We offer ready-made companies that can be purchased on the spot or remotely. Shelf companies are corporate entities that have been already registered with the UAE authorities. This means that as a company shareholder you will not have to go through the incorporation process and save a lot of time and effort. When you buy a ready-made company from us, formalities are kept to a minimum. This is a great solution if you want to start trading right away. Contact us for more details on shelf companies in UAE.
Types of Business License
The types of Business Licenses issued in Dubai and other emirates in United Arab Emirates (UAE) are professional, commercial, industrial and tourism. The professional license covers services offered by professionals, artisans and craftsmen; the commercial license covers all trading and commercial activities performed with an intention of making profit ; the industrial license covers all industrial and manufacturing activities. The tourism license covers all activities related to hospitality & tourism. The type of license depends on the business activity of the company or enterprise.
Jurisdiction of the Company
In UAE, a company can be formed in any of the following three jurisdictions: Mainland, Free Zone and Offshore. The licensing authority in mainland is the Department of Economic Development of the respective emirates. In Free Zones, the relevant Free Zone Authority will be the licensing authority and respective Offshore Authority in the case of Offshore jurisdiction.
UAE Offshore company registration is a very popular method of doing business in the Middle East region. In UAE there are three offshore jurisdictions – Dubai (Jebel Ali Offshore Company), Ras Al Khaimah and Ajman. They offer similar services but serve different strategic goals of offshore company registration. The Jebel Ali Offshore Company is an International Business Crown/holds the only offshore vehicle that is permitted to own / hold real estate in the Emirate of Dubai. JAFZA Offshore operated under JAFZA Free zone.
The RAK Offshore and the RAK International Company (RAKICC) are International Business Companies. They provide a flexible and credible option for foreign investors to register an offshore company in UAE without the need to establish a physical presence in the UAE. RAKICC is also allowed to hold the freehold property in Dubai.
UAE Offshore companies offer the following benefits:
- No Corporate tax
- 100% foreign ownership
- 100% Capital and Profit Repatriation
- UAE Bank Account
- International Invoicing
- Limited Liability Company
- No TIEAs
- Absolute Privacy and Confidentiality
- Ability to maintain multi-currency Bank accounts in the UAE
- Virtual office facilities available in the UAE
Legal Forms of Business
The common legal forms of business in Mainland, Free zone and Offshore formation in the UAE are:
- Sole proprietorship
- Civil Company
- Limited Liability Company (LLC)
- Private Share Holding Company
- Public Share Holding Company
- Branch of Foreign Companies/Representative Office
- Branch of GCC companies
- Branch of Free zone company
- Branch of Dubai based companies
- Branch of UAE based companies
Under Law of UAE, there are five types of business establishments applicable to foreign entities interested in establishing their presence in the UAE. UAE government has implemented wide range of economic and administrative policies which has made UAE an attractive business destination.
A company can create a permanent establishment, create an entity in any of the UAE free zone, enter into a commercial agency agreement, establish a branch office, create a civil company (currently possible to establish a company in Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman).
- One figure cost
- One stop shop
- Speed and superb customer service
- Remote procedure available
- Burden is ours
No hidden fees. You provide a single payment that covers all expenses, we take care of the rest.
Company formation plus virtual office plus banking plus professional business advice.
Hundreds of satisfied customers can attest to our professionalism.
You do not have to travel if you don’t want to. The process can be carried out remotely.
We take care of all the formalities and prepare all documents necessary to start a business.
Do you wish to start the procedure?
Just drop us an email or give us a call and we will send you short list of information that we need. After you provide it to us you can come anytime to proceed with the formalities.