• Why Setup Business In UAE Free Zone?

    Free zones are special economic regions or jurisdictions that issue operating licenses for business establishments and grant financial and tax exclusions.

    •        Only able to trade within the specified free zone and to operate worldwide

    •        No sponsor is needed

    •        Foreigner can own 100% of the license.

    •        Residence visas are issued

    •        Office space is not required within the free zone.

    •        Able to open UAE bank accounts

    •        Has the option of becoming a member of the Chamber of Commerce through the relevant office in the specific Free Zone

    •        100% foreign ownership

    •        No corporate, personal, or income taxes

    •        Low freight charges

    •        Efficient communication procedures and single window administration

    •        Freehold offices available on sale or lease

    •        Ready-made offices, factories and warehouses


    What Are Free Zone Companies?

    Only able to trade within the specified free zone and to operate worldwide

    Goods exiting the free zone to enter mainland UAE must pay a 5% customs duty

    No sponsor is needed

    Foreigner can own 100% of the license

    Residence visas are issued

    Office space is not required within the free zone.

    Able to open UAE bank accounts and accounts worldwide

    Has the option of becoming a member of the Chamber of Commerce through the relevant office in the specific Free Zone

    Offshore company

    Only able to trade outside of the UAE

    No residence visa is issued except in the case of a JAFZE offshore license with an office space inside JAFZA

    No local sponsor needed

    Foreigner can own 100%

    Onshore company

    Onshore companies are a classical form of company in all countries, and are incorporated under the Code of Obligations, which is separately determined for each country and each form of company. On incorporation of a company, we act in accordance with the legislation of each individual country, and provide legal advice to the client, so that it can settle, in accordance with the legislation, in the country in which it will conduct its business.

    An onshore company is a business entity which is formed and managed within the jurisdiction of the hosting country. The legal status determines the obligations of the company towards the country’s jurisdiction, such as detailed corporate documentation, obligatory management protocols, auditing and reporting, and tax payments. The benefits of the onshore jurisdictions include favorable regulation and taxation policies for companies operating outside of the jurisdiction, broad networks of tax treaties, developed business, banking and supporting sectors, and many more. Most onshore corporations enjoy these benefits only when operating a business outside of the country’s jurisdiction.

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