How to get and pay for the Nairobi expressway toll card

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After months of construction work, The Nairobi Expressway is ready. The 27-kilometer expressway that stretches from Mlolongo through Uhuru Highway to the James Gichuru Road junction in Westlands will be operated by Moja Expressway, a subsidiary of China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC) which designed, financed, and constructed the road. Therefore, this article will guide you on how to get and pay for the Nairobi expressway toll card.

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Motorists who intend to use the Nairobi Expressway will be required to register with the company that will run it. In other words, Moja Expressway.

However, to register with Moja Expressway you will be required to physically visit Nairobi Expressway Plaza Service Centre on Mombasa Road, opposite General Motors.

After that, you have to prove ownership of the vehicle at the service centre. In addition, subscribe to a mode of payment that you will be using to make payment for the expressway.

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How To Get And Pay For The Nairobi Expressway Toll Card

There are three modes of payment, this include:

  1. Manual Toll Collection (MTC) card
  2. Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) service
  3. Cash.

In other words, Mobile Money will be on-boarded later.

To register, you have to physically visit Nairobi Expressway Plaza Service Centre on Mombasa Road.

#1. Manual Toll Collection (MTC) card

A manual Toll Collection (MTC) card can be loaded with toll points used to pay toll fees at Toll Stations on the expressway.

For instance, the steps to apply for the Manual Toll Collection card are:

  1. Visit the service centre at Nairobi Expressway Plaza
  2. Fill in the MTC Card Subscriber Registration form
  3. Present the required documents ID/Passport and Logbook
  4. Pay a service charge of Ksh.300
  5. Purchase toll points and activate your MTC card
  6. After that, Load toll points into your MTC card.

The Minimum purchase of Toll Points for MTC card is Ksh.1,000 with a validity of one year.

#2. How to apply for the Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) service

Similarly, ETC service allows toll points to be electronically deducted through the pre-installed On-Board Unit (OBU) device offering a non-stop road service.

For instance, the steps to apply for the Electronic Toll Collection service are:

  1. Visit the service centre at Nairobi Expressway Plaza
  2. Fill in the Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) service subscriber registration form
  3. Present the required documents (ID/Passport and Logbook)
  4. Pay a service charge of Ksh.1,000.
  5. Install and activate your OBU device that will be mounted on your vehicle
  6. Purchase toll points
  7. After that, Load toll points into your OBU device

The minimum purchase amount of toll points for ETC service is Ksh.2,000 with a validity of one year.

In conclusion, only a limited number of people are allowed to use the road currently, and this is with The Nairobi expressway toll card. However, motorists have been urged to make arrangements as they await the official launch date.

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