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Retrofitting of DPFs and SCR Systems on Heavy Duty Vehicles - 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, downloadable here.

This financial incentive intends to promote the retrofitting of Diesel Patriculate Filters (DPFs) and Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) systems on heavy duty vehicles and is aimed at undertakings established in Malta.

The grant shall support the retrofitting of DPFs and SCR Systems on heavy duty vehiles with a maximum permissible mass exceeding 3,500 kgs, such as:

  • Buses;
  • Coaches;
  • Minibuses;
  • Trucks;
  • Big Vans.

The Incentive Details

Eligible applicants shall be entitled for a grant of €10,000 following the retrofitting of type-approved DPFs and SCR Systems on their heavy duty vehicles.

Applicant are entitled for a maximum of 2 grants.

NOTE: The De Minimis Regulations* and the respective thresholds shall apply when grants are issued to undertakings established in Malta.

Applying for this incentive

An application for a grant under this scheme shall be made by the owners of retrofitted vehicles by submitting application form VEH052 along with any information, details and documents required therein. The owner of the vehicle 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: 12/03/2024