What is the OZEV EVHS grant and how can I claim it?

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The EVHS, or Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme, is a grant provided by the Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV), aimed at offering an additional incentive to UK EV drivers.

 

Important note: eligibility criteria for the OZEV grant will be changing shortly and the grant will not be open to homeowners living in single unit properties from April 2022. In order to claim the existing version of the grant, your home charger must be installed by 31 March 2022, otherwise you may not be eligible for the discounts associated with the OZEV grant. For full details of the eligibility criteria please see the official Government website.

 

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 home charger 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 home charger must be OZEV-approved and installed by an OZEV-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 home charger must be OZEV-approved and installed by an OZEV-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.
  • OZEV 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 OZEV’s website for the full list.

 

How do I claim the EVHS grant?

Our dedicated bp pulse 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 home charger application form, a member of our team will be in touch to go through your requirements and talk you through the full process.

 

 

 

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