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What supporting documents do I need to submit for my application?

Note: Submitting incomplete or incorrect supporting documents will delay your application approval and may result in your application being cancelled. Visit our sample supporting documents at cleanvehiclerebate.org/sampledocs and use the checklist included to help avoid the most common mistakes. 

Individual:

  1. A signed copy of your CVRP Application Form.
  2. A complete copy of your executed and signed vehicle lease or purchase agreement.*
  3. Proof of temporary or permanent vehicle registration.
  4. A copy of your California driver’s license.
  5. A completed and signed IRS Form 4506-T, if selected for income verification. Note: Only a portion of applicants will be selected for income verification. You do not have to submit proof of income unless you have been selected for income verification.

    * Zero Emission Motorcycles: Evidence of maintenance free batteries (and sealed if lead-acid) and a 24-month warranty is required.

Individual (Increased Rebate):

  1. A signed copy of your CVRP Application Form.
  2. A complete copy of your executed and signed vehicle lease or purchase agreement.*
  3. Proof of temporary or permanent vehicle registration.
  4. A copy of your California driver’s license.
  5. Proof of household income, if selected for income verification.
    • One completed Household Summary Form
    • A completed IRS Form 4506-T for every household member age 17 and older 
    • Additional documentation may be requested to provide complete details on income and household size 

If an applicant participates in one or more of the public assistance programs on CVRP’s Categorical Eligibility List, they may also submit documentation confirming their participation for consideration by the Administrator. 

Note: Only a portion of applicants will be selected for income verification. You do not have to submit proof of income unless you have been selected for income verification.

Business/Non-Profit:

  1. A signed copy of your CVRP Application Form.
  2. A complete copy of your executed and signed vehicle lease or purchase agreement.*
  3. Proof of temporary or permanent vehicle registration.
  4. Proof of California-based business: local business license, articles of incorporation, or other formation document filed with the California Secretary of State.

    * Zero Emission Motorcycles: Evidence of maintenance free batteries (and sealed if lead-acid) and a 24-month warranty is required.

Government:

  1. A signed copy of your CVRP Application Form.
  2. A complete copy of your executed and signed vehicle lease or purchase agreement.*
    Note: If your vehicle was purchased through General Service Administration (GSA), please provide a copy of the GSA purchase order and certificate of origin.
  3. Proof of temporary or permanent vehicle registration.
    Note: If your vehicle is a federal motor vehicle and has U.S. government registration and plates, please provide a written statement from a member of your agency with signature authority that indicates the vehicle will remain operational in California for a period of at least 30 months.

    * Zero Emission Motorcycles: Evidence of maintenance free batteries (and sealed if lead-acid) and a 24-month warranty is required.

View Sample Supporting Documents PDF

How do I know if I've been selected for income verification?