Dubai freezone company formation

  • 100% ownership
  • 100% Tax free
  • Low import tariff
  • Other startup & SME benefits
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With the growing economy in UAE and infinite business opportunities, the Dubai government has introduced Dubai Free Zones. Business setup in Dubai Free Zone are zones designated by relevant authorities where companies can be 100% foreign-owned and they don’t require a 51% local partner.

Entrepreneurs who have their company formation in Dubai Free Zone are allowed to work in the UAE and run their operations in the free zones where the company is registered. The first free zone emerged in 1985. Today in Dubai alone there are more than 20 free economic zones each of them was established to serve the needs of a particular industry.

Easy steps to setting up a business in Dubai Free Zone. We have brought a complete business setup guide for you. Select the category of business, find the right legal form, choose a trading name, minimum investment and start with initial approvals. Make a call for quick enquiry or you can also chat with us.

Types of business entities allowed in Dubai Free Zone:

Free Zone Establishment

Free Zone Company

Branch Office

Types of free zone licenses in Dubai 

Trading License

The trading License in Dubai Free Zone is easiest to obtain compared to other business licenses. It is for companies dealing with general trading or a specialized trading activity. 

Industrial License

Companies engaged in manufacturing, producing, fabricating, or indulged in any other special activity, needs to obtain an Industrial License.

General Trading Activites

Trading all types of goods, with an exemption on a few banned products needs special approval with this type fo license

Service License

Companies dealing in activities like consulting, accounting, etc can apply for service licenses for company formation in Dubai Free Zone.

Procedure for Dubai Free Zone company formation

  • Decide a business activity
  • Find a free Zone
  • Choose a company name and register the trade name
  • Collect all the necessary documents 
  • Apply for license
  • Open a corporate bank account

Documents required 

  • Application form
  • Shareholder’s passport copy
  • Shareholder’s visa copy
  • NOC
  • Business plan
  • Board resolution
  • Memorandum of association
  • Articles of association


One of the largest business communities in the region, JAFZA Dubai caters to the requirements of all companies regardless of size, industry, or sector. Business in JAFZA has a single point of contact that handles all administration, documentation, and applications, allowing companies to focus on their operations and begin their business with ease and speed. Jebel Ali Free Zone offers a wide range of facilities that are perfect for the present and flexible for future enterprises. 

The number of shareholders required in Jebel Ali Free Zone is a minimum of 2

Document Required

  • Application form
  • Passport copies of shareholder’s management and sectary
  • Description of companies activities
  • Article of Association



Dubai Multi Commodity Centre (DMCC)  is by far by one of the most reputable free zones in Dubai. It is one of the best areas where you could register your company. DMCC free zone is home to the Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange and also to the Dubai Diamond Exchange. It also accommodates tea and coffee centers, which encourages agro commodities growth. Over 14000 companies have registered in DMCC free zone. 

Company formation in DMCC Dubai free zone offers great investment opportunities with respect to taxes and business environment. Dubai is one of the most attractive destinations for entrepreneurs, especially in free zones like DMCC.

The number of shareholders required in DMCC is a minimum of 2

Document Required

  • Passport copies of the applicant
  • NOC from the UAE sponsor
  • Proof of residence
  • Business plan proposal


Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority(DAFZA) is one of the fastest-growing free economic zones in Dubai. It operates and manages all business licensing and registration in Dubai Airport Free Zone. DAFZA has a geographical advantage and provides excellent opportunities for businessmen. It provides 100% foreign ownership and excellent infrastructure facilities. Setting up your business in DAFZA provides tax benefits and incorporates your business at a minimal cost. DAFZA is the most dynamic city in the world.

The number of shareholders required in DAFZA is a minimum of 2

Document Required 

  • Passport copies of the applicant
  • Application form
  • NOC from the UAE sponsor
  • 6 month’s personal bank statement


Dubai Internet City Free Zone

Dubai Internet City Free Zone(DIC) is among the initiatives of the Dubai government, to make global hub for knowledge and innovation. It is one of the best places for the IT business setup. It provides a 100% exemption of tax and also there is 100% foreign ownership. 

Benefits for business setup in Dubai Free Zone:

  • 100% ownership of your UAE company
  • Taxation benefits
  • Handy office and warehouse facilities
  • Secrecy of operations is maintained
  • Flexibility to engage in international business
  • Lesser renewal charges

Business setup in Dubai Free Zone made simple!

Company formation in Dubai Free Zone is one of the best opportunities for businessmen. It helps in networking, collaborating, innovating and ultimately leading to the growth of the company.  Dubai Free Zone is a type of business which is 100% owned by the owner itself. There is no agent or sponsor required to manage the venture. Dubai has more than 20 free zones, offering lots of business activities.

Get your free zone business setup in Dubai within no time with the help of our team of experts. Contact MSZ Consultancy for business solutions, we will guide you through every step of your business, and make your dreams come true. 

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