Electric Vehicles - Local Councils and registered Non-Government Organisation (NGO’s)

Electric Vehicles / Plug in Hybrids

For Local Councils and registered Non-Government Organisation (NGO’s)


New Electric Vehicle with scrapping

€7,000 when registering a new electric vehicle falling under the M1 category while de-registering and scrapping another M1, M2, N1or N2 ICE vehicle which is at least 10 years old from its year of manufacture.

€9,000 when registering a new electric vehicle falling under the N1 category while de-registering and scrapping another M1, M2, N1 or N2 ICE vehicle which is at least 10 years old from its year of manufacture.

€10,000 when registering a new electric vehicle falling under the M2 or N2 category while de-registering and scrapping another M1, M2, N1 or N2 ICE vehicle which is at least 10 years old from its year of manufacture.

Documents needed

  • Copy of the destruction certificate issued by an authorised treatment facility
  • In the case of an NGO, a certified true copy of certificate issued by the Malta Council for Voluntary Service

Application form

New Electric Vehicle without scrapping

€6,000 when registering a new electric vehicle falling under the M1, M2, N1 or N2 category without de-registering and scrapping an older ICE vehicle

Documents needed

In the case of an NGO, a certified true copy of certificate issued by the Malta Council for Voluntary Service

Application form

Second Hand Electric Vehicle

€2,000 when registering an imported second-hand electric vehicle falling under the M1, M2, N1 or N2 category. The electric vehicle is not older than 36 months and should not exceed 15,000km on the odometer.

Documents needed

In the case of an NGO, a certified true copy of certificate issued by the Malta Council for Voluntary Service

Application form

Quadricycle or electric motorcycle

When registering a new electric quadricycle or electric motorcycle falling under the L6e-B, L7e-B and L3e-A category the grant will be of 25% of the CIF value which amount will be capped to €6000.

When de-registering and scrapping another M1, M2 N1 or N2 ICE vehicle which is at least 10 years old from its year of manufacture an additional €1000 will be given

Documents needed

In the case of an NGO, a certified true copy of certificate issued by the Malta Council for Voluntary Service

Application form

New Pedelec

€400 per pedelec when purchasing of up to a maximum of ten (10) new pedelec (maximum grant €4000)

Documents needed

  • an Invoice (including serial number)
  • a Fiscal Vat Receipt
  • either a Type Approval Certificate
    • or a Certificate of Conformity indicating Technical Specifications
    • or Technical Unit Inspection form
  • In the case of an NGO, a certified true copy of certificate issued by the Malta Council for Voluntary Service

Application form

New Cargo Pedelec

€2,000 will be given on purchasing a new cargo pedelec (One)

Documents needed

  • an Invoice (including serial number)
  • a Fiscal Vat Receipt
  • either a Type Approval Certificate
    • or a Certificate of Conformity indicating Technical Specifications
    • or Technical Unit Inspection form
  • In the case of an NGO, a certified true copy of certificate issued by the Malta Council for Voluntary Service

Application form

New Electric motorcycle / scooter/ moped

€400 purchasing and registering of up to a maximum of ten (10) new electric motorcycle/ scooters/ mopeds /quadricycle falling under the L1e, L2e, L3e-A1, L3e-A2, L5e, L6e or L7e categories (maximum grant of €4000)

Documents needed

In the case of an NGO, a certified true copy of certificate issued by the Malta Council for Voluntary Service

Duration of the Scheme

This scheme shall remain into force until the 31st December 2020 or until the exhaustion of budget funds unless modified or terminated beforehand by a Notice in the Government Gazette. Notwithstanding Government may terminate or extend the scheme at any time by giving prior notice.

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