The FASTag is a simple to use & reloadable tag that works on the Radio-frequency identification technology (RFID). It needs to be affixed on the vehicle’s windscreen. Each tag is linked to a registered online wallet and bank account to facilitate instant automatic deduction of toll charges and operate by the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI). The National Electronic Toll Collection (NETC) programme, the flagship initiative of the ministry, has been implemented on a pan-India basis in order to remove bottlenecks and ensure seamless movement of traffic and collection of user fee as per the notified rates, using passive radio frequency identification (RFID) technology.
To reduce traffic at the toll plazas, the Government of India (GOI) has mandated all toll plazas, With this mandate, all vehicles travelling through toll plazas will have to mandatorily pay toll charges using FASTag.
How to get Fastag :
FASTags are issued by 22 certified banks through various channels such as Point-of-Sale (POS) at National Highway toll plazas and select bank branches. They are available on e-commerce platform such as Amazon, Paytm also, available on some petroles pumps List of some bank given below with toll free number:
- Axis Bank: 1800-419-8585.
- ICICI Bank: 1800-2100-104.
- IDFC Bank: 1800-266-9970.
- State Bank of India: 1800-11-0018.
- HDFC Bank: 1800-120-1243.
- Karur Vysya Bank: 1800-102-1916.
- EQUITAS Small Finance Bank: 1800-419-1996.
- PayTM Payments Bank Ltd: 1800-102-6480.
What type of Document are required :
- Registration certificate of the vehicle.
- Passport size photo of the vehicle owner.
- KYC documents of the vehicle owner. (Identity proof, address proof)
How to activate :
Activate by visiting certified bank branch: You can also buy FASTag by visiting the nearest certified bank branch and get the linked with your existing bank account. online Fastag activeated by app. the government had extended the deadline from December 1 to December 15.
Charges for Fastag :
A one-time tag joining fee of about Rs 200 is levied by the issuer agency. A refundable deposit depending upon the type of vehicle is to be paid to the issuer agency at the time of issue of FASTag. The deposit amount is refunded at the time of FASTag account closure
- Discount offer for Fastag payment.
- No need to carry cash.
- save time and fuel.
- SMS alert for transaction.
- online recharge.
- reduce traffic.