Overview

Used to apply for a Government grant when purchasing environment-friendly vehicles.

What you'll get

If approved, you will be provided with a grant, with the amount due depending on the type of grant.

Eligibility

An applicant shall only be eligible for the grant if:

  • he/she resides in Malta and is a registered NGO (if applicable);
  • he/she has a motor vehicle (Category M1 or N1) which is 10 years or older which vehicle is registered, garaged, or licensed in his/her name Transport Malta as at application date. The age of the vehicle is calculated from the year of manufacture, provided that it is de-registered at an authorised treatment facility;
  • be latest Euro Standard as certified on the Certificate of Conformity;
  • not have been registered before the 1st January 2020 and is licensed for private use
  • he/she shall not have benefitted from the grant schemes on the purchase of more environment-friendly cars which were in force between 2015 and 2020.

Every eligible person shall only be entitled for one grant under this scheme whilst NGOs may apply under this scheme provided that they carry out an economic activity and are to make sure that they do not exceed the State Aid thresholds established in the De Minimis Regulation.

How to apply

There are two methods to apply for this service:

  • Fill in the online form available here

    It should be noted that the electronic form will require the application to be completed in full. Details such as the vehicle registration number and destruction certificate must be available at the time of submission.

  • Alternatively, one may download the PDF version of the application from here and present the filled-in application at the Authority for Transport in Malta, (Transport Malta), Driver and Vehicle Licensing Unit, A3, Arcade Street, Paola or Malta Transport Centre, Triq Pantar, Ħal-Lija between 7.30am and 12.00pm and between 1.00pm and 2.30pm workdays, to verify the form’s eligibility.

The following attachments are requested from applicants both for the e-form and the PDF application:

  • A destruction certificate issued from an authorised treatment facility.
  • NGO’s must submit the STATE AID (VEH71) form from here plus a certified true copy of certificate issued by the Malta Council for Voluntary Service.
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