Mainland is the area outside of the free zones with the Department of Economic Development (DED) being the regulatory authority for the issuance of mainland licenses. Mainland companies are allowed to carry out business without restrictions throughout the UAE and internationally.
A local sponsor is no longer needed to get a Dubai mainland license for around 1000 commercial and industrial activities.
The cost of setting up a mainland company starts from AED 18,000 depending on the business activity, number of visas, etc.
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Freedom to rent commercial space in any area
Ability to conduct a wide range of business activities
Option to trade anywhere in the UAE and internationally
100% foreign ownership
No currency restriction
Easy employment visa processing
Advantage of bidding on government projects
Ability to open a corporate bank account easily
Choose business activity
Choose company structure
Get trade name approval
Get initial license approval
Get external approval (if required)
Open company bank account
Get establishment card