The Emirate of Ajman situated on the coast of the Arabian Gulf extending over a distance of 16 kms between Sharjah & Umm Al Quwain is located on the western coast of United Arab Emirates. It covers an area of 259 sq km and was formed by the Al Nuaimi tribe, well known for their bravery, courage and wisdom who migrated to this region from Oman around 1775.
Ajman Free Zone, established in 1988, was granted autonomous status under the Amiri decree no. 3 of 1996 issued by H.H. Sheik Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Ruler of Ajman. Ajman Free Zone Authority has been named as the sole regulatory agency for Free Zone in the Emirate.
The free zone authority introduced the registration & formation of offshore companies under Ajman Offshore Free Zone Offshore Companies Regulations of 2014.
Characteristics of an offshore company registered in the AFZA are as follows:
Renewals for AFZA Offshore companies falls every anniversary date of incorporation. Failure to do so result in penalties. In the event the company is not renewed within 6 months of the renewal due date, the company will be struck off from the registrar of the companies.
Documents Required: Individual’s KYC Docs:
Corporate Shareholder’s KYC to be attested upto UAE Ministry:
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