The Easiest Way to Track and Pay Your Illinois Tollway Tolls

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How to Pay Your Toll on Illinois Tollway Online

Do you have an unpaid toll on the Illinois tollway? If so, you're not alone. Many people fail to pay their toll for a variety of reasons and need to pay for it online. But paying tolls online doesn't always offer the easiest process. Today we're going to show you how you can pay for your tolls on the Illinois Tollway online and why using DoNotPay is the best solution.

How do I Pay for my Illinois Tollway Online?

The Illinois Tollway allows you to pay unpaid tolls online. If you have an I-PASS account or E-ZPASS account, you can simply log on to pay any unpaid tolls. But if you aren't registered with any of these services, you have 14 days from the initial date of travel to set up your Pay By Plate to avoid any fines and fees. Pay By Plate allows those without an I-PASS Account or E-ZPASS transponder to pay their tolls.

What Can You Do with Pay By Plate?

Pay missed tollsWith Pay By Plate, individuals have up to 14 days after they've traveled to pay. You can enter your vehicle and payment information into the Pay by Plate system.
Rented vehicles:For individuals in a rented vehicle who don't have an I-PASS OR E-ZPASS transponder, Pay By Plate enables you to enter the plate number, payment, and dates of travel within 14 days of your initial travel date.
Multiple vehicles:You can also manage multiple vehicles and manage your payment systems.

Why Did I Receive an Invoice?

If you fail to pay your toll online, The Illinois Tollway will send the customer a series of invoices, offering various opportunities for the customer to pay and avoid entering the violation process. Your invoice will receive an invoice number. Once you receive your invoice, you may be able to do the following:

  • Pay an invoice: Pay your invoice associated with your license plate through the payment portal.
  • Dispute a license plate image: Sometimes, images of license plates are misidentified. If you believe this is your case, you have an opportunity to dispute your charge.
  • Dispute a missed toll: Customers have the right to dispute a charge by filling out a sworn Affidavit of non-liability and providing documentation.

If you are unable to pay your invoice, you can set up a payment plan by filling out the Illinois Tollway Payment Plan Request Form.

Understanding Violations

Do you have an outstanding violation due to unpaid tolls? If so, you can still pay for your violation. Those in violation can visit The Illinois Tollway website to pay. You will need to enter your plate number and violation number to pay for your outstanding violation.

Every violation notification from The Illinois Tollway or collection notice will include a violation number. If you have multiple violations tied to the same license plates, each violation number will be displayed, allowing you to pay each of them individually or all at once.

If you're having trouble paying for your outstanding violation, The Illinois Tollway offers a Violation Relief program due to The Illinois Tollway Tolling Program 2020. Notices prior to March 9, 2020, that included fines ($20 and $50 per toll), have been reduced to ($3 per toll). This includes anyone that was previously sent to collections for outstanding violations.

What Happens if I Don't Pay for my Violation?

If you fail to pay for your violation, you will be subject to further consequences. You are expected to pay your tolls online within 14 days. Failure to do so could result in:

  • Fines
  • Fees
  • Possible suspension of your license plates
  • Possible suspension of your driver's license

How to Manage Bills with DoNotPay

Whether you've missed a toll payment with the Illinois Tollway or you're in violation, DoNotPay makes managing your bills as simple as possible. DoNotPay has a 6-step process that will enable you to pay your toll hassle-free. Here is how you can do it.

1. Go to the Bill Pay product on DoNotPay.

2. Connect a bank account if you haven't already.

3. Schedule recurring or one-time payments by entering the person you want to address the check to, the payment amount, and their mailing address.

4. Customize the payment with a PDF attachment, image, and memo.

5. Enter your contact information, including email, address, and phone number.

6. Submit your task! DoNotPay will mail the check on your behalf, and make sure it gets sent each recurring period if you set up recurring payments. You can always return to the product to delete or add new payments.

What Other Bills Can I Pay with DoNotPay?

DoNotPay enables you to pay a variety of bills to help you stay on track. Whether you need to pay a missed toll or other important bills, DoNotPay has you covered. Through DoNotPay's Bill Pay product, you can set up various recurring bills, including but not limited to:

  1. Other toll payments
  2. Utilities, including GA Energy, Alabama Power, National Fuel, Washington Gas, and Duke Energy
  3. Internet and TV bills through Suddenlink or Charter
  4. Businesses like Mediacom or Dominion

Managing your Illinois Tollway bill is made easy using DoNotPay. If you want a stress-free experience by organizing your bills in one place, DoNotPay offers a streamlined service to help you stay on track. .

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