The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) on Friday began the sale of 2024 e-tags that would permit entry into the 24 federal airports in Nigeria.

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In a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja, FAAN said that the sale of the tags aligned with a presidential directive approved by the Federal Executive Council (FEC).

According to it, the meeting mandated that all the users of federal airports across the country ought to pay charges at the gates.

Head of Public Affairs, Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Mr Francis Ajaguna,
told NAN that many people came to the airport and bought the tags.

”FAAN’s Commercial Department confirms that it has started issuing the e-tags and people are buying them,” he said.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Who needs to pay the access gate fee?
    a. Every motorist coming into the airport environment through the access gate.
  2. How do I pay my access gate fees?
    a. You can pay with cash or with your card, using the POS terminal at the access gate.
  3. What is an E-Tag and why do I need an E-Tag?
    a. An E-tag, short for electronic tag, is a device used for electronic access gate fee collection, enabling vehicles to pass through access gates without stopping. The e-tag is typically attached to the windshield of a vehicle and communicates wirelessly with access gate collection systems, automatically deducting the access fee from a prepaid account or charging it to a registered payment method. This technology helps reduce traffic congestion and speeds up the access fee collection process.
  4. Do I need an E-tag at all airports in Nigeria?
    a. No, an E-tag is only used in Lagos & Abuja Airports. Stickers are sold for access at other Airports.
  5. Is the E-Tag compulsory for motorists going through the access gate?
    a. No, you can pay per entry into the airport with cash or with your card, using the POS terminal at the access gate.
  6. Is the E-Tag transferrable?
    a. No, the E-tag is registered to a particular vehicle and must be stuck on the windshield of the vehicle (Driver’s side) in order to gain access through the gate.
  7. Would I be required to pay at the car park after purchasing an E-Tag?
    a. Yes, the E-Tag gives you access into the airport but paying to park for a period at the Airport is charged differently. Only VIP tags are used for access into the VIP car park.
  8. What is the validity of the E-tag?
    a. It is valid for one (1) year.
  9. How do I buy my E Tag?
    a. E-tags can be purchased at Abuja: Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, HOD Commercial Office (General Aviation Terminal).
    Contact: +234 803 463 3527, +234 813 756 1615

Lagos: Murtala Muhammed Airport Lagos, HOD Commercial Office (5th Floor)
Contact: +234 803 371 3796, +234 802 354 6030

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