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Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority(JAFZA) Onshore Company, Dubai (U.A.E.)


Jebel Ali Onshore Company SetupJebel Ali Free Zone is today one of the strongest brands in the region and stands for excellence, innovation and the power of partnership. It is the first free zone in the world to win ISO certification in 1996.

Built around the Jebel Ali Port, world's largest man-made harbor, Jebel Ali Free Zone is the region's pioneering business initiative. JAFZA started its operation in 1985 and has been an effective magnet for inward investor ever since.

As the leading business hub of the Middle East, JAFZA focuses on long term customer relationships. It fosters alliances with global investors by providing them world class infrastructure supported with quality driven value added service and incentives, enabling them to capitalize on huge business opportunities in the region, in the most efficient way. JAFZA aspires to be the international business hub of the Middle East. Jebel Ali Free Zone has successfully been attracting "crème de la crème" in all business sectors from all over the world by sheer force of its unique value added propositions.

Today more than 6,100 of the world's finest companies are currently based in JAFZA. The present JAFZA profile includes more than 150 of the Global Fortune 500 companies.

Location: Jebel Ali, Dubai, (U.A.E.)
Permitted activity: Trading/ Service/ Logistics/ General Trading & Mfg. activities
License available: Trading/Service/Logistics/General Trading & Industrial license
Types of entities: Free Zone Entity, Free Zone Company, Branch office
Shareholder: Can be individual or corporate entity
Director: Individuals only
Share capital: Not required -share capital is only required if share certificate is required
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, Facilities to mortgage construction on leased land
  • Ownership, Taxation, Repatriation Advantage.
  • 100% foreign ownership.
  • 100% repatriation of capital and profits.
  • No personal income tax.
  • No corporate tax.
  • No currency restriction, facilities to mortgage construction on leased land

Starting from AED 42,980/- onwards (inclusive of license, registration and flexi desk rentals) and renewal charges amounts to AED 32,480/- 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.

GBS has helped many individuals and corporate entities to set up their businesses in Jebel Ali Free Zone. GBS provides you consultancy and helps you with company incorporation services at Jebel Ali Free Zone.

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