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Dubai HealthCare City(DHCC) Free Zone Onshore Company, Dubai (U.A.E.)


Dubai Healthcare City Freezone Onshore Company setupDubai HealthCare City (DHCC) is the first medical free zone in the world. The rapidly increasing population growth and economic boom in the Middle East has given Dubai HealthCare City the impetus to provide local and international patients with an extensive range of medical care. Dubai is the perfect platform for DHCC and it has emerged as the leading healthcare service center in the region.

Dubai HealthCare City, a member of TECOM investment was conceived as the location of choice for quality healthcare and an integrated center of excellence for clinical and wellness services, medical education and research in the Middle East. Dubai HealthCare City boasts two complementary communities, namely the Medical Community and the Wellness Community. The Medical Community, which focuses on acute care services, occupies and is 4.1 million square feet. The Wellness Community covers 19 million square feet and completes DHCC's healthcare continuum by housing hospitals, outpatient's clinics, luxury spa resorts and the entire spectrum of wellness services.

The medical and complimentary service will provide in two conveniently customized phases. Through the Medical Community, DHCC will treat the region to host of medical services grouped in a highly convenient setting. Physician offices, ambulatory surgery centers, general hospitals, specialty hospitals, rehabilitation and long-term care facilities, diagnostic laboratories are brought together to deliver diagnostic and treatment services to an international standard. DHCC is the prime location for ultra-modern outpatient facilities, healthcare commercial offices and retail services.

Location: Dubai HealthCare City, Dubai, (U.A.E.)
Permitted activity: Clinical, Healthcare, Higher Education Provider, Executive Search, Event Management, Outsource and other relevant activities related to medical, paramedical sector
License available: Service and commercial license
Types of entities: Free Zone Limited Liability Company (FZ-LLC), Branch office
Shareholder: Can be individual or corporate entity
Director: Individuals only
Share capital: Minimum of AED 50,000/-, however certain category of medical related activities requires share capital worth AED 200,000 onwards
Audit: Audit report is required to be submitted to free zone authorities
Estimated time: Minimum of 5 - 6 working weeks to obtain final trade license
Key benefits:
  • Ownership, Taxation, Repatriation Advantage.
  • 100% foreign ownership.
  • 100% repatriation of capital and profits.
  • No personal income tax.
  • No corporate tax.
  • No currency restriction
Renewal: License of the company has to be renewed on annual basis. Penalty would be charged by the authority if license is renewed after expiry date.

Starting from AED 96,120/- onwards (inclusive of license, registration and executive desk estimated size of 50 sq. ft rentals) and renewal charges amounts to AED 75,010/- from next year onwards. However please note that the above mentioned charges can vary depending upon the number of license applied under one company and also depends upon the leasing/office facility acquired.

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