Cycle to Work

Isle of Man Government is committed to the health and wellbeing of its employees by encouraging travel to work in a sustainable way by means other than car or public transport.

How does it work?

The purpose of the Cycle to Work Scheme policy and procedure is to provide a mechanism to enable Isle of Man Government employees to sacrifice a proportion of their salary in return for their employer providing them with a tax-exempt benefit of a bicycle and bicycle equipment.

Pedal Cycle including any accessories up to a maximum value of £1000 inclusive of VAT
Electric Assisted Cycle including any accessories up to a maximum value of £1600 inclusive of VAT

Eligibility for the Scheme


The employee has a contract of employment which outlasts the duration of the 36 month salary sacrifice period
The employee is 18 years or over
The employee must be attending work at the point of application
The equipment must be used mainly for qualifying journeys ie. Journeys (in whole or in part) between home and work or journeys between workplaces 

What Next?


5 Simple Steps

  1. Visit a local bicycle retailer, and request a written quotation in relation to any equipment you would like to buy under the Scheme. 
    (The retailer must be an Island based and VAT registered retailer.)
  2. Apply to your stationed employer/manager (Department, Board or Office) to purchase the cycle and cycle equipment by completing the application form "To Cycle To Work Scheme".
  3. The employer will provide you with a purchase order form to hand to the local bicycle retailer.
    (The value of quotation which should be no greater than £1,000/£1,600 inclusive of VAT.)
  4. Present the purchase order form to the retailer together with photographic ID
  5. Collect your purchase.


Cycle to Work Documentation


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