Tips to Reload Your FASTag ID Through Online Payment

If you want to avoid wasting time at a toll plaza, go online. Get a FASTag ID and forget all about paying cash at toll booths. Make a FASTag payment and skip the queue.

One of the best things about FASTag, apart from saving time, is that the whole thing is an online transaction. There’s no need for cash at all. You can make FASTag payment online, and your tax is deducted directly online every time you cross a plaza. 

If you don’t have a FASTag ID yet, we suggest you get one, pronto. Here’s how to get FASTAG id. Moreover, with FASTags becoming compulsory from February 16th onwards, it is best to apply for one now, else you would be required to pay double the toll amount.

Okay, so now that that’s taken care of, let’s talk about how to recharge your FASTag ID.

Pro tips for reloading your FASTag payment online

So, you have a FASTag on your hands and don’t know how to recharge it. Don’t worry. We’ll tell you all about how to recharge your FASTag wallet in a jiffy. There are several ways of going about this—you can get the recharge done on the website of your issuer bank agency or even get a recharge done through third-party wallets.

HDFC Bank FASTag recharge

If you are an HDFC Bank customer with a FASTag ID, all you need to do is visit the website. Log in to your account with your credentials. If you are registered as an individual, go for the retail option. It’s possible to hold multiple FASTag cards under the same ID. Now, here’s what you should do for a FASTag online payment: Select the option for ‘Payment and Top-up’ and choose the ‘Recharge’ option. Choose the wallet you want to recharge. Enter the Rupee value of your FASTag online payment.

#ProTip: The minimum amount for a recharge is Rs100. You can reload your card up to Rs1 lakh.

Mode of payment

You get to choose from a host of payment options. Once you click on ‘Make Payment’, you will be redirected to FASTag portal. HDFC Bank allows FASTag online payment using HDFC Bank Credit or Debit Cards. You can also make payment using UPI or HDFC Bank NetBanking. Don’t worry if you do not have an account with HDFC Bank. You can pay using Credit/Debit Cards for other banks as well as NetBanking.


Some third-party wallets such as Paytm offer recharge option for FASTags. The mode of payment remains the same. You can use UPI or Credit and Debit Cards or NetBanking to make the payment.

#ProTip: You may find attractive offers and CashBacks on these wallets for reloading your FASTag.


FASTag is a step closer to the Digital India program of the government. Online tollgate payment saves valuable time and gives the commuter a brake-free travel experience. The experience is further enhanced when all payments are made electronically.

With a FASTag on your windscreen, you can throw your worry for carrying cash out the window. Opt for FASTag payment online, save paper and save your fuel. Even as you enjoy the benefits, you get to protect the environment. Go ahead, skip the queue.

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​​​​​​​*Any information or charges mentioned above are subjected to change. Please connect with the HDFC Bank team to know the latest information.