Yes you are right, documentation is the first step before having a car on your name.AyeJay wrote: ↑Sun Nov 20, 2022 6:15 pm Federal & State Rebates, Tax credits usually require a copy of a signed contract to purchase the vehicle which would include the VIN as well as other info uploaded and how to get rid of gyno into an application at some sort of government website.
In most cases you won't be required/asked to sign a contract until you take delivery of the car. So once you get the car you can start the process of applying for the incentives.
Of course grant programs are applied for prior to an order or purchase based upon personal information not vehicle specific information. Pre-approved grant documents typically are presented to the dealer at the time of purchase or lease.