Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor
Eric J. Hesse, Director
E-ZPass for Disabled Veterans
The New York State Thruway Authority offers free, unlimited travel anywhere on the Thruway to certain, qualifying disabled Veterans. The Thruway Authority’s only qualifying criteria for the Disabled Veterans E-ZPass Non-Revenue program is a fee-exempt vehicle registration from Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). You must find out whether you are eligible for a fee-exempt registration before applying for the program. Eligibility is not determined by percent disabled designations, specialty license plates, or other similar criteria.
For additional information on the E-ZPass for Disabled Veterans program, including steps on how to apply, forms, and frequently asked questions, visit the Thruway Authority’s website at:
Need more help?
For assistance, schedule an appointment with a New York State Division of Veterans’ Affairs (NYS DVA) State Veterans Counselor.
Call the DVA Help Line at 1.888.838.7697, or contact the DVA by email.