Approximate Processing Time

  • Pre-approval:
    4-5 business days
  • License:
    10 business days
  • Establishment card:
    2 business days
  • Investor visa application:
    33 business days
  • E-channel:

About MFZ:

Established in February 2009, Meydan Free Zone (MFZ) is located in one of Dubai’s most prestigious addresses & offers an efficient and seamless business start-up. Meydan Stadium, in which Meydan Free Zone is based, aims at connecting the world with the UAE by hosting international horse racing events. Meydan project also consists of a wide range of commercial developments, sports, hotels, entertainment and fun facilities, a series of state-of-the-art business parks, hospitals, schools, residential villa communities, business towers with luxury waterfront developments and shopping destinations.

Advantages of MFZ license:

  • 100% foreign ownership
  • Capital repatriation without restrictions
  • 100% exclusion on corporate & personal tax
  • Full repatriation benefits on profits & financial assets
  • 1500+ business license activities
  • Easy bank account setup

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Types of business licenses:

Trading License

To set up a business in Dubai that involves the buying and selling of goods, you need to obtain a trading licence. This licence can cover companies in import and export, sales, general stores, etc.

Industrial License

This license type is issued to businesses engaged in manufacturing activities that transform natural materials and resources into final products. This license covers industries such as gold and precious metals manufacturing.

Service License

This license type is issued to businesses that are service providers, artisans or craftsmen. Examples of companies that apply for this type of license include medical services, beauty salons and repair services.

Popular business activities at MFZ:

  • E-commerce
  • General trading
  • Facilities management
  • Real estate brokerage
  • Bookkeeping
  • HR consultancy
  • Computers & peripheral equipment trading
  • Computer systems & communication equipment software design
  • Cafeteria
  • Delivery services

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