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The emirate of Dubai is widely renowned for a number of things, including a number of popular travel destinations, mesmerizing locations, amazing people and much more. Over the past few years, it has also attracted lots of attention for being a phenomenal global economic center which offers an excellent business environment, friendly taxation policies, state-of-art infrastructure, and much more. At the same time, it is equally vital to get a proper understanding about Dubai’s business registration procedure.

Business Registration in Dubai

Before you can establish your setup here, it is essential for you to go for Business Registration in Dubai. This is being promoted by presence of free trade zones which contribute to the emirate’s economy and also attracts more of foreign direct investment. Dubai Free zones specifically have special tax and imports policies which are different from those of its mainland. By undergoing Dubai business registration here, every business owner can have 100% control over the ownership of his company. We can lend you a helping hand with getting your company registration done in Dubai.

How to Register a Business in Dubai

With our assistance, you can easily register your business in Dubai. Our experts regarding the same facilitate you with a number of services, like:

  • Making strategic recommendations

  • Providing legal assistance

  • Negotiating with local stakeholders

  • Delivering end-to-end solutions

  • Imparting all other essential information

The very process to register a company in Dubai can give you a hard time if you are not familiar with the local laws and how things have to be carried out. But with our expert guidance, you will find it all to be a cakewalk in every way.

How to Register your Company in Dubai

Finalize your company’s name. You can make 3 suggestions out of which one will be finalized by the registering authority

For this, you will need to include:

  • Determine the nature of the business you intend to do in Dubai

  • List down the investment you are going to make for it

  • Identify and finalize all the stakeholders and directors of the company.

  • Notarized copy of passport of stakeholders

  • Brief review about the stakeholders

  • Bank reference letter

  • Submission of application set comprising of all vital documents like share certificates, Memorandum of Association, etc.

  • Open a Bank account in Dubai by submitting copy of passport, bank forms and original bank’s statements for the last 6 months

Choose the one that will best suit your business activities

Advantages of Registering a Company in Dubai

By setting up your business in Dubai once you are done with registering your company in Dubai, include:

  • 100% foreign (your) ownership permitted

  • No need to have business partners

  • Attractive work environment

  • Lowe renewal charges

  • No restrictions in terms of currency

  • 0% tax payable

  • Can own properties in the emirate

  • Dubai company registry procedure is executed quite easily

  • Can do business internationally

With our company registration service in Dubai, you can obtain any of the below-mentioned business licenses to do your business in Dubai Free Zones:

  • Consultancy / Service License

  • General Trading License

  • Commercial License

  • Industrial License

  • Trading License


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Types of Companies That Can Be Formed in UAE

We can help you set up business in UAE and avail required licenses (Industrial/Service License, Trading/Commercial License, and Professional/General Trading License). There are the following types of business that can be setup in United Arab Emirates, these are:



1. Free Zones in UAE

Free Zones are the most sought-after locations to setup a company as these have special Customs, Tax, and Import rules and regulations, and are not governed by general procedures applicable in the Middle East.

There are more than 30 free zones in UAE that allow foreign investors to own 100% shares in the company without the need of a local sponsor. Contact Al Alkeem Group  to setup business in these free trade havens.




2. Offshore Company in UAE

Offshore companies allow parties to centralize their resources and make investments to maximize tax benefits. Offshore company owners can invest in Commodities, Shares, Stocks and Properties like their onshore counterparts but don't have to pay taxes on Profits in case of inheritance.

We help our clients setup Offshore Holding Companies and achieve maximum tax savings.




3. Mainland Companies

Business entities located within the limitation of commercialized geographical areas that fall under the jurisdiction of the Emirates government, are known as Mainland Companies.

Mainland forms one of the most developed business setups, as they are regulated by UAE legal structure and government policies. Read more about the Mainland companies.

We can help you setup any of the following Mainland companies:

  • Limited Liability Company

  • Professional Firms

  • Branch Offices

  • Representative Offices

  • Public Shareholding Companies


Legal Procedures & Documents Required for Business Setup in UAE

Team at Commitbiz can take care of business setup in UAE or any other part of the Emirates along with ensuring accuracy and completeness of your legal and company formation documents. As a part of our business setup services in UAE, we can take care of the following:

Legal Procedures

  • Finding a Local Sponsor

  • Determining Legal Form and Economic Activity Type of Your Business

  • Submitting Application for Company Registration to DED with Suggested Company Name

  • Obtaining Trade License by Submitting Company's Documents to DED or Chamber of Commerce and Industry

  • Notarizing the Company's Memorandum of Association

  • Registering Trade Name

  • Applying for an Establishment Card

  • Obtaining Initial and Special Approvals

  • Signing MOA and Lease Agreement in front of Public Notary

  • Obtaining Location and Inspection Approval From Municipality

  • Documents Processing to Get Payment Voucher Issued

  • Paying License Fees to Get Trade License Issued

  • Fulfilling all Licensing Requirements

  • Getting Approval from Name Board and from Ministry of Labour for Employees


Company Formation Documents

  • Certified Copy of Tenancy Contract

  • Photocopies of Visa, Passport, NOC, Residency Certificates, Land Map or Ownership Certificate, National ID and Family Book

  • Approval Document from Legal Affairs Department

  • Approval Documents from Ministry of Economy and Other Government Entities, if Required

  • License Form

  • Sign Board

  • Partnership Contract Certificate from the Notary Public

  • Photocopies of Technical Evaluation Report

  • Trade Name Certificate

  • Stamped Visa from Immigration Department

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