Apr 3, 2020

As a way of helping frontliners carry out their duties, the Department of Transportation announced that they will be waiving toll fees for medical staff with private cars. San Miguel Corporation (SMC) and Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation, the parent companies of the expressways in Luzon, will be providing free passes.

GOOD NEWS! MGA HEALTH CARE WORKERS, FRONTLINERS, LIBRE NA SA TOLL FEE! LIBRE na ang toll fee ng mga medical workers sa…

Posted by Department of Transportation – Philippines on Thursday, April 2, 2020

Medical workers passing through SMC-operated expressways can get their passes from Shell Magallanes and the NAIA-X toll gate from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. The expressways covered by this pass are the Southern Tagalog Arterial Road (STAR Tollway), South Luzon Expressway (SLEX), Skyway, Ninoy Aquino International Airport Expressway (NAIA-X) and Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEx).

Workers passing through Metro Pacific-operated expressways, such as the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX), Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX), Cavite Expressway (CAVITEX), Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX) and C5 Southlink can get the stickers from the expressways’ respective customer service centers from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Frontliners who want to avail of the service need to present their Professional Regulation Commission license card and hospital ID, or a certificate of employment for other hospital staff. Workers with an existing RFID sticker can have their stickers enrolled to the free pass program.

 

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