Frequently Asked Questions – EV Rebate Program

This rebate is not administered at point of sale. You must apply to Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro to receive the rebate.

Your rebate cheque will be issued 4-6 weeks from receipt of your rebate approval. Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro will issue a cheque to the name and address listed on the participant’s application.

Yes, however eligibility requirements differ for both programs. It is important to confirm eligibility details before you apply to help make the purchasing decision that’s right for you. For more information about the Government of Canada’s Zero Emission Vehicles Program, click here.

Yes. This rebate is open to residents, businesses, not-for-profits, and municipalities in Newfoundland and Labrador, and vehicles must be intended for use in the province.

Yes, however the vehicle must be registered in Newfoundland and Labrador and be intended for use in the province to qualify for the rebate.

At this time, rebates are only available for all-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles purchased between April 1, 2022 and March 15, 2023.

If the final bill of sale for the EV is dated between April 1, 2022 and March 15, 2023, the purchase is eligible regardless of when a deposit was made.

As long as the final bill of sale for your EV is dated between April 1, 2022 and March 15, 2023, you will be considered eligible for the rebate.

No. There is no MSRP cap on electric vehicles for the provincial rebate. However, it is important to note that eligibility requirements regarding MSRP are in place for the federal iZEV incentive. Please confirm eligibility details for both programs as you make the purchasing decision that’s right for you.

As of April 1, 2022, plug-in hybrid vehicles are eligible for a $1,500 rebate through this program. This rebate program is an initiative of the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Climate Change Action Plan. The primary goal of the rebate is reduce carbon emissions to help slow the pace of climate change in the province. By making EVs more affordable and increasing the number of EVs on our roads, ultimately we can reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions produced by traditional gasoline vehicles and our transportation sector in general. To compare the benefits of driving fully electric vehicles to hybrid vehicles click here.

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