Dubai Airport Free Zone

Setup Business in Dubai Airport Free Zone
Dubai Airport Free Zone

Dubai Airport Free Zone (DAFZA) is an organization that deals with import and export trades and services, covering a vast number of key industry sectors including electronic and electrical, IT and telecommunications, pharmaceutical and cosmetics, engineering and building materials, aerospace and aviation, logistics and freight, food and beverage, jewelry and precious stones as well as luxury items.

DAFZA has been created with ease of business in mind with efficient and streamlined procedures that facilitate setting up. Rated as one of the world’s best economic zones, with quality services, seamless infrastructure and facilities, and personalised attention, DAFZA is where your business is free to perform at its best.

Dubai Airport Free Zone allows two different types of companies:

  • Free Zone Limited Liability Company (FZ-LLC): formed with a minimum of one shareholder and a maximum of 50, either individual (a person) or non-individual (a company). A minimum share capital of AED 1000/- is required. Each share should be in the denomination of AED 1000/-.

  • Branch Office of an existing company: a legally dependent entity that is part of the parent company. It conducts all or some of the operations inherent in the parent’s business. Share capital is not required.

Companies intending to incorporate their services at Dubai Airport Free Zone and obtain a Dubai free zone license can choose from two types of licenses, selected according to the requirements: Trading and Service.

Areas of Business:

  • Education

  • Banks, Finance and Credit

  • Investment

  • Insurance

  • Restaurant, Bars and Canteens

  • Railway

  • Aircraft and Spacecraft

  • Petrol/Crude Petrol, Oil and Natural Gas

  • Environment

  • Electronics and Electrical Group

  • Legal Services

  • Business and Management Consultancy Services

  • Architectural and Engineering Activities and related Technical Consultancy

  • Other Service/Trade Activities (subject to approval)

  • Transport, Shipping and Storage

  • Travel Agent

  • Motor Vehicles and Auto Spare Parts

  • Representative Office

  • Agricultural Raw Materials and Live Animals and Plants

  • Foodstuff and Beverages

  • Textiles, Clothing and Footwear

  • Stationary and Books

  • Advertising

  • Household and Furniture Trading

  • Jewellery

  • Sports Equipment

  • Perfumery, Medicines and Beauty

  • Spectacles and Contact Lenses

  • Metals and Metal Ores

  • Building Materials

  • Agricultural, Flowers and Plants

  • Chemical

  • Waste Trading

  • Bags, Packaging Material and Paper Trading

  • Equipment and Machines

DAFZA Benefits:

  • 100% corporate tax exemption

  • 100% personal income tax exemption

  • 100% foreign company ownership

  • 100% repatriation of capital and profits

  • No currency restrictions

  • State-of-the-art infrastructure

  • 24/7 security

  • Strategic location

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