Some B.C. communities offering rebate top-up
If you’re considering purchasing an EV charger and taking advantage of B.C.’s provincial charger rebate program, some local governments are sweetening the deal. Check out the list below to find current rebate top-ups available for single-family homes, apartments/condos, and workplaces.
Enhanced rebates are also available for Indigenous communities.
As a reminder, here’s an overview of the base rebate offers provided by the Government of B.C. for eligible, Level 2 EV chargers. Select a link below for complete offer details and eligibility criteria.
- For single-family homes – 50% of purchase and installation costs up to *$700 (temporary increase, regularly $350)
- For apartments/condos – 50% of purchase and installation costs up to *$4,000 per station (temporary increase, regularly $2,000)
- For workplaces – 50% of purchase and installation costs up to *$4,000 per station (temporary increase, regularly $2,000)
If a top-up is offered in your community, your maximum rebate amount increases to 75% of purchase and installation costs, or the dollar amounts listed below, whichever is less.
For single-family homes
The list below shows the local governments that are currently offering EV charger rebate top-ups for single-family homes. This also includes duplexes or townhouses with private garages or dedicated parking.
The list below shows the local governments that are currently offering EV charger rebate top-ups for multi-unit residential buildings including apartments and condos.
These offers are valid for buildings constructed prior to municipal bylaws requiring EV-ready parking stalls. Rebate values are per station. Program maximums apply.
The list below shows the local governments that are currently offering EV charger rebate top-ups for workplaces.
Rebate values are per station. Program maximums apply.
Indigenous communities in B.C. are also eligible for enhanced charger rebate offers. Indigenous communities are eligible for a rebate of up to 75% of eligible charger purchase and installation costs, up to these maximum amounts:
- Single-family homes: up to $750
- Apartment and condo buildings: up to $4,500 per charger
- Workplaces: up to $4,000 per charger
As a reminder, pre-approval is required before purchasing or installing any chargers.
How these offers work
There is no separate application for the enhanced rebates or top-ups. Simply submit your application for B.C.’s charger rebate program. If approved, and if the home or workplace you’re installing the charger at is located in a community providing one of these offers, we’ll automatically add the eligible value to your base rebate amount.
These offers are available to eligible rebate applicants on a first come, first served basis.