Terms & Conditions

These Terms and Conditions apply to and regulate the provision of FASTag facility provided by ICICI Bank Limited. These terms and conditions (the "Terms and Conditions") shall be in addition to and not in derogation to any other terms as stipulated by ICICI Bank from time to time.

1. Definitions

In these Terms and Conditions, unless there is anything repugnant to the subject or context thereof, the following words / expressions shall have the meaning as stated herein under:

"Affiliate" means and includes any company which is the holding or subsidiary company of ICICI Bank, or a person under the control of or under common control with ICICI Bank, or any person in more than 26% of the voting securities of which ICICI Bank has a direct or beneficial interest or control. For the purpose of this clause, "control" together with grammatical variations when used with respect to any person, means the power to direct the management and policies of such person, directly or indirectly, whether through the ownership of the vote carrying securities, by contract or otherwise howsoever; and "person" means a company, corporation, a partnership, trust or any other entity or organization or other body whatsoever.

"Application" or the "Tag Application" shall refer to the application made by a customer to ICICI Bank for the issuance of a Tag. The Application shall be in the form of a written or online application made in the manner and format prescribed by ICICI Bank, and shall form an integral part of these Terms and Conditions.

"Concessionaire" refers to the person/entity that has been granted the right to construct, maintain, and toll the Highway by the National Highways Authority of India.

"National Highway" shall mean all the National Highways where ETC program is active.

Disclaimer: Bank reserves the right to modify, alter, add or delete Toll Plazas from the list

"Tag" refers to the prepaid FASTag issued by ICICI Bank.

"Tag Account" shall mean the account opened in the name of the Tag Member and maintained by ICICI Bank for the purpose of usage of the Tag as per the Terms and Conditions contained herein.

"Tag Member/s" shall mean the individual or corporates who makes an Application for the issuance of, and to whom the Tag has been issued by ICICI Bank subject to such terms and conditions as may be specified by ICICI Bank, and who is authorized to hold and use the Tag.

"Tag Website" refers to www.icicibank.com, which is owned, operated and maintained by ICICI Bank.

"Toll Plaza" shall mean such establishments maintained by the Concessionaire, wherever located, whereby users are required to pay the toll amount applicable on a vehicle for usage of the Highway.

"Transaction" shall mean any Tag transaction/s carried out by the Tag Member/s as permitted by these Terms and Conditions, including but not limited to, loading or reloading of funds to a Tag; Tag balance enquiries and/or such other uses as ICICI Bank may permit in writing from time to time.

"Statement/s" shall mean the communication provided to the Tag Member/s on the e-mail id provided by the Tag Member/s to ICICI Bank on a quarterly basis stating inter alia the Transactions undertaken and balance available in the Tag Account.

"Customer Care" refers to the telephonic customer service facility provided by ICICI Bank throughout the day to Tag Member/s for any Tag related queries.

2. Interpretation

  1. All references to singular include plural and vice versa and the word "includes" should be construed as "without limitation".

  2. Words importing any gender include the other gender.

  3. Reference to any statute, ordinance or other law includes all regulations and other instruments and all consolidations, amendments, re-enactments or replacements for the time being in force.

  4. All headings, bold typing and italics (if any) have been inserted for convenience of reference only and do not define limit or affect the meaning or interpretation of these Terms and Conditions.

  5. The rules of interpretation as set out in the General Clauses Act shall, unless it be repugnant to the subject or context thereof, apply to these Terms and Conditions as if incorporated herein.

3. Applicability of Terms

The Tag Member shall be deemed to have unconditionally agreed to and accepted these Terms and Conditions by submitting the Application for the Tag or by performing a Transaction or by accepting the Tag, in the form and manner prescribed by ICICI Bank from time to time.

4. Issuance of Tags

ICICI Bank may issue the Tag to a customer on the request of the customer and pursuant to the customer making an Application for the Tag and agreeing to the applicable terms and conditions in the form and manner prescribed by ICICI Bank in this regard. ICICI Bank shall maintain records of these Applications and other Transactions in such manner as may be deemed suitable by ICICI Bank.

The Tag issued by ICICI Bank to the Tag Member shall be mandatorily affixed by the authorised representative of the Bank on the vehicle of the Tag Member with the license plate number specified by the Tag Member in the Application. The Tag is not transferable and may only be used with respect to the vehicle on which the Tag has been affixed by the authorized representative of the Bank.

