Bonus for buying an electric bike

Bike subsidies extended to 2027: Discover the bonuses available!

Opportunities to acquire a bicycle are extended until 2027, offering considerable benefits for cycling enthusiasts. Find out more about these recently extended government incentives, which encourage the transition to more environmentally-friendly means of transport.

Whether you opt for a conventional bike, an electric-assist model or even a cargo bike, you can now benefit from the bike bonus extended until 2027. This decision, confirmed by the decree of February 12, 2024, aims to promote sustainable mobility, according to the Ministry of Ecological Transition.

One significant new feature is the extension of the bonus to used bikes, in addition to new bikes. This opens up new opportunities for budget-conscious and environmentally conscious cyclists.

Extended ecological bonus

The ecological bonus now covers a wide range of bikes, whether new or used, professionally sold and identified. Here's an overview of the main bonus categories available:

  • VAE (Vélo à Assistance Électrique) bonus: From now on, the purchase of a new or used electric bike is eligible for a bonus of up to €400, subject to means testing.
  • Vélo Cargo" bonus: This bonus applies to the purchase of a cargo bike, an electric bike trailer or a bike adapted for use by the disabled. Amounts vary up to €2,000 for individuals and €1,000 for legal entities.

Consult the table below to find out the bicycle bonus amounts according to your situation:

Taxable income per unit Maximum assistance (Individual) Maximum Help (Morale)
Classic Bike ≤ 7 100 € 150 € 300 €
≤ 15 400 € - -
Electrically Assisted Bikes ≤ 7 100 € 400 € 1 000 €
≤ 15 400 € 300 € 1 000 €
Cargo bike, Folding, Extended, Adapted All income 2 000 € 1 000 €
Electric Trailer All income 2 000 € 1 000 €


Conversion bonus 

If you're thinking of getting rid of an old or polluting vehicle in favor of a bicycle, you could qualify for a conversion bonus. Amounts vary according to reference tax income and geographical location.

  • For a reference tax income per unit of less than or equal to €24,900, a maximum subsidy of €1,500 per new or used bike is available.
  • In certain low-emission zones, additional grants of up to €1,000 can be obtained, and even up to €3, 000 with additional local grants.

The extension of subsidies for the purchase of bicycles until 2027 offers an ideal opportunity for those considering a switch to more environmentally-friendly mobility. By taking advantage of these incentives, you can actively contribute to preserving the environment while improving your quality of life. To find out more about the details and conditions of application, visit the official website.

For more information on legal texts and references, please consult Decree no. 2024-102 of February 12, 2024 on aid for the purchase or lease of low-pollution vehicles.