If you are concerned about dealing with the government and the DED while launching and running your business, probably, it would be better for you to set up one in free zone. There are plenty of free zones in the UAE that provide you with an opportunity to create a business without corporate or personal income taxes. What is more, you can start almost any type of business in a free zone, no matter big or small.
There is no need to get a local shareholder for your business, and there are no restrictions of your activity according to a license. Nevertheless, you are free to get all the benefits of economic stability and development of the business in the UAE.
We can provide you with our experience and knowledge of how to setup a company in Dubai free zones, get a license to start and run a business. What we need from you to get to work is your idea.
Before starting a business, you should decide what will you company specialize in and then choose a category and a free zone. Here are some categories of business and the free zones available.
If you want to deal with aviation, there are two main free zones to go to: Dubai Aviation Citicorp-Dubai World central (DWC) and Dubai Airport Free Zone(DAFZA).
DWC offers a great number of services in such service areas as Registration & licensing, Data Centre, infrastructure, management of accommodation & housekeeping, etc.
Being a rapidly growing and developing free zone, DAFZA boasts more than 1600 registered companies and offers you an opportunity to have connection with Europe and other countries due to its location near the international airport.
You may be eager to take part in the educational sector. Two most attractive and popular destinations here are Dubai International Academic City and Dubai Knowledge Village.
The former is a perfect place to invest in the higher education and developing one of 400 undergraduate and postgraduate courses. On the other hand, Dubai knowledge village is focused on different training courses, Human Resource management, learning excellence and professional development.
Two of the well-known financial free zones offered by Dubai are Dubai International Financial Center and Gold & Diamond parks.
In Dubai International Financial Center, the Asian, American and European economies come together. Many banks, insurance companies, and consultants have set roots in Dubai due to the absence of currency restrictions and easy access to customers all over the world.
At Gold &Diamond Park free zone, you have the opportunity to join the existing 118 manufactures, 90 retailers and 350 offices spaces.
This category of free zones includes Dubai Internet City, Dubai Outsource Zone and Silicon Oasis Authority,
You can freely go to Dubai Internet City if your business is going to operate in the sphere of IT. This free zone offers offices, workspace, advertising and management services.
In Dubai Outsource Zone you will find everything you need to launch a company, as it is the region full of HR companies, call centers, has an infrastructure suitable for fast and communicative type of service and business.
Silicon Oasis has been created and developed to face the needs of IT workers and developers, researchers and managers. The unique environment of this free zone allows you to setup a business and live here with advanced infrastructure and all social institutions at hand.
A successful business in industrial sphere and logistics can be associated only with Jebel Ali free zone (JAFZA). It is the most important Free zone of Dubai government in industrial space.
There are over 6400 companies that are involved in production and transportation of goods, all of them get the advantages of tax-free economic environment and central geographical position.
TECOM investment does not have a specific sphere of activity but it is very well known among business parks. It has a great role in the development of Media, Education and Entertainment in other free zones. TECOM has built the foundations for Smart cities like SmartCity Malta-which is one of the most innovative projects undertaken in Dubai business sector. Among other projects you can find
Dubai Media city, Sports and Studio city are the free zones for companies operating in media, entertainment and advertisement space.
What is more, there are some unclassified free zones in the UAE. Among them you will find Jumeirah lakes tower Free zone (JLT Free zone), Dubai Health City, Meydan and International Humanitarian City (IHC).