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When it comes to setting up a business in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the possibilities are as diverse as the dynamic UAE market itself.


Whether you’re a budding entrepreneur or an established multinational corporation, the UAE offers a range of business setup options to suit your needs.


With Biznest Advisory Corporate Service Provider L.L.C from mainland companies to free zone entities, offshore ventures, and more, your business dreams can take flight in this thriving business landscape.


We provide optimal solution for opening a company in all main zones of Dubai

  • Mainland Company Setup in Dubai
  • Offshore Company Setup in Dubai
  • IFZA Company Setup in Dubai
  • JAFZA Company Setup in Dubai
  • RAKEZ Company Setup in Dubai
  • DIFC Company Setup in Dubai
  • DMCC Company Setup in Dubai
  • SHAMS Company Setup in Dubai

Mainland is the area outside of the free zones with the Department of Economic Development (DED) being the regulatory authority for the issuance of mainland licenses. Mainland companies are allowed to carry out business without restrictions throughout the UAE and internationally.

A local sponsor is no longer needed to get a Dubai mainland license for around 1000 commercial and industrial activities.

  • Ability to conduct a wide range of business activities
  • Option to trade anywhere in the UAE and internationally
  • 100% foreign ownership
  • Freedom to rent commercial space in any area
  • No currency restriction
  • Easy employment visa processing
  • Advantage of bidding on government projects
  • Ability to open a corporate bank account easily

Offshore companies are permitted to open a bank account in the UAE, however, they cannot issue work visas or have a physical office within the country. 

Offshore licenses are typically used as holding companies and are mainly incorporated for operations in foreign countries with financial, legal and tax benefit purposes. 

Offshore companies under free zones such as JAFZA and RAKICC can own real estate in the UAE.


  • Low startup cost
  • 100% tax-free
  • 100% foreign ownership permitted
  • Speedy incorporation process
  • Multiple bank accounts
  • No paid-up share capital or audit requirement

International Free Zone Authority (IFZA) has now become a global hub for new business setup in the UAE, offering highly competitive pricing and a wide range of business activities. 

An IFZA company setup is a popular choice for those seeking the most cost-effective general trading company license in the UAE. Other licenses such as consultancy, service, commercial trading, industrial and holding licenses are also issued by IFZA. IFZA facilitates quick company registration and licenses are issued in 2-3 working days.

  • 100% exemption from corporate and income taxes
  • No paid upfront share capital requirements
  • Ability to incorporate holding companies
  • Different office options with flexible rental terms
  • Wide range of warehousing facilities
  • Companies have limited liability
  • Incorporation possible remotely
  • Wide range of activities including consultancy, service & trading
  • Fast & easy incorporation and company management
  • Cost-effective business incorporation solutions
Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) is DP World’s flagship free zone and the largest customs bonded zone in the Middle East. From 19 companies in 1985, we grew to 500+ businesses in 1995 and, today, over 8,700, including 100+ Fortune Global 500 companies.

  • 100% foreign ownership. Jafza offers investors 
  • 0% currency restrictions
  • 100% repatriation of capital and profits as well as ownership
  • Tax exemptions
  • Dubai Trade Portal
  • A wide range of first-class facilities
  • Top-10 free zones in the world

Situated in the heart of Ras Al Khaimah, Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ) is a powerhouse UAE hub that offers customizable solutions within an efficient ecosystem. RAKEZ has a particularly environmentally friendly approach and is flourishing in over 50 industries. From freelancers and startups to SME’s and industrialists, catering to media, academia, business and industrial activities.




  • Access to the customer portal
  • Express and suitable business setup process
  • Cost-effective business incorporation solutions
  • Accessibility to logistical hubs and highways
  • Wide choice of activities and different types of facilities
  • Accessibility via an international spread of regional offices
Launched in early 2017, Sharjah Media City (SHAMS) is a relatively new free zone targeting media startups. 
Not only is Sharjah the third largest emirate, but it also borders Dubai, giving businesses the desired proximity whilst catering to budget-conscious setups making it a sough-after location. 

SHAMS caters to businesses of all sizes, from small startups to corporate giants.

  • 100% foreign ownership
  • Companies have limited liability
  • 100% repatriation of capital and profits
  • 0% corporate or personal income tax
  • Allocation of up to 6 visas on a shared desk facility
  • Company documents issued within days
  • Physical presence not required for incorporation
  • Ability to appoint corporate directors and managers for your company
  • Wide range of business activities available on one business license
  • Located 15 minutes from Sharjah & 30 minutes from Dubai International airports respectively
Located in Jumeirah Lake Towers(JLT) and established in 2002, Dubai Multi Commodities Centre(DMCC) is the ideal free zone for commodities trading, financial services and a large number of specialist industries ranging from agro to energy to diamonds, gold and base metals. 

Awarded “Global Free Zone of the Year” seven years in a row now, it brings together more than 20,000 businesses from all sectors and industries into the world’s most interconnected Free Zone.

  • 100% exemption from corporate and income taxes
  • 100% business ownership and capital repatriation
  • Online portal for services
  • Zero foreign currency restrictions
  • Wide range of office locations and types
  • Flexi-desk up X visa for service activities
  • DDE Vault – world renowned secure diamond vault for storage
  • Ideal for the trading of precious metal, gems and diamond
  • A comprehensive range of business activities
  • Located in the heart of Dubai with easy access to public transportation

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) is one of 30+ Dubai Free Zones that is strategically located between the East and West. 

DIFC provides a secure and efficient platform for businesses and financial institutions to reach into and out of the emerging markets of the region. 

The quality and range of DIFC’s independent regulation, common law framework, supportive infrastructure and its tax-friendly regime make it the perfect base to take advantage of the region’s rapidly growing demand for financial and business services. 

DIFC is unique in that it has a legislative system consistent with English Common law.

  • 100% foreign ownership
  • 0% income tax rate
  • 0% Corporate Tax provided they comply with all regulatory requirements
  • Potential access to the UAE’s wide network of double taxation treaties
  • Freedom to repatriate capital and profits without any restrictions
  • A world-class, independent, regulatory agency working alongside other financial regulatory agencies located in major global jurisdictions
  • International legal system based on English Common Law
  • Skilled professionals residing in Dubai and the UAE
  • A wholly transparent operating environment, complying with global best practices and internationally accepted laws and regulatory processes
  • An international stock exchange with primary and secondary listings of debt and equity instruments
  • A range of legal vehicles that may be established with capital structuring flexibility
  • Modern transport, communications and internet infrastructure

Consulting with our “Biznest” experts team is strongly recommended to ensure compliance with all regulations and a smooth setup process.