Electric Vehicle Tolling Incentive

Have an electric car? You can now save some pennies!

Planning on investing in an electric car soon? Or are you already on the waitlist for a Tesla? The Department of Transport have now launched their Electric Car Incentive so not only are you saving the environment but also saving some pennies! The scheme will begin this month and expected to run until the 31st of December 2022 or for the first 50,000 cars so you better be quick.

How do I qualify for this scheme?

Your vehicle will qualify for the scheme if it is:

  • A Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV) or a Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEV) with CO2 emissions of 80gm per KM or less.
  • Registered Tag Account
  • An Irish registered vehicle, e.g. appear on the National Vehicle Database file.
  • An electric motorcycle or van (where the gross weight does not exceed 3,500)
  • A small Public Service car, like taxis, will be considered as a private vehicle under this scheme.

Conventional Hybrid Vehicles, i.e those that cannot be plugged in, are unfortunately not covered, so double check before you sign the dotted line

How much will i save?

How you save depends on the type of vehicle you have and the times at which your use the toll. Please refer to the below details on your savings.



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