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Free Zones in UAE

The United Emirates is prime for overseas entrepreneurs. Companies are offered limited regulations within free zones in UAE. There is easy access to overseas labour markets and the status of trade between the eastern areas and the western. However, this is very predominant and popular amongst the market as there is zero corporate and income taxes.

UAE Free Zones are always eager to help investors and companies succeed their business goals. We offer advice and complete document licensing, visa assistance, residence permitting, banking and application handling to all clients at Amadlaw.

Recent, experiments have driven governments to create new zones within the UAE.

  • Jebel Ali FTZ: This is mainly due to the placement of the biggest man made sea port situated in the area with 70 docks.
  • FTZ: Combined modern infrastructure systems and health care protection programs.
    • FEZs: All agreements from other Arab countries have been eliminated for interpretation of consultancy and exchange experience with Jebel Ali.

UAE Free Zone Companies (FZE & FZC)

For those looking to do business in the UAE, a free zone company will need to be established.
The predominant Free zone companies in the UAE which are highly recommended are as follows:

For the simple and easy free zone set up services in the UAE

  • Ajman Free Zone Company
    The Ajman likewise to the Fujairah Free Zone Company in the costs and application process.
  • Dubai Multi Commodities Centre Free Zone company (DMCC / JLT Free Zone)
    Most used for lightweight companies.
  • RAK FTZ Offshore Company (RAK IC)
    The RAK Offshore free zone is the most recognised and popular for overseas entrepreneurs setting up business in the UAE.

Jebel Ali FEZ is the most renowned and oldest in the UAE. It has over 2000 company partners.

According to available data percentage of industrial projects to total number of projects implemented in FTZ comprises as follows: 17.7% in Sharjah, 39.8% in Fujairah, 41.3% in Ajman, and 100% in Umm al Quwain.
FTZ attracts overseas businesses with full ownership, no tax and no control over capital movement and profit marketing.

 

Location FEZ

Foundation date

Area (hectars)

Number of companies
Specialization
Jebel Ali
1985
10000
2300
Trade transactions (74%), Industry (22%), Services  (4%)
Fujairah
1985
140
80
Trade transactions, Industry
Ajman
1988
100
375
Trade transactions, Industry
Umm al-Quwain
1988
110
40
Trade transactions, Industry
Sharjah Airport
1995
1000
318
Trade transactions (67%), Industry (10%), Services (23%)
Sharjah Hamriyah
1995
1000
8
Detergents
Dubai Airport
1996
120
35
High technology equipment
Ras al-Khaimah
1996
150
0
Detergents
Abu Dhabi, Sadia
1996
3500
0
Commodities