Set Up your Company in the

Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone

Ajman Free Zone (AFZ), situated on the coast of the Arabian Gulf in northern UAE, has been open to local and foreign investors since 1988. Its progressive infrastructures and top-of-the-line facilities offer Ajman Free Zone companies a perfect location regardless of industry, whether food & beverage, automotive, health & beauty, or construction.

The AFZ’s revolutionary initiative in industrial expansions paved the way for its rapid growth, making it an attractive opportunity to launch your business in Ajman Free Zone.

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    Advantages of

    Setting Up Your Business

    in KIZAD Free Zone

    Easy Incorporation

    Fujairah Creative City is renowned for its hassle-free Fujairah Freezone company setup. Entrepreneurs and investors benefit from minimal requirements, including no demands for share capital or ownership details. Creative City does not also require you for an annual audit and bookkeeping.

    No Office Requirement

    Fujairah Creative City Free Zone allows entrepreneurs to commence business without taking any physical office space. The free zone boasts various freelancer and single-owner packages, providing entrepreneurs with a fast and easy way to start their business activities.

    Multiple Visa Application

    To commence business faster, the Government of Fujairah is allowing entrepreneurs to apply for multiple visas without the need of having to lease a physical store. Without a physical space, Creative City allows entrepreneurs to sign up for a flexi-desk space service.

    Complete Capital Repatriation

    FCC Free Zone allows business owners to take back the capital invested and the profits earned throughout the business cycle. This gives assurance to entrepreneurs that they do not have to worry about any losses.

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    Payment Plans

    with Selected Banks

    Convert your transactions into easy and affordable monthly instalments with our selected range of banking partners. Spend a minimum of AED 1,000 on your credit card issued from any of our participating banks and repay in easy instalments over a period of 12 months.


    Make a minimum purchase of AED 1,000 using your credit card for any services provided by Rapid Zone.

    Call the banking services of any of our partner banks and request to convert your purchase into an Easy Payment Plan.

    Get the option of paying over 3, 6, 9 or 12 months

    *General terms and conditions from the banks will be applicable.

    Types of Licenses Offered

    by Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone

    Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone offers five (5) license types,

    depending on the needs of your business in the UAE:

    Commercial License

    Allows companies to do activities related to exporting, manufacturing, and packaging licensed and approved goods and products.

    General Trading License

    This trade license is a broader version of the commercial license, permitting free zone companies in UAQFTZ to trade in a wider range of permitted activities and commodities.

    Service License

    By obtaining this license, companies can conduct their professional services in the UAQ free zone. These include logistics, courier services, consulting, and more.

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    Industrial License

    A UAE company in manufacturing needs an Industrial License, including a physical office or warehouse. UAQ Free Trade Zone offers affordable land units for industries.

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    Freelance Permit

    A freelance license or work permit enables individuals to operate as freelance professionals using their birth name instead of a brand or company name. It is tailored for those in technology, media, and film sectors and covers talent, creative, and specific administrative roles.

    Requirements for Obtaining the

    Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone License

    For Freezone Establishment (FZE)

    • Passport Copy of Manager, Shareholders, & Directors
    • Shareholder’s Proof of Address
    • Memorandum & Articles of Association

    Free Zone Company (FZC)

    • Passport Copy of Manager, Shareholders, & Directors
    • Shareholder’s Proof of Address
    • Memorandum & Articles of Association

    Company Branch

    • Passport Copy of Manager
    • Manager’s Proof of Address
    • Certificate of Incorporation
    • Memorandum & Articles of Association
    • Board Resolution & Power of Attorney

    Steps in Setting Up Your Business in the Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone


    Choose Your Business Activity and Entity Structure

    The first step in starting your UAQ Free Zone company is to select the entity and license that best align with your business needs. As stated above, there are three possible entities and five license types to choose from.


    Select Your Preferred Workspace

    At UAQFTZ, business owners can establish their physical workspace- an office, warehouse, coworking space, or a designated land area. Our team can assist you in determining the most suitable business centre for your company.


    Submit Your Business License Application

    For companies located in UAQFTZ, the process begins with filling out an application form, which is then submitted to the Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone authority along with the required fees. Once this step is completed, we will compile and submit the documents based on your chosen entity. Following the issuance of your business license, you can open a corporate bank account and apply for visas.