How to Check Fastag Balance with Vehicle Number

You can check the balance of your Fastag using the Vehicle number in many ways. Below, we have listed some popular ways to check the balance in your Fastag using Vehicle Number.

Steps to check Fastag balance with Vehicle number

Since Fastag is a prepaid device, you have to recharge it regularly. The NHAI launched Fastag, and all vehicles must install Fastag after 15 Feb 2021 to make the toll payment. You can purchase Fastag from banks like SBI, ICICI, and HDFC and mobile payment apps for example  Paytm, Google Pay, PhonePe , etc.

NHAI has decided that it is necessary to maintain a minimum balance in Fastag purchased from any service provider. A user must hold a minimum balance in their Fastag account to enter the dedicated Fastag lanes of toll plazas. They must enter the non-Fastag lane and pay a double toll tax. Therefore, vehicle owners must avoid a negative balance in their Fastag. For this, they should continuously check the balance in their Fastag.

There are many ways to check the balance in Fastag. Here in this article, we will explain how you can check the balance in your Fastag using your vehicle number.

Fastag Balance Check with Vehicle Number using the Google Pay App.

To know your Fastag balance issued by any bank through vehicle number by using Google Pay, you can check the steps given below:

  • The first step to checking the Fastag balance using Google Pay is to download and install the Google Pay app if it still needs to be installed on your mobile phone.
  • Create a new account on the Google Pay app.
  • Now login by entering your login details.
  • After login, you will see a ‘Pay Bill‘ option on the home screen.
  • Tap on this option to take you to a new screen.
  • Tapping on the ‘Bill Payment’ option will show you various options.
  • It would help if you found the ‘Fastag Recharge‘ option in this list of options.
  • A drop-down list of all Fastag issuing banks will appear to you.
  • Choose the bank from where you have purchased your ‘Fastag.’
  • You will now have to Link your Fastag account with Google Pay.
  • For this, you will have to enter your ‘Vehicle Number.’
  • After entering your ‘Vehicle Number,’ Tap on the ‘Link Account’ button.
  • After linking your Fastag account with Google Pay, you can ‘Check the Fastag balance.’
  • You will see a ‘View Balance’ button in the bottom right when you choose your bank from the list of banks.
  • Tapping on this button will show you the Fastag balance directly.

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Fastag Balance Check with Vehicle Number using PhonePe App.

The PhonePe app now also allows checking your Fastag balance straightforwardly using vehicle numbers. For this, you can check the below steps:

  • Download and install the PhonePe app if it is not already on your mobile phone.
  • After registration, enter your credentials to log in to your account.
  • You will check the ‘Sell All’ option once logged in to your PhonePe account.
  • The ‘Manage Fastag’ option will appear when you Tap on the ‘See All’ option.
  • A list of all Fastag issuing banks will appear after clicking the ‘Manage Fastag’.
  • Choose your Fastag issuing bank from this drop-down list.
  • Now, you are required to enter your ‘Vehicle’s Registration Number.’
  • Tap the ‘Confirm’ button when entering all other required information.
  • Clicking on the ‘Confirm’ button will show you different details of your Fastag account, including Customer Number, Fastag Balance, and Maximum Recharge Amount.

These steps will let you check the Fastag balance using the vehicle Number through PhonePe.

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Fastag Balance Check with Vehicle Number using the Paytm app.

Paytm is a top digital payments company that provides its users with the best payment services, including Fastag-related services, through desktop or mobile devices. Paytm Fastag users can now also check the balance in their Fastag with the help of the below-mentioned steps.

  • To check the Fastag balance, log in to the Paytm official website or open the Paytm app on your smartphone.
  • If you have a Fastag purchased from Paytm, you will see a ‘Manage Fastag’ option after logging into your Paytm account.
  • You can also search for the ‘Manage Fastag’ option by typing ‘Fastag’ in the search box.
  • When you click on the ‘Manage ‘Fastag’ option, you will see a new screen where you must enter your ‘Registered vehicle Number,’ which is linked to your Fastag account.
  • Now click on the ‘Proceed’ option.
  • After entering your vehicle number, you can now check the full details of Your Fastag account, including the balance in it.

So, this is the process to check the balance in your Fastag account using the vehicle number through Paytm.

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Checking Fastag balance with vehicle number through the MyFastag app

NHAI has launched a dedicated mobile app named MyFastag, through which you can perform many Fastag-related tasks like recharging Fastag, checking Fastag balance, etc. NHAI has recently added the feature of checking the balance in your Fastag to the MyFastag app. This feature lets Fastag users check their Fastag balance status quickly by entering the vehicle number.

Check the steps below to check your Fastag balance with the help of vehicle number through MyFastag.

