Ordering And Using Texas TxTag

TxTag Orders, Accounts, Compatible Roads and Networks

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Ordering And Using The Texas TxTag

Use of road signs, highway markers, agency insignia or other logos does not imply any affiliation or endorsement.

How Do I Get The TxTag For Texas?

If you want to order a Texas TxTag, the options below will guide you to the proper agencies in Texas.

Order A New Texas TxTag

Available Passes In Texas By Agency

TxDOT TxTag
TxTag  — New Account / Buy TxTag ▷

TxTag

Harris County Toll Road Authority
EZTag  — New Account / Buy TxTag ▷

EZTag

North Texas Tollway Authority
TollTag  — New Account / Buy TxTag ▷

TollTag

Manage An Existing Account

Available Accounts By Agency

TxDOT TxTag
TxTag  — Account Login ▷

TxTag

Harris County Toll Road Authority
EZTag  — Account Login ▷

EZTag

North Texas Tollway Authority
TollTag  — Account Login ▷

TollTag
Texas TxTag

When you order a pass, you will be required to set up a toll pass account with the state or regional agency that issues the transponder or sticker.

After you get your pass, you will need to associate the transponder number with the vehicle you are using.

Often, families will have more than one vehicle and, consequently, more than one pass on their account. Most agencies permit more than one transponder to be assigned to an account, but only one vehicle may be assigned to a transponder ID at any given time.

Account Information For The Texas TxTag

If you wish to order the TxTag issued by Texas, the state offers the following types of accounts:

TxTag For Individuals and Families

The TxTag Personal Prepaid account is for personal, non-commercial users who have privately-owned cars, trucks, motorcycles or the like. The TxTag accounts have a limit of five (5) transponders, whether portable or sticker-type transponders. There is a deposit required for portable transponders, but not for the sticker.

Once you acquire your first TxTag, your account will require a minimum of $20 in tolls to cover your first trips.

  • Vehicle must be individually owned
  • May be used only on two-axle (2-axle) vehicles
  • Maximum of five (5) transponders per account

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TxTag for Business

The TxTag Commercial Prepaid account is for commercial business or companies. This account must be used if you have a vehicle with three (3) or more axles, or if you plan to have six (6) or more transponders on your account.

Accounts of this type require a form to be prepared in advance of opening the account. Once the form is completed, you may send it via FAX or mail it.

  • For vehicles with three or more axles.
  • For accounts with six (6) or more transponders
  • Requires submitting application
  • Call 888-468-9824 to enroll over the phone

 TXTAG APPLICATION ▼ 

When you have completed the TxTag application form, you may mail it to the following address:

TxTag CSC
12719 Burnet Road
Austin TX 78727

To FAX your application, send to 214-210-0492.

NOTICE! These are links to the official toll agencies representing or issuing the passes listed. TurnpikeInfo.com is not affliated with any government agency.

See our Install Toll Pass section for complete mounting instructions for your toll pass.

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Texas And TxTag In Brief

Use of road signs, highway markers, agency insignia or other logos does not imply any affiliation or endorsement.

TxTagThe toll pass issued by the state of Texas is TxTag. Drivers using the TxTag can drive in TxTag toll lanes and use all-electronic toll roads. Additionally, drivers with a toll pass compatible with the TxTag can use their pass on toll roads in the state of Texas.

For help installing a toll pass, see our Install Toll Pass section for complete mounting instructions.

To calculate a toll for a road or a trip, see our toll calculator page.

What Roads In Texas Take TxTag?

