All assistance for the purchase or repair of bicycles

To encourage alternative mobility to the use of the individual car and achieve the ecological and solidary transition, Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole has created several aid schemes for the purchase of electrically assisted bicycles for individuals and professionals. Find all existing devices below.

€1,000 in aid for the purchase of a new electric-assisted charging bike for professionals

As part of its policy in favor of mobility as an alternative to the use of a private car, Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole has decided to grant aid, in the form of a subsidy, to professionals working in the territory of Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole who will purchase a new electrically assisted bicycle ( VAE) type of cargo or scooter, and, where applicable, materials related to your use (helmet, padlock, lighting device, reflective clothing).

This grant is set at a maximum of €1,000 within the limit of 50% of the purchase price.no resource conditions and no duration limitation from July 1, 2022.

I am requesting assistance in purchasing a cargo bike

What conditions?

  • Become a professional working in the territory of Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole
  • Be over 18 years old
  • Submit a copy of the employment contract for a period greater than or equal to 1 year (including the name and surname of the applicant)

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  • Submit a KBis extract from the establishment (identified with the name and first name of the applicant, in the case of a self-employed entrepreneur/entrepreneur),

These documents must include a business address of the establishment located in the territory of the Metropolis and with a date prior to the acquisition of the new cargo or scooter type VAE.

The form will be available from July 1, 2022.

Each physical applicant will only be able to benefit from aid for the purchase of a new cargo or scooter type VAE.

A grant in the amount of maximum of €500without proof of resources, all residents of the Metropolitan Region over 18 years of age who purchase a new assisted electric bicycle (VAE) purchased at a store in the Metropolitan Region of November 1, 2020 to December 31, 2022.

Purchase conditions for a new VAE:

    • Bicycle purchase must be after November 1, 2020 (authentic invoice)
    • The bike must be new
    • The purchase must be made at a store in the Métropole de Montpellier
    • The amount of the subsidy will be a maximum of €500 within the limit of 50% of the purchase price of a new bicycle.
    • This device can be combined with other existing aid subject to conditions: device of the State of the Region of Occitania and the Departmental Council of Hérault
    • You must be over 18 years of age or have a legal representative for over 16s
    • Commit not to resell the bike for 3 years.

I am requesting assistance with the purchase of a new VAE

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How to benefit from the aid before the end of the device?

When ordering the bike, a deposit of 50% of the amount due will be requested by your bicycle dealer. In return, you will receive an order form that will allow you to benefit from the aid regardless of the date of receipt of your new means of transport.

Once your bike has been received and the invoice issued, you will need to complete your grant application file (see below)

Documents to provide with your grant application:

The beneficiary must send its grant application file to Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole, 50 Place of Zeus, 34000 Montpellierattaching the following documents:

  • Bank Identity Statement (RIB) from the account in your name, in which the aid will be paid by transfer,
  • A copy of the applicant’s identity document with his/her address (identity card, passport, etc.),
  • The homologation certificate for the new electrically assisted bicycle and the detailed purchase invoicein its own name, and that should be after the implementation of this device,
  • A sworn affidavit to receive only one aid per user and to not to resell the VAE acquired thanks to the aid obtained before three yearsunder penalty of having to return it to the Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole,
  • Proof of address dated less than three months ago (housing fee, or landline bill, or internet subscription, or water or electricity bill, excluding accommodation certificates).
  • These regulations duly dated and signed.

Given the success found, the lack of stock can cause delays in delivery in certain stores.
So that as many people as possible can benefit from this aid before the system ends on December 31, 2022, Métropole is facilitating the process.

A grant in the amount of maximum of €200without proof of means, all residents of the Metropolis over 18 years of age who purchase a used electric assisted bicycle (VAE) will be paid from 1 February 2021 or the purchase of an electrification kit from July 29, 2021 in a store in town until December 31, 2022.

Conditions for purchasing a used VAE or an electrification kit:

  • Bicycle purchase must be after February 1, 2021 (proof of invoice).
  • Purchase of the electrification kit must be later than July 28, 2021 (invoice as proof)
  • The purchase must be made at a store in the Métropole de Montpellier. Online purchases will not be considered.
  • The amount of the subsidy will be a maximum of €200 within the limit of 50% of the purchase price of the second-hand bicycle or the electrification kit.
  • This device can be combined with other existing aids subject to conditions: device of the State of the Region of Occitania and the Departmental Council of Hérault.
  • You must be over 18 years of age or have a legal representative for over 16s.
  • Commit not to resell the bike for 3 years.

I am requesting assistance with the purchase of a second hand VAE/Electrification kit

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INTERNET PURCHASES ARE NOT TAKEN INTO ACCOUNT.

€30 assistance for the repair of a bicycle

help will be provided from 01/02/2022 for your bicycle repair. This aid is granted to the inhabitants of Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole, without any means test. The scheme is valid until December 31, 2022. The amount is fixed at a maximum of 50% of the cost of repairing your bicycle at a shop in metropolitan France (limited to €30).

To take advantage of help, contact your dealer directly. No action is required with Metropole.

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List of bicycle dealerships registered in the repair assistance system

It is possible to combine help for the purchase of a new electric bicycle with help from other communities (Occitania region, Hérault department) and the State.

In view of the requested deadlines, we advise you to wait for your assistance to be received by a local authority (Metropolis, Department or Region) before submitting your dossier.

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  • Help from the Occitania region

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Other aids are also possible if the employer has established the Sustainable Mobility Package.

  • Help from the Herault department

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