Paying and notification of congestion tax
The taxable passages made by a vehicle into or out of Stockholm and Gothenburg during one month will be added together and dispatched to you as a tax decision. The tax is then payed in arrears.
Using our e-services, you can view your tax decisions and your vehicles' preliminary passages. Our e-services also allow you to check if you have paid your taxes (in Swedish only).
Concerning vehicles registered abroad, the Swedish Transport Agency has entrusted a notification partner to identify the vehicle owners, send them invoices and receive payments via EPASS24.
You can pay congestion tax in one of the following ways:
Direct debit ("autogiro")
You can sign up for direct debit (in Swedish: "autogiro") in your online bank. This will allow the congestion tax to be debited from your bank account automatically. You can combine direct debit with the electronic invoice.
Electronic invoice ("e-faktura")
If you use an online bank (in Swedish: "internetbank") via your Swedish bank, you can sign up for electronic invoice ("e-faktura" in Swedish) for congestion tax (in Swedish: "trängselskatt"). We will then send the invoice directly to your online bank instead of sending it by post.
At the end of each month, the Swedish Transport Agency sends out a payment slip to owners of vehicles registered in Sweden.
See your tax decisions
Via our e-service for congestion tax and infrastructure charges (in Swedish only) you can keep track of how many tolling stations your vehicle has passed and the invoices you need to pay.
If you think that a tax decision regarding the congestion tax is wrong, you can appeal to the Swedish Tax Agency. You can do this either through their website at skatteverket.se/congestiontax or by sending them a letter.
Swedish Tax Agency (Skatteverket)
SE-871 87 Härnösand
Your request for an appeal should include the following:
- Registration number of the vehicle
- The country in which the vehicle is registered
- The invoice reference
- Your name
- The name of the owner of the vehicle if you are not the owner
- Your address
- The country you live in
- Your e-mail
- Your phone number
- If your appeal concerns the congestion tax or the additional fee
- The reason you are appealing against the decision
Appeals must be received by the Swedish Tax Agency no later than 60 days after the decision on the tax or the additional fee was made.
Taxes and any other charges should be paid even if you appeal against the decision.
Additional fee if you don't pay on time
Please note that if the tax is not payed on time, there will be an additional fee of 500 SEK.
As the owner of the vehicle, you are responsible for the timely payment of the tax, even if you have not received any notification to pay.
The additional fee is regulated in the act on congestion tax.
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