Company Formation and Business Setup in Dubai

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Being pioneers in company formation process since 2002, ADAM Global Dubai assists entrepreneurs for their business setup and company incorporation. With a dedicated expert team, we offer our clients with expertise, transparent business advisory and complete facilitation before, during and after their entrepreneurial journey. We are as passionate about your business as you!

How we Assist in the Process of Company Formation in Dubai

We simplify the process of Company formation by taking care of all the legal procedures, permits, taxations, accounting and corporate services involved in your business setup journey, while all you have to do is trust and focus on making your company big! We also provide consulting & advisory services to secure your fundings and ROIs to maintain the stability of your business even in future. It is customer ecstasy that drives us!

Top 10 Reason on Choosing Business Setup or Company Formation in Dubai

Dubai is a metropolitan, multi-cultural and diversified central business hub in the Middle East. It is home to big renowned corporations, MNCs as well numerous Small Business Owners and Start ups given the ease of doing business in Dubai. Many Entrepreneurs go for a company formation in Dubai for following of the many reasons:

  1. Option of 100 % Foreign Ownership
  2. International Law
  3. Highly Cost-Efficient
  4. State of the Art Infrastructure
  5. Highly supportive and advanced in technology
  6. World Class Facilities
  7. Safety and security
  8. International Gateway for Business
  9. Strategic Location
  10. Dubai EXPO 2020 (attracting over 25 Million visitors)

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Types of Business Setup in Dubai

For many foreign entrepreneurs and expats it is important to understand the 3 different main types of company formation in Dubai. Depending on your own needs and requirements and the type of business activity that you wish to conduct, your ADAM business consultant in Dubai will advise you on the best suitable options. Here, we have given you a brief overview on the types of business setup option, their benefits and basic requirements and cost.

There are three main categories which are;

  1. Company Formation and Business Setup in Freezone
  2. Business Setup in Dubai Mainland
  3. Offshore Company Formation in Dubai

Company Formation and Business Setup in Free zone

Purpose

Business Setup in Dubai or UAE Free zones are the best options for specifically those entrepreneurs who have only International Business Exposure and require a presence to enter the Middle East or GCC market. It is also used by many new start ups who would like to initially test the UAE market. There are more than 40 free zones in UAE and majority of Free zones are established in Dubai. You can setup a free zone company by making minimum investment and formalities.

Benefits

  1. 100% repatriation of capital and profits allowed
  2. Access to over 1.5 billion customers with rapidly increasing demand
  3. 100 % Foreign Ownership
  4. Easy availability of experienced workforce
  5. Zero personal or corporate Taxes, customs duties
  6. Abundant and inexpensive energy
  7. Shared services & Synergies with other companies in free zone
  8. Easy availability of experienced workforce
  9. State of the art infrastructure
  10. You can operate your free zone company 24/7

Cost

Depending on your own requirements, size of company, visa requirements, the type of activity as well as the free zone jurisdiction there are company formation packages starting from as low as AED 13,500 with the eligibility of 1 visa and can go up as high as AED 100,000

Famous Free zones For Company Formation in Dubai

Below is a brief reference list of the most highly sought free zones in Dubai . However there are other options available as well.

Free zone Main Theme and Features

Jebel Ali Freezone (Jafza)

Generalist free zone with core focus on trading, manufacturing and logistics. Region’s first established and second largest free zone. State-of-the-art logistic facilities – operated by DP World. Direct connection to airport (DWC) Premium option.

Dubai Airport Freezone (DAFZA)

Generalist free zone with core focus on logistics and aviation sectors. Modern infrastructure (offices and warehouses)

Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC)

Generalist free zone with core focus on oil & gas, precious metals and diamond trading. Modern infrastructure (70+ commercial and residential towers). UAE’s largest free zone (12,000+ registered entities) Premium option

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)

Themed free zone with core focus on Financial services. Common law regulatory framework. Modern infrastructure (offices) Premium option

Dubai World Central (DWC , near Dubai Expo 2020 Site)

Generalist free zone with core focus on logistics and aviation sectors. Modern infrastructure (offices and warehouse). Direct connection to port (JAFZA) and airport (DWC). Value option (for Dubai; attractive license rates)

Dubai Creative Cluster (DCC)

A themed cluster made of 13 freezone with a core focus on media, production, modern state of the art infrastructure and home to many global market leaders such as Google and Microsoft.

