Apply for a rebate for a new zero-emission vehicle

Eligibility

Eligible vehicles

Vehicles must:

  • be new;
  • be registered in Yukon;
  • be purchased by a Yukon resident; and
  • have a manufacturer’s suggested retail price for the base trim of the model below $55,000, excluding:
    • optional equipment;
    • federal air condition excise tax;
    • freight;
    • accessories; and
    • other fees.

You can purchase your vehicle in Yukon or import it.

Eligible applicants

Yukon residents are eligible for 2 rebates during the lifetime of the program.

Organizations and businesses registered in Yukon are eligible for up to 10 rebates per calendar year. This includes Yukon First Nation governments and municipal governments.

Rebate amount

$5,000 for a new vehicle operated by:

  • battery-electric motor;
  • hydrogen fuel cell motor; or
  • plug-in hybrid electricmotor with a battery capacity of 15 kilowatt-hours or greater.

$3,000 for a new vehicle operated by plug-in hybrid electric motor with a battery capacity of less than 15 kilowatt-hours.

If you have a lease, your rebate will be pro-rated on the length of the agreement. You'll receive the full rebate if your lease is 3 years or more.

Apply for your rebate

At the time of purchase

You may get the rebate automatically when you purchase your vehicle from a local dealership. If you're a Yukon dealer, you can download the vendor application form.

After your purchase

If you did not receive the rebate from the vendor, you can apply directly to us.

Apply online

This is a newly launched service from the Government of Yukon. You’re welcome to try it out and if you encounter an occasional broken link or error message – let us know through the contact information listed on this platform. Your feedback will help us improve the service.

To apply online, you’ll need to create an account.

Apply for your rebate

Other ways to apply

  1. Complete and sign the application form.
  2. Attach the required documents:
    • your bill of sale or financing agreement showing you did not receive a rebate;
    • information on the vehicle trim and manufacturer’s suggested retail price;
    • proof of vehicle registration in Yukon; and
    • a copy of the New Vehicle Information Statement provided by the dealership; and
  3. Submit your application to the Energy Branch.
    In person: Energy Solutions Centre at 206A Lowe Street, Whitehorse. Our office is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Email: energy@yukon.ca
    Mail:
    Government of Yukon
    Energy Branch (EMR-206)
    Box 2703
    Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6
  4. You'll receive a rebate cheque in the mail within 12 weeks.

Electric vehicle charging stations

The Government of Yukon is electrifying the Yukon’s roadways by installing electric vehicle fast charging stations in all road-accessible Yukon communities. These fast charging stations are available for public use.

See map of charging stations.

Other available rebates

iZEV incentive

You can combine our rebate with the Government of Canada’s Zero-Emission Vehicles (iZEV) Program.

Yukon's carbon rebate: Super Green Credit for businesses

If your business invests in green technologies and equipment, you may also be eligible for a Super Green Credit. This credit is available as part of the Yukon’s carbon rebate program.

Learn more about the Yukon's carbon rebate and the Super Green Credit.

Facts on zero-emission vehicles

  • Battery-electric vehicles can travel from 190 to over 400 kilometres per charge.
  • Charging your vehicle at home costs about $40 per month for around 20,000 kilometres of use per year.
  • Zero-emission vehicles have fewer parts and require less maintenance on average than conventional cars.
  • Despite reduced range in colder temperatures, zero-emission vehicles are suitable for daily winter driving. They may offer better traction and torque than a similar conventional vehicle in winter conditions.
  • There is a variety of options and ranges of zero-emission vehicles, including minivans.
  • We're investing in increasing the number of fast chargers across the territory.