Salik is the most popular and successful system by the Roads and Transport Authority. Salik is an automated electronic toll gate system in Dubai. Each car in Dubai or arriving in Dubai should register for Salik. Salik tags allow you to pay tolls in Dubai. Once the Salik tag is fixed it will automatically accept and you can go without stopping at the toll gates. The Salik tag will be attached to the car windscreen. The scanner will automatically scan the tag and the amount will be deducted from the account. There should be sufficient balance in the account. You should regularly check your account and if the balance goes down you should recharge the account.
Salik, the automated electronic toll gate system in Dubai, is a successful project by the Road and Transport Authority (RTA). Every car in Dubai or arriving in Dubai is required to register for Salik. Salik tags allow you to pay tolls in Dubai without stopping at every toll gate. Once you have attached the Salik label to your car’s windscreen, the fee is automatically deducted from your Salik account. However, for this to happen you should have enough balance in your account. Apart from topping up your account, you need to check your Salik balance using the Salik account number.
Here is all about how to check Salik balance online with an account number.
Checking Salik Balance online with the account number
Similar to other RTA governed methods, checking Salik balance with the help of account number is simple and straightforward. You can follow the simple steps which are given below for checking the Salik balance with account number.
You can call at Salik Balance Check number- 800 Salik (72545) to contact 24 hr Salik self-service. Here you can select the language of your choice. Select 1 for Arabic or number 2 for English.
When you press 3 you will be prompted to enter your account number and PIN number for logging into your Salik account.
Then simply press 1 for checking the balance on your Salik account.
Do no worry if you do not know your Salik account number and PIN number. Check the right side of the page when you log into the Salik account. This is also available on the profile settings of your account.
Once you assign the PIN number to your account, you have to remember the PIN number for accessing the account. Suppose if you have forgotten your PIN number you can call Salik Helpline and ask them to send the PIN number to you.
There is also another way for checking the Salik Balance, you can check the Dubai Salik balance online using the RTA portal and Smart Salik app. This app is available on Google Play and also on the Apple Store. You can add the account number and the Salik Pin after selecting ‘Check Salik balance’ from the Salik Section. This will enable you to show the current balance in your account.
Visit the Salik website here you can check your Salik account number this is possible only if you have already registered your account number. This will be visible on the upper right corner of the webpage. Check the account settings to locate it.
If you are unwilling to call the Salik Service centre you can quickly check the account balance on the RTA website and also on the mobile app.
Checking Salik balance is very important and simple when you follow the instructions given in this article. You can easily recharge the salik account and always track the RTA website and Salik app for all the updated information. The Salik tag system provides convenience for the residents and keeps the traffic flow easy. It is very much necessary for purchasing the Salik tag in Dubai and across the Emirates. Even if you are using a used car it’s important to have a Salik tag and stick it on the windshield for passing the toll gates without stopping.
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Vinay Kumar Goguru is a finance professional with more than 8 years of diverse experience as a researcher, instructor and Industry work experience with both public and private entities. Prior to MyMoneySouq, he spent 6 years in Berkadia, It's a commercial mortgage banking company. He has a "Doctoral Degree in Commerce" and two master's degrees with a specialization in Finance, one as Master of Commerce and other as Master of Business Administration. He has written several articles on personal finance, published by different International journals. He loves traveling, reading and writing is his passion. He has a dream of writing a book on his favorite finance topics.