Dubai Introduces New Nol Card with Discounts of Up to Dh17,000

Dubai Introduces New Nol Card with Discounts of Up to Dh17,000

Dubai Introduces New Nol Card with Discounts of Up to Dh17,000

Dubai has introduced a new Nol card, offering discounts worth over Dh17,000 on various products and services. On June 10, 2024, the new card will be introduced. Its goal is to give visitors, locals, and citizens a smooth travel experience. This article provides detailed information about the new Nol card.


The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched a new Nol card, which offers plenty of discounts and benefits to its users. The purpose of the card is to combine public transportation and city facilities through a single payment method. It is a convenient and cost-effective option for tourists and residents as well. The card has over 100 partners and facilities, including restaurants and entertainment facilities, offering discounts and promotions to users.With discounts worth over Dh17,000, the new Nol card has the potential to completely change how people travel and engage with Dubai.


The new Nol card has many features that make it an attractive option for users. Some of the key features include:

  • The card can be used to pay for public transportation services, including buses, metro, and tram.
  • Users can use the card to pay for parking fees across the city.
  • The card offers discounts on various entertainment and experience-based activities, such as hotel stays, shopping, and dining.
  • The card offers discounts ranging from 5% to 10% across various partners and facilities in the city.
  • The card is available in both physical and digital forms, with a plan to add a digital card through a barcode in the future.

How to Purchase the Card?

Using the new Nol card is simple and convenient. The card can be used to pay for public transportation, parking, and entertainment and experience-based activities across the city. Here are the steps to follow:

You can purchase a Nol Card online. Here are the steps:

  • Visit the RTA website at and navigate to the “Nol” section.
  • Click on the “Nol Card Application” link and fill out the application form.
  • Select the type of Nol Card you want to purchase, such as the Blue Nol Card.
  • Upload the required documents, such as your passport and Emirates ID.
  • Pay the fee for the Nol Card, which is currently Dh200 for a year with a balance of Dh19. The card can be  renewed at the end of the year for Dh150.
  • Once your application is approved, you will receive your Nol Card by mail.

Alternatively, you can also purchase a Nol Card at the Dubai International Airport (DXB) or at some partner stores like Zoom and Europcard.

Out of Credit? Here’s How to Check Your NOL Card Balance Online

How to Use Nol Cards?

  • Simply tap your Nol card on the card reader when entering and exiting the metro or bus. The fare based on your journey will be automatically deducted from the card balance.
  • Make sure to check the fare before you travel, as it varies depending on the distance, number of zones travelled, and mode of transportation.
  • You can load your Nol card with a certain amount of credit or purchase a package that includes a certain number of trips.
  • Make sure you have a minimum balance of 7.50 AED on the Nol card to start a journey using public transport.

Nol Card Types

Nol Silver Card

  • This card is the perfect starter card with an e-purse that can be loaded with up to AED 500.
  • It can be used on all modes of public transport in Dubai and is valid for 5 years.

Nol Gold Card

  • This card allows the holder to travel in luxury and comfort.
  • It has the same features as the Silver Card but also provides access to Gold Class Metro seats for a premium fare.

Nol Blue Card

  • This is a secure, personalized Nol smart card with an e-purse that can be loaded with up to AED 500.
  • It can be used on all types of public transport and offers a secure card balance if the card is lost or stolen.

Nol Red Ticket

  • This is a paper-based ticket that can be purchased from any ticket vending machine at any time for only AED 2.
  • It can be used for single trips on one type of public transport at a time.

Nol Card Fares

Benefits for Users

The new Nol card offers several benefits to its users, including:

  • The card provides a convenient travel experience, eliminating the need to carry cash or use multiple payment methods.
  • The card offers discounts and promotions that can help users save money on various activities and services.
  • The card combines public transportation and city facilities, making it easy to travel to the city and access various services.
  • The card provides a secure payment method, reducing the risk of loss or theft.
  • Nol cards can be easily loaded with credit at any metro or bus station or through the RTA website.

How to Recharge NOL Card at RTA Metro / Bus Ticket Machine

The new Nol card is a significant development in Dubai’s transportation and tourism sectors. From public transportation to entertainment and experiences, the card offers a convenient and cost-effective option for tourists and residents. As the city continues to evolve and grow, the new Nol card is expected to play a key role in shaping the future of transportation and tourism in Dubai.

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