Free zone Company Formation

Planning on company registration in UAE free-zone? UAE offers more than 20 free-zones and has some of the most prestigious free-zones in the UAE. Dubai free-zones offer world-class business facilities such as Flexi desk and Flexi office setups, great infrastructure access to freehold property and complete privacy to investors.

UAE Free zones are attractive jurisdictions for investors who want to have 100% ownership of their businesses. The idea of a “Free Zone” has been established internationally as a model to develop and promote business in many countries. UAE Free zones are offering 100% foreign ownership, Zero tax and customs privileges to company owners. This makes these free zones in UAE the most favorable location in the Middle East for international operations. It is appealing for many to establish Free zone Company in UAE.

Types of Free-Zones



The main difference between an “Establishment” and a “Company” is the number of shareholders required. An “Establishment” is a single-shareholder (either a person or a company) entity while a “Company” is actually a Limited Liability Company and generally requires 2 or more shareholders. Both offer same operational benefits.

There are number of developed free zones in Dubai, UAE i.e Jabel Ali Free zone (JAFZA), Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), Ajman Free Zone, Dubai Airport Free Zone (DAFZA), etc.

Each Free Zone is set to register companies in their own line of business and each one of them has a different set of requirements, cost and legal structure. Choosing the right jurisdiction depends on short term and long term objective of the firm and cost difference


Ajman Freezone

Ajman Free Zone, built in 1988, under the Amiri announce no. 3 of 1996 issued by H.h. Sheik Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Ruler of Ajman.

Dubai Airport Free Zone

Dubai Airport Free Zone was established in 1996 as a piece of the Dubai Government’s vital arrangement to be a financing driven economy.

DMCC Freezone

The Dubai Multi Commodities Center (DMCC) is a vital activity of the Dubai government made to create an item commercial center in Dubai.

DMC Freezone

Strategically spotted in Dubai at the intersection of the Middle East, Africa and South Asia, Dubai Media City (DMC) has quickly risen as a worldwide media center point.

Dubai World Central (DWC) Free Zone

DWC is the consequence of a strategically outlined, forward-looking expert arrangement that sets the system for Dubai’s financial future.

Fujairah Free Zone

The Emirate of Fujairah is one of the seven emirates shaping the United Arab Emirates. Arranged in the nation’s east, Fujairah develops 90 kilometers along the Gulf of Oman.

Hamriyah Free Zone (HFZ)

Hamriyah Free Zone (HFZ) was secured by an Emiri revelation issued in November 12, 1995. HFZ is rapidly transforming into one of the establishments of the UAE advanced headway.

Jabel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA)

Hamriyah Free Zone (HFZ) was secured by an Emiri revelation issued in November 12, 1995. HFZ is rapidly transforming into one of the establishments of the UAE advanced headway.

RAK Free Zone (RAKFTZ)

Established in 2000, Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ) is one of the fastest growing and most cost-effective free trade zones in the UAE.

Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone

Umm Al Quwain FTZ is an investor-friendly, progressive free-zone established mainly to favor SMEs and micro-businesses, which will benefit from advantageous set-up costs, 100% company


twofour54 is named after the geographical co-ordinates of Abu Dhabi, twofour54's vision is to enable the development of world class Arabic media and entertainment content, by Arabs for Arabs, and to position Abu Dhabi as a regional centre of excellence in content creation across all media platforms including film, broadcast, music, digital media, events, gaming and publishing.

Sharjah Media City

Shams offers smart innovative services for aspiring startups and SMEs, as well as established companies or corporations. Launched as a world-class hub for modern services for those who wish to setup their business within specialized facilities in the media and creative industry, Shams strived as a dynamic initiative, a forward-thinking and holistic community with the aim of making creative entrepreneurship accessible to all.

Sharjah Airport Intl Free Zone

Sharjah Airport International Free Zone provides some of the most enticing business incentives in the region, including speed of service and simplicity of process. Versatility has always been one of SAIF-ZONE’s prime objectives. From a single office space to entire manufacturing facilities and everything in between, the options are designed to accommodate every business and every scenario.


The Khalifa Industrial Zone or also called as KIZAD is a visionary project by the Abu Dhabi government to revolutionize the Industrial sector of the emirate. KIZAD project was revealed in November 2010 by Abu Dhabi Ports and officially began its operations in September 2012

Intl Media Production Zone

Dubai International Media Production Zone (IMPZ) seeks to create a unique cluster environment for media production companies from across the industry value chain, and from across the world, to interact and collaborate effectively.

