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Company formation in International Free Zone of Dubai

Different Policies between Mainland Company and Free Zone Company

Mainland Company

  1. Maximum of 49% ownership of the company for some business activities
  2. Can conduct business with no restrictions in and outside the UAE as well as  in the Free Zones
  3. Licensed by the relevant government body
  4. Office space is mandatory for most business activities
  5. No. of visa issued falls in line with company size and operations
  6. Applicable customs duties

Free Zone Company

  1. 100% ownership  of the Company
  2. Can operate within that same Free Zone or outside  the UAE
  3. Licensed by that specific Free Zone
  4. Office space is not mandatory for the majority of Free Zones
  5. No. of Visa issued is dependent on Free Zone
  6. Zero customs duties

Documents required for Company Setup in Dubai International Free Zone

  1. Company Name
  2. License Type
  3. Business Activities
  4. Visa Package
  5. Passport/NRIC copy of officers and shareholders