Salik Recharge | Check Salik Balance in 1 minute

Salik Balance Check

Salik (سالك) is an electronic road toll system used in Dubai, UAE. It was introduced in 2007 by RTA (Roads and Transport Authority) to help reduce traffic congestion and improve mobility in the city. Let’s start a guide on salik registration, salik balance check and salik recharge.

Where to buy Salik Tag:

·        Dubai fuel stations (ADNOC, EPPCO, ENOC)

·        RTA sales point

·        Designated retailers

·        Purchase a Tag Online


Requirements for Salik Registration:

·        8 digits tag number and 4 digits key number.

·        Mobile number (for salik messages).

·        TC number from vehicle license (mulkiya)

salik tag and vehicle license (mulkiya)

Ways to Salik Activation:

1.     Salik Website (                          

2.     Salik App (smart salik) (AppleAndroid)

3.     RTA Dubai Drive App (AppleAndroid)

4.     Dubai Now App                      

5.     Customer happiness center (location)

6.     Salik call center for UAE (80072545)

7.     International call (+97142335000 + 97142335005)

8.     Email at                     


How to Activate Salik Tag using salik website:

Salik registration is now paperless, to activate online, simply buy a tag and follow below steps.

1.     Open tag and look for tag + key number.

2.     Visit salik website and click on Activate a tag.

3.     Write TC number, tag number and mobile num.

4.     Choose emirates and vehicle category.

5.     Select plate code and write plate number.

6.     Click continue (Next)

How to activate salik tag

7.     Verify auto detected vehicle details and click next.

8.     Write individual or company details including mobile number and email.

9.     Send and verify OTP.

10.  Check all details (vehicle, tag etc) and submit

11.  Check confirmation on sms or download the pdf file to get your account number for login purpose.



How to active salik tag using salik app:

1.     Download and install Smart Salik App.

2.     Click on Tag activation and click get started.

3.     Write T.C, Tag and mobile number.

4.     Fill plate details (emirates, category, plate code)

salik activation

5.     Verify vehicle details.

6.     Get OTP on SMS and verify it.

7.     Your salik tag is successfully activated, you will get your account number and pin number through SMS for login and recharge purpose.

how to activate salik tag

Ways to Salik Balance Check:

Salik balance can be check through below different channels.

1.     Salik and RTA Website

2.     Smart Salik App

3.     Dubai Drive App

4.     SMS to 5959 with text “Balance”

5.     Toll Free (80072545)


Check Salik Balance in 1 minute:

if your question is "how to check salik balance without account number" or "salik balance check by plate number" you will get correct answer here, you can check your available balance online without login and without account number, simply visit, click on check my balance on the top right and follow below simple steps.

·        Write registered mobile number without zero.

·        Choose Emirates (Dubai etc)

·        Select vehicle type (Private etc)

·        Select code, write plate number

·        Click on check balance button.

Salik Balance Check

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How to check salik balance on smart salik app:

Simply go to salik login page, enter your username, password and click on sign in button. Your balance will be shown to you on main page including violations or pending trips (if any).

How to check salik balance

If you don't have a salik dubai account, click on new online user to create an account using your salik account number.

How to Check Salik Balance on RTA Website:

Just visit the home page of RTA at and look for check salik balance online next to check nol balance, simply write the plate number and the register mobile number, your available balance will be shown to you in a pop-up window.

Note: This service is for Dubai private plates only. To check balance for vehicle registered in other emirates, search through account number.

RTA Salik

Ways to Recharge Salik Account:

Salik top up can be done through below channels:

1.     Salik official website

2.     Smark Salik app

3.     Dubai drive app

4.     Dubai now app

5.     Self-service kiosks (Location)

6.     SMS to 5959

7.     Bank account (Banks list)

8.     Through ePay using credit/debit card.


How to Recharge Salik Account:

Salik Recharge process is very simple, it only takes minute or two to get your salik balance updated, let’s learn step by step guide.


Salik Topup through Recharge Card:

1.     Purchase a recharge card or e-voucher.

salik recharge card

2.     Get the 12 digits card number.

3.     Click on recharge my account.

4.     Enter your recharge number or scan the card using camera.

salik recharge

5.     Press confirm button.

6.     You will get salik top up confirmation sms shortly and the new recharge amount will be shown in account balance.


Salik Recharge Online through ePay:

If you have bank account in UAE and a credit or debit card, you can pay salik within 2 minutes, let’s learn how:


1.     Choose online payment as recharge option.

salik recharge online through credit card

2.     Specify the amount and continue

salik recharge process

3.     Choose payment method (credit card, net banking, noqodi)

4.     Write email and mobile number to get OTP

5.     Click Pay, enter and verify OTP

6.     Salik recharge is successful.


Salik Recharge through SMS:

1.     Send newly purchased recharge card number along with salik account and pin number to 5959.

2.     The SMS text format should be R*12 digits card number*8 digits salik account number*4 digits salik pin number.

3.     Example: R*123456789123*12345678*1234

4.     Send message to 5959

5.     30 fils will be deducted as a service fee.

6.     New balance will be updated once the recharge is done.


Recharge Link:   


How to install new tag on windshield?

·        Position your tag approximately 1 cm below your rear view mirror.

·        Clean and dry your windshield before sticking tag.

·        Hold tag by edges, Peel the transparent liner of the sticky tag.

·        Stick your salik tag and it’s done.

salik tag installation

How much is Salik Fine:

Salik to fine customers 100 AED if they cross any of toll gates without tag. If you do not have a tag on your vehicle and you crossed the toll gate, you will receive a sms mentioning that “you have passed through salik gate using plate A1234 without an active salik tag, Please purchase and activate a new tag within 7 days to avoid fines.

You can also get fined by salik if you have crossed a salik gate with insufficient balance, you need to recharge within 5 days to avoid fines.


How to Check and Pay Salik Fines?

Salik violation tickets can be checked and paid on salik violation page as well as through following channels:

·        RTA

·        Dubai Police

·        Abu Dhabi Police

·        Salik Violation Page (Link)

·        By visiting Vehicle Registration Department


Salik Toll Gates Location in Dubai:

1.     Al Barsha

2.     Al Garhoud

3.     Al Maktoum

4.     Airport Tunnel

5.     Al Mamzar south

6.     Al Mamzar north

7.     Al Safa

8.     Jebel Ali

Toll Gates Map:          


How to avoid the Salik Toll Gates?

·        If you are travelling around Dubai and wanted to avoid the usage of salik toll gates or you do not have the active salik tag, you need to find out the alternative routes. The roads without toll gates are highways including Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Road and Emirates Road.


·        You can also avoid toll gates after changing settings in your google map driving options, let your google map avoid tolls while you drive around the city.


·        You can also use RTA Smart Drive app to find roads without tolls across Dubai.


·        Another option is Salik toll exemptions. Disable people with mental disability, physical disability, autism and visual disabilities can apply for the exemption from salik fees.

A comprehensive guide on salik activation, salik recharge online and how to check salik balance is completed with hope that nothing is missed, for queries; you can check salik FAQs page or leave comments for answers.

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