How to Apply for Punjab and Sind Bank FASTag?

FASTag device is an RFID-enabled digital device that will automatically deduct toll tax from your account through online means.

The Government of India has made the FASTag device a mandatory device for every vehicle having more than 2 wheels. If you do not have this device installed then you’ll have to pay the toll tax twice the amount which you’ll be paying for.

You can use this device all across the country for paying the toll tax and you can purchase this device from various vendors including banks.

Punjab and Sind Bank is one such bank that provides FASTag devices for the customers. Punjab and Sind bank is one of the most prominent Government of India Banks which offers FASTag devices.

In this article, we will discuss how to apply for Punjab and Sind Bank FASTag, Documents Required, charges, etc.

How to Apply for Punjab and Sind Bank FASTag

How to Apply for Punjab and Sind Bank FASTag?

You can follow these steps to apply for the Punjab and Sind Bank FASTag-

  • Visit the nearest Punjab and Sind Bank branch and ask the bank representative for the application form for opening the FASTag device
  • Now, fill the application form with detail like name, contact number, address, Registration details, chassis number, etc.
  • Submit the form along with the documents mentioned below to the bank representative
  • The bank representative will review your application and your documents and further forwards the request to the relevant department
  • After the successful opening of your FASTag account, you’ll be notified about the account opening  
  • Within 5-7 days, you will receive the FASTag device at your resident address via speed post
  • You can then install the device on your vehicle and start using the FASTag device

Documents Required for Punjab and Sind Bank

The following are the documents required for the Punjab and Sind Bank-

  • Vehicle Registration Certificate
  • Punjab and Sind FASTag Application form filled (offline method only)
  • passport size photograph of the Vehicle owner
  • KYC Documents like Aadhaar Card, Driver’s License, Passport, etc.
  • If you have a commercial vehicle then you’ll have to provide documents related to your business as well

Charges for FASTag device

The following are the charges for the FASTag device in Punjab and Sind banks-

NPCI Vehicle ClassDescriptionThreshold amount Loaded into Customers WalletRefundable Security Deposit
4Car/Jeep/Van (VC4)200.00200.00
4Tata Ace and similar mini light Commercial vehicle (VC20)200.00200.00
5Light Commercial vehicle 2-Axle (VC5)200.00300.00
5Mini-Bus (VC9)200.00200.00
6Bus 3-Axle (VC8)300.00400.00
6Light Commercial vehicle 3-Axle (VC6)300.00400.00
6Truck -3 Axle (VC11)300.00500.00
7Bus 2-Axle (VC7)300.00400.00
7Truck -2 Axle (VC10)300.00400.00
12Truck -4 Axle (VC12)300.00500.00
12Truck -5 Axle (VC13)300.00500.00
12Truck -6 Axle (VC14)300.00500.00
15Truck Multi Axle(7 and above) (VC15)100.00500.00
16Earth Moving Machinery (VC16)300.00500.00
16Heavy Construction Machinery (VC17)300.00500.00

FAQ

Should I remove the FASTag device before selling my vehicle?

Yes, you’ll have to remove the FASTag device before selling your vehicle as the device is not a transferrable device and you can also not use this device in any other vehicle as this may as well violate the non-transferrable policy of the FASTag toll tax.

What if the scanning device of the toll plaza is not working?

If the scanner installed at the toll plaza is not working then you can pass through the toll plaza without paying any toll tax. As per the rules issued by the Government, toll plazas have to ensure that their scanner is working fine otherwise they’ll have to let the customer through the toll plaza without charging any tax.  

Will I get a balance refund at the time of surrender of the FASTag device?

Yes, you’ll get the balance as well as the deposited amount at the time of the surrender of the FASTag device.

What is the validity of the FASTag device?

The validity of the FASTag device is of lifetime meaning until the device is damaged, the device can be used by the user.

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