Questions and facts about the Belgium Toll
When will the kilometre charging system start?
The Belgium road pricing system will be launched on April 1st 2016. Users can obtain an On Board Unit (OBU) from October 1st 2015.
What kind of system is used?
A satellite-based system has been developed for distance-based tolls, including On Board Units.
Which vehicles does have to pay the kilometre charging system?
All trucks, both domestic and foreign, with a permissible weight of more than 3.5 tonnes driving on Belgium roads from April 1st 2016.
What are the rates for the Belgium toll?
The rates for Flanders and Wallonia are equal. Rates are higher in Brussels.
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What are the factors to calculate the amount of tolls?
Three factors which affecting the amount are: the total weight of the truck, the Euro emission class and the road which is being driven.
Should I still pay for a Euro vignette when the Belgium toll begins?
You don’t have to pay the Belgium vignette anymore from the moment the Belgium toll officially begins. But you still have to pay the Euro vignette if you drive through the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden and / or Luxembourg.
Is the Belgium toll subject to VAT?
In Flanders and Brussels, the tolls are not subject to VAT. In Wallonia, the toll roads are partially subject to VAT because these roads are managed by another company.