Incentives for Electric Vehicles SA

This program provides subsidies and registration exemptions for individuals and businesses to purchase new electric battery and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.
Application detail:

The scheme will close when the 7,000 subsidies have been fully committed

What do you get?

$3,000 subsidy and 3-year registration fee exemption.

Who is this for?

South Australian businesses, organisations and individuals.



A $3,000 subsidy is available for 7,000 new battery electric and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles valued below $68,750 (including GST) registered in South Australia from 28 October 2021.

Subsidies are limited to one per individual person residing in South Australia and 2 per business located in South Australia. The vehicles will be required to be registered in South Australia and must not have received a rebate in another jurisdiction.

The subsidy is only available on eligible new vehicles that have not been previously registered. It is not available for used vehicles. The subsidy is not available for plug-in hybrid vehicles.

Registration fee exemption

A 3-year registration fee exemption is available for new battery electric and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles first registered from 28 October 2021 and up to 30 June 2025.

Unlike the upfront purchase subsidy, there is no limit on the number of new battery electric or hydrogen fuel cell vehicles that can receive relief during the eligible time period, subject to the eligibility criteria being met.

Check if you can apply

To be eligible to apply, businesses or organisations must have a registered office or place of business in South Australia and must use the vehicle for business purposes.

For a vehicle to be eligible, it must be:

  • a new battery electric vehicle or hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle registered for the first time on or after 28 October 2021
  • valued below a price cap of $68,750 (inclusive of GST)
  • registered in SA.

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