Quick Answer: How Do I Know My Ipass Is Working?

Can I use my Ipass in another car?

Can I use my transponder in other vehicles.

Yes, you may transfer a transponder between vehicles as long as they are of the same vehicle class.

You may register your additional vehicles on-line or by calling our call center at 877-743-9727..

Can I drive through Illinois tolls and pay later?

You can still pay previously unpaid tolls for up to 14 days, and you’ll be able to set an end date to ensure you’re not charged in the future for that same vehicle.

Can you get an Ipass if you don’t live in Illinois?

You don’t have to be an Illinois resident to get an Illinois I-PASS.

How do I put money on my Ipass?

By Telephone 800-UC-IPASS (800-824-7277) Our interactive voice response system allows you to update your account information and add funds to your balance 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

What states is Ipass good for?

The tollway already belongs to the E-ZPass Group, a coalition of 25 toll organizations across 15 states. The Illinois tollway coordinates with E-ZPass so that I-PASSes work in other member states such as Ohio, Indiana, New York, New Jersey, Maine and Virginia.

Is Ezpass same as Ipass?

I-Pass is part of the E-ZPass network and works with our local tolled bridges. I-Pass is used in Illinois and on the Indiana Toll Road.

Do Ipass transponders have batteries?

I-PASS users must buy their own replacement battery for the LCD transponders more than a year old. Some battery vendors, like the tollway scofflaws who don’t pay their tolls, practice a form of highway robbery.

How long does it take for Ipass to post?

Transponders will be mailed to you within 14 business days.

How do I activate my Ipass?

Activate it! Call 1-800-926- 6500 or activate online at www.illinoistollway.com. Be prepared to provide the I-PASS serial number and activation code, located on the activation sticker on your transponder. Transponders obtained at a Tollway Customer Service Center are already activated.

Does an Ipass expire?

If the transponder is not replaced within 45 days of the date on the letter, the transponder will be deactivated and continued use of that transponder will result in toll violations. The new transponder will be active and ready for use within 24 hours in Illinois and within 48 hours in other states that accept I-PASS.

Is there a monthly charge for Ipass?

Illinois’s I-Pass system costs $30 to obtain, a $10 refundable deposit and $20 prepaid tolls. The minimum balance is $20, and the account auto-replenishes 10% of the average monthly usage or a minimum of $10. There is no annual fee for the I-Pass.

Can you drive through Ipass without transponder?

If you go through an E-ZPass only lane with no transponder, it may post to the rental agency’s E-ZPass account by the license plate and you may be assessed a fee plus the toll rate from the rental company.

What do I do with old Ipass?

To reactive an old account or to cancel one and reclaim I-PASS cash, drivers can call the tollway at (800) 824-7277 or (800) UC-IPASS. Customers also can visit customer service centers at tollway oases or the Downers Grove agency headquarters. Account holders will be required to turn over their old I-PASS transponders.

How do I check my Ipass account?

How do I check my Ipass balance? Account balances can be manually replenished by: Visiting www.getipass.com. Calling 800-UC-IPASS (800-824-7277) Visiting a Customer Service Center.

How much does an Ipass cost?

The Illinois Tollway is lowering the cost of getting an I-Pass transponder for those who open a new account, reducing the price to $30 from $50, officials said Thursday. Existing customers will also be allowed to reduce the minimum amount needed to replenish their I-Pass accounts to $20 from $40.

How do I purchase an Ipass transponder?

Transponders can be ordered online at illinoistollway.com and by phone at (800) UC-IPASS (800-824-7277). They also can be purchased at local Jewel-Osco stores or tollway customer service center.

How do I test my Ipass transponder?

Drive through an I-PASS or Pay Online lane on any Tollway ramp. If there is a blue or yellow light, your transponder is working. Drive through a lane with an automatic coin machine. The red (stop) and green (thank you) lights will let you know if the transponder was successfully read.