What is the OZEV grant?

Encouraging more consumers to go electric is a critical part of the government plan to pave the way to a greener, more sustainable future. The OZEV grant in Hamilton is a government scheme that has been set up to support this goal where a contribution of up to £350 will be made to households who install a home charging point in Hamilton for electronic cars. Also referred to as the OZEV grant, the office changed its name in 2020 to the Office of Zero-emission vehicles rather than the office of low emissions.

The actual grant you can apply for is called the Electric Vehicle Home charge Scheme or EVHS. 


Control your charger with your smart devices via Bluetooth or Wifi.


Simply plug and charge. The charger’s LED light color indicates the charging status.


Designed to provide a minimalist yet powerful home charging station.

power boost

Measures how much electricity you use and gives the rest to your car.

Is everyone eligible for the OZEV grant in Hamilton?

To qualify for OZEV grants you must meet the following criteria:

  • You must have purchased a qualifying electric vehicle or plug-in hybrid since October 2016 or leased one for at least six months before applying, 
  • You need to have dedicated off-street parking at your Hamilton home.
  • Your home charging point for an electric car must be OLEV approved.
  • It must be installed by an OZEV approved charge point installer in Hamilton.

You can only apply for the OZEV grant once per vehicle and must not have previously applied for one of the schemes that the grant replaced, such as the Domestic Recharge Scheme. There is a two charge point limit per household, and you can only apply for a second charge point with the purchase of a second electric or qualifying hybrid vehicle.

How do I apply for the OZEV grant?

You simply need to apply through an OZEV approved home charge point installer in Hamilton- Like us here at OBG EV. You will need proof of eligibility for us to apply the grant to your purchase. Examples of the evidence we may ask to see are as follows:

  • Your name, address, and contact details or those of the vehicle owner and registered keeper.
  • Details of the car, including make and model and registration number.
  • Your order confirmation or leasing agreement.
  • If your EV is a company vehicle, you’ll need to provide proof of this.

Our team will ask to see proof of your eligibility for the grant and will apply to your purchase on your behalf. It takes all the hassle out of an application process for the user. Once approved and your home charge point for electric vehicles has been installed, we will simply invoice you for the charging unit price

All of our chargers are compatible with all electric or hybrid vehicles.
All of our chargers are compatible with all electric or hybrid vehicles.


Most frequent questions and answers

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grant application)

You need to have bought an eligible EV or plug-in hybrid car since October 2016, or have leased one for at least 6 months. You must have off-street parking at your home. You must install an OLEV-approved charge point. You must have it installed by an OLEV-approved charge point installer.

They're typically installed in apartment building and public parking garages, retail parking lots, at new-car dealerships, and even on some urban street corners. Many public charging stations still offer free charging, while others exact a fee that varies according to the operator.

Charging your electric vehicle at home is the cheapest and easiest way to charge your vehicle

Just like traditional fuel engine vehicles, the cost of running an electric vehicle varies depending on the model, make and specifics of the vehicle – it means there’s an option for everyone and this including buying an EV too Good news – electric vehicles are likely to cost you less over the course of ownership. Electricity costs much less than petrol or diesel and electric cars require less maintenance than an internal combustion engine (ICE).

– Up to 10 meters cabling from fuse box to socket installation
– Clipped cabling to your wall
– Inside your property we trunking to hide the cables
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Do I qualify for the OZEV Grant?

Find out more about the OZEV Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme, what you need to qualify and more

What's the installation process?

Find out more about the OZEV Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme, what you need to qualify and more