Business Setup In Fujairah Free Zone

Fujairah Free Zone is adjacent to the Port of Fujairah. Companies established here have easy access to all Arabian Gulf ports, the Red Sea, Iran, India and Pakistan on weekly feeder vessels. Mainline services arrive from Northern Europe, the Mediterranean, Far East and North America on a weekly basis, and services leave twice weekly to the Far East and once a week to North America. Fujairah Free Zone is also close to Fujairah International Airport which the only airport is serving the UAE East Coast as well as northern Oman. A fortunate combination of geographic location, with access to world's major shipping routes, a fine port & airport, and streamlined procedures, make the Free Zone of Fujairah an ideal place for business.

Business Licenses

Investors can obtain up to 100% ownership operational license under the following categories according to their lease agreement with the authority:

  • Trading & General Trading License
  • Warehousing License
  • Manufacturing License
  • Consultancy/Services License

Facilities

  • Trading Offices
  • Distribution / Warehousing
  • Manufacturing
  • Banks
  • Business Club
  • Customs Exemption
  • Electricity and Water

Type of Ownership

  • Free Zone Establishment (FZE) – an entity with a sole owner.
  • Free Zone Company (FZC) - an entity owned by 2 - 5 partners.
  • Branch of UAE company or Branch of a foreign company

Document’s required a branch setup

  • Board Resolution of the Parent Company
  • Memorandum of Articles attested by the UAE Embassy of the parent Company
  • Valid operating license of the parent company/is
  • Passport copies of all the directors, Shareholders, Person In-charge etc. with two photographs

Remarks: The contents mentioned above was copied from its original source: http://www.fujairahfreezone.com/uae.htm

UAE-Fujairah Free Zone - Requirements for Business Registration

  • Proof of tradename reservation (Our Firm task)
  • Proof of initial approval for the activities (Our Firm task)
  • Passport Copies for the shareholders
  • Passport copy and C.V. (Resume) for the Manager
  • Personal Information sheet for each shareholder & manager (Template will be forwarded by Our Firm)
  • Lease agreement (Documents) – Having a physical address for your business/office is Mandatory in the UAE. The rent in average within the free zone area is US$ 25 up to US$ 45 Per sq. ft. (US$ 225 up to US$ 400 per sq. m.). Our Firm, can assist you while searching for your Physical address. To Learn More about Leasing & Rental Cost (This item will be required only after we obtain the initial approval from the authority)
  • Notarized and attested Power of Attorney appointing Our Firm as your legal representative, So that we can act on your behalf and/or on behalf of the shareholders.(Template will be forwarded by Our Firm).
  • There are some activities which might require third party / authority pre approval - accordingly additional Cost and professional fees might be applicable.
  • Also during the process, it might be a requirement for a few other documents by the authorities

Additional Documents required for a corporate shareholder

  • Attested and notarized Memorandum of Association / Article of Association.
    It must be attested from the UAE Embassy at the place of origin.
  • Board resolution to be resolute by the board of directors for your existing company/ entity at place of origin expressing intent of establishing a new setup abroad. Must be attested and notarized by the U.A.E Embassy.(Template will be forwarded by Our Firm)
  • Certificate of registration (if applicable) for your existing company/ entity, license or certificate
  • Of incorporation your existing company/ entity attested and notarized by the U.A.E Embassy.

Setup in UAE-Fujairah Free Zone
Table of estimated government cost & professional fees
Trade License option / activity Cost in US$ Cost in AED
Trading office US$ 684 AED 2,500
Pre-built Warehouses Manufacturing Units US$ 684 AED 2,500
Open land US$ 1,369 AED 5,000
Registration Fee for Free Zone Entity / Company US$ 1,369 AED 5,000
Chamber of Commerce for Free Zone Entity / Company (p.a.) US$ 827 AED 3,020
Our Firm Professional Fees US$ 5,000 AED 18,365
 
ATTENTION - NOTE
The exact government cost will be determined by the concerned authority at the time of applying. There might be additional requirement during the process.
Our Professional fees covers consultation sessions, drafting of legal documents in English and Arabic, introducing reliable local citizen service-agent when required, supporting indocuments Notarization from the local notary public, assisting in bank account opening,and applying to the Concern authorities on your behalf.
 

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