How To Transfer Etisalat Balance in UAE or Abroad

Everyone can share the balance with Etisalat, be it a tourist or a resident. If you have an Etisalat SIM and want to share credit or balance to another number, here are some easy ways. You can easily share balances from Etisalat to Etisalat and your friends by following this guide.

The balance sharing limit is 2 AED to 150 AED means you can share a balance of up to AED 150 in a day. It may also incur some additional service charges which we will explore below. One of the best opportunities is that you can transfer Etisalat balance to Du numbers and Du to Etisalat and internationally. First of all, check the limit of balance transfer below:


Credit TransferMinimum AmountDaily Max LimitMonthly Max Limit
PostpaidAED 2AED 150AED 500
PrepaidAED 2AED 150AED 1,500

Service Charges:

You have to pay 5.25% of the transferred amount for example if you are sharing AED 10 then you have to pay AED 10.525. Here are the latest charges table:

Share Balance AmountTotal Amount (with VAT)VAT Amount (5.25%)
2 AED2.105 AED0.105 AED
3 AED3.158 AED0.158 AED
4 AED4.211 AED0.211 AED
5 AED5.263 AED0.263 AED
10 AED10.525 AED0.525 AED
15 AED15.789 AED0.789 AED
20 AED21.053 AED1.053 AED
25 AED26.316 AED1.316 AED
50 AED52.632 AED2.632 AED
75 AED78.947 AED3.947 AED
100 AED105.263 AED5.263 AED
125 AED131.579 AED6.579 AED
150 AED157.895 AED7.895 AED
175 AED184.211 AED9.211 AED
200 AED210.526 AED10.526 AED
250 AED263.158 AED13.158 AED
300 AED315.789 AED15.789 AED
350 AED368.421 AED18.421 AED
400 AED421.053 AED21.053 AED
450 AED473.684 AED23.684 AED
500 AED526.316 AED26.316 AED

This table is calculated by a 5.25% VAT.

How To Transfer Etisalat Balance in UAE?

This is a very easy way to share balance on any number from Etisalat which is known to millions of people but not to some new users. You have to follow each step after which you can easily share the balance with your friends or relatives.

Transfer Etisalat balance to Etisalat
Transfer Etisalat balance to Etisalat dial USSD code
  1. Open the phone dialer and type *100*receipt number*amount#. For example, if you want to send AED 10 to your friend number 12345678 then type *100*12345678*10# and press the call button.
  2. A new popup will appear which will show you the details.
  3. Confirm the number and amount
  4. Type 1 to send the balance and send
  5. You will receive a confirmation SMS of balance sharing and your remaining balance.
  • Dial *121*yournumber*amount# and tap on send.
  • On the next screen, type 1 to confirm balance sharing and tap send.

It is very easy to share balance from the app, for this, you need to have an Etisalat app login. Make sure that you have enough minimum balance to share then start the process.

  1. Open the Etisalat app from your mobile phone and log in to it.
  2. To share the balance, open the menu from the sidebar, and click on the “Share Balance” option in the app.
  3. Enter the full number of the balance recipient
  4. After that, you have to enter the amount as much as the balance you want to share.
  5. You may receive an OTP after sending the balance from the app, verify it and click send.
  6. The receiver will receive the message and you will also receive the message if the balance is shared.

If for any reason the balance is not being shared on the other person’s number, then the reason can be found in the message. Many people have the problem of not receiving messages which is a common thing, if this happens to you check your balance. If deducted, it will be transferred to the recipient’s account shortly.

How to share Etisalat balance abroad?

Your balance can be shared with your friends and family abroad. To do this you should follow this method.

Transfer Etisalat balance to international number
  • Go to the phone dialer and dial *100#
  • A list will appear on the screen
  • Type 3 for international credit transfer and tap on send
  • Type the recipient number with the country code for example (92310xxxxxxx) and press the send button.
  • Select the amount that you want to send and reply with the given commands. You cannot send credits of your own choice.
  • On the next screen, you have to confirm the credit transfer by typing “1” and tapping the send.

1. Go to the messages and send an international number to 1700. For example, if you wish to send credit/balance to a Pakistani prepaid number write +9231023456789 and send it to 1700.

2. You will receive a reply SMS from Etisalat with service charges and credit-sending instructions.

3. Follow the instructions to send the international credit from Etisalat.

Benefits of sending credit to an international number

  • Workers who come to UAE for work can send credit to their families.
  • They can save time and money by recharging international numbers from different companies.
  • Share balance instant to any international number
  • It Supports many countries

Request Etisalat Credit

While have low credits you can request any Etisalat user to send you credits. This is a free service just follow the method to do this:

  • Dial *107*requesternumber*amount# (ex: *107*0512345678*10#) 10 is the amount.
  • Your friend and requested user will receive an SMS which he/she has confirmed by replying with 1.
  • Once he/she receives an SMS and replies with 1, you will receive credit instantly and you will be informed through an SMS.

Refund and Policy

This service is activated from the beginning on every prepaid and postpaid SIM, so you don’t need any kind of activation. One thing to remember is that as per Etisalat’s policy, you will not get a refund while transferring the balance. During the balance transfer process, Etisalat asks you to reply with 1 or 2 to confirm. If you don’t want to transfer the balance, you can cancel it by replying with 2. If you have an issue while transferring the balance, contact the Etisalat office and call helpline 101.