At the time of making the Application for issuance of the Tag, the Tag Member shall be required to pay a minimum amount of, Rs. 200/- (Rupees two hundred only) towards tag fee + Service tax levied + the security deposit as per the type of the vehicle and a maximum amount of Rs. 100,000/- (Rupees One Lakh only) or such other limit as may be specified by ICICI Bank subject to internal and applicable regulatory and statutory guidelines. The Tag can neither be reloaded (subsequent cash loads) thereafter nor such initial loaded funds be accessed by the Tag Member until ICICI Bank has activated the Tag.

The Tag can be reloaded to post activation of the Tag subject to a maximum Tag balance of Rs. One Lakh (100,000). The limit on upload through cash on the Tag will be restricted to Rs. 5,000/- per transaction. The tag holder shall be able to use the Tag only to the extent of the amount available on the Tag Account at any given point of time.

The Tag shall be activated subject to approval of the application by the Bank and a minimum amount being loaded on the Tag by the Tag Member. Such funds shall be loaded on the tag after deduction of the applicable charges/fees etc. payable by the Tag Member to ICICI Bank for availing the Tag.

The tagholder shall be bound to comply with these Terms and Conditions and all the policies stipulated by ICICI Bank from time to time in relation to the Tag. ICICI Bank may, at its sole discretion, refuse to accept the Application and to issue the Tag to the Tag Member.

5. Features of Tag

The Tag may be used for the purpose of making applicable toll payments (as may be required by the relevant authorities) at participating Toll Plazas on the Highway through the ETC lane provided at such Toll Plazas. The list of participating Toll Plazas will be updated on the Tag Website by ICICI Bank from time to time. No interest shall be payable by ICICI Bank on the amount available/loaded on the Tag.

A User ID and password will be provided to the Tag Member to allow the him/her to reload the Tag through the Tag Website. The Tag Member must not disclose this User ID and password to anyone else.

The Tag Members may load and reload the Tag at Kiosks subject to verification of their identity and any other mandatory requirements as prescribed by the Bank from time to time and/or using the payment gateway available to the Tag Members after they log in to Tag Website using the User ID and password provided to them. Non-Tag Member may also reload funds onto Tags at Kiosks subject to verification of their identity and any other mandatory requirements as prescribed by the Bank from time to time. Limitations regarding minimum amount, maximum amount, annual load limit and frequency of loading and reloading shall be applicable as prescribed by the Bank from time to time. The cash loading / reloading facility is subject to the relevant applicable fee(s). Funds loaded on a Tag after activation by ICICI Bank are immediately available for the Tag Member to use.

6. Lost or Stolen Tags

If the Tag is lost or stolen, the Tag Member must file a report with the local police and should be able to produce a copy of the police report upon request by ICICI Bank. The Tag Member must immediately report the loss/ theft over the telephone to the Customer Care and /or lodge a complaint with a Kiosk. Customer Care shall, upon adequate verification, hotlist/cancel/suspend the Tag and terminate all facilities in relation thereto during working hours on a working day following the receipt of such intimation and on the request of the Tag Member and shall not be liable for any inconvenience caused to the Tag Member in this regard. The Tag Member shall take cognizance of the fact that once a Tag is reported lost, or stolen and is subsequently found, the same shall be promptly cut in half and adequate care taken to prevent its misuse. The Tag Member is responsible for the security of the Tag and shall take all steps towards ensuring the safe-keeping thereof. The Tag Member will be liable for all charges incurred on the Tag until the Tag is reported lost /stolen. Further, in the event ICICI Bank determines that the aforementioned steps are not complied with, financial liability on the lost or stolen Tag would rest with the Tag Member. In case of any dispute relating to the time of reporting and/ or Transaction/s made on the Tag or any other matter in relation to the said Tag, ICICI Bank shall reserve the right to ascertain the time and/ or the authenticity of the disputed Transaction.

In the event Transaction/s on the Tag occur after the Tag Member claims to have destroyed the Tag, the Tag Member shall be entirely liable for any such charges incurred on the Tag and shall under no circumstances hold ICICI Bank responsible for the same.

7. Surrender/Replacement of Tags

The Tag issued to the Tag Member shall remain the property of ICICI Bank and shall be surrendered to ICICI Bank, on request. The Tag Member shall be responsible for returning the Tags to ICICI Bank for cancellation in the event the services are no longer required by the Tag Member or if the services are withdrawn by ICICI Bank for any reason whatsoever.

