Who are exempted from Toll Tax?






The following are exempted from Toll Tax.

  • For Dignitaries as mentioned in Rule 11(a) exemption is available to vehicle transporting the dignitaries and accompanying security vehicle. One FASTag may be issued in the name of the dignitary/official irrespective of ownership of vehicle. Issuance of FASTag for accompanying security vehicles of such dignitaries shall be limited to Government vehicle only.
  • As per Rule 11(b), vehicle used for official purpose are only exempted. In light of this, issuance of FASTag under this category should be limited to that vehicle only.
  • As per Rule 11(c, d & e) namely for Ambulance, Funeral van & vehicle for persons with physical defect or disability, issuance of FASTag will require providing of requisite document in this regard by the applicant.
  • Member of Parliament (MP) will be issued two FASTag, for two vehicles i.e., one for New Delhi and one for her/his constituency.
  • Member of Legislative Assembly/Legislative Council (MLA/MLC) of a State will be issued one FASTag for their vehicles for the State.

The list of exempted category of mechanical vehicles as per NH Fee Rules is provided as below –

Type of FASTag Exemption Vehicles

Code

Transporting and Accompanying

President of India

1

Vice-President of India

2

Prime Minister of India

3

Governor of a State

4

Chief Justice of India (CJI)

5

Speaker of the House of People

6

Cabinet Minister of the Union

7

Chief Minister of a State

8

Supreme Court Judge

9

Minister of State

10

Lieutenant Governor of a Union Territory

11

Chief of Staff

12

Chairman of the Legislative Council of a State

13

Speaker of Legislative Council of a State

14

Chief Justice of a High Court

15

Judge of a High Court

16

Member of Parliament (MP)

17

Army Commander of Vice-Chief of Army Staff and equivalent in other services

18

Chief Secretary to a State Government

19

Secretary to the Government of India

20

Secretary, Council of States

21

Secretary, House of People

22

Foreign Dignitary on State Visit

23

MLA and MLC

24

An awardee of Param Vir Chakra, Ashok Chakra, Maha Vir Chakra, Kirti Chakra, Vir Chakra and Shaurya Chakra

25

Used For Official Purpose:

 

Ministry of Defense including those eligible under the Indian Toll (Army and Air Force) Act, 1901

27

Central and State Armed Forces in Uniform, Paramilitary Forces and Police

28

Executive Magistrate

29

Emergency/Utility Vehicles:

 

Fire-Fighting Department or Organisation

30

NHAI/ Government Organisation utilising vehicles for the purpose of inspection, construction or operational or maintenance of national highways and survey.

31

Ambulance

32

Funeral Van

33

Mechanical Vehicles Designed for use by persons suffering from physical disability

34

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Jagmeet Singh Jagmeet Singh
Answered on February 17,2023

In India, there are certain categories of vehicles and individuals who are exempted from paying toll tax on national highways. These exemptions may vary depending on the rules and regulations of the specific toll plaza or highway. Some examples of vehicles and individuals who may be exempted from paying toll tax in India include: 

1. Military vehicles and personnel

2. Police vehicles and personnel

3. Emergency service vehicles (such as ambulances and fire engines)


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