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Conversion of Bicycles to Pedelecs - 2024

The information included in this page is meant to provide information about this incentive scheme, without prejudice to any provision in the respective scheme as published on the government gazzette.

This financial incentive intends to promote the conversion of bicycles to pedelecs, and is aimed at persons residing in Malta, Local Councils, voluntary organisations and undertakings established in Malta.

The Incentive Details

The grant amount applicable for the conversion of bicycles to pedelecs shall be €400.

Applying for this Incentive

Before applying for this scheme, the owners of the bicycle shall have it converted to pedelec, certified by a warranted engineer for compliance with EN Standard 15194:2017, and inspected by our technical unit at Paola offices.

Applications shall be submitted by the owner by submitting application form VEH077 along with any information, details and documents required therein. The owner of the pedelec shall be considered as the ultimate applicant in terms of this scheme.

In the case of an application within the scope of the De Minimis State Aid*, the State Aid Declaration VEH071 is also required.

Applications under this scheme, together with all the relevant documents, shall be submitted by the applicant during working hours or mailed to Transport Malta’s Driver and Vehicle Licensing Unit (DVLU). For opening hours and addresses refer here.

*Depending on the sector of activity of the applicant, the De Minimis rules stipulated in Commission Regulation (EU) No. 2023/2831, Commission Regulation (EU) No. 1408/2013 or Commission Regulation (EU) No. 717/2014 shall apply.

Page Last Updated: 27/03/2024