Eligibility Guidelines

Qualifying for a Charge Up New Jersey incentive is easy!

  1. Be a resident of the State of New Jersey at the time of vehicle purchase or lease, which will be verified via a current New Jersey Driver’s License. Only a New Jersey Driver’s License is eligible for residency verification. Utility bills, tax documentation, and other items with the applicant’s address will not be accepted.
    • Active duty military members stationed in New Jersey, with permanent residency in another state, will qualify. Current military orders will be accepted as proof of residency documentation.
    • The Charge Up New Jersey Program is limited to individuals only. Businesses and other commercial entities, governments, and public entities are not eligible for this incentive.
  2. Remain a resident of the State of New Jersey for at least two (2) years after the purchase or lease of the eligible EV that receives an incentive under the Program.
  3. Agree that the entirety of the purchase or lease for an eligible vehicle must occur on or after the official launch of Phase Two, the Point-of-Sale Program, and in the State of New Jersey at a participating dealership or showroom.
    • Vehicles ordered in advance of the Phase Two launch will not be eligible for an incentive.
    • A vehicle ordered, purchased, or leased, and/or delivered out-of-state, is not eligible for the incentive, including vehicles ordered online and delivered outside of the State.
  4. Agree that a purchase or lease is deemed completed when the purchaser or lessee of the vehicle has executed and signed a purchase or lease contract or security agreement.
  5. Commit to not modifying the vehicle’s emissions control systems, hardware, software calibrations, or hybrid system.
  6. Retain ownership, or an active lease agreement, and registration of the vehicle with the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission for a minimum of 36 consecutive months immediately after the vehicle purchase or lease date. Leased vehicles must reflect a minimum of 36 months on the original lease agreement.
  7. Acknowledge that applicants may receive only up to three (3) vehicle incentives from the Program throughout the 10-year period that the Program is active.

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