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If you have come across this toll gate while driving around Ras Al Khaimah, you may be wondering if you need to pay for it or register for an ‘Aber’ sticker or tag.
If you are confused about how ‘Aber’ works and whether visitors to Ras Al Khaimah need to pay for this toll gate, here is what you need to know.
What is Aber?
‘Aber’, which means open or clear pass, is Ras Al Khaimah’s multi-lane free-flow electronic tolling system (MLFF). This means the ‘Aber’ toll gate operates without toll booths, queuing barriers or gates. The ‘Aber’ toll gate system is operated by Ras Al Khaimah’s Public Services Department (PSD).
Each time your vehicle passes through Aber tolling point, a fee is charged automatically from your Aber account (prepaid account) using RFID technology. The vehicle is identified by the Aber sticker available through their designated outlets- recharging through self-kiosk, mobile application, and websites. The sticker will be tag affixed to the wind shield.
Aber Toll gate Locations
- Jebel jais
- Ring Road
- Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Road
- Emirates Road
- Al Sadi
- Al Ghail
Do all vehicles need to pay for the Aber toll gate?
According to the ‘Aber’ toll-free number – 800 9898 – the ‘Aber’ toll gate system is only for trucks and heavy vehicles. The ‘Aber’ toll gate collects fees from trucks passing Ras Al Khaimah.
Owners of trucks and heavy-duty vehicles will need to register for an ‘Aber’ tag online through the official website – aber.rak.ae or the PSD main office.
For the Aber registration, the applicant must have their company’s details with them, such as licence number, email, and mobile number. The cost for issuing an ‘Aber’ tag is based on the number of axles a truck has. An axle is a rod that rotates the wheels and supports the car’s weight.
After completing the registration and paying for the tag, you will need to collect the ‘Aber’ tag from the PSD main office.