Business Setup in UAE – The United Arab Emirates has achieved a position as a premier business destination in the world for global trading, developed infrastructure, political & economic stability, geographical location, no income tax, and low import duties, which makes it attractive to thousands of investors from around the globe. UAE offers a high degree of privacy & publicity and is renowned for its impeccable reputation.

Our team of experienced lawyers assists you in choosing the most appropriate forum for company establishment, explaining legal issues relating to the business structure after discussing the business model and taking several nuances into account. Moreover, carrying out the preparation & submission of the requisite documents for finalizing registration.

Al Hafeez Global Advocates & Legal Consultants provide complete legal assistance in the Registration of Mainland companies, Registration of companies in free zones, and Offshore companies registration at a reasonable professional fee which is the lowest amongst all law firms in the region. Please send an inquiry if you are looking for our legal assistance or if you want to know more details.

Expo2020 has boosted the economy and provided more business opportunities. It is the right time to setup up your business in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

As per the law, for a foreign entrepreneur to establish a Limited Liability Company in mainland UAE, it shall have one or more UAE partners holding at least 51% of the company’s share capital.

Foreign entrepreneurs will run the company by retaining 100% financial benefits, with local sponsors receiving a set yearly fee.

With corporate sponsorship, the foreign entrepreneur maintains complete control of his business.

Our experienced Dubai lawyers will assist you in preparing all documentation and setting up a company of your choice with a piece of advice on the best option to start your dream business.

  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Branch Offices of Foreign Companies
  • Commercial Agency Registrations
  • Joint Ventures
  • Civil Companies
  • Service Establishments
  • Professional License
  • Offshore Company Formation
  • Free Zone Company Setup

FAQ about Business Setup in UAE

How do I set up a business in UAE?

Important measures to start a business

  • Identify the legal entity type.
  • Choose a business name.
  • Get a business license by applying.
  • Select a workspace.
  • Obtain preliminary p, register your company, and obtain a license.

How much does it cost to start a business in UAE?

Depending on the company’s activities and licenses, each free zone has a different minimum share capital requirement that can range from AED 1,000 to AED 1,000,000. Typically, AED 50,000 is the minimum share capital required for free zones in Dubai.

Can foreigners start a business in UAE?

Yes, and many foreigners have set up businesses in Dubai. Over 80% of the residents are foreigners, and many of them own their own enterprises. Dubai aggressively invites foreign investments and entrepreneurs.


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