News

28 Nov 2022 Liefkenshoek tunnel: toll rates as from 1 January 2023

Given the overall rising costs, and in particular the cost of energy, toll rates will be changed from 1 January 2023 after a prolonged freeze.

27 Oct 2022 Information on the use of OBUs in Belgium

In 2016, a kilometer charge for trucks over 3.5 tons was introduced in Belgium. That means that those vehicles must have an activated On Board Unit on board on all Belgian roads. Since the measure was introduced, almost all drivers have been complying with the regulations. Meanwhile, the system and its controls have evolved and can better target some behaviors. We see that a number of things could need clarification.

13 Oct 2022 Wallonia to index kilometer charge on 1 January 2023

Brussels, 13 October 2022 – As of Sunday 1 January 2023, new tariffs for the kilometer charge will apply in Wallonia. This is an index adjustment. The tariffs apply to all Belgian and foreign heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) with a gross vehicle weight (GVW) of more than 3.5 tons and semi-trailer towing vehicles of category N1 with body code BC. No paying toll roads will be added on 1 January. The tariffs for the kilometer charge in Flanders and Brussels were indexed on 1 July.

23 May 2022 Belgian regional Kilometer Charge brings in 822 million in its sixth year of operation

The Kilometer Charge for lorries that has been in force in Belgium’s three regions since 1 April 2016 generated 822.4 million euros in its sixth year of operation, which ran from 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022. That is 8.8 percent more than the 755.7 million euros during the previous operating year. The proportion of toll kilometres travelled by trucks in the two cleanest emission categories, Euro 6 and Euro 5, rose further from 95 to 96.6 percent. This was announced by Viapass, the interregional entity that coordinates and monitors the Kilometer Charge for lorries, when it published its annual report for 2021.

14 Apr 2022 Flanders and Brussels to index kilometer charge on 1 July 2022

– As of Friday 1 July 2022, new tariffs for the kilometer charge will apply in Flanders and Brussels. This is an index adjustment. The tariffs apply to all Belgian and foreign heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) with a gross vehicle weight (GVW) of more than 3.5 tons and semi-trailer towing vehicles of category N1 with body code BC. No paying toll roads will be added on 1 July. The tariffs for the kilometer charge in Wallonia were indexed on 1 January.

14 Oct 2021 Wallonia to index kilometer charge on 1 January

As of Saturday 1 January 2022, new tariffs for the kilometer charge will apply in Wallonia. This is an index adjustment. The tariffs apply to all Belgian and foreign heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) with a gross vehicle weight (GVW) of more than 3.5 tons and semi-trailer towing vehicles of category N1 with body code BC.

14 May 2021 Flanders and Brussels to index kilometer charge on 1 July

As of Thursday 1 July 2021, new tariffs for the kilometer charge will apply in Flanders and Brussels. It concerns an index adjustment. The tariffs apply to all Belgian and foreign heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) with a gross vehicle weight (GVW) of more than 3.5 tons and semi-trailer towing vehicles of category N1 with body code BC. No paying toll roads will be added on 1 July. The tariffs for the kilometer charge in Wallonia were indexed on 1 January.

03 Dec 2020 New commercial ‘green’ number plates from 1 January 2021: Only trucks with test drive plate fall outside scope of kilometer charge in Belgium

From 1 January, only trucks with a test drive plate will not be subject to the kilometer charge. Trucks with one of the other three number plates will be required to have an activated OBU on board on Belgian roads.

07 Oct 2020 New tariffs for kilometer charge from 1 January 2021

From 1 January 2021, an adjustment will be applied to the tariffs for the kilometer charge in Wallonia. This is an index adjustment. The tariffs apply to all Belgian and foreign heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) with a maximum permitted weight of more than 3.5 tons and semi-trailer towing vehicles of category N1 with body code BC.

07 Sep 2020 Make your voice heard, use the feedback form.

Viapass strives to provide the users of the kilometer charge with the best possible service. That is why we now have  placed a feedback form on our website. If you have complaints about your service provider, about the operation of your On Board Unit, about the distribution of those devices, or about the billing of your rides, you can now pass them on to Viapass through the feedback form. Constructive suggestions are also welcome. You can also go directly to the feedback / complaint form via https://www.viapass.be/en/feedback/. Viapass submits your comments directly to the partners concerned.

28 Apr 2020 Blocked upgrade OBU’s Satellic: correction measures.

The software upgrade that caused problems with various Satellic OBUs as from April 23 was terminated. Users will not at risk any unjustified fines.

20 Apr 2020 Kilometer Charge for HGVs: what will change on July 1st 2020 ?

As of July 1st 2020 new tariffs will apply for the Kilometer Charge in Belgium. You can find them here.

29 Nov 2019 Beware of Phishing mails

Beware for phishing emails that are circulating currently. Do check your invoices carefully.

17 Jul 2019 European Commissioner V. Bulc congratulates Viapass on its 5th anniversary .

On July 17, exactly five years ago, the creation of the interregional entity Viapass was published in the Official Gazette. Viapass monitors, coordinates and communicates the kilometer charge for heavy goods vehicles in Belgium. For these 3.5 years of actual operation, the kilometer charge in Belgium has become an example throughout Europe. That's why, at Viapass, we are very flattered by Ms. Bulc's praise.

06 May 2019 KILOMETER CHARGE: INDEX ADJUSTMENT TARIFFS IN FLANDERS AND BRUSSELS AS OF JULY 1ST 2019.

The regional governments of Flanders and Brussels have decided to perform an adaptation to the index of the tariffs for the Kilometer Charge in Flanders and Brussels as of 1 July 2019. It concerns an adjustment of the tariffs to the index of consumer prices, as stipulated in the decree/ordonnance on the Kilometer Charge.

11 Dec 2018 Toll 4 Europe is the sixth service provider for the Kilometer Charge in Belgium

On December 7, Toll 4 Europe has been accepted by the regional governments and by Sofico as aservice provider for the kilometer charge in Belgium. Fleet owners now have the choice between six different service providers where they can order an On Board Unit to have their driven kilometres on payable toll roads in Belgium registered and billed afterwards.

19 Oct 2018 Routes payantes supplémentaires en Flandre et tarifs indexés en Wallonie dès le 1er janvier 2019

Le gouvernement flamand a décidé d'ajouter 38 kilomètres de routes au réseau routier payant du prélèvment kilométrique des poids lourds à partir du 1er janvier 2019.

22 May 2018 Kilometer Charge: index adjustment tariffs in Flanders and Brussels as of July 1st 2018

The regional governments of Flanders and Brussels have decided to perform an adaptation to the index of the tariffs for the Kilometer Charge in Flanders and Brussels as of 1 July 2018.