Apply for a rebate when you buy a new electric bicycle

You can get a rebate on the purchase of a new:

  • electric bicycle; or
  • electric cargo bicycle.

Eligible bicycles

Your electric bicycle must have pedals.

Full suspension electric bicycles designed exclusively for mountain biking qualify for this rebate.

Electric cargo bicycles must have an extended frame designed to carry additional people or cargo.

You must buy the bicycle from a business operating in Canada with a Canadian address listed on the invoice.

Ineligible bicycles

The following bicycles and expenses do not qualify for this rebate.

  • Electric motorbikes without pedals.
  • Bicycles purchased on crowdfunding campaign websites, such as Kickstarter or Indiegogo.
  • Electric conversion kits.

Eligible applicants

Yukon residents

During the program lifetime, Yukon residents are eligible for 2 rebates. The rebates apply for both:

  • electric bicycles; and
  • electric cargo bicycles.

Organizations, businesses and governments

Each calendar year, organizations and businesses registered in the Yukon are eligible for a total of 10 rebates. The rebates apply for both:

  • electric bicycles; and
  • electric cargo bicycles.

This includes First Nations governments and municipal governments.

Rebate amount

Electric bicycle

25 per cent of the cost of a new electric bicycle up to a maximum of $750.

Electric cargo bicycle

25 per cent of the cost of a new electric cargo bicycle up to a maximum $1,500.

We calculate the rebate on the cost of the bicycle only. It excludes costs such as:

  • accessories;
  • shipping; or
  • assembly.

Apply for the rebate

At the time of purchase

You may receive a rebate directly from the vendor when you buy your bike. In this case, you do not need to do anything else.

If you're a Yukon vendor, download the vendor application form. It allows you to be reimbursed for applying the rebate at the point of purchase. Both the vendor and buyer need to sign the form.

After you purchase

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

Apply online

To apply online, you’ll need to:

  • create an account on the Good Energy rebates website; and
  • add details about your home.

Apply for your rebate

Other ways to apply

  1. Complete the application form.
  2. Attach the required documents.
    • Receipt or invoice showing:
      • you did not receive a rebate;
      • no balance owing; and
      • the vendor's address in Canada.
    • The technical specifications sheet. It should show the maximum output power and maximum speed. For an electric cargo bicycle, the sheet should include a description of the cargo function.
  3. Submit your application to the Energy Branch.
    In person: Climate Change and Energy Solutions Centre206A Lowe Street, Whitehorse. Our office is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
    Government of Yukon
    Energy Branch (EMR-206)
    Box 2703
    Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6

After you apply

If your application is approved, you'll receive a rebate cheque in the mail within 12 weeks.


If you have questions, email or phone 867-393-7063, toll-free in the Yukon, 1-800-661-0408 and ask to be transferred.