Industrial City of Abudhabi

The Industrial City of Abu Dhabi (ICAD) is located in the outskirts of Abu Dhabi city spreading over an area spanning over 40 square km., with multiple clusters and vantage locations.
Each cluster in ICAD has an world-class infrastructure and benefits from reliable utility and communication networks. ICAD offers easy access to fully–developed roads, storage and logistic hubs that have quick and easy access to multiple ports and airports. Market connectivity is easily attainable by sea, land and through more than 200 air routes from Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

Dubai Gold and Diamond Park

Established in 2011, with the aim of becoming a treasure trove of some of the world’s finest jewellery, gemstones, precious stones, gold, silver, platinum and high-end personal accessories, Gold & Diamond Park continues to attract numerous tourists and residents alike. Conveniently located on Sheikh Zayed Road, Gold & Diamond Park offers an array of spectacular Jewellery and bullion worth millions that can be admired, reviewed and purchased everywhere you turn, and customers can even choose to have their own designs custom-made at the hands of superbly skilled and experienced artisans.

Fujairah Creative City

Taking the inherent advantage of lower cost of operating licences and lower cost of living, this new initiative will be considered by the investors in media segment as an alternative or complimentary option for expansion. Creative City is completely a new media innovation cluster and an addition to the media-hubs in the region after Dubai Media City and twofour54 of Abu Dhabi.

Dubai Techno Park

Dubai Techno Park is an information technology park established in 2002. The purpose of Dubai Techno Park is to advance the technological development within the commercial zone. The whole development covers an area of 21,000,000 sq.m. (230,000,000 sq. ft.) of land, about 30% of which is open space areas. Dubai Techno Park is an industrial complex, located in the heart of Dubai's industrial zone, Jebel Ali.

Dubai Studio City

Imagine a place where you can shoot a film from start to finish in one location. From financing to casting to pre-production to filming in exotic locations to editing to sound recording to visual animation to processing to distribution and finally to the premiere night. Imagine a place like Dubai Studio City.

Dubai South

Dubai World Central Free Zone) is the largest and leading global trade, business and aviation hub. The Dubai World Central (DWC) was renamed to Dubai South not too long ago and to reflect the strategic location of the free zone

Dubai Silicon Oasis

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority, a 100% government-owned free zone that promotes modern technology based industries with urban master-planned community, state-of-the-art infrastructure and in-house business services

Dubai Outsource Zone

Want to catch the next wave in outsourcing?
With outsourcing's continuous growth, the next wave of outsourcing is moving towards higher-level
business processes with knowledge as a key component. With this in mind, Dubai has set its sights
on joining the ranks of the world's leading knowledge-based economies.

Dubai Knowledge Village

Dubai Knowledge Park (DKP), previously known as Dubai Knowledge Village, was established in 2003. Part of the renowned TECOM Group, this free zone serves the purpose of developing the talent pool in the UAE and promoting the region as a knowledge-based processes with knowledge as a key component. With this in mind, Dubai has set its sights on joining the ranks of the worlds leading knowledge-based economies.

Dubai Intl Financial Centre

Set up in 2004, DIFC was established to oversee the strategic development, operational management and administration of Dubai’s financial companies. The Authority is committed to creating value for its various stakeholders.

Dubai Internet City

DIC provides a knowledge economy ecosystem designed to support the business development of information and communications technology (ICT) companies. It is the Middle East's biggest ICT infrastructure, built inside a free trade zone.

Dubai Industrial City

Dubai Industrial Park (Dubai Industrial City) is a designated district within of Dubai Wholesale City, one of the largest industrial hubs in Dubai. DIC was established with the objective of fast-tracking growth and expansion of the industrial sector in the United Arab Emirates – especially seeking to attract players in the light and medium manufacturing sectors with specific emphasis on food and beverage, base metals, transport equipment and parts, machinery and mechanical equipment, workshops, logistics, chemicals, and mineral products.

Dubai Healthcare City

Dubai Healthcare City is an urban healthcare landmark facilitating individuals and corporations to advance their healthcare services, engage with the community and enjoy the energy of the central healthcare districts.

Dubai Design District

Launched in 2013 by the UAE’s Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohamed bin Rashid al Maktoum, to encourage growth and investment in markets like digital media, arts, design, and fashion Dubai Design District (D3) is the latest of Free Zone business parks by TECOM Investments.