The TxTag and compatible passes can be used on the following roads in the state of Texas:

Addison Airport Toll Tunnel

Agency: North Texas Tollway Authority

  • Primary
  • Compatible Passes
  • tolltag
  • tolltag
  • eztag
  • txtag
  • pikepass
  • k-tag

Dallas North Tollway

Agency: North Texas Tollway Authority

  • Primary
  • Compatible Passes
  • tolltag
  • tolltag
  • eztag
  • txtag
  • pikepass
  • k-tag

Grand Parkway

Agency: Texas Department of Transportation

  • Primary
  • Compatible Passes
  • txtag
  • txtag
  • eztag
  • tolltag
  • pikepass
  • k-tag

Hardy Toll Road

Agency: Harris County Toll Road Authority

  • Primary
  • Compatible Passes
  • eztag
  • eztag
  • tolltag
  • txtag
  • pikepass
  • k-tag

Lewisville Lake Toll Bridge

Agency: North Texas Tollway Authority

  • Primary
  • Compatible Passes
  • tolltag
  • tolltag
  • eztag
  • txtag
  • pikepass
  • k-tag

Mountain Creek Lake Toll Bridge

Agency: North Texas Tollway Authority

  • Primary
  • Compatible Passes
  • tolltag
  • tolltag
  • eztag
  • txtag
  • pikepass
  • k-tag

President George Bush Turnpike

Agency: North Texas Tollway Authority

  • Primary
  • Compatible Passes
  • tolltag
  • tolltag
  • eztag
  • txtag
  • pikepass
  • k-tag

Sam Houston Tollway

Also Called beltway 8 | Agency: Harris County Toll Road Authority

  • Primary
  • Compatible Passes
  • eztag
  • eztag
  • txtag
  • tolltag
  • pikepass
  • k-tag

Sam Rayburn Tollway

Agency: North Texas Tollway Authority

  • Primary
  • Compatible Passes
  • tolltag
  • tolltag
  • eztag
  • txtag
  • pikepass
  • k-tag

Tomball Tollway

Agency: Harris County Toll Road Authority

  • Primary
  • Compatible Passes
  • eztag
  • eztag
  • tolltag
  • txtag
  • pikepass
  • k-tag

Westpark Tollway

Agency: Harris County Toll Road Authority

  • Primary
  • Compatible Passes
  • eztag
  • eztag
  • tolltag
  • txtag
  • pikepass
  • k-tag

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183 toll road
183a toll road
290 toll road
360 tollway
71 toll road
addison airport toll tunnel
chisholm trail
dallas north tollway
fort bend parkway
grand parkway
hardy toll road
lewisville lake toll bridge
loop 49
mopac expressway
mountain creek lake toll bridge
president george bush turnpike
sam houston tollway
sam rayburn tollway
sh 130
sh 45 n
sh 45 se
sh 45 sw
sh 550
tomball tollway
westpark tollway

Agencies Issuing Passes In Texas

TxTag
TxDOT TxTag
TxTag
EZTag
Harris County Toll Road Authority
EZTag
TollTag
North Texas Tollway Authority
TollTag

Some states may issue discounts for using a toll pass, but not all. In states or on roads where there is a discount, the discount may be limited to those with an account with that state's toll pass system, i.e.: state of Texas.

To learn what discounts may apply to you, simply use our toll calculators. Applicable discounts, and the terms that apply, are shown for each roadway.

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Where To Use TxTag

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Using TxTag Outside Texas

Use of road signs, highway markers, agency insignia or other logos does not imply any affiliation or endorsement.

What States Accept TxTag?

Other states that accept the TxTag are shown here. Only the locations we can verify that accept the TxTag will be shown here.

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While there are states where the TxTag is accepted in some areas, unless the TxTag is accepted statewide, it will not be listed above.

To make certain your toll pass is compatible with other states' tolling systems, see the reference sections below for additional detail and maps. You may also review our road-by-road compatibility list.

To find out which passes are taken on each road, please refer to our Toll Pass List page, which you can access below.

▹ Passes By Road ▹

See our “Install Toll Pass” section for complete mounting instructions for your toll pass.

▹ Installation Instructions ▹

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TxTag And Compatible passes / Networks

Use of road signs, highway markers, agency insignia or other logos does not imply any affiliation or endorsement.

Will My Pass Work In Texas?

The following transponders are accepted on the toll roads in Texas. Any toll pass/transponder with a logo matching those shown below will be compatible with the TxTag network in Texas.

Be aware that discounts given for using a toll pass or transponder may be restricted or otherwise limited to passes issued by Texas.

