A rebate application period is currently open. Rebate applications are being accepted between July 1, 2022 and September 30, 2022.
Vehicles must be purchased on or after July 1, 2022.
See below for the Application and Instructions.

Illinois' Electric Vehicle Rebate Program begins 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.

  • A $4,000 rebate for the purchase of an all-electric vehicle that is not an electric motorcycle.
  • A $1,500 rebate for the purchase of an all-electric motorcycle.

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 webpage during open rebate cycles.

Eligibility requirements for an EV rebate in Illinois include, but are not limited to:

  • The purchaser must reside in Illinois at time of vehicle purchase and at the time the rebate is issued.

  • The vehicle must be purchased from a dealer licensed by the Illinois Secretary of State.

    • Rented or leased vehicles do not qualify for the rebate.

  • The vehicle cannot have been the subject of a previous EV rebate under this new program in Illinois.

  • The rebate amount cannot exceed the purchase price of the vehicle.

  • The purchaser must retain ownership of the vehicle for a minimum of 12 consecutive months immediately after the vehicle purchase date.

  • The purchaser must apply for the rebate within 90-days after the vehicle purchase date.

  • Documentation requirements include a copy of purchase invoice, proof of purchase, vehicle registration, and IRS W-9 or W-8 forms.

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 (en Español) document to answer questions about the program.


REBATE APPLICATION FUNDING 2022

July 1, 2022 to September 30, 2022

Application Form and Instructions

[Formulario de solicitud del Programa de Reembolso para Vehículos Eléctricos de Illinois]
[Formularz wniosku o dopłatę w ramach programu dopłat do pojazdów elektrycznych]
[伊利诺伊州电动汽车补贴计划申请表]
[伊利諾州電動汽車補貼計劃申請表]
[استمارة طلب برنامج خصومات المركبات الكهربائية في إلينوي]
[Form ng Aplikasyon]
[일리노이주 전기차 리베이트 프로그램 신청서]
[Форма заявки на участие в программе скидок на электромобили в штате Иллинойс]
[ઇલિનોય ઇલેક્ટ્રિક વેહિકલ રીબેટ પ્રોગ્રામ અરજી પત્રક]

A Rebate application period is currently open. Vehicles must have been purchased on or after July 1, 2022. Rebate applications are being accepted between July 1, 2022 and  September 30, 2022. The rebate application must be postmarked within 90 days of the vehicle purchase date AND the rebate application must be postmarked on or before the end of the rebate cycle, September 30, 2022.

On July 1, 2022, the Electric Vehicle Rebate Fund had a balance of $17,909,043. After the application period closes, rebates will be issued to eligible applicants based on funding availability. Low income applicants are given priority in rebate disbursement. If funds are still available, rebates will be issued based on the date received by the Illinois EPA.

The application form and instructions are in the link above.  Be sure to read the program information and application form instructions before completing the application form.

Program Information - as of August 10, 2022 (data updated weekly)

​Low Income Applications Received​55
​Low Income Rebates Awarded​10
​Non-Low Income Applications Received​475
​Non-Low Income Rebates Awarded​0

Links

IRS Form W-9: Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification

IRS Form W-8BEN

VIN Lookup

A vehicle being purchased may not have previously been the subject of a rebate under the Electric Vehicle Rebate Program. The below pdf identifies the vehicles that have received a rebate.

VIN Lookup

Rebate Payments

Looking for your rebate payment?

The Illinois Office of Comptroller has an established Vendor Payments query system that displays Issued and Pending Payments among other non-confidential information. The direct link to the "Vendor Payments" screen is https://illinoiscomptroller.gov/vendor-services/vendor-payments-new

Instructions for Accessing Vendor Payments for Issued and Pending Payments are located (here) https://illinoiscomptroller.gov/__media/sites/comptroller/assets/File/Vendors/AccessingVendorPaymentInformation.pdf

--links can and may change at any given time.

Contact

To contact the Illinois EPA:

epa.ev@illinois.gov

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