Exempted Fastag for Disabled and Physically Challenged Persons

After making Fastag compulsory for all four-wheeler vehicles in India, the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has now announced that Fastag will be free for Physically challenged or disabled persons. It means that all vehicle owners who are physically handicapped will have to pay zero toll tax at the toll plazas, but for this, they have to install a special Fastag that comes under the exempted category.

This exempted Fastag for disabled persons is for those vehicles which are registered under Invalid Carriage or Retrofitted category. As per the rule NH Fee 2008, the vehicles for which Invalid Carriage or Retrofitted category is mentioned in RC, come under the exempted category.

Therefore if you want to get the exemption for the disabled category Fastag, then your vehicle must be registered under Invalid Carriage’ or ‘Retrofitted’ category.

By installing this exempted category Fastag on their vehicle, physically handicapped vehicle owners can cross any toll plaza in the country without paying any toll tax.

An important thing to mention here is that apart from physically handicapped persons, members of parliament, MLAs, Judges of the High Court and supreme court, Chief Secretaries, and Secretaries of the Central Government can also take the benefit of exempted category vehicles.

Documents required for exempted/disabled category FASTag?

While applying Fastag for physically handicapped persons, you will have to submit the following documents.

  • Completely filling the application form with your Signature.
  • Scanned copy of Registration Certificate i.e RC of your vehicle.
  • Documents for your ID Proof may include Aadhar card, Voter card, Pan Card,
  • Driving License, Passport, etc.
  • Proof of exemption category.

How to Apply Free Fastag for Disabled Person?

  • Physically disabled vehicle owners can apply this exempted and free category Fastag either by visiting the nearest branch of their Fastag issuing bank or they can also apply it online. Follow the below steps to apply Fastag for disabled persons.First of all, you have to visit the official website of Indian Highways Management Company Limited through this link https://ihmcl.co.in/
  • Here you will see a registration form where you have to enter your personal information like Name, Email address, Mobile Number, city, etc.
  • When you fill up this registration form completely, then your User ID and Password will be sent to the email address that you mentioned in the application form.
  • Now you have to log in to the ihmcl website by entering your User ID and Password.
  • After login, move to your dashboard and here you will have to download an application form for applying Exempted Category Fastag.
  • You will have to fill up this form.
  • In the next step, you will have to upload this form.
  • A list of various categories appears.
  • From this list, you will have to choose your exempted category.
  • You will have to submit your application to your nearest Regional Office of NHAI, so choose the nearest Regional office from the list.
  • You will have to re-enter the name of the applicant, Mobile number, email id.
  • Then you will be required to enter the registration number of the vehicle for which you are applying exempted category Fastag.
  • You will now have to upload a scanned copy of all the above-mentioned documents.
  • After filling out the form and verifying it carefully you have to now submit the form.
  • An auto-generated email will be sent to your registered email id after submitting the form.

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