off-street parking so your car will be either in a garage or on your drive

  • The date of installation must not be more than 4 months ahead of the date of delivery or date the customer becomes the registered driver of the electric vehicle.

  • You must select a home chargepoint made by an OZEV approved manufacturer

  • You must use an OZEV-approved home EV chargepoint installer

What Vehicles are Eligible for EVHS Grant?

All vehicles that have been approved as ultra-low emission vehicles by the Office for Zero Emission Vehicles are eligible for the Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme. This includes

  • Electric Vehicles

  • Plug-In Hybrids

  • Electric Vans

  • Electric Taxis

Take a look at the current list which is updated regularly.

What Proof of Ownership do I need ?

You will need to show OZEV that you own or are the main driver of an EVHS eligible vehicle and you do this by sending them the relevant documents. Below shows what information may be needed depending on how you own the vehicle:

  • Outright Owner - Vehicle Registration Number

  • Personal Lease - Full lease agreement

  • Company car driver - Letter from employer

  • Salary Sacrifice - Letter from employer or vehicle provider

How do I apply for the OZEV Grant?

To claim £350 off the cost of your charging point,  you will need to contact an installer such as Romatech who has been approved by OZEV.  Your charging requirements will depend on the vehicle you wish to charge and the location of the chargepoint installation at your property. We advise you to discuss your needs with one of our Romatech team so they can help you choose the right chargepoint for your circumstances. At Romatech we are OZEV registered installers for both home and workplace chargepoints and have a variety of reliable chargepoint solutions to meet your needs.

Contact Us to find out more about OZEV grants

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