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EV Chargepoint grant scheme: OZEV approved installers and equipment

To receive the EV chargepoint grant it is essential you select both an approved manufacturer of EV charging equipment and an approved installer of that specific equipment.

Last Updated: 26th February 2024

Why should you only use an authorised OZEV Installer?

When applying for the OZEV grant one of the conditions for receiving the grant is to use and OZEV approved installer. This is to ensure that the installation is completed and also to ensure that the quality of the installation is up to the governments standards. Contact the OZEVgrants.com team to help you fing the right installer.

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How do I become an approved electric vehicle chargepoint installer?

How to become an approved installer

Step One: Information

To apply to be an OZEV-authorised installer, you must provide:
1. Your company name
2. Your head office location and UK address
3. Your bank account name, account number and sort code
4. Your Competent Person Scheme name and number
5. Evidence of relevant EV installation courses completed
6. Your phone number and email address for use by OZEV and Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA)
7. Company name and trading name and the contact details you would like included on the authorised installer list

Step two: Application

After collecting all of this information you will need to start your application here. as well as providing: your Company name, trading name, and any contact details you would like included.

Step three: Staying an approved installer

Once accredited, you’ll need to submit a claim for an OZEV grant at least every 2 years to retain your approved status. You will also need to remain part of a Competent Person Scheme (but only for authorised installers).

How to get an EV charger approved (Manufacturer)

OZEV chargepoint approval for manufacturers is dependent on a set of minimum technical requirements. It is recommended that manufactures take the following steps:

1. Ensure each chargepoint has either model name or number so it can be identified by installers applying for OZEV grants.

2. It’s beneficial to obtain certification by a United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) or an equivalent accredited laboratory prior to applying to OZEV.

3. Ensure your chargepoint model meets the minimum technical criteria for commercial chargepoints or residential chargepoints.

4. To complete the application, you’ll need to upload digital copies of the operating manual, an OZEV compliant warranty document, and a declaration of Conformity certificate with EC directive 768/2008/EV and the British Standards detailed in OZEV’s minimum technical specifications.

5. Once approved, your chargepoint will be added to the OZEV approved list

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Last Updated: 26th February 2024

Why should you only use an authorised OZEV Installer?

Once your application is approved, a unique identification voucher code will be issued via email. Each voucher is valid for 6 months from the date of issue.

To redeem your grant, you must provide your OZEV authorised installer with the unique identification code. They will then claim the grant on your behalf once the installation is complete.

Only an authorised installer can redeem the voucher.

Once the installer receives the OZEV reimbursement, the value of the voucher will then be deducted at the point of the final invoice.

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See the latest information and statistics related to the EV Chargepoint Grant scheme

How do I become an approved electric vehicle chargepoint installer?

Step One: Information

To apply to be an OZEV-authorised installer, you must provide:
1. Your company name
2. Your head office location and UK address
3. Your bank account name, account number and sort code
4. Your Competent Person Scheme name and number
5. Evidence of relevant EV installation courses completed
6. Your phone number and email address for use by OZEV and Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA)
7. Company name and trading name and the contact details you would like included on the authorised installer list

Step two: Application

After collecting all of this information you will need to start your application here. as well as providing: your Company name, trading name, and any contact details you would like included.

Step three: Staying an approved installer

Once accredited, you’ll need to submit a claim for an OZEV grant at least every 2 years to retain your approved status. You will also need to remain part of a Competent Person Scheme (but only for authorised installers).

How can a manufacturer get OZEV approval for an EV charger?

OZEV chargepoint approval for manufacturers is dependent on a set of minimum technical requirements. It is recommended that manufactures take the following steps:
1. Ensure each chargepoint has either model name or number so it can be identified by installers applying for OZEV grants.
2. It’s beneficial to obtain certification by a United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) or an equivalent accredited laboratory prior to applying to OZEV.
3. Ensure your chargepoint model meets the minimum technical criteria for commercial chargepoints or residential chargepoints.
4. To complete the application, you’ll need to upload digital copies of the operating manual, an OZEV compliant warranty document, and a declaration of Conformity certificate with EC directive 768/2008/EV and the British Standards detailed in OZEV’s minimum technical specifications.
5. Once approved, your chargepoint will be added to the OZEV approved list
6. Start your application here

Essential Reading

Secure your OZEV Grant

For a free consultation on the cost of installation and your potential OZEV Grant savings, complete the contact us form and a member of the Greendawn team will be in touch.

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Frequently asked questions

How does the OZEV grant scheme work?

The government provides OZEV grants to encourage the use of electric and hybrid vehicles. 

If your application for a chargepoint grant is approved, your installer will claim the grant on your behalf. This involves uploading your invoice along with photos of the chargepoints and supporting documentation. Your final invoice from the installer will include the grant discount. 

The grant application process, criteria, and preparation for each type of OZEV grant differs, however, here is an example of a 7-step process for how the EV Chargepoint grant for staff and fleets could work: 

  1. Contact the OZEVgrants.com team for help choosing an OZEV-authorised installer. Once you’ve chosen an installer, ask them for their OZEV installer number. The installer will need to treat each application as one job and provide a single invoice at the end of the installation process
  2. Make sure you’ve chosen an OZEV-approved commercial chargepoint model. Contact the OZEVgrants.com team for help choosing an OZEV-approved commercial chargepoint model
  3. Carefully complete the OZEV Grant Application Form 
  4. Your installer can start work as soon as your grant application is approved
  5. Once the work is completed, your installer will then claim the grant on your behalf. This involves uploading your invoice along with photos of the chargepoints and a diagram of the carpark. Your final invoice will include the grant discount 
  6. You’ll then receive an email from OZEV and you’ll have 7 working days to review the information and inform OZEV if any of the details are incorrect. 
  7. If no adjustments are required, there’s no need to contact OZEV as they will automatically pay the grant to your installer once the 7 working days have expired. 

How can I apply for an OZEV grant?

Before you apply for an OZEV grant, you first need to identify which grant will be fit your needs. You may need improvements to your electricity supply infrastructure before you can arrange for EV chargepoints to be installed. The OZEVgrants.com team can guide you through the application process and advise you on chargepoint equipment that is eligible for grant support.

What is the difference between the OLEV grant and the OZEV grant?

The OLEV (Office for Low Emission Vehicles) and OZEV (Office for Zero Emission Vehicles) are essentially the same thing, just with a name change. Referring to the grants available to help fund and encourage the uptake of EV and EV charging for both residential and commercial projects. The name OLEV was changed to OZEV in November 2020 and was renamed to better align with the new zero-emissions policy.

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