Since the Government of India announced FASTag and made it mandatory for vehicles to pay tolls at the toll booth, most people have been asking a question, “how to make FASTag recharge?”
One of the most popular ways that everyone knows is that you can recharge your FASTag at your bank’s branch. However, there is an easier and safer way of recharging FASTag online so you won’t have to leave home especially during the spread of COVID-19.
How to make FASTag recharge online
Almost all the UPI apps and recharge and bill payment portals let users use their platforms to recharge FASTag.
And the process is rather simple. All you have to do is log in to one of these UPI apps or e-payment platforms and select the option ‘FASTag’. Next, enter your vehicle number and other details and proceed to pay.
Now let’s look at the platforms where you can recharge FASTag online.
Online portals for easier and safer FASTag recharge
Among the most popular e-payment apps, Paytm offers easy online FASTag recharge. When you log in to the app or website, you will find the FASTag recharge option on the home screen in ‘recharge and bill payment’ section.
Enter the details and make payment. You might receive cash back or a coupon on your FASTag recharge through Paytm.
PhonePe is another popular UPI app that allows you to recharge your FASTag online. You can easily download the PhonePe app from Play Store. Register and log in with your user id and password.
On the home screen, you will find the FASTag recharge option in ‘recharge and pay bills’ section. You can pay for FASTag recharge through PhonePe wallet or by using your ATM card or net banking. PhonePe often offers discount coupons on various popular e-commerce stores and websites. So you have a chance to win one.
- Google Pay
Initially launched as an easy online money transfer platform by Google, this app has been updated with various features and services to meet the needs of its users, and FASTag recharge is one of them.
The process of how you mobile recharge and pay bills on Google Pay is different from other UPI portals. Here, after you have logged into Google Pay you will have to search for the FASTag recharge option in the business and bills section. Once you have found the option follow the same process of entering the vehicle number and other details and proceed to pay.
- Airtel Payments Bank
Airtel Payments Bank is another easier and safer way of recharging FASTag online. Visit the official website of Airtel Payments Bank and log in with your user id. Next, find the FASTag recharge option on the home screen, enter the necessary details and proceed to pay.
Airtel Payments Bank is popular for offering amazing cashback and discount on various brands both online and at the store. So, before you proceed to make Airtel FASTag payment, check out the ‘offers’ section on Airtel Payments Bank and see which cashback or discount offer you can avail of on your FASTag recharge.
Apart from these Amazon Pay, Freecharge, and Mobikwik are the other popular platforms that you can use to make FASTag recharge online.