5 Easy Ways to Check FASTag Balance Online

byMehak BaglaLast Updated: May 27, 2024

It's important to monitor your FASTag balance to ensure smooth toll payments, and avoid getting blacklisted, and any other inconvenience due to insufficient funds. There are five easy ways to check your FASTag balance: using the MyFASTag App, Paytm App, through vehicle number, SMS, or contacting the NHAI Customer Care Number.

how to check fastag balance

In this blog, we’ve put together the top 5 methods for checking FASTag balance, all of which are quick and take just a few seconds. Whether it is via SMS, banking apps, payment apps, or government facilities, we’ve covered all the methods for you here.

How to Check FASTag Balance on Paytm App?

Step 1: Open the Paytm app on your device.

Step 2: Use the search bar and enter FASTag. Now, tap on ‘FASTag Recharge’ to proceed.

Step 3: On the next screen, select ‘Pay’.

Step 4: Click on ‘View FASTag details’.

Step 5: Your complete FASTag details will be displayed on the screen.

How to Check FASTag Balance on MyFASTag App?

Step 1: Download and install the MyFASTag app from the Google Play Store or Apple App Store.

Step 2: Open the app and log in using your registered mobile number and OTP (One-Time Password).

Step 3: Once logged in, navigate to the “Balance” or “Account Summary” section.

Step 4: Your FASTag balance will be displayed on the screen, along with other relevant details such as transaction history and vehicle information.

Note: Make sure you have registered your FASTag with the MyFASTag app and linked it to your mobile number before attempting to check the balance using the app.

How to Check FASTag Balance with Vehicle Number?

Step 1: Visit the website or mobile app of your FASTag issuer.

Step 2: Log in to your FASTag account using your credentials.

Step 3: Look for the option to check your balance or view your account details.

Step 4: Enter your vehicle number as requested.

Step 5: Follow any additional prompts or verification steps.

Step 6: Your FASTag balance should be displayed on the screen.

Alternatively, some FASTag issuers may provide the option to check your balance via SMS or calling a toll-free number. Check with your issuer for specific instructions on how to check your FASTag balance using your vehicle number.

How to Check FASTag Balance Through SMS?

Each time you pay at a toll plaza using your FASTag, you will receive an SMS notification. This SMS will contain your updated balance information, the amount deducted at the toll, and the location of the toll plaza. To check your current balance, all you need to do is find the latest SMS showing your recent FASTag deduction.

How to Check FASTag Balance Through NHAI Customer Care Number?

The toll-free number +91-8884333331 can be used to check your Fastag balance. You only need to make a missed call to this number using your registered mobile number, which is available around the clock. A notification with the current Fastag balance will be sent to you shortly after the missed call.

What Are the Benefits of Having a FASTag?

  • FASTag allows you to pass through toll plazas without wasting time by reducing traffic congestion.
  • With FASTag, you don’t need to carry cash at toll booths. Payments are automatically deducted from your account.
  • FASTag is accepted at almost all toll plazas across the country, ensuring seamless travel without the need for multiple toll passes.
  • Users receive instant notifications for toll transactions, low balance alerts, and recharge reminders.

Paytm for All Your FASTag Needs

Choosing Paytm for your FASTag needs means you can easily link and recharge any bank’s FASTag using credit card, debit card, UPI, or net banking. Plus, you’ll get exclusive deals and coupons when you do FASTag recharge on Paytm. Also, you can check all your FASTag details and transactions right in the app.

Disclaimer: The purpose of this blog is to simplify complex processes for readers’ understanding. Please note that some information and screenshots provided may become outdated or change over time. However, we strive to keep our blogs updated and relevant to provide accurate and helpful information.


Can I check my FASTag balance offline?

Yes. You can check your FASTag balance offline through SMS notifications. If you have the NHAI FASTag, you can also give a missed call to the toll-free number- +91-8884333331, which is available 24*7.

How can I check my Paytm FASTag balance by car number?

Open the Paytm application on your smartphone and use the search bar to find "FASTag" and select "Recharge FASTag". Next, click on "Pay" and then choose "View Details" to see a comprehensive summary of your FASTag transactions, including your current balance.

Related News

NHAI to Implement GPS-Based Toll Collection System, Replacing Existing Toll Plazas

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is preparing to implement GPS-based toll collection systems by March 2024, aiming to replace existing toll plazas. Pilot testing of the technology will start on select highways. The GPS-toll collection system tracks a vehicle's movements and calculates toll charges based on the distance covered, offering a more equitable approach compared to fixed tolls. It also eliminates the need for cash or change, as the toll amount is automatically deducted from a linked account using a secure electronic payment system. This initiative aims to alleviate traffic congestion and enhance the accuracy of toll collection.
News Post: January 22, 2024

Incomplete KYC FASTags to Be Deactivated After January 31, 2024

Starting from January 31, 2024, FASTags with incomplete KYC will be deactivated by banks, according to the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI). NHAI has introduced the 'One Vehicle, One FASTag' initiative to improve the efficiency of the electronic toll collection system and facilitate smoother movement at toll plazas. This initiative discourages the use of a single FASTag for multiple vehicles or linking multiple FASTags to one vehicle. NHAI is urging FASTag users to complete the KYC process as per RBI guidelines by updating their latest FASTag. Users must ensure that their latest FASTag has completed KYC to avoid any inconvenience. Previous FASTags should be discarded, and only the latest one will remain active after January 31, 2024.
News Post: January 18, 2024

Paytm Bank Introduces FASTag Payments for Chennai Airport Parking

Paytm, has launched FASTag payments for parking at Chennai International Airport. In collaboration with Olympia Group, Paytm Payments Bank Ltd now offers this service to customers at the airport facility. By using radio-frequency identification (RFID) stickers on vehicles, parking charges will be automatically deducted from the user's Paytm Payments Bank Wallet or linked bank account with a FASTag. Paytm Payments Bank has already issued over 1.8 crore FASTags and has implemented similar services at Dehradun, Pune, and Indore airports.
News Post: January 18, 2024

You May Also Like