How to get exempted category FASTag?

Exempted FASTag shall be issued free of cost to the exempted categories of mechanical vehicles as per NH Fee Rule 2008 and subsequent amendments. Registration for exempted FASTag can be done through the web-portal developed by Indian Highways Management Company Ltd (

The list of Exempted Category of Mechanical vehicle as issued by Ministry of Road Transport and Highways is as below:

1) Transporting and accompanying

    • The President of India
      The Vice-President of India
      The Prime-Minister of India
      The Governor of a State
      The Chief Justice of India
      The Speaker of the House of People
      The Cabinet Minister of the Union
      The Chief Minister of a State
      The Judge of the Supreme Court
      The Minister of State of the Union
      The Lieutenant Governor of a Union Territory
      The Chief of Staff holding the rank of full General or equivalent rank
      The Chairman of the Legislative Council of a State
      The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of a State
      The Chief Justice of a High Court
      The Judge of a High Court
      The Member of Parliament
      The Army Commander of Vice-Chief of Army Staff and equivalent in other services
      The Chief Secretary to a State Government within concerned state
      The Secretary to the Government of India
      The Secretary, Council of States
      The Secretary, House of People
      The Foreign dignitary on state visit
      The Member of legislative Assembly of a State and the Member of Legislative Council of a State within their respective State, if he or she produces his or her identity card issued by the concerned Legislature of the State
      The awardee of Pram Vir Chakra, Ashok Chakra, Maha Vir Chakra, Kirti Chakra, Vir Chakra and Shaurya Chakra, if such awardee produces his or her photo identity card duly authenticated by the appropriate or competent authority for such award
  • 2) Used for official purpose by

    • The Ministry of Defense including those which are eligible for exemption in accordance with the provisions of the Indian Toll (Army and Air Force) Act, 1901 and rules made there under, as extended to Navy also
      The Central and Sate armed forces in uniform including Paramilitary forces and police
      An Executive Magistrate
      The fire-fighting Department or organization
      The National Highway Authority of India or any other Government organization using such vehicle for inspection, survey, construction oroperation of national highways and maintenance thereof
  • 3) Used as ambulance

    4) Used as funeral van

    5) Mechanical vehicles specially designedand constructed foruse of a person suffering from physical disability

    Scanned copies of the following documents are required to apply online for exempted FASTag:

    • Application Form duly filled and signed
      RC of the vehicle
      ID proof (such as Aadhaar card, PAN, DL, Passport, Voter ID card, Govt. ID proof)
      Proof of Exemption as applicable
  • In case you need more information on Exempted FASTag, reach IHMCL support team for Exempted FASTag category at [email protected]