PA Turnpike TOLL BY PLATE Info

Toll By Plate

PA Turnpike Toll By Plate


PA Turnpike Toll By Plate

PA Turnpike TOLL BY PLATE is a license plate tolling system for non-E-ZPass customers. Cameras mounted overhead on the tolling facility capture a vehicle’s license plate as it proceeds through at posted speed, and an invoice is mailed to the owner of the vehicle.

Please note: invoices will arrive 30-45 days after your travel. You must have your invoice in order to pay your toll. You can open a pre-registered Toll by Plate account in order to receive an email when your invoice is ready.

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How Does It Work and Where Can I Use It?

  • High-speed cameras mounted overhead on the tolling facility capture license plate images as vehicles pass through at posted speed.
  • The registered owner of the vehicle receives an invoice for all trips made through the tolling point.
  • Tolls can conveniently be paid online, and through the mail.
  • Click here to open a TOLL BY PLATE pre-registered account.
  • If you have received a TOLL BY PLATE Invoice, click here to pay.
  • Click here to see a Sample Invoice.



  • Customers who receive a TOLL BY PLATE invoice will be charged the “cash” toll rate. However at the time of payment, they have the option to open an E-ZPass account to receive the discounted rate.
  • Customers have 20 days to pay their invoice before a second invoice will be issued.
  • If the first invoice is not paid, the second invoice will include an additional fee of either $5 or the equivalent of 1.5% of the total amount owed, whichever is higher.
  • This additional fee on the second invoice is necessary to recover administrative costs.
  • Invoices not paid after the second notice will be sent to a collections agency.
  • This invoice is not a violation. Please see the Violations Page if you received a violation in the mail.


Customers with rental vehicles should check with the rental company about their policy with regards to travel on toll roads. Each rental company may have a unique process for handling tolls or violations incurred with a rental vehicle. Please see the Rental Vehicles page.

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