* We are currently offering 20% off on the rent of industrial land for new entities *

Start your business in the UAE

Start your business in the UAE

Set up your company directly with Umm Al Quwain Free Zone within one to two working days. Here are some benefits of working with us:

  • 0% corporate and personal tax
  • 100% company ownership
  • Full range of business activities permitted
  • 100% repatriation of capital and profits
  • No currency restrictions
  • 100% import and export tax exemption within the free zone
  • Simple and fast registration process with excellent customer support

 

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About Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone

Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone (UAQ FTZ) is a strategic initiative of the Government of Umm Al Quwain, with a mandate to provide the required infrastructure and incentives for a prosperous business community. Conveniently located just 30 minutes from Dubai International Airport, Umm Al Quwain is a friendly, progressive and prosperous emirate within the United Arab Emirates.

Types of license

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COMMERCIAL LICENSE

This authorises the import, export, distribution and storing of items specified on the license. A commercial license can have three different product lines or 10 similar product lines.

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SERVICE LICENSE

This license is for service providers. It permits the licensee to carry out the services specified on the license within the free zone, such as logistics, courier, insurance service provider, travel agent, tour services, car rental, and more.

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CONSULTANCY LICENSE

This is for entities which offer expert or professional advice and is issued to all manner of professionals including artisans and craftsmen. It allows two similar activities.

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FREELANCE PERMIT

This allows an individual to operate as a freelance professional and conduct business in one’s own name as opposed to a brand name or company name.

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GENERAL TRADING LICENSE

This enables the licensee to trade in a wider range of activities and gives the freedom and flexibility to trade in any commodity which is permitted within the UAE.

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INDUSTRIAL LICENSE

This enables the licensee to import raw materials, then manufacture, process, assemble, and / or package the specified products – before exporting the finished products.

UMM AL QUWAIN FREE TRADE ZONE AUTHORITY * PO BOX 7072 * UMM AL QUWAIN * UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Tel: +971 (0) 6 764 7272 * FAX: +971 (0) 6 764 9782 * www.uaqftz.com * info@uaqftz.com