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How to Apply for Fastag online & Offline, Recharge

What is Fastag/ ETC (Electronic Toll Collection)?

The National Highways Authority of India NHAI introduced a unique program to collect the Toll fees on Toll Plazas across India through Online and the program is called as Fastag or Electronic toll Collection. The name itself indicates that it is a Tag or sticker or an identification mark which works quickly.

How Does Fastag Works?

Fastag is an electronic tool which is incorporated with RFID technology ( Radio Frequency Identification). Fastag enables you to drive the vehicles through all the Toll Plazas without stopping. Basically Fastag is a sticker which is pasted on your vehicle, whenever your vehicle passes through a Toll gate or a Toll Plaza the vehicle is identified with the help of RFID technology and enables the electronic deduction of toll fees and allows you for quick passage.

What are the Benefits of Fastag?

  • Fastag account is valid for 5 years.
  • You can recharge the Fastag account online depending on your requirement and convenience.
  • Fastag account can be recharged online through online transfer, Debit card, Credit Card, NEFT/RTGS etc.
  • Fastag saves your time and fuel at the tolls.
  • You can get the SMS alerts on each and every transaction made through the Fastag account.
  • You can check every transaction by visiting the Fastag customer portal.

 How to Apply for Fastag Online?

  • Visit the official website.
  • Click on the Apply Fastag online button.
  • Fastag online window will be displayed.
  • Use your mobile number and password of your own choice to create user id and password.
  • After creating the user id and password then login to the website to create Fastag account.
  • Enter your registered mobile number.
  • Enter the password to login.
  • Complete the online form and upload passport size photo, scanned supporting documents to prove your residential address and your identification.
  • Now select the mode of payment whether it is online transfer/ through credit card/ debit card etc.
  • Select the amount you want to add and proceed to pay.
  • Fastag  confirmation text message will be sent to your registered mobile.

Apply Fastag online – http://nhai.gov.in/

Documents Required Applying for Fastag:

If you are an Individual and applying for the Fastag then the following documents are required

  • Vehicle RC (Registration certificate)
  • Passport size Photo of the vehicle owner
  • Photo Identification Proof
  • Address Proof or Residential Proof.

Address proof Documents:

Photo Identification Documents:

If the vehicle is on company name then you can submit the following documents while applying for Fastag.

  • Vehicle RC (Registration certificate)
  • Passport size Photo of the vehicle owner
  • KYC Documents

How to Recharge Fastag Account Online?

  • Visit the official website.
  • Click on the Fastag recharge online button.
  • Fastag recharge online window will be displayed.
  • Enter your registered mobile number. ( the mobile number given while registering the Fastag account)
  • Enter the password to login to your Fastag account.
  • Now select the mode of payment whether it is online transfer/ through credit card/ debit card etc.
  • Select the amount you want to add or recharge and proceed to pay.
  • Fastag recharge confirmation text message will be sent to your registered mobile.

Online Fastag recharge – http://nhai.gov.in/

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