In case of loss of the Tag, the Tag may be blocked by the Tag Member by calling up the Customer Care at 1800-210-0104 (Toll Free)/ 1860-267-0104 (Chargeable) & furnishing the required information for blocking the Card and as more specifically provided for under clause titled as "Lost or Stolen Cards".

Once a Tag is reported as lost or stolen the Tag cannot be used again, even if found subsequently. The Tag Member declares that if a Tag is reported as lost or stolen or is damaged or stolen, if found subsequently it shall be the responsibility of the Tag Member to return such Tag to ICICI Bank. Similarly, in case a Tag is damaged, it shall be the responsibility of the Tag Member to return the damaged Tag to ICICI Bank to enable closure of the Tag account.

In the event of death of the Tag Member, ICICI Bank shall cancel the Tag upon being informed of the same. The legal heirs of the Tag Member can recover the balance amount available on the Tag as per ICICI Bank's policy / process.

8. Expiration and Termination

The Tag is valid up to a period of five years from the date of issuance of the Tag. ICICI Bank may, at any time, with or without notice, at its absolute discretion, terminate the Tag.

In case the Tag Account remains unused for a period of 6 months with a negative balance amount, the Tag Account will be closed with prior intimation to the Tag Member and the corresponding Tag shall not be accepted at any Toll Plazas for the purpose of payment of toll.

On termination of the Tag the total of all charges then outstanding, whether or not already reflected in the Statement and, the amount of any Charges incurred after termination, shall become forthwith due and payable by the Tag Member as though they had been so reflected, and interest will accrue thereon as may be applicable as per ICICI Bank policy/process, from time to time.

The Tag Member shall continue to be fully liable to ICICI Bank for all charges incurred on the Tag prior to termination.

Notice of termination or request to surrender of the Tag shall be deemed given when a notice posted to the mailing address/ email ID of the Tag Member, as per the records of ICICI Bank, is received by the Tag Member through ordinary post / email. The Tag Member agrees to surrender the Tag to ICICI Bank, or its representative, upon being requested to do so. The Tag Member may not use the Tag after notice of termination has been received by him/her.

9. Usage Guidelines

The said Tag is valid only in India and only with respect to payments required to be made in INR. The Tag Member shall at all times ensure that the Tag is kept at a safe place and shall under no circumstances whatsoever allow the Tag to be used by any other individual. The Tag Member shall be responsible for all facilities granted by ICICI Bank and for all related charges and shall act in good faith in relation to all dealings with the Tag and ICICI Bank. The Bank accepts no responsibility for any surcharge levied by any Concessionaire and debited to the balance available on the Tag, with the Transaction amount. Any Transaction undertaken at a Participating Toll Plaza shall be conclusive proof that the charge recorded on such requisition was properly incurred for the amount and by the Tag Member using the Tag except where Tag has been lost, stolen or fraudulently misused, the burden of proof for which shall be on the Tag Member.

The Tag Member is responsible for all Transactions initiated by use of the Tag, except as otherwise set forth herein. Each time the Tag Member uses the Tag at a participating Toll Plaza, he authorizes ICICI Bank to reduce the funds available in the Tag Account by the amount of the Transaction. The Tag Member is not allowed to exceed the available amount in the Tag Account through an individual Transaction or a series of Transactions. Nevertheless, if a Transaction exceeds the balance of the funds available in the Tag Account, the Tag Member shall remain fully liable to ICICI Bank for the amount of the Transaction. ICICI Bank reserves the right to bill the Tag Member for any negative balance. The Tag Member agrees to pay ICICI Bank promptly for the negative balance. ICICI Bank also reserves the right to cancel/terminate the Tag should the Tag Member create one or more negative balances with the Tag.

ICICI Bank reserves unto itself the absolute discretion to decline to honor the Transaction requests on the Tag, without assigning any reason thereof.

10. Closure

The Tag Member may at any point of time, request for closure of the Tag Account by visiting any Kiosk and submitting such documentation as may be required by ICICI Bank policy/process in this regard. The Tag Member shall also be required to return the Tag to authorized ICICI Bank personnel. Thereafter, the balance amount (if any) remaining in the related Tag Account would be returned to the Tag Member in his bank account only within 15 days from the date of the request for closure having been placed.

