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Green Commercial Vehicles Program (GCVP)


This program is now closed.

For applicants that have received a confirmation letter from the Ministry of Transportation on or before July 3, 2018, the process outlined in the Program Guide will continue to be observed and applicants will have six months from the date of their confirmation letter for the final purchase, registration, plating and insurance requirements to be fulfilled and all required documentation submitted via the Grants Ontario online portal.

For more information on the GCVP, please contact:

Toll-free: 1-888-999-6930
Within the GTA: 416-585-6281
Email: GCVP@ontario.ca

Applicants must also enroll in the One-Key (Transfer Payment Common Registry) to establish a Transfer Payment Account. Once notified, the applicant must then access Grants Ontario to enter the GCVP application system.

Applications to the Green Commercial Vehicles Program must be submitted electronically through the Grants Ontario System (GOS).

Step 1: To sign in or create a ‘ONe-key’ account, visit https://www.iaa.gov.on.ca/iaalogin/IAALogin.jsp.

Step 2: Register your organization in TPCR. For instructions, refer to the user guides at http://www.grants.gov.on.ca/GrantsPortal/en/TransferPaymentCommonRegistration/HowtoRegister/index.htm.

Step 3: Request access to the Grants Ontario System. Refer to How to Access Grants Ontario from the Transfer Payment Common Registration System at http://www.grants.gov.on.ca/GrantsPortal/en/OntarioGrants/HowtoApply/index.htm. Please allow sufficient time as confirmation of GOS access may take up to two business days. The grant application form can only be accessed once you are registered for the GOS.

For assistance, please contact Customer Service for Grants Ontario and TPCR at 416-325-6691 or 1-855-216-3090 or GrantsOntarioCS@Ontario.ca Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

Eligibility Requirements

The eligibility criteria for applicants, alternative fuel commercial motor vehicles and fuel saving devices, are further described in the program guide.

To be eligible for funding, applicants must be a business, a municipality, a municipal organization, a not-for-profit corporation, an Aboriginal business, a First Nation, a Métis or an Inuit community, or an Indigenous organization recognized by the province; be a legal entity; be located and operating in Ontario; have a valid Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) business number; have a “Satisfactory Unaudited” or higher Commercial Vehicle Operators; Registration (CVOR) fleet safety rating; demonstrate a commitment to own/lease the vehicle for 36 months after receiving the incentive; and agree to participate in data collection for 12 months at any point during the above-noted 36-month period.

To be eligible for a GCVP incentive, an alternative fuel commercial motor vehicle must be a commercial motor vehicle with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of 4,536 kg or higher (class 3-8); registered, plated and operating primarily in Ontario; insured and roadworthy for on-road commercial use in Ontario, excluding passenger transportation; and purchased, converted or retrofitted on or after September 1, 2017.

Program Guidelines


Green Commercial Vehicles Program

If you have questions about the program, please contact the ministry at gcvp@ontario.ca or by phone at 416-585-6281 or toll free at 1-888 999 6930.

Last updated: July 5, 2018