Abu Dhabi is known for its efficient public transportation system. Whether you’re a resident or a visitor, the Hafilat card is your ticket to a convenient and cost-effective travel experience within the city. This article provides a step-by-step guide on how to register for a personal Hafilat card and top it up online.
Step 1: Visit the Hafilat Card Website
Start by visiting the official Hafilat card website at www.hafilat.darb.ae.
Step 2: Register
On the website, click on the green tab labeled “Register Here”.
Step 3: Fill out the Pre-registration Form
You will be required to complete a pre-registration form with your details including full name, birthdate, Emirates ID number, address details, zip code, town, nationality, phone number, and email address.
Step 4: Upload Your Photo
As part of the registration process, you will need to upload a personal photograph.
Step 5: Create a Password
Set a password for your Hafilat account, which you will use for future logins.
Step 6: Email Verification
Check your registered email address and click on the verification link sent by the Integrated Transport Center (ITC).
Step 7: Log in
After verifying your email, log in to your Hafilat account using your email address and the password you created.
Step 8: Confirm Your Details and Upload Your Emirates ID
After logging in, review the details you provided in the registration form. If everything is accurate, click “Save.” Then, upload your Emirates ID as verification.
Step 9: Select Card Type
You will be directed to the “evidences” page, where you can choose the type of Hafilat card that applies to you. Options include senior citizen, personal, and student cards.
Step 10: Confirmation
Click on “confirm,” and you will receive a printout of your card details.
Step 11: Card Collection
To receive your physical Hafilat card, visit the nearest bus terminal. You’ll be required to pay for the card, with costs ranging from Dh5 to Dh10, depending on the type of card you selected during registration.
With your Hafilat card in hand, you can now easily access Abu Dhabi’s extensive bus network. Say goodbye to the hassle of carrying cash or searching for exact change—simply top up your card online, and you’re ready to ride the bus conveniently and affordably.