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Business Setup In Jebel Ali Free Zone JAFZA

Jafza Started in 1985, today Jafza have more than 7,000 companies who is operating and y continue to expand. Jafza’s product offerings ensure that you will find the right set-up for your needs including plots of land, warehouses, showrooms, customized development solutions, offices, retail outlets, a business park and even on-site residences.

Everything at Jafza has been designed with the unique needs of manufacturing and trading companies in mind. Today, Jafza is a dynamic base for thousands of businesses, from over 100 countries, sustaining over 135,000 jobs with a phenomenal value for trade of $69 billion.

We can help to be part of it. Join Jafza dynamic community of some of the most successful businesses in the world

Talk to our consultant now and get free consultation Tel +97142500251, Mobile +971558377872

Why Jafza?

  • 100% foreign ownership.
  • No restriction on capital repatriation.
  • 0% import or re-export duties.
  • 0% personal income tax.
  • No currency restrictions.
  • Onsite Customs.
  • No restriction on foreign talent or employees.
  • 0% corporate tax for 50 years (a concession that is renewable).
  • Ability to mortgage your premises to a bank or financing company.

Jafza gives you the support you need to form your business along a range of options, giving you the freedom to choose the best path for your individual requirements.

In order to establish a company within Jebel Ali Free Zone an investor(s) can choose one of the following formation types:
  • Free Zone Company (FZCo); for 2 to 5 shareholders.
  • Free Zone Establishment (FZE); for single shareholders.
  • Branch; for existing companies.
  • Activates, Trading, Services, and Industrial.

Documents Required for Initial Jafza Company Formation

  • Application Form , will be handled by us 
  • Letter of Intent , will be handled by us
  • Your existing company brochure (if available)
  • Annual financial report or shareholder(s) 6 months bank statement for the shareholder  not applicable for new registration
  • Copy of the manager’s passport and his  CV
  • Copy of shareholder(s) passport and CV
  • Original (not a copy) bank reference letter (for each shareholders)
  • No Objection letter by the current sponsor, for manager (if a resident of UAE and UAE employment visa-holder)
  • Business plane ( we offer business plane  writing services) 
  • A  legal representative,  (Negotiator)
  • Initial approval(s) from the third authority(s) in case your business activates required such approval. Example : Media , IT, Pharmaceutical 
After that your application is approved the authority will issue an initial approval for your business, and after that you will :
  1. Choose a ready fitted office space from JAFZA selection that’s the most appropriate size and layout for your business requirements.
  2. Or decide whether you’ll require Jafza regulated contractors for fit-out service for your office, or if you’ll be doing that independently.
Then, once the office is finalized:
  1. Lease agreement will be prepared
  2. Office keys can be collected.

After making the necessary selections regarding the office space, we will start the preparation of the legal documents.

When all the above is complete, your business license will then be issued along with the share capital certificate if the capital paid in full

Additional Documents required for a corporate shareholder and for Branch

  • 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-Jebel Ali Free Zone JAFZA
Table of estimated government cost & professional fees
Trade License option / activity Cost in US$ Cost in AED
Industrial License US$ 2,570 AED 9,375
Commercial License
Specific Trading US$ 2,570 AED 9,375
Oil & Gas US$ 3,425 AED 12,500
Real Estate US$ 5,135 AED 18,750
Aviation US$ 5,135 AED 18,750
General Trading License US$ 5,135 AED 18,750
Service License
Specific Services US$ 2,570 AED 9,375
Oil & Gas US$ 3,425 AED 12,500
Freight Forwarding US$ 2,910 AED 10,625
Real Estate US$ 5,135 AED 18,750
Aviation US$ 5,135 AED 18,750
Our Firm Professional Fees US$ 5,000 AED 18,365
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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