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Ev grant

  • 03-04-2019 4:35pm
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    Registered Users Posts: 14 ✭✭✭ Bazirl


    Hi, does anyone know how long it takes for the EV grant to come through. I put my deposit down about two weeks ago and still no word.

    Thanks,

    Baz


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  • Registered Users Posts: 24,683 ✭✭✭✭ punisher5112


    Bazirl wrote: »
    Hi, does anyone know how long it takes for the EV grant to come through. I put my deposit down about two weeks ago and still no word.

    Thanks,

    Baz

    Do you mean for new car or charger?

    If car it comes off the price.


  • Registered Users Posts: 14 ✭✭✭ Bazirl


    Do you mean for new car or charger?

    If car it comes off the price.

    A new car but the car is in stock in the garage


  • Registered Users Posts: 14 ✭✭✭ Bazirl


    Bazirl wrote: »
    A new car but the car is in stock in the garage

    Sorry the garage said they have to wait for grant approval before they can sell the car. Does anyone know how long this takes


  • Administrators, Computer Games Moderators, Sports Moderators Posts: 31,134 Admin ✭✭✭✭✭ Mickeroo


    Bazirl wrote: »
    Sorry the garage said they have to wait for grant approval before they can sell the car. Does anyone know how long this takes

    For me it took the full ten working days from when they put in my details.


  • Registered Users Posts: 14 ✭✭✭ Bazirl


    Mickeroo wrote: »
    For me it took the full ten working days from when they put in my details.

    Is ten days the normal or can it take a lot longer


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  • Moderators, Society & Culture Moderators Posts: 31,958 Mod ✭✭✭✭ Gumbo


    Bazirl wrote: »
    Is ten days the normal or can it take a lot longer

    It can take longer.
    There is only one employee in the SEAI that processes the EV grants and gives the garage authorization that the grant is accepted. Otherwise, the garage risks letting you have the car for 5k less than what they need.


  • Administrators, Computer Games Moderators, Sports Moderators Posts: 31,134 Admin ✭✭✭✭✭ Mickeroo


    Bazirl wrote: »
    Is ten days the normal or can it take a lot longer

    They say "up to" ten working days. From reading around online it's normal it will take the full ten at a minimum.


  • Registered Users Posts: 370 ✭✭ Gile_na_gile


    It took me eleven or twelve working days, but you can ring after the 10 days are up to see how it is going it it seems stuck.


  • Registered Users Posts: 46 ✭✭✭ DeanH544


    Took mine 21 working days and got my car two weeks ago. Was told it would take 10 working days also but I'm guessing with the increase in sales it has slowed down?


  • Registered Users Posts: 140 ✭✭ OO7FITZY


    I am waiting 5 working days now for word from my dealer and still nothing
    Car is gathering dust...ridiculous it cant be released!

    is there anyone I can call but I won't wait 10-15 days for this without creating a fuss?

    Is there a number to ring and apply some pressure?

    hope you all are enjoying driving an EV already :)


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  • Moderators, Motoring & Transport Moderators, Regional East Moderators Posts: 6,225 Mod ✭✭✭✭ liamog


    OO7FITZY wrote: »
    I am waiting 5 working days now for word from my dealer and still nothing
    Car is gathering dust...ridiculous it cant be released!

    is there anyone I can call but I won't wait 10-15 days for this without creating a fuss?

    Is there a number to ring and apply some pressure?

    hope you all are enjoying driving an EV already :)

    No, that's about the skin of it, 10-15 days is normal enough, can get a bit longer during the plate changeovers.


  • Moderators, Society & Culture Moderators Posts: 31,958 Mod ✭✭✭✭ Gumbo


    OO7FITZY wrote: »
    I am waiting 5 working days now for word from my dealer and still nothing
    Car is gathering dust...ridiculous it cant be released!

    is there anyone I can call but I won't wait 10-15 days for this without creating a fuss?

    Is there a number to ring and apply some pressure?

    hope you all are enjoying driving an EV already :)

    We are just back to some form of a new normality after a worldwide pandemic and tour fussing about waiting an extra week for a new car. First world problems right there!

    There is one person that administers these grants and most likely hundreds of applications and particularly now with the new 202 reg plates released today.

    If there’s one thing this lock down thought me was, have some patience. It will happen.

    If you won’t wait 15 days, then go buy something else.

    Relax and chill.


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,479 ✭✭✭ Laviski


    i had to wait 3 months for my approval due to shut down, so waiting the 2-3 weeks you shouldn't be complaining....


  • Moderators, Business & Finance Moderators Posts: 5,113 Mod ✭✭✭✭ Sheep Shagger


    Our application has been in a few weeks, the dealer told us its moved to stage 3, anyone know how much longer we might have to wait before dealer can release the car?

    We wired them the balance yesterday...


  • Registered Users Posts: 13,848 ✭✭✭✭ tk123


    Mine went in Monday of last week and was approved today.


  • Moderators, Business & Finance Moderators Posts: 5,113 Mod ✭✭✭✭ Sheep Shagger


    tk123 wrote: »
    Mine went in Monday of last week and was approved today.

    When you say approved, do you mean the car can be released to you?

    Ours went in about 3 weeks ago and came back on Monday approved, dealer said he now has to accept offer to get some code that allows them to register the car with the reduced VAT?


  • Registered Users Posts: 13,848 ✭✭✭✭ tk123


    When you say approved, do you mean the car can be released to you?

    Ours went in about 3 weeks ago and came back on Monday approved, dealer said he now has to accept offer to get some code that allows them to register the car with the reduced VAT?

    I’m collecting it next week. They have restrictions on how many can be in the showroom etc etc so had to be by appointment.


  • Moderators, Business & Finance Moderators Posts: 5,113 Mod ✭✭✭✭ Sheep Shagger


    Nice one, you're doing better than our appication given ours went in mid June and car still isn't able to be registered yet.

    Am due another update from dealer today, get the impression they are not really chasing up, just submit then wait and see :(


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,281 ✭✭✭ chewed


    tk123 wrote: »
    I’m collecting it next week. They have restrictions on how many can be in the showroom etc etc so had to be by appointment.

    Me too. It'll be ready on Tuesday. 3 weeks after my initial deposit


  • Moderators, Business & Finance Moderators Posts: 5,113 Mod ✭✭✭✭ Sheep Shagger


    Got a call from the dealer, car will be registered on Monday and we'll collect in the afternoon :)


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  • Moderators, Sports Moderators Posts: 16,441 Mod ✭✭✭✭ slave1


    Good stuff, what is she?


  • Moderators, Business & Finance Moderators Posts: 5,113 Mod ✭✭✭✭ Sheep Shagger


    slave1 wrote: »
    Good stuff, what is she?

    e208 in blue.


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