Process for Setting up your Business

Dubai Technology & Media Free Zone Authority (DTMFZA) approves the establishment and registration of companies in Dubai Knowledge Village and regulates all related procedures and matters. Dubai Technology and Media Free Zone Authority offers a choice of commercial license options:

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Freezone LLC

A FZ-LLC is formed as a separate legal entity, with shareholders as individuals and/or entities. Each FZ-LLC is required to have at least one director.

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Free zone

Free Zone - LLC (Regular)

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FZ-LLC with corporate person as shareholder

FZ-LLC in which corporate person/ entity is a shareholder   

FZ-LLC with natural and corporate person as shareholder

FZ-LLC in which Natural person/ Individual and Corporate person/entity are shareholders

FZ-LLC with natural person as shareholder

FZ-LLC in which Natural person/ Individual is a shareholder

   

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  • Each license is issued with one segment and one activity, except HR consultancy where the license is issued with one segment and three activities. 
  • In case you require any clarification regarding the segments and activities or if you are interested in any activities outside of what is listed here, please contact us with details of your requirement.
 

Free Zone - LLC (Hotel)

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Hotel with corporate person as shareholder

A hotel in which corporate person/entity is a shareholder

Hotel with natural and corporate person as shareholder

A hotel in which Natural person/ Individual and Corporate person/entity are shareholders

Hotel with natural person as shareholder

A hotel in which Natural person/ Individual is a shareholder

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Free Zone -LLC (Property Management Services)

A Free Zone Limited Liability Company with Property Management Services (PMS) Activity, which is the management of properties located in areas under the regulatory and administrative control of the Dubai Technology & Media Free Zone Authority and for properties that are owned or leased by the licensee. 

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PMS with corporate person as shareholder

FZ-LLC with PMS activity in which corporate person/ entity is a shareholder

PMS with natural and corporate person as shareholder

FZ-LLC with PMS activity in which Natural person/ Individual and Corporate person/entity are shareholders

PMS with natural person as shareholder

FZ-LLC with PMS activity in which Natural person/ Individual is a shareholder

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Minimum Capital Requirements

FZ-LLCs incorporated in Dubai Knowledge Village are required to have minimum paid up capital of AED 50,000. Branch establishments (e.g., all universities and schools) have no minimum capital requirements.

Branch

A branch of a foreign or a UAE company is not a legal entity separate from its parent but is considered a place of business that forms a legally dependent part of the parent company and conducts all or some of the operations inherent in the parent’s business. No share capital is required.

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Branch of a Foreign Company 

Branch of a UAE company 

   

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  • Each license is issued with one segment and one activity, except HR consultancy where the license is issued with one segment and three activities. 
  • In case you require any clarification regarding the segments and activities or if you are interested in any activities outside of what is listed here, please contact us with details of your requirement.
 

 

Freelancer

The Freelancer Permit offers the ability to operate as a freelance professional i.e., as a sole practitioner that enables the individual to conduct business in their birth name as opposed to a brand name.

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