How To Activate a Fast Card
What is Fast Card?
A FAST Card is an ID document for use in the commercial clearance program between Canada and the United States, known as Free and Secure Trade. The FAST card certifies the bearer as a truck driver has been pre-cleared to cross the US-Canada border.
How To Activate a Fast Card
To activate your card, log into your Trusted Traveler Program (TPP) account. After you log in, click on the “Activate Membership Card” button under the Program Membership(s) section.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I activate my fast gift card?
Activate Your FAST Card
When you have received your FAST Card, login to the TTP system using your login.gov profile. Once you have logged into your TTP account, you must accept the Terms and Conditions of using the system. Agreeing to these Terms and Conditions is mandatory every time you login to your TTP account.
How do you use a Fastcard?
FASTCARDs are built with contactless technology as identified by the ‘Tap and Go’ insignia on the top right corner of the card. This means for fares under $100, passengers can simply hover their FASTCARD over the Cabcharge terminal and the transaction will be processed instantaneously, no signature required.
How are gift cards activated?
When you buy a gift card whether for a business, a restaurant, a hotel, be it Visa or Mastercard, you must first take it to the cash register and ask the cashier to load money onto the card. The cashier accepts the card, activates it, and charges the specified amount to it.
Does fast card expire?
The FAST Card Expires After 5 Years
You can find the expiry date on the front of your Card. Your FAST card will still be valid even once driver’s license or passport expires. Note: you need to renew your driver’s license (or passport) before using your FAST Card, though.
How do I check my Fastcard balance?
Start by looking at the back of your gift card. Typically, you’ll find a toll-free number you can call to discover your balance. Or you can check your balance by visiting the card issuer’s site and entering your card’s 16-digit number and security code.
What is the phone number for fast card gift cards?
Fast Card (by InComm): Call (800) 352-3084 or fill out the contact form on the Incomm Contact Us page.
Who needs a fast card?
Get Your FAST Card. If you are a truck driver, an American or Canadian citizen, or a Permanent Resident of either country, you may be eligible for a Free And Secure Trade (FAST) Card. A FAST Card is an identity document that allows you and your truck to be pre-cleared for customs when crossing the Canada-US border.
What is valid fast card?
A FAST Card is valid for 5 years from date of your birthday after your Free and Secure Trade interview. Basically, your FAST Card is valid for 5 years plus the difference between your interview and your next birthday.
What is the benefit of the fast card?
FAST cards provide expedited travel at the U.S. Canada Borders for predetermined low-risk Commercial truck drivers. FAST pass holders can use the card at land and sea points of entry. Using the FAST lane significantly speeds up the time spent waiting and being processed at the U.S. Canada border.
Do gift cards activate automatically?
The activation process is determined by the provider of your card, so you will need to follow the instructions provided with your card. Many Visa Gift cards are activated automatically upon purchase and may be used immediately. However, some Visa Gift cards must be activated by the recipient before they can be used.