UAE Free Zone - Ras Al Khaimah Free Zone

Business Setup in Ras Al Khaimah Free Zone

Choose Your Business License

In Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone, business licenses are classified into several categories.

Commercial License
Commercial License
General Trading License
General Trading License
Industrial License
Industrial License
Consultancy/Service License
Consultancy/Service License
Commercial License

Commercial License

A Commercial License allows businesses to engage in trading activities within the RAK Free Zone. It covers a wide range of activities, including import, export, distribution, and storage of goods. Whether you’re a retailer, wholesaler, or involved in e-commerce, this license enables you to conduct commercial operations.

General Trading License

General Trading License

A General Trading License permits a broader spectrum of trading activities, including the import, export, and distribution of a variety of products. It offers more flexibility for businesses trading in multiple product categories or expanding their trading activities across different sectors.

Industrial License

Industrial License

For businesses involved in manufacturing, processing, or production activities, the Industrial License is your preferred choice. It enables companies to establish and operate industrial facilities within the Free Zone.

Consultancy/Service License

Consultancy/Service License

Service-oriented businesses, such as consultancy firms, IT service providers, and professional service providers, require a Consultancy/Service License. This license type allows firms to offer a wide range of services within the Free Zone and beyond.

Required Documents and Steps to Obtain Your Business License in RAK Free Zone

Obtaining your business license in the Ras Al Khaimah Free Zone is designed to be simple and hassle-free. Here are the steps you'll want to take to secure your license and the documents you'll want to provide in your application:

Required Documents
  • A business license application form
  • A description of the business objectives
  • A reference letter from the bank
  • Copies of the shareholder’s passport
  • A list of the proposed trade names
Steps to Get Your Business License
  1. Choose Your Business Activity
  2. Register Your Trade Name
  3. Obtain Necessary Approvals
  4. Gather Documents and Submit Application
  5. Pay Fees and Receive License

Free Zones in Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah is made up of several strategic Free Zones, each offering distinct advantages for certain business types. Some Free Zones here include:

  1. RAK Investment Authority Free Zone (RAKIA)
    RAKIA is one of the oldest and most established free zones in Ras Al Khaimah. It offers a wide spectrum of business activities across sectors like manufacturing, trading, logistics, and services.

  2. Ras Al Khaimah Media Free Zone
    The Ras Al Khaimah Media Free Zone is the ideal destination for businesses operating in the media and creative industries. From film production to advertising agencies, this free zone provides specialized facilities and services tailored to the needs of media companies.

  3. Ras Al Khaimah Economic Free Zone (RAKEZ)
    RAKEZ is one of the UAE's largest and most diverse free zones, offering a wide range of business activities across various sectors, including industrial, commercial, and educational.

  4. RAK Maritime City
    As the only free zone in the UAE dedicated to maritime-related activities, RAK Maritime City is crucial in developing the maritime industry in Ras Al Khaimah. It offers a strategic location, modern facilities, and specialized services for shipbuilding, repair, and marine services.

  5. RAK DAO
    Ras Al Khaimah Digital Assets Oasis (RAK DAO) is a government-supported ecosystem that fosters the growth of blockchain and digital assets companies. Situated in UAE's Ras Al Khaimah, it offers a transparent legislative framework to open and operate virtual assets companies with ease.

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