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E-ZPass Saves Time and Money

E-ZPass is the most convenient and cost-effective way to travel New York toll roads, bridges and tunnels. E-ZPass is accepted along the entire 570-mile Thruway system and at cashless tolling locations statewide.

E-ZPass customers enjoy a five percent discount on Thruway tolls, and can choose from a variety of additional discount plans and payment options available to fit the needs of every motorist.


Credit: New York State DMV

Passenger Vehicles

A Passenger Vehicle account allows individuals to get up to a maximum of four tags for passenger vehicles only.  If you want to use a dedicated E-ZPass lane when towing a trailer, camper or boat you can now get a special towing E-ZPass tag.

Choose from four EZ Ways to sign up for E-ZPass below.

    E-ZPass On-the-Go is an E-Z, Convenient Way to Save Time and Money
    E-ZPass On-the-Go Tags are pre-packaged passenger car tags that can be purchased for $25 at any authorized retail location allowing busy travelers to open an E-ZPass account without filling out an application or waiting in line.

    It's E-Z!
    1. Ready
      Stop at a participating retailer Leaving NYS Thruway Authority's Website and purchase a prepackaged $25 Tag.
    2. Set
      Visit the E-ZPass® web site to Register your Tag* Leaving NYS Thruway Authority's Website online or call 1-800-697-1554. The full $25.00 is credited to the account once the tag is registered.
    3. Go
      Attach the Tag to the windshield and start saving!

    *Your On-the-Go Tag MUST be registered prior to use.

    E-ZPass is currently accepted in the following 16 states:

    • Delaware
    • Illinois
    • Indiana
    • Kentucky
    • Maine
    • Maryland
    • Massachusetts
    • New Hampshire
    • New Jersey
    • New York
    • North Carolina
    • Ohio
    • Pennsylvania
    • Rhode Island
    • Virginia
    • West Virginia

    Sign up for an E-ZPass account online at Leaving NYS Thruway Authority's Website . To become an E-ZPass member, please have your vehicle information and a valid credit card ready.

  3. MAIL
    Stop and pick up an E-ZPass application at a Thruway toll plaza or download an application from Leaving NYS Thruway Authority's Website and mail to:
    Applications and Returned Tags
    PO Box 149001
    Staten Island, NY 10314-9001
    Visit one of the convenient E-ZPass walk-in centers Leaving NYS Thruway Authority's Website and get your E-ZPass today.

Commercial/Business Vehicles

    A Business Account is a prepaid option available to individually owned or company-owned businesses that do not qualify for or do not wish to establish a "post-paid" commercial charge account with the Thruway Authority. For more information download an application at Leaving NYS Thruway Authority's Website 

    The Thruway Authority offers the use of E-ZPass tags to commercial trucking companies who set up “post-paid” charge accounts with the Authority. These E-ZPass accounts are referred to as “Commercial” accounts. For more information about the Authority's Commercial Charge Account Program, call 1-800-468-9946 or visit the Commercial E-ZPass section.


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