Noida Metro Guide

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Benefits of Noida Metro Smart Card

The Noida Metro Smart Card offers a range of benefits for commuters, making it a convenient and efficient way to travel. Here are several advantages:

  • Cost Savings: Smart card users often enjoy discounted fares compared to single-journey token users, making it a cost-effective option for regular commuters.
  • Time Efficiency: The smart card allows for quick and seamless entry and exit at metro stations, saving time compared to purchasing tokens for each journey.
  • Cashless Transactions: The smart card eliminates the need for cash transactions, providing a convenient and secure way to pay for metro rides.
  • Ease of Recharge: Users can easily recharge their smart cards at metro stations, online, or through authorized vendors, ensuring they always have sufficient balance for their journeys.
  • Automatic Fare Adjustment: The smart card automatically deducts the appropriate fare for the distance traveled, eliminating the need for manual calculations and ensuring accurate fare deductions.
  • Validity Period: Smart cards typically have a longer validity period than single-journey tokens, allowing users to use the card over an extended period before needing to recharge.
  • Balance Inquiry: Users can check the remaining balance on their smart cards at metro stations or through online portals, providing transparency and control over their travel expenses.
  • Easy Replacement: In case of loss or damage, smart cards can be easily replaced, and the remaining balance transferred to the new card, reducing the inconvenience for users.
  • Environmental Impact: The use of smart cards promotes a more sustainable and eco-friendly mode of transportation by reducing the reliance on paper-based tickets and tokens.
What is Noida Metro NCMC NMRC City1 Card?

The State Bank of India, in collaboration with the Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) Ltd., introduces the CITY1 Card.

The State Bank NMRC CITY1 Card is a contactless dual-interface (EMV chip-based) prepaid card with stored value functionality, providing a safe, secure, and seamless payment method. In addition to serving as a convenient payment option for Noida – Greater Noida Metro fares, this card extends its usability to Noida Metro buses. A unique feature of the State Bank NMRC CITY1 Card is the compartmentalization of amounts for various utilities, including transit. This allows the card to be used for purchasing tickets or loading passes for both metro and buses, utilizing the stored value on the card.

About the Noida Metro NCMC Card: NMRC City1 Card
NCMC Card NameNMRC City1 Card
Issued by (Bank Name)State Bank of India
Card Issuance FeeRs. 100/-
Reload and top-up / recharge fee (Per Load)1.8% or Rs. 12/- (whichever is less, rounded off to nearest Rupee)
Annual Maintenance ChargesRs. 25 /-
Card Replacement ChargesRs. 100/-
Validity of NCMC Card1 year from the date of last recharge.
SBI Customer Care Number1800 1234 & 1800 2100
Online Apply NCMC Card
How to get Noida Metro NCMC NMRC City1 Card?

To get the SBI NMRC CITY1 card you just have to follow the below mentioned simple steps:

  1. Visit your nearest Noida Metro station and request for the SBI NMRC CITY1 Card at the counter
  2. Fill your details in the simple application form (available in Hindi as well as English) and submit it to the operator.
  3. After the operator has entered the details, an OTP will be generated and sent to your registered mobile number.
  4. Share the OTP for validation, Pay the card issuance fee and top-up amount to load balance on the card for usage.

For getting the card issued, you are mandatorily required to visit your nearest metro station with one of the following OVDs (Officially Valid Documents):

  • Passport Number
  • Voter ID
  • Driving License Number
  • NREGA Job card
  • Letter issued by the National Population Register containing details of Name, Address, or Any other document as notified by the central government in consultation with the Regulator

Note: “Customer can voluntarily submit their Aadhaar Card number" for getting the card issued.

Minimum & Maximum Recharge Amount in NCMC Card

Minimum Top-up / Recharge Amount: Rs. 100 /- (Initial top-up must be a minimum of Rs. 200/- and in multiples of Rs. 100/- thereafter)

Maximum Top-up / Recharge and Total Chip Balance Limit: Rs. 2000/-

Travel Discount

A discount of 10% is given on every journey made by the passenger on SBI NMRC- CITY 1 CARD.

Important Instructions of Noida Metro NCMC NMRC City1 Card
  • If you have any issues or grievances related to SBI NMRC City1 Card then you may call 24x7 Customer Care on 1800 112211 / 1800 4253800 (toll free). Alternatively, you can also email at
  • If your card is lost, stolen or damaged, then firstliy block the card on Customer portal i.e wherein customer can login using his/her credentials. After that contact SBI help center.
  • If you want to top-up/recharge our card then paying in cash or by using debit/credit card at any our nearest metro stations. second option is online by visiting the customer portal at
  • If you want to check your balance in the card then visit our nearest metro station and tap on the Ticket Readers (TR) machine, the card balance will be displayed on the screen.