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Paying Tolls: Bay Area Toll Authority

BATA Toll Payments, Plus Agency Roads And Payment Options



Bay Area Toll Authority

Payment Info At A Glance / California Toll Violations

Online Payments, Toll Invoices & More

Pay Tolls Or Violations For The Bay Area Toll Authority


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REGISTER YOUR PLATE: For discounts or to create an account for license plate payments, you may register your plate with BATA.

Register your plate

Which roads does this agency handle? All payment options for the roads managed by The Bay Area Toll Authority are shown below.

▾ Payments By Road ▾

All Accepted Payment Methods On Bay Area Toll Authority Roads






▹ More: Calculate Tolls ▹

Agency Email, Phone & Address

Primary contact information for The Bay Area Toll Authority:


Main Office

  • Bay Area Metro Center
  • 375 Beale Street
  • San Francisco, California 94105

▹ More: California Contact Page ▹

Please note: Toll payments by agency is a new section of the site, and we continue adding crucial new information and data. We are also developing key user features that will greatly enhance your ability to search the correct agency for toll payments, and pay direclty online, where permissable.



Roads Managed By The Bay Area Toll Authority

Agency Roads

Toll Payments By Road For The Bay Area Toll Authority

This road-by-road listing shows which toll payment types are accepted on each road, bridge crossing or tunnel, as may be the case.

What Each Icon Means:


To make a payment online or find out how to pay a violation for one of the roads listed, Payment Buttons for The Bay Area Toll Authority are found above.

▴ Payments Buttons ▴

Note: Most agencies are now accepting app payments.

Bay Area Toll Authority collects toll payments for the following roads:

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Specific information about each type of payment option can be viewed below.

▾ About Payment Types ▾

For all agencies in California, and a list of the roads under each agency's jurisdiction, please see "California Toll Payments".

▹ More: California Toll Payments ▹



BATA: List Of Roads With License Plate Account

license plate account Road List

REGISTER YOUR PLATE: Create an account for license plate payments for the roads below by registering your plate with BATA.

Register your plate

Roads where you can pay by plate:

  • Antioch BridgeAntioch Bridge

    This road serves Antioch, Rio Vista

  • Benicia Martinez BridgeBenicia Martinez Bridge

    This road serves Benicia, Martinez

  • Carquinez BridgeCarquinez Bridge

    This road serves Crockett, Vallejo

  • Dumbarton BridgeDumbarton Bridge

    This road serves Menlo Park, Newark, East Palo Alto

  • San Mateo Hayward BridgeSan Mateo Hayward Bridge

    This road serves San Mateo, Hayward, Foster City

  • Richmond San Rafael BridgeRichmond San Rafael Bridge

    This road serves El Cerito, Richmond, San Rafael

  • San Francisco Oakland Bay BridgeSan Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge

    This road serves San Francisco, Oakland, Yerba Buena Island, Treasure Island

▹ California Plate Payment By Agency ▹



BATA Payment Options And license plate account Rules

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license plate account Road ListPayment Types Explained, Including FasTrak , License Plate Account And Other Payment Rules

Payments accepted on toll roads in California include the following:

FasTrak and Other Transponders

The Bay Area Toll Authority accepts FasTrak and the following transponders:

  • fastrak

For statewide FasTrak information, please see "FasTrak In California".

▹ More: FasTrak In California ▹

Pay By Plate & Toll Invoices

Bay Area Toll Authority toll roads offer a pay-by-plate option, which means you can pay your toll online within a few days, or you will receive an invoice. A picture or a video is taken of your vehicle license plate, and an invoice is mailed to the registration address on file for the vehicle. Failing to make a toll payments after getting in invoice could result in a toll violation.

Basic License Plate Account 'Rules Of The Road'

For this agency, Bay Area Toll Authority, the license plate toll option is called License Plate Account. This term may not apply to all agencies across California.

Invoiced every 30 days; payment due 21 days after invoice.

A list of this agency's roads, currently accepting license plate payments, along with any restrictions or special rules, is shown above.

▴ Plate Pay Road List ▴

For an at-a-glance list of agencies taking license plate tolls, please see "California Plate Payment By Agency".

▹ California Plate Payment By Agency ▹

Cash Toll Payments

This agency accepts cash at some toll points, meaning you can use cash for your toll charges on those particular roads, although not all toll booths may be staffed at all hours.




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