11. Statements and Records

The Tag Member may enquire about the balance on his Tag by calling the Customer Care. The Tag Member will also receive a short messaging system message on the mobile number registered by the Tag Member with the Bank, after each Transaction, informing him of the Transaction value. The Tag Member shall inform ICICI Bank in writing within 15 days, if any irregularities or discrepancies exist in the Transactions/ particulars of the Tag Account. If ICICI Bank does not receive any information to the contrary within 15 days, it shall assume that the Transactions are correct. All records maintained by ICICI Bank, in electronic or documentary form of the instructions of the Tag Member and such other details (including, but not limited to payments made or received) pursuant to these Terms and Conditions, shall as against the Tag Member, be deemed to be conclusive evidence of such instructions and such other details.

ICICI Bank shall not be required to provide copies of the Transaction slips to the Tag Member with respect to Transactions and the Tag member will only receive transactional alerts through short messaging system message on the mobile number registered by the Tag Member with the Bank

12. Exclusion from Liability

In consideration of the Bank providing the Tag Member with the facility of the Tag, the Tag Member hereby agrees to indemnify and keep ICICI Bank indemnified from and against all actions, claims, demands, proceedings, losses, damages, personal injury, costs, charges and expenses whatsoever which ICICI Bank may at any time incur, sustain, suffer or be put to as a consequence of or by reason of or arising out of providing the Tag Member the said facility of the Tag or by reason of ICICI Bank's acting in good faith and taking or refusing to take or omitting to take action on the Tag Member's instructions, and in particular arising directly or indirectly out of the negligence, mistake or misconduct of the Tag Member; breach or noncompliance of the rules/ Terms and Conditions relating to the Tag and/or fraud or dishonesty relating to any Transaction by the Tag Member. The Tag Member shall also indemnify ICICI Bank fully against any loss on account of misplacement loss of the Card. Without prejudice to the foregoing, ICICI Bank shall be under no liability whatsoever to the Tag Member in respect of any loss or damage arising directly or indirectly out of:

  1. Any defect in quality of goods or services supplied by any third party.

  2. The refusal of any person to honor or to accept the Tag.

  3. The malfunction of any computer system.

  4. Handing over of the Tag by the Tag Member to anybody other than the designated employees of ICICI Bank at ICICI Bank's premises or Kiosk.

  5. The exercise by ICICI Bank of its right to demand and procure the surrender of the Tag prior to the expiry date, whether such demand and surrender is made and/or procured by ICICI Bank or by any authorized person or computer terminal.

  6. The exercise by ICICI Bank of its right to terminate the Tag.

  7. Any injury to the credit, character and reputation of the Tag Member alleged to have been caused by the re-possession of the Tag and/or any request for its return or the refusal of any Toll Plaza to honor or accept the Tag.

  8. Any misstatement, misrepresentation, error or omission in any details disclosed by ICICI Bank except as otherwise required by law, if ICICI Bank receives any process, summons, order, injunction, execution distrait, levy lien, information or notice which ICICI Bank in good faith believes/ calls into question the Tag Member's ability, or the ability of someone purporting to be authorized by the Tag Member, to transact on the Tag, ICICI Bank may, at its option and without liability to the Tag Member or such other person, decline to allow the Tag Member to obtain any portion of his funds, or may pay such funds over to an appropriate authority and take any other steps required by applicable law. ICICI Bank reserves the right to deduct from the balance available on the Tag a service charge and any expenses it incurs, including without limitation legal fees, due to legal action involving the Tag Member's Tag.

  9. Any statement made by any unauthorized person requesting the return of the Tag or any act performed by any person in conjunction.

  10. In the event a demand or claim for settlement of outstanding dues from the Tag Member is made, either by ICICI Bank or any person acting on behalf of ICICI Bank, Tag Member agrees and acknowledges that such demand or claim shall not amount to be an act of defamation or an act prejudicial to or reflecting upon the character of the Tag Member, in any manner.

  11. The tag is not transferable and is unique to the vehicle similar to the vehicle license plate and would be affixed mandatorily at the time of issuance on the vehicle and will have a balance which the customer has paid for his tag to be loaded with. The tag issued to you is valid for use only in India and for the payment of toll charges in Indian currency only and further will be accepted only on the Toll plazas participating in the program. he participating toll plaza list will be updated in the tag portal from time to time.

  12. The tag is the property of ICICI Bank. It shall be subject to the Terms and Conditions mentioned herein and any additional conditions stipulated by ICICI Bank, from time to time. The Tag Member shall allow to affix the Tag immediately on the vehicle at the time of Tag issuance., and ensure that the signature on all payment receipts signed by the Card Member are similar to the signature provided by the Card Member on the tag Application Form submitted to ICICI Bank. In case the Card Member desires to alter his/her signature, the Card Member shall intimate ICICI Bank about the same and execute necessary documents as prescribed by ICICI Bank and/or under law, in this regard.

