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Refund nol Cards Balance

This service enables you to apply for refunding the remaining e-wallet balance of the personal card.

Customers who have personal card are eligible to apply for this service.
Required documents
  1. Number of the nol card
  2. nol alternative card, if available
  3. Valid mobile number
  4. Refund request form.
Service fees
  • 5 AED or 2.5% of the card's balance.
Process time
  • 8 working days.
Metro Stations
  • All metro stations.

If the customer does not desire to use the card even though it is still good and valid

  • The customer submits the card at the ticket office
  • The customer requests refunding the balance of the nol card
  • Refund fees will be deducted (5 AED or 2.5% of the remaining balance)
  • The customer receives the remaining balance in cash.

If the card is damaged or misused by the customer (these cases do not require the approval of the Automatic Collection Systems Department)

  • The customer submits the card to the ticket office
  • The customer submits a form to recover the nol card
  • The customer fills in a form to refund the remaining balance
  • The customer receives the remaining balance
  • The customer replaces the damaged card and adds 20 AED to the balance (optional).

Note: If the customer misuses or does not use the card, the service fees will be deducted and the customer receives the remaining balance.

Average waiting time
  • 10 minutes.

This service has no validity.

What you will get

Refunding the remaining balance of the card if conditions were met.

Terms and conditions
  • The customer can provide the number of an alternative nol card to transfer the refunded amount to it
  • The customer can refund the card balance even if it is lost
  • If the customer is refunding the balance of an expired card, there are no service fees
  • Ticket offices at metro stations assess whether the card is damaged or not and consequently complete the transaction
  • The customer cannot refund the card balance at nol ticket office. The customer receives an SMS and then the refund from the authorised stations
  • The customer must read the terms and conditions on the refund request
  • Refunding the price of the card is not possible
  • If the customer did not visit the service station to receive the refunded balance within the maximum specified period (1 month), he must apply for the service again.
  • Question 1: Can the customer refund the remaining balance in case of a lost card?

Answer 1: The remaining balance of the e-wallet is secure after 48 hours of reporting your card stolen/lost.

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