How and where to get FASTag: From February 15, toll will be taken at the toll plaza only through Fastag. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways had extended the FASTAG deadline for all vehicles in India. The Ministry had earlier announced to make fastag compulsory for all vehicles from 1 January 2021. However, this was later extended. Fastag will be mandatory from February 15 to cross the toll plaza.
How does Fastag work?
Fastag is an initiative of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways and NHAI. It is an electronic toll collection technique. One is a radio frequency identification tag, which is mounted on the front glass of the vehicles. So that on passing through the toll plaza, the sensor installed there can read it. When the vehicle with the presence of Fastag passes through the toll plaza, the toll tax is automatically deducted from the prepaid or savings account associated with Fastag.
Can take fastag from here
- Toll plaza
- Petrol Pump on National Highway
- NHAI Office
- E-commerce websites such as Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm etc.
- Bank (ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, Axis Bank etc.)
- Mobile banking apps
- My fastag app, pleasant travel app
- NHAI, IHMCL, NPCI websites
- Paytm App
Need these documents
To buy Fastag, a photocopy of the below documents will have to be given along with its application.
- Train RC (Registration Certificate)
- KYC documents according to the vehicle owner
Apart from these two documents, the person has to provide a copy of the below document for ID proof and address proof and a passport size photograph will be attached.
- driving license
- Voter ID Card
- pan card
- Aadhar card (with address)
How to recharge Fastag?
To recharge Fastag, the user can go to the website of the bank which has made Fastag available and can recharge it through the payment channels given. Instead, he can use the IHMCL mobile app to track and recharge Fastag. Add money to your Paytm wallet to recharge Paytm FASTag.