The Illinois Electric Vehicle (EV) Rebate program was created under the Climate and Equitable Jobs Act (CEJA) in the fall of 2021. Applications for the first funding round are being accepted starting July 1 and must be postmarked on or before September 30, 2022. It’s only a 90-day window so act fast. Only one rebate will be issued to a purchaser in any 10-year period that relate to this program.
Note: This program is for individuals only.
Illinois' Electric Vehicle Rebate Program began July 1, 2022. Illinois residents that purchase a new or used all-electric vehicle from an Illinois licensed dealer will be eligible for a rebate in the amounts set forth below.
Purchasers must apply for the rebate during an open rebate cycle and within 90-days of vehicle purchase. Application forms will be available on this web page during open rebate cycles.
Eligibility requirements for an EV rebate in Illinois include, but are not limited to:
Documentation requirements will be detailed in the application. EV rebates issued for applications received in a funding cycle are subject to the availability of funds for each cycle.
The Illinois EPA has developed a Frequently Asked Questions document to answer questions about the program.
The following rebate cycle amounts have been set forth in statute as follows:
This program is available as long as funds are available. As of July 1, 2022, the Electric Vehicle Rebate Fund has a balance of $17,909,043.
Please Note: This information was originally published on the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency's website.
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