Back to Help Centre What is the OLEV EVHS grant and how can I claim it? The EVHS, or Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme, is a grant provided by the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV), aimed at offering an additional incentive to UK EV drivers. The grant offers up to £350 off the cost of purchasing and installing a charging unit at your property, and can be claimed on the majority of fully electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles currently available on today’s market. You can claim one homecharge unit per eligible electric or plug-in vehicle, and up to two eligible vehicles per household. Available to the majority of fully electric and plug-in hybrid cars. Your homecharge unit must be OLEV-approved and installed by an OLEV-approved charge point installer. Am I eligible? To qualify for the EVHS grant: You must have purchased an eligible electric or plug-in vehicle from 1st October 2016 onwards. You must have off-street parking, such as a driveway or garage. Your homecharge unit must be OLEV-approved and installed by an OLEV-approved charge point installer. You must provide evidence of keepership, lease, and be named as the primary user of the vehicle, or have a vehicle on order. The date of installation must not be more than 4 months ahead of the date of delivery or start date of vehicle use. OLEV application must be completed 6 weeks prior to the date of installation of the Homecharge unit. To find out if your vehicle is eligible for the Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme grant of up to £350, please visit OLEV’s website for the full list. How do I claim the EVHS grant? Our dedicated BP Chargemaster team will do all the paperwork for you; we will just need you to answer a few questions and share some documents with us in order to proceed. Once you have filled out the Homecharge application form, a member of our team will be in touch to go through your requirements and talk you through the full process. Further Help Installing a Homecharge unit step by step Applying for an OLEV grant; a step by step guide What is the OLEV EVHS grant and how can I claim it? What do I need to set up my Homecharge install? Am I eligible for a Homecharge unit? Your guide to install photos / documentation Your guide to Earthing Rods What to expect on your install day? Official charging partner with the leading electric vehicle manufacturers In the news The latest industry news and up-to-date information about BP Chargemaster Editors Choice Polar Plus subscription fees waived in April and May 2020 31/03/2020 Editors Choice EV charging for taxis supporting NHS Heroes initiative on ride-hailing apps FREE NOW and Gett during COVID-19 pandemic 24/03/2020 Editors Choice BP Chargemaster is providing free electricity and subscription to the UK emergency services 20/03/2020 Return to the top of the page Important information regarding COVID-19. Please visit our FAQs for a message from our CEO.