Motorway vignette Switzerland - price list, vignette validity, toll roads

The motorway vignette is for vehicles up to 3.5 t compulsory on all first and second class motorways and is sold only as a sticker with an annual validity. The obligation to have a vehicle marked with a valid vignette applies to all motor vehicles and trailers weighing up to 3.5 t. For the payment of tolls for vehicles weighing more than 3.5 t, the HVC toll unit, ID card and terminal, or lump sum fee is determined according to the category and the vehicle registration country. In the south of the country, on the border with Italy, there are two tunnels with toll collection Great St. Bernard and Munt la Schera.

Price of the motorway stamp for Switzerland for 2021

validity / vehicle
vehicles up to 3,5 t
vehicles over 3,5 t
annual
CHF 40
(annual)
on-board unit, id card with terminal or lump sum charges, see ezv.admin.ch

The vignette is sold in the form of a sticker and can be bought at the common points of sale such as petrol stations, post offices, etc.

Tunnels with toll collection

tunnel / vehicle
motorcycles
car
presentation
Great St. Bernard Tunnel (IT/CH)
€ 16.50
€ 27.80
Tunnel Munt la Schera (IT/CH)
CHF 13.00
CHF 25.00

Tunnels including toll prices are drawn in the map at the bottom part of the page.

Tolls for vehicles weighing more than 3.5 t

There are several toll payment methods available for vehicles with a maximum permissible weight of over 3.5 tonnes, these differ from the country of registration and the type of vehicle. The HVC on-board toll unit is intended for vehicles registered in Switzerland, this unit is optional for vehicles registered abroad and toll payment can be made via the terminal and the vehicle ID registered with the vehicle. For vehicles over 3.5 tons intended for the transport of persons, caravans, tractors and some others, tolls can be paid using a one-time lump sum fee. Information on toll for vehicles over 3.5 t are available at ezv.admin.ch.

Map of the Swiss motorway network

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Motorways are highlighted on the map, for vehicles weighing up to 3.5 t are charged first and second class motorways.

The toll road map for vehicles weighing up to 3.5 t can be found at fedro.maps.arcgis.com.

last updated on 3.12.2021

Frequently asked questions about vignettes for Switzerland

On which roads is the motorway vignette mandatory?

The motorway vignette is mandatory for vehicles weighing up to 3.5 t on all motorways in the country. In the case of Switzerland, these are first- and second-class motorways. A map of toll roads is available in pdf from ezv.admin.ch.

Is the vignette mandatory for motorcycles?

Motorway charging applies to motor vehicles and trailers with a total weight of up to 3.5 and is also mandatory for motorcycles.

Which highway vignette for a car with a trailer?

A trailer with a total weight of up to 3.5 t must be marked with a motorway sign in the same way as a towing vehicle up to 3.5 t. If the total weight of the trailer exceeds 3.5 t, it depends on the determination of the vehicle whether the tolls are paid by a vignette, a toll unit or a lump sum fee. Information on charging can be found on the FAQ at ezv.admin.ch.

Where to buy a motorway vignette to Switzerland?

The motorway stamp for Switzerland can be bought at the common points of sale such as petrol stations, Swiss Post offices, car assistance, etc. An overview of points of sale for foreign distribution can be viewed on the Points of sale page.

Are there any exceptions for driving without a highway vignette?

Without a vignette can drive vehicles with a military license plate, police and some other vehicles designed to help citizens. Exceptions also apply to test vehicles, vehicles intended for driver testing, fixed trailers, trailers and trolleys for motorcycles, certain tractors and certain other vehicles. For detailed information, see the Exemptions paragraph at ezv.admin.ch.

Is it possible to replace a damaged motorway toll?

The motorway stamp can only be replaced in the event of a printing error on the sticker or damage to the vehicle's windscreen. Replacement of the damaged mark for foreign vehicles is provided by the customs office, compensation for vehicles registered in Switzerland is provided by the insurance company. Information on how to replace a damaged motorway toll stamp is available at Returns/refunds and exchanges paragraph at ezv.admin.ch.

For more details visit the ezv.admin.ch

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