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Business Setup Dubai Burj Khalifa

United Arab Emirates 


The UAE, particularly Dubai and Abu Dhabi, is a rapidly growing market. In recent years, the government has increasingly passed business-friendly laws that make it easier for foreign investors to settle here. Due to current world events, company formations in Dubai and the remaining Emirates continue to proliferate. The country is also positively establishing itself due to its ideal location between Asia, Africa, and Europe. Dubai is home to the 9th largest trade port in the world as well as the world's largest airport, which is why it is also referred to as the gateway to the world.

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The advantages of incorporating a company in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) 

  • 100% foreign ownership

  • Tax exemption on all international profits and income *Qualified Income Regulations

  • AED 375,000 tax-free on all local profits *Mainland

  • New: 9% corporate tax on all local profits over AED 375,000

  • No capital or transaction controls

  • No mandatory minimum paid-up share-capital requirement

  • Internationally recognized corporate structures *OECD Standards

  • Simplified accounting requirements

  • Professional banks

The process of starting a business 

Make your start in the UAE easier and leave the tedious bureaucratic tasks of company formation to us. We accompany you to all appointments and ensure that the process runs smoothly.


Together with you, we will determine the optimal legal form for your company's foundation in Dubai and then take over the implementation of the founding process for you.


Entry to Dubai (stay min. 6 working days) and medical examination the following day, which includes a blood test and an X-ray of the lungs.


Recording of the biometric data (fingerprint) and issue of the Emirates ID.




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Fingerprint Emirates ID

During your stay in Dubai, you will receive your company documents, including your company address, for your newly founded company.


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Within a few days, you will receive your Emirates ID, the identity card issued by the UAE government for UAE nationals and residents.



As soon as your Emirates ID is issued, we initiate the process and open both a personal and business account for you. Together, we will clarify your requirements in advance and find the right bank for you.


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Choosing the right license to set up a company 

Choosing the right location, license, and associated activities for your business can be challenging. Hence, the right advice is critical. 

 If you want to set up a company in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, or a neighbouring Emirate, there are 2 main options: 

Ideal for International Business Operations and for asset protection

  • International business activity

  • Local Business only within the free trade zone(s)

  • 0% corporate tax

  • 100% foreign ownership 

  • No share capital deposit obligation

  • Permanent Residence for company owner
    (unrestricted residence permit) 


  • Corporate and Private Bank Account (subject to banking secrecy)

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Necessary if you want to do business  in Dubai and the rest of the UAE 

  • International as well as local business activity 
    (unrestricted in total UAE) 


  • 9% corporate tax  (from July 2023)

  • 100% foreign ownership 

  • No share capital deposit obligation

  • Permanent Residence for company owner (unrestricted residence permit) 

  • Corporate and Private Bank Account (subject to banking secrecy 

Freezone Company

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