13. Breach and Termination/Withdrawal

The Tag Member will be liable to pay ICICI Bank, upon demand, all amounts outstanding from the Tag Member to ICICI Bank.

14. Charges

The holding and use of the Tag will incur fees which will be debited to the balance available in the Tag Account. The details of the charges are attached herewith as Annexure I. The said fees are not refundable.

Any government charges, duty or debits, or tax payable as a result of the use of the Tag shall be the Tag Member 's responsibility and if imposed upon ICICI Bank (either directly or indirectly), ICICI Bank shall debit such charges, duty or tax against the balance available on the Tag. There will be separate service charges levied for such facilities as may be announced by the Bank from time to time and deducted from the balance available on the Tag. In the situation that the balance available on the Tag is not sufficient to deduct such fees, the Bank reserves the right to deny any further Transactions. The Tag Member also authorizes ICICI Bank to deduct from the balance available on his Tag, and indemnifies ICICI Bank against any expenses it may incur in collecting money owed to it by the Tag Member in connection with the Tag(including without limitation reasonable legal fees). ICICI Bank may levy service and other charges for use of the Tag, which will be notified to the Tag Member from time to time by updating these Terms and Conditions. The Tag Member authorizes ICICI Bank to recover all charges related to the Tag as determined by ICICI Bank from time to time by debiting the balance available on the Tag. Details of the applicable fees and charges as stipulated by ICICI Bank shall be displayed on the website and /or at Kiosks

15. Disputes

In case of any complaint or query pertaining to any Transaction/s, the Tag Member may contact us by either by calling us on our Customer Care at 1800-210-0104 ( Toll Free)/ 1860-267-0104 (Chargeable). In case the Tag Member has any dispute in respect of any Transaction, the Tag Member shall advise details to ICICI Bank within 7 days of the Transaction date failing which it will be construed that all charges are acceptable to the Tag Member and in order.

In order to enable ICICI Bank to investigate and respond to the complaint/query, the Tag Member shall be required to provide ICICI Bank with such information as may be required by ICICI Bank. Please note that ICICI Bank does not ask customers for any confidential information and therefore Tag Member/s must not share with us any information of a confidential nature including but not limited to passwords, user id's, etc.

For full details regarding our complaints procedure, please refer to the Tag Website. The Customer Care numbers shall be as updated on the Tag Website from time to time.

ICICI Bank shall make bonafide and reasonable efforts to resolve an aggrieved Tag Member's disagreement with the Transaction/s within 7 days receipt of the notice of disagreement. If after such effort, ICICI Bank determines that the Transaction/s indicated is correct then it shall communicate the same to the Tag Member along with details including a a copy of the sales slip or payment requisition.

Annexure

Charges applicable on ICICI FASTag:

Particulars Amount (Rs.)
Tag joining fee 165

Please note:

  1. Service tax will be levied on all the prescribed fees & charges at the applicable rates.

  2. Convenience fee will be applicable for online recharge

  3. Charges mentioned above are subject to change. Please visit www.icicibank.com for the latest charges

One - time Tag Deposit amount (Refundable):

Vehicle Class Description Tag Deposit (Rs.) Threshold Amount (Rs.)
1 Two wheeler 100.00 100.00
2 Three - Wheeler Passenger 350.00 150.00
3 Three - wheeler Freight 350.00 150.00
4 Car/Jeep/Van 200.00 100.00
5 Light Commercial vehicle 2-axle 300.00 140.00
6 Light Commercial vehicle 3-axle 300.00 140.00
7 Bus 2-axle 400.00 300.00
8 Bus 3-axle 400.00 300.00
9 Mini-Bus 400.00 300.00
10 Truck 2 - axle 400.00 300.00
11 Truck 3 - axle 500.00 300.00
12 Truck 4 - axle 500.00 300.00
13 Truck 5 - axle 500.00 300.00
14 Truck 6 - axle 500.00 300.00
15 Truck Multi axle ( 7 and above) 500.00 300.00
16 Earth Moving Machinery 500.00 300.00
17 Heavy Construction machinery 500.00 300.00
18 Tractor 500.00 300.00
19 Tractor with trailer 500.00 300.00
20 Tata Ace and Similar mini Light Commercial Vehicle 200.00 100.00

Note: The above mentioned Tag deposit rates would be applicable depending on your vehicle class and would be refunded to you at the time of FASTag account closure.