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Claim up to €300 towards the purchase and installation of an electric vehicle home charger unit

As of January 1st 2024, the funds avaiable for the SEAI grant dropped from €600 to €300.

The Electric Vehicle Home Charger Grant is a government funded support scheme assisting residents and homeowners to install an electric vehicle charge point on their property. The scheme provides a grant up to the value of €300 towards the purchase and installation of a home charger unit. To receive payment, you must ensure that you use a Safe Electric Registered Electrical Contractor.

How to apply for the SEAI grant


Step by step process

  1. Complete the online Electric Vehicle Home Charger grant application form. You will need your Meter Point Reference Number (the full 11 digit number on the top of your electricity bill) and your home address Eircode.
  2. Once your application has been approved, you will receive a Letter of Offer via email as well as the Terms and Condition and a Payment Request Form link. Separately, you will also receive an email containing the Installation Details form that needs to be completed by your electrician – please make sure to forward this email to your chosen installer. Both emails will be sent from
  3. From when you receive your Letter of Offer, you have 6 months to complete the installation of your charge point.
    The work can only be performed by a fully qualified electrician who is registered accordingly with Safe Electric Ireland.
  4. Once the installation is done your electrician should complete Installation Details form and you should complete the Payment Request Form.
  5. Your Electrician must provide you with a copy of the Certificate Number 3. Review this and ensure it is completed properly.
  6. Submit your Payment Request Form found in the Letter of Offer email with the following items:
    1. Fully signed and completed Payment Request Form including bank account details
    2. Copy of Certificate Number 3
    3. Copy of Test Record sheet from Electrician
    4. Copy of invoices
    5. Photographs of the installed charge point

Your electrician must send a fully completed copy of the Certificate Number 3 to Safe Electric Ireland. We will check with Safe Electric Ireland that the relevant certificate has been filled for that work and that the electrician is a fully approved and registered electrician. Once this is confirmed, we will make an electronic payment of the grant amount to the bank details provided by the you.

Please note, on average applications will processed for payment on the Home Charger Grant Scheme in approximately 6-8 weeks from the date documents are received into SEAI.

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