Charging Guide

Charging Guide

If you are not charging at home, you can top up at a charging point. First of all, you need to get your hands on one of these:

Register for one at ChargePlaceScotland.org and click on ‘Join us.’ You have to enter payment details to pay for electricity where it isn’t free.

Most charge points in Scotland will activate with a Charge Place Scotland card.

Drive up to an available charge point – find one on our map here.


If you’re travelling out of Dundee check out zap-map.comchargeplacescotland.org or the CPS app chargeplacescotland.org/chargeplace-scotland-app/ .

The charge point will either have a socket to plug your cable into or cables to plug into your car. Park your car appropriately and plug your car in.

Hold your card up to the ‘scan’ icon (and press start if there is a button) to begin the power flow to charge your car.

There will be an indication that your car is charging.

To finish charging, hold your card up to the contactless point to end the power flow.

Unplug your car and always tidy cables away as you found them to prevent damage.

Visit the contact us page to report a problem with a charge point or if you need further guidance on charging.

Issue with a charge point?

Take note of the charge point number and dial the number on the charge point.

Dundee City Council are set to introduce new charging tariffs from 1st April 2023.  

From November 1st 2023, electric vehicle charging tariffs will increase to 45p per kWh for fast chargers (up to 22kW), 50p per kWh for rapid chargers (>43kW AC or 50kW DC) and 55p per kWh for Ultra-Rapid Chargers (up to 150kW) alongside a 38p connection fee. The Charge Place Scotland back office will record charging sessions through the use of swipe cards and will then invoice electric vehicle users on a monthly basis.

Please be mindful of overstay charges that may apply. £10 overstay fee if time exceeds 190 minutes for chargers up to 22kW; £10 overstay fee if time exceeds 70 minutes for chargers >22kW.

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