Monday, 25 June 2012

Company Formation in Dubai Free Zone Jabel Ali Free Zone

The Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZ) was established by decree No. 1 of 1985 and is located

in the Emirate of Dubai. It is around the world’s largest man-made port. Jebel Ali was

initially seen as the ideal base for multinationals to warehouse and distribute their

products in the Gulf. Over the years, the range of industries has grown from distribution

to include the whole spectrum of manufacturing, trading and services and the market

has grown to cover regions well beyond just the Middle East. The Free Zone is home to

approximately over 6000 companies.


• Excellent support service from Dubai Ports Authority’s two modern terminals.

• On-site chamber of commerce, international banks, insurance companies,

   consultancies, etc.

• Mortgaging of company-owned facilities (excluding leased land).

• Lease period up to 50 years.

• Types of activities include manufacturing, processing, assembling, packaging, import/

export, distribution, storage, services, etc.

Form of registration 

• As a branch of a foreign company - no minimum capital required.

• As a branch of a UAE company - no minimum capital required.

• As a Free Zone Company (FZCO) - minimum share capital is AED 500,000.

• As a Free Zone Establishment (FZE) - minimum share capital is AED 1,000,000.

Types of Licenses Cost in AED Per Annual
·         Industrial AED 5,500

·         Trading AED 5,500 - AED12, 500

·         Service AED 5,500

·         National Industrial AED 5,500

·         General Trading AED 30,000

 These figures are indicative and subject to change

Winston Wambua

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