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Recently, NHAI (National Highways Authority of India) vide its letter NHAI/100% Fastag/2020 dated 04.12.2020 has announced 100% mandate of FASTag from 1st January 2020. NHAI have also clearly mentioned that the user fee at toll plaza will be collected through FASTag only and no cash will be entertained. All lanes in toll plaza will be FASTag lanes only and cash lanes will be completely eliminated.

Fastag
Toll Plaza

The FASTag works on the principle of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID). RFID scanner is positioned at the toll plaza which scans the tag placed on the vehicle. Customer can purchase FASTag for their vehicle from public and private sector banks and other retail outlets. This tag is linked to a pre-paid / wallet account and the funds are detected automatically when vehicle crosses the Toll. The pre-paid / wallet can be recharged at anytime through their service provider through various online methods such as Credit Cards, Debit Cards or Net Banking.

FASTag reduce the waiting time usually spending for cash transactions in Toll plaza. And also it gives some cash back benefits while using it in Toll plaza.

FASTag comes in Seven classes based on the vehicle axes

Fastag Classes

How does FASTag work?

  • Add money to your FASTag account
  • Scan the tag while passing through the Toll and Pass through Toll
  • Saves time and fuel
  • No need to carry cash
How Fastag work?
RFID

What are the Required Documents:

For Registered Vehicles:

  • Vehicle RC Copy and Vehicle image
  • Customer Aadhaar / Driving License / PAN / Passport copy

For Non – Registered Vehicles:

  • Vehicle Tax Invoice Copy with Chassis Number & Engine Number
  • Vehicle image
  • Customer Aadhaar / Driving License / PAN / Passport copy

What are the FASTag Fee and Charge – Illustration

Tag Cost Amount across all categories

PARTICULARSAMOUNT (INR)
Tag cost *Rs.100/- Inclusive of ST.
Basic Cost
Vehicle ClassVehicle TypeTag ColorMinimum Recharge AmountRefundable Security DepositThreshold Limit (Minimum Balance To Be Maintained)
4Car / Jeep / Van/ Tata Ace and similar mini light commercial vehicleViolet200200100
5Light Commercial VehicleOrange200300150
6Three Axle Commercial VehiclesYellow500400300
7Bus/TruckGreen500400300
124 to 6 axlePink500500300
157 or More AxleBLUE500500300
16Heavy Construction Machinery (HCM)/Earth Moving Equipment (EME)Black500500300

Plus taxes as per the prevailing applicable.

Still not purchased a FASTag for your vehicle?? Hurry up!
Contact your bank and get FASTag soon to have a hassle free journey!!

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