  • txtag
    txtag
  • eztag
    eztag
  • tolltag
    tolltag
  • pikepass
    pikepass
  • k-tag
    k-tag

Compatible passes issued by states other than Texas may not qualify for discount tolls, but the transponder will work on toll roads within the state of Texas.

Which Passes Will Not Work In Texas?

Crucially, if you have a toll pass or transponder that is used with one of the following networks, your pass will not work in Texas.

  • e-zpass
  • epass
  • epass xtra
  • express pass
  • expresscard
  • expresstoll
  • fastrak
  • go pass
  • good to go
  • i-pass
  • leeway
  • macpass
  • palmetto pass
  • peach pass
  • quick pass
  • riverlink
  • sunpass
  • toll tag
  • trip tag
  • uni

Regional pass compatibility has become quite common, particularly across the New England states to the Midwest and through the Mid-Atlantic. Additionally, two other large, regional networks dominate the Southern Plains and the Deep South.

See our “Install Toll Pass” section for complete mounting instructions for your toll pass.

▹ Installation Instructions ▹

To find out which passes are taken on each road, please refer to our Toll Pass List page, which you can access below.

▹ Passes By Road ▹

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Basics About Toll Passes

From E-ZPass To Sunpass, TxTag to I-Pass, A Complete Overview

Basics For All Networks

Most states' and many regions' toll agencies have their version of an electronic toll sticker or transponder, from E-ZPass and compatible transponders like I-Pass and Sunpass, to more regional and local networks, like TxTag, K-Tag or California's FasTrak.

In most jurisdictions, using a transponder means lower toll bills, as many agencies discount the toll rates for toll pass account holders. The discounts can be substantial for regular haulers and commuters, who may need to use a specific road or group of roads on a consistent basis.

See our “Install Toll Pass” section for complete mounting instructions for your toll pass.

▹ Installation Instructions ▹

To find out which passes are taken on each road, please refer to our Toll Pass List page, which you can access below.

▹ Passes By Road ▹

E-ZPass States

The E-ZPass system is the largest interoperable toll collection and payment system in the United States.

States connected to the E-ZPass system include Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia and West Virginia.

Additionally, as of May 28, 2021, all of Florida's toll roads are compatible with E-ZPass.

E-ZPass compatibility map

SunPass States

The SunPass is used primarily on state and local toll roads in Florida. SunPass unveiled the Sunpass Pro in 2021, which is compatible with all E-ZPass roads. E-ZPass transponders and stickers are now compatible on Florida toll roads.

It is important to note that Sunpass stickers and transponders issued before May 28, 2021 are only compatible with Georgia and North Caroilna toll roads; the LeeWay, issued in the Fort Myers area, is also only compatible with the old SunPass network system, not the new one.

The accompanying graphics show where each version of SunPass is compatible, and it displays the passes that are compatible with the network of states shown.

SunPass Pro: Compatible With E-ZPass

SunPass Pro compatibility map

Regular SunPass: NOT Compatible With E-ZPass

SunPass compatibility map

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TxTag & The Southern Plains

TxTag is the statewide pass used across the state of Texas. There are two other major regional systems in Texas: the TollPass from the Dallas-Fort Worth area and the TollTag from the Houston area. Both systems are compatible across the state of Texas.

Additionally, all passes from Texas may be used in Oklahoma and Kansas, and vice versa. The Kansas K-Tag and the Oklahoma PikePass are also compatible across this tri-state region of the Southern Plains.

TxTag compatibility map

FasTrak

FasTrak is California's statewide electronic toll system. It is not compatible with systems outside California.

Other Passes

There are other toll systems in states that operate toll roads, tunnels and/or bridges. These include Colorado's ExpressToll and Go Pass!, the Good To Go pass in Washington State, as well as various bridge passes and cards that are used at international crossings between the United States and Canada.

See our “Install Toll Pass” section for complete mounting instructions for your toll pass.

▹ Installation Instructions ▹

To find out which passes are taken on each road, please refer to our Toll Pass List page, which you can access below.

▹ Passes By Road ▹

Snapshot

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▷ Guide signs alert drivers to their payment options as they travel southbound on SH 130 near the Austin Executive Airport. Photo taken August 14, 2017.

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