• Umm Al Quwain Free zone


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Good News: UAE No Longer on European Union Blacklist

22 February 2018

The European Union recently removed several countries, including the UAE, from its “blacklist” of Uncooperative Tax Havens. The move is due to the country’s improved tax transparency. In addition, 113 more agreements between the UAE and EU were set down to avoid the double taxation problem, including 8 that would mean greater tax information exchange.[...]

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Benefits of Setting Up a Shams Free Zone Company In the United Arab Emirates

15 January 2018

Globalization has meant that if you wish to set up a new company, such as an Ecommerce, consultancy or trading business, you don’t have to sieve through commercial property pages in your local area. With places like Dubai around, you can save yourself a lot of dollars by taking your business there, as the Shams Free Zone offers a lot of concessions to businesses...

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Our Commitment

  1. Your Company in Umm Al Quwain Free Zone formed within 7 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 Multi Commodities Center Company

Umm Al Quwain Free Zone Main Characteristics:

Company typeFree Zone Limited Liability
Governing corporate legislationUmm Al Quwain Freezone Free Zone Authority
Information published relating to company officersCompany director names are not disclosed
ConfidentialityComplete confidentiality
Accounting requirementNo accounts and auditing are required
TaxationNo corporate or personal taxation
LegislationUmm Al Quwain Freezone Company regulations
Standard currencyUAE Dirhams pegged to USD
Time to form7 working days
CommunicationEfficient communication
Local sponsor requirementNot needed
Foreigner ownership100%
Residence visa issuanceResidence Visa issued
Number of directors neededA minimum of one director


  • Strategic location in the heart of Dubai and next to the airport
  • State-of-the-art infrastructure
  • World-class facilities
  • Single window convenience for administrative services
  • Investor-oriented management

Tax Incentives:

  • 100% corporate tax exemption
  • 100% personal income tax exemption
  • 100% import & export tax exemption

Investment Incentives:

  • 100% foreign company ownership
  • 100% repatriation of capital and profits
  • No currency restrictions

Information concerning Umm Al Quwain Free Zone


Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone (UAQ FTZ) is located in Umm Al Quwain, a friendly, progressive and prosperous emirate with modern infrastructure. Renowned for its desert landscape, it is also a popular leisure destination within UAE, and is located just 45km from Dubai.

* Please refer to our Terms & Conditions