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Workplace Electric Vehicle Charging Incentive Program


As part of the Climate Change Action Plan, the government is taking action to increase the number of electric vehicle charging opportunities in Ontario in an effort to accelerate the electrification of transportation. The Workplace Electric Vehicle Charging Incentive Program (WEVCIP) will support employers and commercial building owners and managers that wish to provide level 2 electric vehicle chargers for their employees or workplace tenants by providing 80 per cent of the initial cost, up to $7,500 per charging space, subject to meeting eligibility and technical requirements.


Applications will be open until the funding allocation for the program is exhausted.

Eligibility Requirements

Incentives are limited to legal entities that have locations in Ontario. They must also have Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) business number. Eligible Applicants to the Program include businesses, property management companies, building owners, municipalities, Indigenous communities or organizations, local distribution companies, universities, non-governmental organizations, not-for-profit organizations, conservation authorities, consolidated entities (school boards, colleges and hospitals) and other legal entities. The federal and provincial government, and their respective ministries, departments, entities, agencies, and Crown corporations are not eligible to apply. Individuals are also not eligible to apply.

Eligible Applicants must provide parking spaces dedicated for their employees (or tenant’s employees). In cases where the Applicant is not the owner of the property where chargers are being installed (e.g. leased property), the owner must indicate consent through the appropriate section of the application form.

Program Guidelines


Workplace Electric Vehicle Charging Incentive Program
Ontario Ministry of Transportation
Policy and Planning Division
Program Management Office
777 Bay St., 27th Floor
Toronto, ON M7A 2J8
Phone: 1-866-999-9018
Email: WEVCIP@ontario.ca

Last updated: January 24, 2018