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One of the most popular ways of acquiring a residency permit in the UAE is through setting up a company. The owner is under no obligation to carry out real commercial activity or trading within the territory. Gain ownership and access to the Middle East by registering under the Dubai mainland department or any of the available free zone jurisdictions.
Creative Zone specializes in providing solutions that best fit your needs to migrate to the UAE and open a business through quick, reliable, hassle-free, and expert advice.
We are the oldest and most trusted business setup advisors in the UAE and have helped over 44,000 entrepreneurs in successfully establishing their business since our launch in 2010
We are a team of 250+ professionals who are industry experts, speaking 22 different languages.
Our office is situated right in the heart of Dubai at the Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard Plaza next to The Dubai Mall that can be accessed easily.
Our free consultations are designed to give you unbiased advice relating to the UAE company set up – with the singular aim of finding the best possible fit for your needs.
Setting up a business is just the beginning – Our sub-brands provide additional support right from filing taxes, banking, and payment gateways to concierge and PRO services, sales and marketing strategies, legal advice, Flexi office space, HR services, and more
Every client has access to an incredibly vibrant group of fellow entrepreneurs through our networking portal called CZ Connect. That helps you connect, network, and establish meaningful relations with the broader business community of the region.
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DED Mainland License
DED Coworking License
Sharjah Media City Free Zone License
Fujairah Creative City Free Zone License
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Tax and Accounting Services
Dependent Visas and PRO Services
Corporate and Personal Banking Solutions
Starting a Business in Dubai can be Broken Down into 4 Major Steps:
Registering Your Company Name
Acquiring a Business License
Completing the Visa Processes
Opening a Bank Account
You may also want to know about the various jurisdictions and the various regions and types of company ownerships that you can opt for in the UAE. Our specialist consultants will explain the differences between owning a DED Mainland License, Freezone License, Offshore License, Limited Contract (LLC Company), Unlimited Contract, Trading Company, and more based on your business activity and budget.
A mainland company is an onshore company licensed by the Department of Economic Development (DED) of the related emirate which is allowed to do business in the local market as well as outside UAE without any restriction. When it comes to company formation in Dubai, Mainland is the most popular and pragmatic choice as it has the maximum benefits that the country has to offer in setting up businesses. However, there are certain regulations that one has to follow in the process, one of them being – One UAE national has to mandatorily hold at least 51% of the total equity in any commercial company, except in the following cases:
Business activities that permit 100% Foreign Ownership
Businesses located in Free Zones
Partnerships between GCC companies and UAE National
Business activities that permit 100% Local Ownership
The type of license will determine if one needs a local partner(Commercial and Industrial license) or a Local Service Agent(Professional License), Professional license is required when an individual or a group of individuals provide their expert service, and the business is 100% owned by the expatriate. The local Service agents act as representatives in administrative dealings with government departments. The local service agent does not hold a stake in the business and is instead paid an annual fee for their service.
Fujairah is the fifth largest of the seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates and is the only one with a coastline on the Gulf of Oman. The Fujairah Free Zone has increasingly become a popular choice amongst entrepreneurs to set up their business owing to its Accessibility, connectivity, and Economy.
There are two major Free Zones in Fujairah – the Fujairah Creative City and the Fujairah Free Zone. Both offer a wide variety of license types and are highly cost-effective. Fujairah Creative City focuses on a broad spectrum of business fields including media, events, consulting, education, communication and marketing, music and entertainment, design, and technology. Fujairah Free Zone is adjacent to the Port of Fujairah and close to the Fujairah International Airport. It focuses on trading entities, service providers, logistics companies, and manufacturers.
Shams Free Zone is one of the preferred choices amongst new entrepreneurs considering the various available jurisdictions in the UAE. Sharjah being deemed to represent the cultural and historical site of the UAE opens the door for future small and medium-sized businesses to be able to compete in the market.
