In order to encourage private citizens to opt for electromobility and active mobility, thereby rendering transport cleaner and sustainable in the long run, a new subsidy is now available for the purchase of a new bicycle or a new electrically assisted pedal bicycle (pedelec25) for private use.
Who is concerned
The subsidy can be granted to natural persons who are:
- Luxembourg residents, and;
- at least 18 years old at the moment of the purchase of the bicycle or the pedelec25.
The subsidy for such a vehicle will only be granted once, per person, per 5-year period.
The subsidy is granted for new vehicles for which an invoice was established between 1 January and 31 December 2019 included, excluding vehicles meant to be resold or exported.
How to proceed
Applying for the subsidy
In order to apply for the sustainable mobility subsidy a form must be sent to the Environment Agency.
Applicants must attach the receipted invoice to their application which must indicate:
- the invoice number and date;
- the name and surname of the applicant;
- the type of vehicle with the mention "cycle au sens du Code de la route" (bicycle as defined by the Highway Code) or any other proof attesting that it is a bicycle without an auxiliary motor or whose auxiliary motor does not operate beyond 25km/h;
- the sale price excluding VAT.
Amount of the subsidy
The subsidy is granted by the Ministry of Environment, Climate and Sustainable Development.
Private individuals can, for the purpose of purchasing one of the vehicles mentioned above, claim a subsidy representing 25 % of the cost excluding VAT of the vehicle, without however exceeding EUR 300.
Electric scooters, hoverboards and solowheels and other devices for urban board sports are not eligible.
Accumulation of subsidies
A private individual can accumulate the subsidy granted for the purchase of a bicycle or an assisted pedal bicycle with the one for vehicles subject to registration.
Subsidies cannot be combined with tax deductions for sustainable mobility.
Forms / Online services
Formulaire de demande à remplir par le demandeur aux fins d'obtenir une aide financière pour l'achat d'un véhicule routier neuf à zéro ou à faibles émissions de CO2 - Cycle (vélo) et cycle à pédalage assisté (pedelec25)
Who to contact
Environment Agency - Subsidies and Financial Aid1, avenue du Rock'n'Roll
L - 4361 Esch-sur-Alzette
Phone : (+352) 40 56 56-444