The team at Emirates First takes care of everything to ensure your business gets off the ground smoothly and successfully. Our expert team handles the following:
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To set up a business in Dubai you need to have a business license. There are three types of business licenses you can apply for - a mainland business license, a free zone business license, and an offshore business license.
Here’s what you need to acquire any of these licenses:
To set up a company in Dubai, you need the following documents:
Please note, there may be slight variations on the documents you need depending on your Emirate.
Yes, unless you are starting an offshore business, a residence visa is required to start a business.
Dubai is a premiere business hub for budding entrepreneurs from all around the world. Benefits of investing in Dubai include tax benefits, relaxed terms on imports and exports, and a business-friendly infrastructure. Additionally, with great weather all-year-round and a diverse, exciting community, Dubai features one of the world’s most desired lifestyles.
A trade license is mandatory for all individuals and companies that are involved in trading, commercial, import, export, and re-export activities in Dubai.
There are four types of trade licenses available: professional, commercial, industrial and tourism. The one you need is dependent on the location and nature of your business.
Our certified consultants at Emirates First are experts at obtaining trade licenses and will work with you to help you choose the one that’s best for your business.
Emirates First offers many other great services including:
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Yes. Setting up a free zone company in the UAE can be very advantageous for foreign investors because it creates a favourable environment for them to operate in. Operating in a free zone includes benefits such as 100% foreign ownership with no requirements for a local sponsor, zero corporate taxes, and minimal import and export taxes.
There are over 40 free zones in the UAE that you can set up your business in and our experienced team will help you choose the one that’s most beneficial to you.
Yes. Our unique app allows you to access all of our services from the comfort of your phone. The Emirates First app is user friendly, with both English and Arabic services; efficient, with equally great usability across iPhones and Android products; and extremely easy-to-use.