Free Zone in UAE offer entrepreneurs who are willing to have their own company this opportunity without the need for a local sponsor, this type of company formation is designed to encourage foreign investment with the easiest start-up processes as well as lower overhead cost.
We offer the flexibility to provide our clients with the exact package that suits their needs, as there are various Free zones all over UAE, we assist you to get the license from the best free zone as per your business requirements from the early first step till the last, we take care of everything so that you can focus on your business plan.
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What’s a free zone ?
The free zone is generally a trade zone established by countries to increase trade and attract domestic and foreign investment. The state provides important commercial benefits to investors such as land ownership and numerous tax and customs exemptions to stimulate the movement of labor, establish businesses and attract capital. There are about 40 free zones in the UAE, and others are under construction, each dealing with certain commercial category, but licensing only companies belonging to those categories.
Entrepreneurs choose the UAE’s free trade zones to invest in starting a business for many reasons, the most important of which is the very reasonable price of access to the developed infrastructure. Individuals are allowed to own all the shares of the business in the free zones.
In 1985, the United Arab Emirates began to establish its first free zones when it established the Jebel Ali zone, which was the core of the basic criteria for the establishment of such zones in the United Arab Emirates. On that basis, dozens of free zones have been established to date, and the United Arab Emirates, especially Dubai, has become one of the leading cities in the region.
Benefits of free zone company setup
Being able to establish an entity without restrictions on foreign ownership remains the main advantage of setting up a business in the free zones of UAE, we should also mention that the companies are governed by the Free Zones Authority, which is an independent authority responsible for granting operating licenses and supervising the activities of companies depending on the freezone to which it belongs. The UAE also offers the freedom to choose employment without complying with the rules and regulations of the standard Sponsorship and Employment Laws. Not only is this the case, but investors in UAE free zones benefit from tax exemptions on exports and imports, special tax treatment and various customs exemptions. The benefits of a FreeZone include many others as shown below:
- 100% Repatriation of capital
- 100% Repatriation of Profit
- Full exemption from corporate and personal income tax
- Zero monetary restrictions
- Warehouses, offices, and factories ready to use
- Several licensed activities allowed
- Modern and suitable means of communications
- Logistical efficiency through business cluster effect
- Serviced desks and offices for small and medium-sized enterprises and start-ups
- High-quality support services
- Possibility of recruiting foreigners
Not to forget to mention that this type of business is ideal for market entry as it will allow you to be physically present in the UAE through offices and visas without the requirement of a local sponsor.
One of the most important advantages offered by the Emirate of Dubai in particular and the UAE, in general, is that it has become available to foreign investors to fully own land and businesses after it was previously required that a UAE citizen own 51% of the business.
The United Arab Emirates is today an important business center and is ideal for setting up a company or representative office, as mentioned above, there are now more than 40 different “FREE ZONE” in the UAE, making the task of identifying the best freezone through which to do business in the region very tiring. It is also common to mistakenly think of a free zone company as an offshore company, but despite their similarities, they also have very different characteristics.
The entrepreneur should also be aware that the nature of the commercial activity he intends to carry out will have a great influence on the choice of the freezone that will meet his requirements. The principal Freezones and their license activities are many and each one of them is specialized in specific commercial activities.
Ever since creating the Jebel Ali Toali Freezone, we’ve witnessed the establishment of separate freezones in Dubai and the United Arab Emirates in general, and the variety of other fields that have been established to meet the needs of their development.
Free Zone Company Setup Activities
Free zone company setup literally allows for thousands of business license categories to cater to just about any business activity such as:
Retail (Shops &
Food & Beverage
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