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Incentives and Legislation

The incentives and legislations section is updated for beginning of 2024, as of 23rd April 2024.

Incentives and legislation that aim to increase uptake of alternative fuels vehicles and infrastructure.

If you know of other national or local incentives that should be included in this section, please send us an email, or use the button on the right, and let us know.

Registration Tax Benefits

Electric cars, motorcycles and mopeds and electric vehicles of categories L5e, L6e and L7e, defined in art. 4 of Regulation (EU) No. 168/2013 are exempt from vehicle tax.

Ownership tax benefits

Electric vehicles, including cars, motorbikes and mopeds, are exempt from the annual circulation tax 

Purchase subsidies

No purchase subsidies are available as of July 2023.

VAT Benefits

No VAT reduction applicable as of July 2023.

Other Financial Benefits

Parking is free of charge in larger cities.

Announced policy changes (effective later in 2023 and after)

Before the war broke out in Ukraine, the government had plans to create a national fund to finance decarbonisation solutions, including the purchase of electric cars and hybrids. Now this is not on the agenda. The idea remains and can be implemented when the economic situation normalizes. 

Source: https://www.autoclub.bg/no-incentives-electric-vehicles

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Incentives and Legislation

The incentives and legislations section is updated for beginning of 2024, as of 23rd April 2024.

Incentives and legislation that aim to increase uptake of alternative fuels vehicles and infrastructure.

If you know of other national or local incentives that should be included in this section, please send us an email, or use the button on the right, and let us know.