Commercial Bank of Dubai

Presenting the new eDirham card

A smarter way to make government payments


Please check FAQ's here.

Please click here to find out how to apply/top-up your CBD eDirham card.

Get amazing Benefits

With eDirham you can pay at most government entities across the UAE for a diverse range of services. eDirham is available in 3 card formats - Hala, Gold and Signature
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Hala

Hala eDirham card is for Individuals with a maximum card limit of AED 3500

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Gold

Gold eDirham card is for Individuals requiring a higher card limit

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Signature

Signature eDirham card is for Companies    

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What documents do I need to apply for the eDirham card?

  • Hala - Emirates ID
  • Gold - Emirates ID/Passport
  • Signature - Emirates ID/Passport and Trade License of company
Commercial Bank of Dubai

eDirham Distribution Partners

To get a Hala card issued instantly, visit any Al Fardan Exchange in the UAE – Click here to find the nearest outlet

eDirham User guide

eDirham SMS codes

Please follow these steps:

Refer to the below table and enter the request format as an SMS text message and send it to 4266 (please make sure your number is registered with CBD)

The symbol ^ means space

Service Format
Card Activation & PIN Set EACT ^ Last 4 digits of card number ^ 10 digit Card Token number ^ Card Pin Code
PIN Reset EPIN ^ Last 4 digits of card number ^ 10 digit Card Token number ^ Card Pin Code
Balance Enquiry EBAL ^ Last 4 digits of card number ^ 10 digit Card Token number ^ Card Pin Code
Card Blocking EBLK ^ Last 4 digits of card number ^ 10 digit Card Token number ^ Card Pin Code
Card Unblocking UBLK ^ Last 4 digits of card number ^ 10 digit Card Token number ^ Card Pin Code