The city of Dubai boasts a well-developed public transportation system. This makes it simple to get around. The travel provisions include Dubai metro and buses, tram, taxis, and even a monorail. The monorails & metro wouldn’t cost you more than Dhs 15-20. But if you are a student, then you might get a cut over the prices over this transportation. In Dubai, you can get a 50 per cent discount if you are student.
How To Access This Offer For Dubai Metro and Buses?
In order to enable this special provision by RTA for students, they just need to utilize student discounts. Where to get the code though? Enrol yourself with a personal nol card on the RTA official website or through their mobile app. A social media post from RTA went viral on 7th Feb announcing this offer. This service is only applicable on Dubai Metro and Buses and Trams.
Are you a student and use #PublicTransport in #Dubai?
You can benefit from a 50% OFF on the public transport fare in the emirate. All you have to do is get the personal #nol card for students. #RTA
To apply for a personal nol card: https://t.co/imjFLIzvML pic.twitter.com/oVnqz7O2lm
— RTA (@rta_dubai) February 4, 2022
Why Do We Need Personal Nol Card?
This card would act like any special card we use for superior provisions. But this card will be a little different compared to the usual gold silver cards. This one comes with categorized namely, students, senior citizens. And also Social affairs and People of Determination and adults.
Students need to prove their age that comes between 5-23 years. The validity of the student card is one year on Dubai metro and buses. However, you can renew it. After the expiration of validity, a Full charge would happen on their nol card.
Is The Card Expensive?
The Personal Nol Card is convenient to purchase. It will hardly cost you for a year Dh70. The break up of the cost would be Dh50 and Dh20. Dh 50 is the application fees and Dhs 20 is the balance that’s additive.
Important Documents For Registration
- A print of both halves of a valid Emirates identification card.
- White background for a personal photo.
- An official paper to prove student status in the United Arab Emirates.