Clean Vehicle Assistance Program

This program offers financial support for the purchase or lease of a new or used all-electric, plug-in hybrid, or hybrid vehicle, including a grant of up to $5,000 and a loan with affordable interest rates.

Type of incentive

Grant

Charging grant

Can be used for

Lease new vehicle

Purchase new vehicle

Purchase used vehicle

Location

Statewide

Timeline

After you have submitted your application, it can take three weeks to three months to get your new car.

Limited Availability

This program is currently accepting a limited number of applications

Check eligibility

Required documents

To complete your application and receive your benefits, you will have to submit the following documentation:

  • Photo ID - A picture or scanned copy of your valid California driver’s license
  • Proof of income - A completed and signed IRS Form 4506-T sent from Veri-Tax and a copy of your 1040 tax return from the previous year
  • Educational component - Certificate of completion of online educational courses (shared by the program)
  • Loan approval - If you have your own loan provider, you must share your pre-approval letter

Note: you will have the opportunity to receive the charging and loan benefits once you have submitted your application.