Residential Electric Vehicle Charging Station

Residential Electric Vehicle Charging Station Rebate

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The RDN's Home EV charging rebate offers a $150 top-up to RDN Electoral Area residents who install an eligible Level 2 home electric vehicle charging unit at their place of residence. Charging station installations must meet the requirements of the BC Hydro Power Smart Program.


Rebate Amount


Apply For Your Rebate

Required Documents

  • Digital scan/copy of the receipt for purchase and installation of the eligible EV charging station, showing paid in full, along with make/model of unit
  • Digital scan/copy of the electrical permit for the installation, clearly showing company name


If you already had a 240V outlet to plug your charger into, you’ll need to provide the following:

  • Digital scan/copy of the receipt for purchase of the eligible EV charging station, showing paid in full, along with make/model of unit
  • Image of the installed EV charging station

       *In this application option, you’ll need to confirm that the outlet is compliant with local electrical code requirements and that a permit was obtained for its installation.


Please make sure to also include the following information in your submission

  • Address of the project where the EV Charger is installed
  • Address to which your rebate cheque will be sent (if different)


Steps to Apply

1. Complete home upgrades, following eligibility requirements above. 
2. Collect the required documents, listed in the table above. 
3. Apply online (preferred method), or by email, mail, or in-person to the RDN. 


Apply Online

Submit the required documents to the link below

Apply for your rebate website link

Please allow 4-6 weeks for processing and delivery of your rebate cheque.

Other Ways to Apply

Submissions can be made to the Regional District of Nanaimo by email, mail or in person. Our office is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., excluding statutory holidays. 

1. Collect the required documents (listed above)
2. Submit documents to by email, mail or in person at the RDN Administration Building:

sustainability [at]

EV Charger Rebate
c/o Sustainability Coordinator
6300 Hammond Bay Road
Nanaimo, B.C. V9T 6N2



  • Incentives for both the purchase of electric vehicles and the installation of electric vehicle charging stations are frequently listed through Plug In BC.
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  • A location map of public EV Charging Stations can be found HERE.
  • Information on other rebates available through the BC Hydro Program:
  • The RDN, in partnership with 11 local and regional governments, is in the process of installing 28 EV charging stations on Vancouver Island. This expands the existing network of Level 2 EV charging stations in the Nanaimo and Parksville area, as well as in communities such as Courtenay, Comox, Cumberland, Campbell River, Tofino and Ucluelet, among others. See a map of the proposed locations HERE



sustainability [at]