Dubai Silicon Oasis

Themed free zone with core focus on hightech industry, technological, electronical and engineering sectors. Modern infrastructure(offices and warehouses)

Dubai World Trade Centre Freezone

Generalist free zone with core focus on logistics and aviation sectors. Modern infrastructure (offices and warehouse). Direct connection to port (JAFZA) and airport (DWC). Value option (for Dubai; attractive license rates)

Free zone Company formation and Business Setup option in other Emirates

Emirate/Freezone for Company Formation Main Theme and Features

Company Formation in ABU DHABI Freezone

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Themed free zone with core focus on services relevant to the industries of IT & Media. Modern infrastructure (offices)

Abu Dhabi Airport Freezone (ADAFZ)

Generalist free zone with core focus on logistics and aviation sectors. Modern infrastructure (offices and warehouses)

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM)

Themed free zone with core focus on Financial services. Common law regulatory framework. Modern infrastructure (offices) Premium option

Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD)

Generalist free zone with core focus on manufacturing, logistics and trading. Direct connection to Khalifa Port

Masdar Freezone

Masdar is a commercially driven enterprise that operates to attract Companies in the renewable energy and sustainable technologies industry – there by giving it the necessary scope to meet these challenges. Masdar seeks to become a leader in making renewable energy a real, sustainable business. It also operates via a research-driven graduate university.

Company Formation in Sharjah Freezone

Sharjah Media Zone

Themed free zone with core focus on services relevant to the industries of IT & Media. Modern infrastructure (offices) Value option

Sharjah Airport Freezone

Generalist free zone with core focus on trading, manufacturing and logistics. State-of-the-art logistic facilities. Direct connection to port

Hamriyah Freezone

Generalist free zone with core focus on trading, manufacturing and logistics. Direct connection to port. Value option

Sharjah Science and Technology Park

Exclusively for Research Centers and Organization as well as individual in Advanced Research and PHD offering the Scientist package.

Company Formation in Northern Emirates

Ras Al Khaima Economic Zone (RAKEZ)

Generalist free zone with specialized theme for Industrial,Logistics, Warehousing, Academic and Media Industry. State-of-the-art logistic facilities. Direct connection to port. Fast and Easy incorporation. Only freezone with tailor made packages for Industrial Clients. Strategically and centrally located to easily connect to Dubai, Sharjah, Umm Al Quwain, Fujairah and Ajman.

Fujairah Creative Zone

Themed free zone with core focus on services relevant to the industries of IT, Media, consulting education, communication, marketing, music, entertainment and design. Modern infrastructure (offices) Value option

Fujairah Freezone

Generalist free zone with core focus on trading, manufacturing and logistics (Value option)

Ajman Freezone

Generalist Free zone for almost any kind of activity. Highly Economical and value option.

Um – Ul Qwain Freezone

Generalist Free zone for almost any kind of activity. Highly Economical and value option.

Business Setup in Dubai Mainland (LLC Company Formation in Dubai)

Purpose

A Company formation in Dubai Mainland or DED license company is registered under the Department of Economic Development (DED) . It is also known as onshore company formation or LLC Company Formation in Dubai.
Entrepreneurs are selecting Mainland legal structure (Limited Liability Company) for their proposed company to capture the Local UAE market as well as to get more preference in getting Government & Semi Government Projects. It is basically for companies who wish to conduct business activities within the local market.