Dubai Car & Automotive City Free Zone

Established in 2000 and located in Ras Al Khor, Dubai, DUCAMZ has a total size of 8 million sq.ft. and has been created with the objective of re-exporting used cars to Asian & African markets, under JAFZA Authority. DUCAMZ offers comprehensive infrastructure to meet the high demands in the automotive industry, providing a competent highway connectivity, easy access to airway and sea modes of transportation and boasting all mod cons necessary to relocate cars within and outside the region. DUCAMZ displays and array of renowned brands such as: Al Tayer Motors, Luxury Motors Limited, Heewad Motors, Al Habib Motors, Al Meezan Motors, and other related enterprises.

Dubai Biotech Research Park

The Dubai Biotechnology and Research Park (DuBiotech) is a science and Business Park dedicated to the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry and is modelled on the free zone concept. A member of Dubai Holding, DuBiotech will accommodate the biotechnology industry and facilitate government funded R&D. DuBiotech’s world-class infrastructure includes facilities and services for incubators, R&D labs, biotech-related  educational and research institutions, manufacturing as well as organisations from supporting and convergent industries.

Dubai Academic City

DIAC is the world’s largest free zone dedicated to higher education and the pursuit of intellectual growth.
Launched in April 2007, DIAC was designed to cater to the needs of the region’s growing and diverse academic community. Home to numerous regional and international colleges and universities, it serves over 24,000 students from all around the world.

Abu Dhabi Airport Free Zone

The Abu Dhabi Airport Free Zone is a comprehensive business park being developed by Skycity, a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC), on an area of over 12 square km. near Abu Dhabi International Airport.
If you want to get registration of Free zone company in Dubai or any other Emirate, let UAE21 guide you in choosing the most effective corporate structure for your company. We can help your register your business along with providing support for obtaining UAE Residence Visa and Corporate Bank Account opening.

Benefits That All Free Zones in UAE Offered

  • 100% ownership of business
  • 100% tax free (now 5% VAT is applied on few free zones)
  • Import/Export activities
  • 3 years visas for investors, staff and family members
  • Greater growth potential due to strategic location
  • Well established transport network and road connectivity
  • Affordable cost for high quality labor
  • 100% repatriation of profits and investments
  • independent bank account opening and maintaining
  • Warehouse facilities & virtual office facilities
  • No corporate taxes
  • No trade barriers or quotas
  • No personal income taxes
  • UAE Residence Visa
  • Simple Import, Export Policies
  • Infrastructure and facilities for Industrial and Commercial purposes

Free zone is the Ideal space for doing any kind of local & international trading, services etc.


  • Choose the right free zone according to your requirements. Few of these free zones support businesses on wider scale while others are for specific types of business activities
  • Different free zones have their own rules and regulations to start a business. Number and type of required documents may also differ according to the type of business activity
  • There is difference in share capital requirement of various free zones. Few of these may not require any share capital to start a business while others require minimum capital
  • Trading between free zones and import/export activity is freely allowed without any tax or duty
  • You will be required to pay 5% duty on goods and services if your business deals in Dubai mainland. This business activity is only possible through a distributor or agent

Type of Licenses

  • Commercial license covering all kinds of trading activities
  • Professional license covering professional services, other services, management consultancy or public relations
  • Industrial license includes all manufacturing businesses or operations involving processing goods or packaging products for sale

What We Do

  • Deliver strategic ideas on identifying the suitable free zone area for the client
  • prepare all incorporation documents
  • Name approvals and other governmental approvals
  • Assistance  in Bank account opening
  • Acting as your personal advisors for all business registration and continuity
  • Assistance in Audit reports & Book keeping
  • Feasibility and project reports for the new incorporation and much more…


UAE21 Business Consulting is here to assist you at each stage of business setup in any UAE Free Zone – starting from business plans and strategies, registration of a tailor-made corporate structure, provision of UAE Residence Visas for investors, their dependents and employees, UAE Corporate and private bank account opening, till full further administrative support, Tax Advisory, & Accounting. We have the highest Bank Account Opening Success Rate in the UAE which is 99%.

Our expert ensure that your UAE Free Zone company will develop successfully and without efforts in the UAE territory. Let us create the ideal business establishment strategy for you to multiply your investments.

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United Arab Emirates encourages foreign investors to come to the Emirates. However, choosing this country as a base for their business cannot obtain any permit that would allow to stay in the country for a lifelong period of time.

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If you haven’t registered your business or open a new VAT account under the latest VAT law observed in the United Arab Emirates, it’s high time you should consider its importance.

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