PNB FASTag: How to Recharge, Apply & Check FASTag Balance Online

The Ministry of Road Transportation and Highways (MoRTH) has made it necessary for all motor vehicles to be annexed with FASTag by January 1, 2021. FASTag is an easy-to-use and reloadable tag that allows for an automatic deduction of toll charges. Punjab National Bank is one of the 22 banks that provide FASTags. By using a PNB FASTag, a person can move through the toll plaza without standing in a long queue waiting for the cash transaction. Learn more about the Punjab National Bank FASTag, its benefits, and the application process.

Punjab National Bank FASTag Benefits & Features

Make your travel experience seamless with a PNB FASTag! Here are some of the benefits and features of this tag:

  • 2.55% cash back on every transaction
  • Commute Hassle-free on Highways
  • No need to wait in a long queue at the toll plaza
  • Cashless payment option available
  • Charges deducted automatically through a linked account
  • Savings on both fuel and time
  • SMS alerts sent to the user after every transaction
  • Access to the transactions history using the customer portal
  • Various recharge options available online

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How to apply for PNB FASTag online?

You can apply for the Punjab National Bank FASTag in a hassle-free manner either by visiting the nearest branch of this bank or by submitting an application online through the bank’s website. If you wish to apply for PNB FASTag online, then follow these steps:

Step 1: Visit the link, https://www.pnbindia.in/PNB-NETC.html
Step 2: Click on “Apply online”
Step 3: A new page will open, click on “I Agree”
Step 4: You will be redirected to a new page
Step 5: Press on the “Click Here” tab
Step 6: For a retail customer, personal details including your name, gender, date of birth, ID proof, vehicle information, address, email ID, and mobile number has to be submitted
Step 7: For a corporate customer, corporate name, type of entity, vehicle class, the required number of tags, address, email ID, and mobile number has to be submitted
Step 8: Proceed and further click on the ‘Submit’ tab

Documents required to get FASTag from Punjab National Bank

If you want to obtain a PNB FASTag, then these documents have to be submitted along with the application form:

  • Vehicle owner’s passport size photographs
  • Vehicle’s Registration Certificate (RC)
  • Know-Your-Customer (KYC) documents
  • Original driving license (DL)
  • PAN card
  • ID proof
  • Address proof

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PNB Bank FASTag Charges & Fees

A FASTAg issuance fee, threshold amount and security deposit have to be paid in order to purchase the Punjab National Bank FASTag. The issuance fee is Rs 100, the threshold amount i.e. the minimum recharge amount required to activate the FASTag is Rs 200 and the security deposit is also Rs 200. The security deposit is refundable at the time of FASTag account closure. Both security deposit and threshold amount vary according to the type of vehicle.

Vehicle Class No. Vehicle Type Tag Deposit (Rs) Threshold Amount (Rs)
1 Car / Jeep / Van / TATA Ace and similar mini light commercial vehicle 200 100
2 Light Commercial Vehicle 500 150
3 3-axle Commercial Vehicle 500 400
4 Bus/Truck 500 400
5 4 to 6-axle 500 400
6 7 or more axle 500 400
7 Heavy Construction Machinery 500 400

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How to recharge PNB FASTag online?

It is essential to maintain balance in your FASTag account in order to make use of your tag at the toll plazas. There are a few simple steps that you need to perform for recharging your PNB FASTag online:

Step 1: Visit the link, https://www.pnbindia.in/PNB-NETC.html
Step 2: Click on “Login/Online Recharge” tab
Step 3: A new page will open, click on “I Agree”
Step 4: You will be redirected to a new page
Step 5: Press on the “Continue To Login” tab
Step 6: Log in to the portal using the email address and password
Step 7: Once logged in, you can recharge your account using the Debit card, Credit card or Internet Banking

How to check PNB FASTag balance online?

You can check your balance through the PNB FastAG web portal. Users are given access to this portal for checking details regarding their FASTag account. For logging in, you need to enter your login credentials on the portal. The step by step guide on how to check the balance in PNB FASTag is mentioned below:

Step 1: Open the link, https://www.pnbindia.in/PNB-NETC.html
Step 2: Click on “Login/Online Recharge” tab
Step 3: A new page will open, click on “I Agree”
Step 4: You will be redirected to a new page
Step 5: Press on the “Continue To Login” tab
Step 6: Log in to the portal using the email address and password sent on the registered mobile number
Step 7: Once logged in, you can check details about your account including the FASTag balance

PNB FASTag Customer Care Contact Details

For any assistance regarding the Punjab National Bank FASTag, a customer can reach out to the Bank using the customer care number, 18004196610.

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Frequently Asked Questions

 
You can track your PNB FASTag application either through the customer portal or by contacting the customer service support using the helpline numbers.
Yes, it is possible to buy a PNB FASTag from (Point of Sales) POS located at the toll plazas or the bank branches. A customer has to carry original as well as a copy of their KYC document and the vehicle.

The minimum recharge amount for a PNB FASTag is Rs 100. You can complete your recharge and add money to the wallet using the debit card, credit card, Internet banking, UPI, etc.

Apart from the customer web portal facility provided by Punjab National Bank, the FASTag can be managed from “My FASTag App”. The app can be downloaded on your mobile phone. It works on both iOS and Android smartphones. Once the app is downloaded, enter your login details to manage your account.
A 2.5% of cashback/discount is given to the FASTag user after every transaction made from the PNB FASTag. The cashback is usually credited within a week’s time.
You need to maintain a sufficient balance in your FASTag wallet, hence recharging your wallet with a sufficient amount will automatically unblock/activate it. For any further assistance, you can contact the customer service support of the bank.
The PNB FASTag is delivered to the customer within seven working days at their registered address.
It is not possible to get a FASTag without the Registration Certificate (RC). A copy of RC has to be submitted while applying for the PNB FASTag.
A one-time fee of Rs 100 has to be paid for purchasing the PNB FASTag. Besides this, the tag deposit paid at the time of purchasing is refundable. The NHAI FASTag are available free of cost at the POS locations by the Government.
A FASTag is non-transferable i.e. once it is fixed, it can not be transferred. Thus, you cannot change the ownership of your FASTag. If you are selling your vehicle, you can close your FASTag account.
 
 
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