Setting Up Your Free Zone Company in UAE Starts with EmiraZone

Emirazone assists with company incorporation across more than 40 UAE free zones. Our qualified team will guide you in deciding which free zone is best for your specific business requirements, including location, price, type of business, flexible desktop or office options, auditing, accounting and much more.

Common Advantages of Setting Up a Business in a UAE Free Zone

  • You own 100% of the company without local partner or agent

  • Your free zone company is compliant with economic substance requirements

  • No limitations on transferring funds out of UAE

  • Financial audit is not required in most free zones

  • Corporate account in one of UAE government banks

  • UAE residency for company owners and employees

  • No personal presence for setup or renewal in most free zones

  • All assets and real estate, including foreign ones, can be registered to the Free Zone company.


Interesting to know about Free Zone:

  • Free trade zones are essentially economic areas where goods and services can be traded, usually at preferential tax and customs rates. They were originally rolled out to boost international business in the region by offering benefits such as 100% foreign company ownership

  • There are currently 45 free zones across the UAE

  • Set up in a free zone and as well as benefiting from 0% corporate and personal tax, your business will also be exempt from VAT, currently at 5%.

  • Free zone businesses are exempt from import and export tax too and can trade with no currency restrictions

  • Free Zone Establishment (FZE) is a single share holder limited liability company.

  • Free Zone Company (FZC) is incorporation with multiple shareholding (maximum 5 shareholders)

Main purpose for company setup

1. International business

2. Local UAE business

3. Resident visa

Issuing of your license

Once your license is issued, you will be notified and provided with the scanned license documents. Our team will schedule the documents for collection or delivery depending on your availability

Choosing your business activity

Our team will ensure you choose the right jurisdiction and business activity when setting up your free zone company formation. We advise you on the most economical and suitable options.

Receiving your immigration card

If you have selected a license with visa eligibility, we will automatically apply for your immigration card, which will then allow you to issue visas under your license

Finalising your company name

Our team of experts can secure the company name availability and registration. If the company name is not available, we’ll advise you on suitable alternatives

Processing your visa

Our team of visa specialists will assist you with any visa related queries. Call us today to find out more

Completing your incorporation paperwork

Your dedicated company formation specialist will ensure you complete the license application process – quickly and hassle-free

Opening your company’s bank account

At EmiraZone, we have an expansive network of banking experts who will assist you in opening a corporate bank account

Steps of Free Zone company formation

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Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone


Shams Free Zone

Ajman Media City Free Zone


Ajman Free Zone


Dubai South Free Zone


Dubai Media City


Kizad Free Zone


DMCC Free Zone


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