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Low Emission Zone (Businesses) Self-referral portal

Step 1 - Low Emission Zone Support Fund

Important: This fund has now closed to applications for the current financial year, please complete this form if you wish to register interest in any future funding opportunities.

To address local air quality and improve public health, Low Emission Zones (LEZs) have been introduced to the cities of Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dundee, and Aberdeen. LEZs restrict the vehicles entering the zones based on emission standards; older more polluting vehicles will be unable to enter without penalty.

To support the introduction of the LEZs, Transport Scotland is offering eligible businesses £2,000 per vehicle (maximum of three vehicles) to dispose of their zone non-compliant vehicle through the LEZ (Businesses) Support Fund administered by Energy Saving Trust.

If you wish to dispose of multiple vehicles (up to the maximum three vehicles) please complete a separate form for each vehicle.

For further information see our dedicated fund webpage.

If you wish to apply for a household grant, click here.

You can review the LEZ (Businesses) support fund eligibility criteria here. You will need to confirm this before receiving an application. To proceed select ‘begin’ below


Step 2 - Postcode check

This fund is available to eligible micro businesses and sole traders with an operating site within 20km of a LEZ.

 

You can review the LEZ (Businesses) support fund eligibility criteria here.

Step 3 - Business eligibility check

This fund is available to eligible micro businesses and sole traders.

A micro business is an organisation including sole traders that:

  • Employs nine or fewer full time equivalent employees
  • Records a turnover of £632,000 or less, or a balance sheet of up to £316,000 in the preceding and current financial year

Do you meet the definition of a microbusiness (including sole traders)?


Please confirm the vehicle type you wish to dispose of

 

You can review the LEZ (Businesses) support fund eligibility criteria here.

Step 4 - Vehicle eligibility check

To check that your vehicle is eligible for the LEZ (Businesses), complete the below

Please confirm you (the business) have owned the vehicle continuously since 17 September 2020?


Please confirm the vehicle fuel type



Please confirm when your vehicle was first registered



Please confirm the vehicle is roadworthy, taxed and holds a MOT at time of anticipated application.


 

You can review the LEZ (Businesses) support fund eligibility criteria here.

Step 5 - Other commitments

I/the business is the owner of the vehicle


I/the business have the right to dispose of the vehicle and no finance is outstanding



You can review the LEZ (Businesses) support fund eligibility criteria here.

Step 6 - Referral

The information you have provided indicates you may be eligible for the LEZ (Businesses) support fund.

This fund is now closed, to register interest should future funding become available, please complete details below and a confirmation email will be issued shortly.

If you do not receive this email in 24 hours, please check your spam folder and email LEZfund@EST.org.uk

Please enter with a space between the first and second set of characters. For example, EH6 6JH not EH66JH

Thank you for your interest in the Low Emission Zone Support Fund. Based on the information provided you are not eligible for funding at present. For more information and advice on how to move to more efficient vehicles and sustainable travel, please visit our website https://energysavingtrust.org.uk/business/transport/.

If you wish to discuss your experience today, please email LEZfund@est.org.uk

Thank you for your interest in the Low Emission Zone Support Fund. Based on the information provided you are not eligible for funding at present. For more information and advice on how to move to more efficient vehicles and sustainable travel, please visit our website https://energysavingtrust.org.uk/business/transport/.

If you wish to discuss your experience today, please email LEZfund@est.org.uk

Thank you for your interest in the Low Emission Zone Support Fund. Based on the information provided you may be eligible for funding.

You have now been placed on a waiting list.

If this fund renews in the new financial year, we will contact you advising how to apply.

Please be aware, fund eligibility and terms and conditions may be subject to change.


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