Fujairah Free Zone

Setup Business in Fujairah Free Zone
Fujairah Free Zone

Fujairah Free Zone (FFZ) is adjacent to the Port of Fujairah. Companies established in this free zone have easy access to all Arabian Gulf ports, the Red Sea, Iran, India and Pakistan, on weekly feeder vessels. A fortunate combination of geographic location, with access to world’s major shipping routes, a fine port and airport and streamlined procedures, make Fujairah Free Zone an ideal place for business.

Thanks to its collocation. Fujairah Free Zone offers a unique connectivity and logistic link to the world: by air through Fujairah International Airport, by sea through Fujairah Sea Port and by road to Middle East and beyond. Investors benefit by way of faster transaction, accruing due to shorter delivery times. Fujairah Free Zone offers an unmatched Economy: cheaper tariffs, and minimum start up time. Licenses can be issued within one working day. Reduced establishment expenses and lower overheads, make Fujairah Free Zone a very cost effective investment proposition.


Fujairah Free Zone allows two legal structures for conducting a business:

  • Free Zone Limited Liability Company (FZ-LLC): a separate legal entity, with shareholders as individuals and/or corporates. The minimum capital requirement for incorporation depends on the business activity.

  • Branch of Foreign or UAE 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.


Licenses allowed in Fujairah Free Zone are divided in the following categories:

  • Trading & General Trading License: authorising to import, export and re-export agreed and specified commodities. The license entitles the investor to carry out import, export and re-export freely in the free zone and outside the UAE For local distribution, the Authority can arrange special permits with the relevant Government departments for hassle-free operations.

  • Service License: consultancy services.

  • Industrial License: 1) Warehousing License: it can be obtained on leasing warehousing facilities. This license entitles the investor to use the warehouse as a hub for major distribution, benefiting storage and packaging of goods; 2) Manufacturing License: it can be obtained on approval and implementation of the project. All projects must be fully insured including manpower and machinery. All manufacturing license approvals are subject to the identification of the following area requirements: built-up and open space; electricity, water and manpower requirements; environmental aspects of the project.


Areas of Business:

  • Trading

  • Import and Export

  • Distribution

  • Consultancy

  • All other types of quality business are considered, subject to Fujairah Free Zone Authority’s approval.


Fujairah Free Zone Benefits:

  • 100% corporate tax exemption

  • 100% personal income tax exemption

  • 100% foreign company ownership

  • 100% repatriation of capital and profits

  • Variety of investment fields

  • Investor-oriented policies

  • Full investment security


For more information, please visit http://www.fujairahfreezone.ae/

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