Vermont law requires all aboveground fuel oil tanks

to be inspected at least once every three years.

This is a requirement  for residential and commercial tanks

that store heating oil, kerosene and diesel fuel.

More details on Vermont’s fuel tank regulations can be found here.

Here's how to qualify for a $250 Vermont Fuel Tank Rebate

1) Confirm that the tank installer/inspector is eligible to do the work. Not sure? Go to

2) Purchase and install new tank.

3) Complete and sign rebate form

4) Submit the rebate form, a copy of the invoice, and a completed new tank inspection checklist to VFDA.

The 2018 Vermont Fuel Tank Rebate Program is brought to you by the Vermont Fuel Dealers Association (VFDA)

in partnership with the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources and the National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA).

Contact VFDA for more information about the Tank Rebate Program: 802-223-7750 or

TERMS & CONDITIONS: The Vermont Fuel Tank Rebate is for tanks installed after March 15, 2018 by customers owning a residence or business in Vermont. The tank must be installed within the state of Vermont. Rebate checks will be distributed directly to the consumer once the rebate form, proof of purchase, and a new installation inspection checklist is received by the Vermont Fuel Tank Rebate Program.

Only one rebate per household. Recipients of a Tank Replacement Grant from the Vermont Dept. of Environmental Conservation are not eligible for the Vermont Fuel Tank Rebate.

INSTALLATION: A tank qualifying for a rebate must be installed by a Vermont Certified Oilheat Tank Technician. A list of companies that provide this service can be found at

INSPECTION: A Vermont Certified Oilheat Tank Inspector must sign a New Installation Inspection Checklist that has been approved by the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources.  

PROOF OF PURCHASE: Invoice must include the tank size, manufacturer, purchase date, and vendor.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: Performance of installed equipment is not guaranteed expressly or implicitly.

ENDORSEMENT: No particular manufacturers, products, or system designs are endorsed through this program.

PAYMENT: Allow 45 calendar days for delivery of payment. Incomplete or missing information will delay processing of rebate form and payment. All rebate requests must be received by November 1, 2018. The program will close on November 1 or when funds are exhausted. One rebate per household. The Tank Rebate Program is subject to change without notice.