Benefits

  1. 100% repatriation of capital and profits
  2. Hassle free and easy visa processing for employees
  3. No Corporation tax
  4. Flexibility to choose office locations anywhere in Dubai
  5. Trade locally in Dubai and UAE market
  6. Easy legal procedures to get license and registration in Dubai
  7. Operate your company from any part of UAE
  8. No currency restrictions in Dubai Mainland company

Types of DED Licence for Company Formation in Dubai

To register a company in Dubai Mainland we will help you understand the required selection of business type and business activity. Business type falls under 4 categories. You can start your Company Formation in Dubai under one of those 4 categories

1.Professional Licence

These include personally offered services

like management consultancy.

3.Industrial Licence

These include activities such as Manufacturing

or processing of goods or packaging products

for sale

2.Commercial Licence

These include activities such as trading,

retails sales etc.

4.Foreign Branch Setup in Dubai or

Representative Office

You can setup your branch company in Dubai

to promote your presence in Middle East and

establish strong business relations as well as

well as explore fruitful opportunities in the

local market

Local Sponsor for Business Setup in Dubai Mainland

To start your business in Dubai and to target the local market, the majority of the entrepreneurs desire to start their business in Dubai mainland. The primary concern of any expat when setting up an Onshore Limited Liability Company (LLC) is that the UAE law requires a local sponsor to own 51% of the shares in the Company. However, there are two types of Sponsorship to choose from. ADAM Global gives you the benefit of a Corporate Sponsorship option to give entrepreneurs and business owners a higher sense of financial freedom and security.

Our Experts will be happy to guide you to determine if a local sponsor or a corporate sponsor is suitable for your company formation in Dubai Mainland

Cost for Business Setup in Dubai Mainland

Depending on the type of sponsor and the scope of business, mainland License packages can start anywhere from AED 40,000-45,000 (approx. USD $ 12,000) to 1Million if the sponsor is from the Royal family. The total cost also depends on the location of the office.

Offshore Company Formation in Dubai

Purpose

An Offshore company in UAE, also known as an International Business Company, is often incorporated to effectively improve on wealth and asset management. It gives the freedom to do business in a tax efficient and cost effective way. In UAE the advantages are manifold. Besides all this, the benefits for registering and offshore company in UAE are excellent and unparalleled. It is mandatory to appoint an offshore agent for your company formation in the UAE Offshore Jurisdiction. ADAM Global is an authorized and registered agent for all 3 offshore authorities in UAE including JAFZA Offshore, RAK IBC and Ajman Offshore.

Cost

The Cost of an Offshore Company can start from anywhere as low as US$ 6000. YourDedicated ADAM Offshore Advisor will be able to guide and facilitate you throughout to discuss and understand your exact requirement to give you the best suitable option for a offshore company formation in Dubai

Benefits

Offshore registration in UAE allows 100% foreign ownership and therefore UAE national is not required either as shareholder or sponsor.

  • The offshore company in UAE is exempted from all corporate and income taxes.
  • No foreign currency restrictions for offshore companies
  • Full repatriation of the offshore companies profits and capital is allowed
  • Offshore company setup costs are less that of an onshore company.
  • For offshore registration there is no onshore office and accordingly, there are no employees and related costs.
  • Only minimum capital is required to set-up an offshore company.
  • The offshore company can own interest in real estate (as approved by the relevant authority where the offshore company is registered) in the UAE and can act as a Holding Company.
  • 100% foreign ownership & repatriation
  • Can have benefit of opening corporate bank account with multiple currencies support

ADAM Support Service for Business Setup in Dubai

ADAM Global’s support services are unique services offered to our clients to ease the entrepreneurial journey. These services are not provided by or affiliated with any particular Government authority or type of company license; however, they are mandatory requirement for all ADAM Global’s clients.

  1. Facilitation for Company Bank

    Account Opening
  2. Exclusive Sessions and invitation to

    networking events to grow your

    business
  3. Referral to Commercial Real Estate

    Agent
  4. Complete PRO Services for

    Licensing (document processing)
  5. Free Company Stamp
  6. Trademark / Trade Name/Logo

    Design Registration (on demand

    and requested as a separate

    service)
  7. Dedicated Account Manager to

    manage your documents and

    update you on the status of your

    applications

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