E-ZPass is the largest group of interoperable tolling systems in the country and is found in 19 states. Your E-ZPass tag works on all E-ZPass systems throughout the United States eliminating toll plaza stops. An E-ZPass account makes driving to the east coast a breeze!
E-ZPass Minnesota operates the same as MnPASS, giving travelers a more reliable option during busy commuting hours, 6-10 a.m. and 3-7 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Your MnPASS tag will continue to work in Minnesota—current customers can keep your MnPASS tag for Minnesota travel, or swap to a new E-ZPass tag for free. Note: you must have an E-ZPass tag to use on other E-ZPass states.
The rules for using E-ZPass vary depending on where and when you travel. In Minnesota, single occupant vehicles pay a fee only during peak commuting hours. In other states, hours of operation change, and the number of people required for HOV status might be different. For a full list of E-ZPass states and rules, go to e-zpassiag.com click on “About E-ZPass” and then “Where can I use it.”
Your I-PASS tag now works in Minnesota! If you are driving as a solo driver during busy weekday commutes, you can use your I-PASS tag to drive in the Minnesota E-ZPass lanes.
Driving with two or more in the vehicle? Your I-PASS tag is always in fee-paying mode—you are charged no matter how many people you have in the vehicle. If you are driving as a carpool (HOV 2+), and do not wish to be charged, you either need to remove your I-PASS tag from your vehicle or register for a Minnesota E-ZPass tag which offers the ability to switch between HOV and single occupant status.
Note: if you have multiple tags, e.g. from I-PASS or other E-ZPass states, make sure to only have one tag in your vehicle at a time to avoid being double charged for your trip.
This program addresses a larger goal of trying to get more electric vehicles on the road in Minnesota by giving E-ZPass Minnesota credits to people who purchase or lease a new or used electric vehicle between November 1, 2019 and October 31, 2025. The E-ZPass Minnesota incentive encourages those who are thinking about purchasing or leasing a vehicle to choose an electric vehicle or a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle. Note: you must have or open an E-ZPass Minnesota account including all minimum balances and fees, as applicable, to receive E-ZPass Minnesota credit. Only one electric vehicle incentive per account. E-ZPass Minnesota promotional credits can be used only on Minnesota E-ZPass lanes.