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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 (EVs) are exempt from the registration tax.

Ownership tax benefits

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

Company tax benefits

EVs have a reduced company car tax

Local incentives

EVs are permitted to travel along public transport lanes, park for free in Rīga and Liepāja parking lots, and enter Jūrmala without a fee.