Sharjah is the third largest Emirate of the UAE, the region is a thriving economic zone offering numerous incentives to business owners and start-ups. With the opening of its three Free Zones, Sharjah is on a fast track to steer its economy by revolutionizing industrial and commercial sectors.
Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ) is a leading business and industrial hub strategically located in the heart of Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates (UAE), and offers wide-ranging customized solutions to investors from all over the globe.
RAKEZ offers free zone and non-free zone entity formations and provides its clients easy access to fast-growing markets in the Middle East, North Africa, Europe, South, and Central Asia through the major logistical hubs available in the emirate. These include five seaports, an international airport, and multi-lane superhighways. Committed to meet individual company needs, RAKEZ provides a variety of facility choices such as Flexi facilities, standard offices, executive offices, warehouses, and land plots for development across specialized zones.
These include RAKEZ Business Zone that caters to the service sector; Al Hamra Industrial Zone, Al Ghail Industrial Zone, and Al Hulaila Industrial Zone for manufacturing, industrial projects, trading, assembly, and logistics; RAKEZ Academic Zone for educational institutions and academic consultancy service providers; and RAKEZ Media Zone, which serves media firms and professionals.
The integrated trade, logistics, and industrial hub of Abu Dhabi. It is a next-generation platform for trade, logistics, and manufacturing. Kizad promises to change the face of doing business in the region through the success of KIZAD’s onshore structure and the benefits of an offshore free zone. KIZAD offers a wide range of business solutions that are suitable for all types of business activities such as manufacturing, logistics, trade, and distribution.
Whether you are a small start-up or an established large-scale business, KIZAD can offer customized business facilities spread across its Free Zone and Domestic Tariff Areas.
Ajman Free Zone encourages investing capitals, and provide the appropriate climate for such investment, by way of contributing in drawing up the general policies and providing information, preparing studies, executing projects, organizing expositions and conferences, and other constructive activities, and by the help of national efforts and qualified human cadres, who contribute in achieving the economic growth and the welfare of Ajman’s Society and that of the United Arab Emirates.
1 VALUE YOUR MONEY
Our business setup services are rated the highest in the market and we have secured that by providing our clients with much-needed peace of mind throughout the whole process and beyond. So, whether you only want a visa, assistance in business set up, or are looking for long-term business support, our prices are every bit the value for money.
2 CUSTOMER CENTRIC
We provide the same care & attention with a consistent focus on delivering high-quality service to all our clients. Whether you are a small startup or a big brand you can be sure that we will serve you to the best of our capabilities.
All our fees are clearly laid out with no hidden costs. In the company incorporation business, there are several costs that are not made known to clients beforehand. We take time to explain every step and the prices to avoid any unpleasant situation. We will elucidate our best proposition to you alongside any other offer that you may have to make a true like-for-like comparison.
We have serviced clients from all across the world, our staff of more than 200 people speaks 22 languages and are experts in supporting a range of business needs long after its incorporation. Thousands of customer reviews bear testimony to our unmatched services.
Our mainland coworking package is unique in the market, offering true scalability as your business grows. The package not only covers the trade license and sponsor/service agent but also assist in documentation services, providing coworking facility in Downtown, networking platforms and much more.
6 EASE OF SETUP
Under the turbulent times, we hold your safety and wellbeing as our priority and have made the registration process easier and safer. Almost all documents for your business setup can be submitted remotely or online with our assistance, making the process fast and efficient. We will pick up and drop documents at your home free of cost.
7 STRONG COMMUNITY
Creative Zone is one big family of 200 people and we take care of our clients as our own. All dependent visas sponsored by you as an investor will be free of PRO fees.
Our business setup advisors offer proficient business setup advice suited best for the nature of your business. We have experience setting up over 200 different business activities without any issues for our clients.
9 WALK THE WALK
Our business is not Radio Shows or regular media platforms. Our business is your business. Our attention to detail, experience, and customer focus set us apart.