Subsidy for the purchase of an electric car
From 4 June 2020, private individuals will be eligible for a subsidy of €4,000 when leasing or purchasing a new electric car. The subsidy for a second-hand electric car is €2,000. This means that the subsidy for electric cars for private individuals (subsidie Elektrische Personenauto’s Particulieren) is now final.
Driving electrically within reach of a larger group
Terms and conditions
- Be fully electric (hybrid cars are not eligible)
- Have a driving range of at least 120 kilometres
- Have a list price (new price) between 12,000 and 45,000 euros
Applications possible from 1 JulyPrivate individuals can submit their application online on the website of the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) from 1 July. Buyers can already apply for a subsidy for cars sold or leased from 4 June onwards. The scheme runs until 1 July 2025.
Which cars are subsidized?If you'd like to know which cars are eligible for the subsidy scheme, take a look at Autolijst SEPP 2020. Here you will find brands, models, and types of electric cars that are recognized by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) as being eligible for the subsidy.
Subsidy 2021 is finished!
The yearly budget 2021 of the subsidy for new electric cars and second hand electric cars has been spent. For more information visit the RVO website for the subsidy application for 2022.
The government has announced that it will release an additional subsidy budget for the purchase of an electric car.