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Tyne Tunnels
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Toll Exemption Accounts

If you are entitled to nil road tax through the Motability scheme, your vehicle being exempt from tax because of your disability or if you are a Blue Badge holder you qualify for free travel through the Tyne Tunnels and you can apply for a Toll Exemption Account.

Vehicle exemptions: Your vehicle registration plate will be recognised by our ANPR cameras and the barrier will lift automatically

Blue Badge holders: We will send you a permit card which you must display in the windscreen of your vehicle for each journey. You will also need your Blue Badge with you as we often complete spot checks at the toll booths.

To apply for or renew a Toll Exemption Account please complete this form and attach the required evidence detailed below:

Blue Badge Toll Exemption Account Application

  • A copy of both sides of your Blue Badge
  • A copy of a recent utility bill showing your address

Vehicle Tax Exemption Account Application

  • A copy of page 2 of your vehicle’s V5C document (log book)
  • A copy of your DWP letter confirming the award of higher or enhanced DLA/PIP

IMPORTANT – Incomplete applications will not be processed.

Application Type (please select)

Application stage (please select)
This is a new applicationThis is a renewal applicationThis is a change to an existing account

If you have trouble using the web form you can apply by post by clicking here.

Please see terms and conditions here.