How to get an electronic tag or pass
Do you need to purchase an electronic tag or pass? A range of options are available through different providers.
How to get a tag or pass
A range of tag and pass products are available through different providers. Each provider may apply different charges, deposits and top-up amounts, on top of the actual toll charges. To get a tag or pass, or to set up a tagless account, contact a provider.
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The difference between tags and passes
An electronic tag is a device that you place in your vehicle. It should beep when you pass through toll points.
Tags are the easiest way to pay tolls, and are cost efficient, even if you only travel on toll roads occasionally.
Tag providers generally ask you pay a security deposit and a pre-paid toll balance. You also nominate a top-up amount, which is charged when the toll balance drops below a certain amount.
All tags issued in Australia work on all toll roads throughout the country. So for example you can use a tag issued in NSW when driving on toll roads in Queensland or Victoria.
Toll passes are a temporary toll payment arrangement. Your number plate is recorded in the tolling systems, and then read and matched by a camera as you pass through toll points.
If you are visiting Sydney, or use toll roads very rarely, this may be a better option for you than a tag. However, you will be charged a video matching fee on top of the toll for each trip on a toll road.
You only need one pass to cover your trips on all of Sydney’s toll roads.
Generally, passes are only valid for the state they're issued in. Linkt is the only provider of passes that are valid in all states.
You can either set up a pass before you use the toll road, or up to 3 days afterwards.