  • Download and install the MyFastag app on your mobile.
  • After installing, login to the app by entering your username/login ID and password.
  • Once you are logged in, you will have to enter your vehicle number.
  • You can now quickly check the balance in the Fastag linked to that vehicle number.

MyFastag app also allows you to check the balance in your Fastag through various color codes. Different color codes are assigned to indicate the balance status in your Fastag.

  • For example, after logging into the MyFastag app, if you see a Green Color, it means sufficient balance in your Fastag.
  • If the MyFastag app shows an orange color, it indicates a low balance and that you need to add more money to your Fastag account.
  • The ‘Red’ color indicates that there is zero balance in your Fastag, and your Fastag is blacklisted. It means you need to recharge your Fastag as soon as possible.

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Checking Fastag balance with vehicle number through the website

Another option to check the balance in your Fastag with vehicle number is through the official website of the bank or any other service provide, for which you can follow the below steps:

  • Visit the official Fastag portal of your Fastag issuer bank.
  • Log in to the website by entering your credentials, i.e., log-in details.
  • When you are logged into the official website of your Fastag service provider, you can check your Fastag account details.
  • Here, you can enter the vehicle number for which you want to check the Fastag balance.
  • The Fastag balance will now be displayed to you.
  • You can also check the transaction history and download the statement of all transactions from your Fastag account.

Checking Fastag balance with vehicle number through Customer care number

All Fastag service providers have dedicated customer care or helpline numbers for any Fastag-related issues. Fastag users can contact this customer care number of their Fastag issuer bank if they have any problems or queries for the Fastag.

Fastag users can also check the balance in their Fastag wallet quickly by contacting the customer support team. They have to dial the customer care number of their Fastag issuer, and they will be connected to a customer care executive. Users must tell the executive that they want to know the balance in their Fastag. The customer support person will ask you to provide your vehicle number. Upon giving him the vehicle number, they will instantly tell you the balance left in your Fastag.

If your Fastag is linked with NHAI, then you can also call the toll-free customer number of NHAI, i.e., 1033, to know the balance in your Fastag.

How to check FASTag balance through SMS

Some Fastag service providers also allow you to check the balance in your Fastag with your vehicle number through SMS service. With this service, Fastag users have to send an SMS with their vehicle number to a particular number of banks. The format of this SMS is like this:

SMS <ETCBAL Vehicle Registration Number XXXXXXX>.

For example, suppose you have purchased a Fastag from ICICI Bank, and your vehicle number is UK02 3294; to check the balance in your Fastag through the vehicle number, you have to send the following message to this number: 801092888.

SMS <ETCBAL Vehicle Registration Number UK02 3294>.

If you have purchased Fastag from any other bank, you must send the above SMS to that bank’s dedicated SMS service number.

When you send the above message, the balance in your Fastag will be sent to your registered mobile number as a text message. This message will contain all the details about the pending balance in your Fastag.

What is Fastag?

Fastag is an electronic system for automatically paying toll tax when your vehicle passes through toll plazas. It is a handy device for those who travel often and those who pass through toll plazas on the National Highways. Anyone who purchases a Fastag gets a small sticker type of device and has to attach it to the windscreen of their vehicle.

This Fastag device allows the driver to cross through dedicated lanes and charge automatically for the toll tax cost without having to stop at the toll plazas every time.

The Fastag device has many benefits. In addition to offering the possibility to skip queues and traffic, it is to conveniently control all online expenses, monitor all transactions of toll tax, etc.

The base of Fastag is the RFID technology, which stands for Radio Frequency Identification technology. This RFID technology enables the Fastag device of your vehicle to be scanned by the scanners at the toll plaza. When your vehicle approaches toll plazas, these scanners detect the Fastag, and the toll payment automatically deducts from your Fastag wallet.

So, the working of a Fastag device can be summarized below:

  • When Fastag comes near toll plazas, the scanners catch the signals emitted by the Fastag device’s RFID technology.
  • The scanner detects the vehicle, records its details, and deducts money from your Fastag account.
  • The toll barrier is raised after the money is deducted, and you can continue your journey.

3 thoughts on “How to Check Fastag Balance with Vehicle Number”

  1. It’s not mentioned how does it operate. Like if my balance is Rs 200 how does it work.?
    In Rs 200 what amount is reserved for fast tag balance ?
    I guess it must be Rs 150 to cross Rajiv Gandhi sea link it deducts Rs 87.50 one way fare ,
    So now my balance is Rs 112.50 ,so while returning back will Rs 42.5 will be deducted from fast tag balance ? If It doesn’t than what ?
    How does it work when balance is ZERO.

    • When there is zero balance in your Fastag, then you will not be able to pay at the toll plaza. Your Fastag may get blacklisted when there is zero balance in it. So should maintain sufficient balance in your Fastag to get working properly.

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