Free Zone Company formations in UAE

The United Arab Emirates has more than 40 Free-trade zones are located across emirates in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Fujairah, Ajman, Ras al Khaimah and Um Al Quwain that have a special tax, customs and imports regime and are governed by their own framework of regulations. UAE Free zones may be broadly categorized as sea port free zones, airport free zones, and mainland free zones.

100% foreign ownership
100% import and export tax exemptions
100% repatriation of capital and profits
Corporate tax exemptions as per UAE laws
No personal income taxes

Assistance with labor recruitment, and additional support services, such as sponsorship and housing.

Each Free Zone is designed around one or more business industry categories and only offers licenses to companies within those categories. An independent Free Zone Authority (FZA) governs each free zone, and is the agency responsible for issuing FTZ operating licenses and assisting companies with establishing their business in the FTZ.

Investors can either register a new company in the form of a Free Zone Establishment (FZE) or simply establish a branch or representative office of their existing or parent company based within the UAE or abroad. An FZE is a limited liability company governed by the rules and regulations of the Free Zone in which it is established. Except for acquiring nationality in the UAE, the provisions of the Commercial Companies Law (CCL) do not apply to FZEs, provided that the Free Zones have special provisions regulating such companies.

The list of UAE Free Zones are

Dubai Academic City

Dubai Airport Free Zone

Dubai Biotechnology & Research Park (DuBiotech)

Dubai Car and Automotive City Free Zone (DUCAMZ)

Dubai Design District

Dubai Gold and Diamond Park

Dubai Healthcare City

Dubai Industrial City (DIC)

Dubai International Academic City

Dubai International Financial Centre

Dubai Internet City (DIC)

Dubai Knowledge Village

Dubai Logistics City

Dubai Media City

Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC)

Dubai Outsource Zone

Dubai Silicon Oasis

Dubai Studio City

Dubai Techno Park

Dubai Technology and Media Free Zone

International Media Production Zone

Jebel Ali Free Zone

Economic Zones World

Dubai Maritime City

Dubai Carpet Free Zone

Dubai Auto Parts City

Heavy Equipment and Trucks Zone

Mohammad Bin Rashid Technology Park

Dubai Flower Center

Dubai Textile Village

International Humanitarian City

Dubai International Arbitration Center

Abu Dhabi Airport Free Zone (ADAFZ)

Abu Dhabi Global Markets (ADGM)

ADPC – Khalifa Port and Industrial Zone (KPIZ)


Industrial City of Abu Dhabi

Higher Corporation for Specialized Economic Zones

Masdar City Free Zone

Hamriyah Free Zone

Sharjah Airport International Free Zone

U.S.A. Regional Trade Center (USARTC) Free Zone

Ajman Free Zone

RAK Investment Authority Free Zone

Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone

Ras Al Khaimah Media Free Zone

Fujairah Free Zone

Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone (UAQFTZ)

We undertake consultancy services and free zone company incorporation services in UAE, free zone company incorporation services in Dubai, free zone company incorporation services in Ras Al Khaimah, free zone company incorporation services in Sharjah, free zone company incorporation services in Ajman and free zone company incorporation services in Abu Dhabi for the following categories of licenses

General Trading License
Commercial License
Professional License
Industrial License
Branch and representative offices of parent companies

Mainland Company Incorporation in UAE

We support, help for incorporating limited liability company in Dubai and incorporating limited liability company in UAE outside free zone areas.

UAE Mainland Companies are one of the most vibrant business entities that are controlled by the Federal Law No. 2 of 2015 (the New Commercial Companies Law, (NCCL)) comes into effect 1 July 2015. The NCCL replaces the previous Commercial Companies Law (UAE Federal Law No. 8 of 1984, as amended, (CCL)). Mainland companies are regulated by the UAE legal structure and government policies and are located within the limitation of commercialized geographical areas falling under the jurisdiction of the Emirates government.

As per the UAE company laws, UAE national has to mandatorily hold at least 51% of total equity in any commercial company, except in the following cases:

Activities with 100% GCC ownership
Businesses located in the Free Zones
Instances where GCC companies (wholly owned) enter into a partnership with UAE national
Where the law requires 100% local ownership

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General Trading License

Commercial License

Professional License

Industrial License

Branch and representative offices of parent companies

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