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How to start a business in Dubai

30 March 2020

In the long-term, the United Arab Emirates GDP Annual Growth Rate is projected to trend around 2.50 percent in 2021 and 2.30 percent in 2022, according to econometric[..]

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Why set up your free zone company in Dubai South?

22 March 2020

The Dubai World Central/Dubai South is comprised of eight districts: logistics, aviation (including Al Maktoum International Airport), humanitarian, residential, commercial, leisure, exhibition and commercial.[..]

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DUBAI WORLD CENTRAL/DUBAI SOUTH (DWC)

Our Commitment

  1. Your Company in Dubai World Central/Dubai South formed within 12 working days *
  2. Competitive and transparent pricing
  3. Complete confidentiality
  4. UAE Residency Visa for you and family members
  5. Setting up your company with a bank account including eBanking and debit card
Dubai World Central Company

Dubai World Central /Dubai South Company Main Characteristics:

Company type Free Zone Company
Governing corporate legislation Dubai Aviation City Corporation
Information published relating to company officers Company director names are not disclosed
Confidentiality Complete confidentiality
Accounting requirement Mandatory accounts and auditing
Taxation No corporate or personal taxation
Legislation Dubai World Central/Dubai South Free Zone 
Standard currency UAE Dirhams pegged to USD
Time to form 12 working days
Communication Efficient communication
Local sponsor requirement Not needed
Residence visa issuance Residence Visa issuance is possible
Number of directors needed A minimum of one director

Type of License:

  • Logistics License

    This license will allow specified logistics services (e.g. storage, transportation, distribution, sorting, forwarding and clearing activities, order management, inventory management etc.)

  • Trade License:

    The import/export and distribution of specifically mentioned products can be undertaken with this license.

  • Industrial License:

    Will allow the operation of light manufacturing activity (e.g. blending, mixing, purifying, assembling forming, repacking, or wrapping of products) by utilising hand labour or quiet machinery in a manner which does not produce smoke, gas fumes, heat, light or any other undesirable by products. Please note that Industrial Licenses will not be issued without proof that an Environmental Impact surveys and studies have been done comprehensively.

  • Service License:

    This permits the carrying out of services specified in the licence in question but only within the DWC Free Zone and it is only permissible elsewhere in the UAE through the obtaining of additional local licenses in certain jurisdictions. Such licenses are issued to Free Zone Enterprises supporting the logistics industry and will include services such as consulting and training or any other related activity.

Information concerning Dubai World Central/Dubai South

DWC

The Dubai World Central/Dubai South is comprised of eight districts: logistics, aviation (incuding Al Maktoum International Airport), humanitarian, residential, commercial, leisure, exhibition and commercial. Dubai Logistics City and Aviation City is concerned for the purpose of company formations. The licenses that can be obtained in both these free zones are identical, save that businesses registering must be relevant to the free zone in question.

* Please refer to our Terms & Conditions