Jebel Ali Free Zone

Jebel Ali Free Zone Business Setup

Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZ) the world’s largest free zone was constituted under a Ruler’s Decree; Jafza originated operations in 1985 with approved size office units and warehouses to provide ready built amenities to customers.

It has been characteristically conceived as an international business hub that offers an exceptional package of benefits to its investors. It is, well situated midway between Europe, Asia, and Africa, provides its clients a huge customer base. JAFZA has seen anastonishing 300 fold growth in its member strength growing from 19 companies in 1985 to over 6000 in 2007. Since the revolution of this century the number of companies in JAFZA has developed by more than 350 per cent.


Jebel Ali Free Zone is a cost-effective business set-up freezone located in the Jebel Ali area at the far western end of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, near Abu Dhabi.

From the Free Zone, all important havens in the region are less than 24 hours away. Affiliated to all points of the compass, with the majority of the world’s markets within easy reach, it is appealingly positioned to attach you with the rest of the world through an imperative location that offers the first-class sea, air, land and rail connectivity. Thus, outstanding logistics infrastructure is one of the key strengths.

Co-located with the world’s largest man-made port, Jebel Ali Port facilitates sea comparability globally right on your doorstep. It is also exquisitely placed within minutes of the world’s 8th busiest/occupied cargo airport, Dubai International Airport, with a capacity to handle 2.7 million metric tons. While alongside to it is the new Al Maktoum Airport, which is primed to become one of the world’s largest cargo airports. To assure a hassle free air cargo process, provides a single customs intersected corridor that connects the Jebel Ali Port to the Al Maktoum Airport. Also, Union Railway (Etihad Rail) is a new initiative that is being designed to connect the UAE to Saudi Arabia in the West and Oman in the East.

Products & Activities Allowed

(Jafza) product offerings guarantees that you will find the right set-up for your needs including plots of land, warehouses, showrooms, customized development solutions, offices, retail outlets, a business park and even on-site residences.

Everything at Jafza has been designed with the unique needs of manufacturing and trading companies in mind.


  • 100% foreign ownership.
  • 0% corporate tax for 50 years.
  • No bounds on capital repatriation.
  • 0% import or re-export duties.
  • 0% personal income tax.
  • No currency restrictions.
  • No bounds on foreign talent or employees.
  • Ability to mortgage your organization to a bank or financing company.
  • Onsite Customs.

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