Apply for a subsidy to buy or lease an electric car

Are you buying a new or used electric car? If so, you can apply for a subsidy. This is referred to as the Subsidie Elektrische Personenauto’s Particulieren – SEPP (subsidy for electric passenger cars for private individuals). You can also obtain a subsidy for leasing an electric car. 

Last updated on 14 August 2022

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Conditions for the SEPP

Below are 2 examples of the conditions for the SEPP grant: 

  • your car must be 100% electric; 

  • you live in the Netherlands. 

The Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland – RVO (Netherlands Enterprise Agency) – sets out all the conditions for the SEPP grant on their website (in Dutch). 

Applying for the SEPP

You can apply to the RVO for the SEPP grant (in Dutch). A certain amount is available each year. It is granted on a first come, first served basis each year.

Laws and regulations (in Dutch)

Regulation on grants for electric passenger cars for private individuals

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