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Subsidy scheme for zero emission commercial vehicles (SEBA)

This information is provided by:Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVONetherlands Enterprise Agency, RVONederlandse versiePlease note: temporarily closed

If you buy a zero emission (electric) commercial vehicle, you may be eligible for a subsidy of at most €5,000 (per vehicle). You can apply for the Subsidy scheme for zero emission commercial vehicles (Subsidieregeling Emissieloze Bedrijfsauto’s, SEBA).

Who can apply?

You can apply for the SEBA scheme if you fulfil the requirements, among others:

  • you are an entrepreneur
  • you apply for the scheme before the agreement is concluded (the vehicle may not yet be registered in your name at the time of application)
  • the net list price or sales price is €20,000 or more
  • the driving range of the commercial vehicle is according to the requirements of this scheme

If you are granted the SEBA subsidy there are also several obligations, such as:

  • the vehicle(s) must be registered in your name
  • the vehicle(s) must remain registered in your name for at least 3 years
  • you can show the purchase or lease agreement and you must keep it for at least 3 years

You can read more on all requirements and obligations concerned with the SEBA (in Dutch) on the website of the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO). Check the list of vehicles that are eligible (in Dutch).

How to apply?

You can no longer apply for the Subsidy scheme zero emission commercial vehicles (Subsidieregeling Emissieloze Bedrijfsauto’s, SEBA, in Dutch). You could apply to the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) from 10 January 2023, 9:00 hours until 29 december 2023, 17:00 hours or until the budget ran out. It is advisable to read the frequently asked questions (in Dutch) before you start your application.

Applications for SEBA in 2024 are postponed (in Dutch).

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