Company setup in the UAE

So, you’ve decided to open a company in Dubai or any other emirate in the UAE? That’s what we like to hear!

Setup and register your company in the UAE

Thinking of setting up your own company? It’s a big step, which means you need experienced professional support.

Before getting into the nitty gritty of the company setup and incorporation process in the UAE, let us brief you on the opportunity UAE provides for startups.

Almost half of the company setup in Dubai are startups and these companies are responsible for 47% of the annual GDP of the country. 

These figures come as no surprise, given the UAE government’s emphasis on facilitating small businesses and encouraging foreign investment in the country.

With the right business setup consultants, setting up your company in Dubai, UAE can be a hassle-free experience.

Now, let’s dive into the company registration process in the UAE.


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Company setup and company registration process in Dubai, UAE

  • Choose your business activity and identify the license category, whether, professional license, industrial license or commercial license.
  • Choose the jurisdiction you wish to start your company; mainland, free zone or offshore company setup.
  • Next, choose a trading name of your business
  • Obtain initial approval certificate for your business
  • Submit all the necessary documents, mainly, passport, visa copies of the shareholders, local service agreement (if any), NOC (if any), external approvals (if any), MOA, etc.
  • Finally, collect your business license from Department of economic development (DED) or free zone authority.
  • Process visa.
  • Open a corporate bank account.

Cost of opening a company in the UAE

At Decisive Zone, we ensure you get the best deal when setting up your company in the UAE.

company setup

Starting from
AED 19,999

Free zone
company setup

Starting from
AED 12,075

company setup

Starting from
AED 6,300

Why choose Decisive Zone to register your company in the UAE

  • At Decisive Zone, we help you choose the right setup solution for your startup.
  • From selecting the best location for incorporation to submitting visa applications, we make your company setup process easy and stress-free.
  • Our dedicated experts work closely with you, helping you navigate each stage of the process, from submitting your application to collecting your license.
  • We take care of all of the details, including assisting with business activity selection, meeting with governmental departments, and choosing a corporate banking partner.
  • Our complete approach to company setup means you’re working with specialists who have helped thousands of entrepreneurs from around the world launch their new business in the UAE.

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