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Low Emission Zone Retrofit Fund Self-referral portal

Step 1 - Low Emission Zone Retrofit Fund

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 following an initial grace period.

To support the transition to meet LEZ requirements, Transport Scotland is offering eligible businesses 70% funding per vehicle (to a cap value depending on vehicle and solution type) to retrofit their vehicle to meet zone standards through the LEZ Retrofit Fund administered by Energy Saving Trust.

For further information see our dedicated fund webpage.

To proceed select ‘begin’ below

Step 2 - 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)?

Do you/your organisation hold a UK bank account used for business purposes?

Is your organisation able to reclaim VAT?

Step 3 - Vehicle eligibility check

To check that your vehicle is eligible for retrofitting, please complete the below

Please confirm you have checked the CVRAS of list solutions and a suitable solution is available for your vehicle

Please confirm the vehicle type you wish to retrofit

Please confirm which zones the vehicle you wish to Retrofit regularly enters

Step 4 - Other commitments

I/the business is the owner of the vehicle

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

I/the business have not received funding to purchase a new vehicle from the following in the last six months: Switched on Taxi Loan or Low Carbon Transport Loan

I/the business have not previously received funding under the Low Emission Zone Retrofit Fund to retrofit any vehicles and no existing valid grant offers are in place.

Step 5 - Referral

The information you have provided indicates you may be eligible for the LEZ Retrofit Fund.

Please complete details below and an email will be issued shortly containing access to our online application form.

If you do not receive this email in 24 hours, please check your spam folder and email

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 Retrofit Fund. Based on the information provided you are not eligible for funding at present.

If you wish to discuss your experience today, please email

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

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If you have any issues submitting your application, please email

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