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Invest in UAE Free Zones 

Invest in UAE Free Zones 

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About UAE Free Zone

United Arab Emirates (UAE) has over 40 freezones, spread over the 7 emirates – Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah, Umm Al Quwain, Fujairah, and Ajman. In these free zones, businesses can sell and trade their goods and services. Every zone offers unique general and industry-specific benefits, where the owners can get 100% hassle-free foreign ownership of their business. 

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Why choose UAE?

The UAE free zone offers numerous benefits: 

100% Ownership
Ease of Doing Business
Access to Global Markets
Tax Exemption
More Business Opportunities

Setting Up a Business in UAE

Determine A Legal Entity 

Decide the legal entity type and fulfill the capital requirements of the free zone you are setting the business in.  


Choose A Trade Name 

Find permitted trade names with respective free zone authority or Department of Economic Development. 


Get A Business License  

The next step in the process is to submit a business license application directly to the free zone, online, or via email. 

Pick An Office Space 

The free zones in the UAE offer the option of buying or leasing office space according to business requirements. 


Get The Pre-approvals

Get approvals by providing the initial requirements and applying for registration, licenses and visa process. 

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Our experience in the field and our global network

There are several reasons why you should consider investing in a UAE Free Zone: 


  • 100% foreign ownership 
  • Tax benefits 
  • Simplified setup process 
  • World-class infrastructure 
  • Access to global markets
  • Business-friendly regulations 

To set up a business in a UAE Free Zone, you generally need to follow these steps: 


  • Choose the appropriate Free Zone 
  • Select the company structure 
  • Reserve a trade name 
  • Submit the application 
  • Obtain approvals and licenses 
  • Lease office space 
  • Complete registration and visa processes 

The time required to set up a business in a UAE Free Zone can vary depending on several factors, including the chosen Free Zone, the type of business activity, and the completeness of the documentation provided. On average, the setup process can take anywhere from a few days to a few weeks. Some Free Zones offer expedited procedures, allowing for faster company registration.

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about all UAE free zones. 


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