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Incentives and Legislation

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 and let us know.

Registration tax benefits

Electric vehicles are exempt from the registration tax.

Ownership tax benefits

Electric vehicles, including cars, goods vehicles, buses, and motorcycles, are exempt from payment of the Vehicle Operation Tax.

Company tax benefits

EV's have a reduced company car tax

Local Incentives

Electric vehicles are permitted to travel along public transport lanes, parking for free in Rīga and Liepāja parking lots, and entering Jūrmala without a fee.