Tuas Checkpoint Tolls Revised To Match Malaysia Rates: LTA
From 31 Mar, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) will revise the tolls at Tuas Checkpoint during off-peak hours, it said on Thursday (16 Mar).
It will also extend the current peak-period charges and scrap off-peak rates, which have been in place since 2020.
The changes are in line with Singapore’s long-standing policy of matching Malaysia’s toll rates, LTA said in a press release.
Tuas Checkpoint tolls follow Malaysia
The revised rates will follow Malaysia’s tolls, which have removed off-peak discounts for vehicles passing through Tanjung Kupang Toll Plaza.
PLUS, which operates on Malaysia’s highways, said on 25 Feb that there hasn’t been a significant increase in traffic during off-peak hours despite the implemented discounts.
The discounts were first applied in 2018 to encourage people to use the tolls during off-peak hours.
More than 50% of the vehicles that enjoy off-peak toll rates are also Singapore-registered vehicles, it said.
LTA has thus followed suit, revising tolls that were last changed on 2 Mar 2020.
Here are the rates that will take effect from 31 Mar:
Drivers can thus expect to pay full-day rates instead of enjoying a discount.
For heavy goods vehicles, this means paying as much as S$9.30 more than the current rate of S$2.
Cars need only pay S$1 more if travelling during off-peak hours, while vans and light goods vehicles have to pay S$5.60 instead of S$1.50 currently.
Drivers should ensure payment
LTA said drivers must ensure there is sufficient stored value in their respective stored value cards — either Autopass, NETS CashCard or CEPAS cards — and ensure their cards are ready for payment deduction.
“Drivers of foreign-registered vehicles must have LTA’s Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) approval email and valid Autopass card before entry to Singapore,” it added.
“Those without VEP and Autopass cards must apply for a VEP via LTA’s OneMotoring website two weeks before their intended travel, and may refer to LTA’s VEP approval email for the steps to collect their Autopass cards.”
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