FASTag for Handicapped Vehicle - Exemption for Disabled

FASTag for Handicapped Vehicle – Exemption for Disabled

FASTag, a Radio Frequency ID Technology introduced by the Government of India, makes it easy and quicker for commuters in India to get through toll plazas quickly and easily. The FASTag card should be attached to the windshield’s upper-middle section. FASTag-enabled toll plazas have a radio frequency reader that scans the FASTag card while in motion and automatically deducts any toll fees from the digital wallet linked to the FASTag.

FASTag for Handicapped Vehicle

According to the NH Fee Rule, 2008 and any subsequent amendments, the vehicle of a person with a physical disability falls within the exempted categories for vehicles. If you’re a physically disabled person and your car is registered under the Invalid Carriage’/ ‘Retrofitted category, you’re eligible for a free FASTag. You can request your RTO to have your vehicle RC show ‘Invalid Carrier’ or ‘Retrofitted.

A disabled person can apply for FASTag at any FASTag issuing bank and receive a free FASTag. The physically disabled owner does not have to pay for the recharge of the zero-value FASTag card, unlike the normal FASTag.

How to Apply Free FASTag for Disabled Persons?

You can apply FASTag for handicapped by following the below-mentioned steps:

  • Register at the portal of Indian Highways Management Company Limited. Fill in your name, address, and mobile number. After successful registration, you will receive your User ID (and Password) at your email address.
  • Use the User ID/Password that you have received to log in to the portal.
  • From the dashboard, download the application form to the exempted FASTag category. Complete the form.
  • Click on “Upload Form” and follow the steps.
  • Choose your exempted category (Mechanical devices specially designed and built for a person with a physical disability).
  • Choose the NHAI Regional Office where you need to submit your application.
  • Enter the name, mobile number, and email address of the applicant.
  • Enter the registration number for the vehicle to which the FASTag is applicable.
  • Send the scanned copies of the documents you are asked to upload (see above).
  • Check that all details have been correctly filled out and submit the form. After completing the form successfully, you will receive an email with your Application ID.

Documents Required to Apply FASTag for Handicapped

If you want a zero transaction FFASTag in the disabled category, you will have to submit the below-mentioned documents to the tag issuing authorities:

  1. Completed and signed the Application Form
  2. RC of the Vehicle
  3. Identification proof (Aadhar Card/PAN card, Driving License/Passport, Voter ID/Government ID, etc.
  4. Exemption proof

This is how you will get a zero fee FASTag for persons with disabilities.

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