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Dubai CommerCity Freezone (DCC Free Zone)

Dubai CommerCity Free ZoneDubai CommerCity Free Zone is a new eCommerce Hub of UAE. It is a dedicated Free Zone for eCommerce companies that are building an ecosystem to sustain the growing eCommerce network in the Middle East and North Africa(MENA) region.

The Dubai Commercity is to further propel the growth of the eCommerce retail market in the MENA region which is expected to grow 20% in the next 5 years. The Dubai Commercity is a transformation from a traditional economy to a smart economy based on innovation and technology.

Ecommerce License in Dubai is a preferred business license type for eCommerce companies aiming to expand the business into the local UAE Market. If you are looking for a complete solution for setting up an end-to-end eCommerce company in UAE, do not look further, Dubai CommerCity is the right choice.

Investors can obtain an eCommerce License from the Free Zone, choose the desired office space, sponsor employees, open a bank account, and start operating their eCommerce company in UAE. The eCommerce License in UAE will allow the entrepreneur to sell their products & services online and also enter into the local UAE market as well as the global market to expand your eCommerce company’s business and gain new customers easily.

Key Benefits of Dubai Commercity Free Zone

  • World-Class Business Community for Ecommerce Companies
  • Customized Office Spaces with logistics and warehouse facility
  • Shared Warehouses and modular light manufacturing units
  • Modern Amenities and infrastructure – food courts, art galleries, shops, and quality amenities
  • High-speed network connectivity

Specific Free Zone Benefits

  • Tax Incentives – No Corporate or Income Tax
  • Quick and efficient Business Setup Process
  • 100% foreign Ownership
  • 100% repatriation of Capital and Profile
  • No Currency Restrictions

Why Choose CommerCity for your Ecommerce Business Establishment in UAE?

  • Quick and easy company registration
  • Robust eCommerce platform readily available that can be integrated with your business model
  • Centralized CRM Solution for a great customer experience
  • Readily available eCommerce ecosystem (payment gateways, marketing services agencies, call-center support, and more)
  • Business Support Services – Fast document clearance, approvals, visa assistance, customs clearance, banking assistance, and more

How to Setup a company in Dubai CommerCity Free Zone?

Step-1 – Select the right business activity

Under the eCommerce activity list, broadly the business can be classified into Portals, Ecommerce Goods Trading, Online Services, logistics, and delivery, etc.

Step -2 Choose your License Type

License types available in Dubai Commerce are the following:

Trade License – For carrying out general trading. import-export, distribution, storage of permitted products

Service License – For starting online services like consulting, marketing, tuition, education, IT, and more using an online medium.

Commercial License– For companies to undertake light manufacturing activities, packaging, assembly, and sell in the product in UAE

Ecommerce License – Ecommerce License enables traders to sell goods and services online using a portal, website, or social media.

Step -3 Choosing the Company Type

Dubai Commercity offers mainly two company types:

Free Zone Company (FZCO/ FZ-LLC) – a minimum of two and up to 50 shareholders and can be an individual shareholder/Company.

Branch Office

Foreign companies or companies in the UAE can open a branch of their existing company.

Step 4 – Choose Your Space

There is a wide range of office spaces for setting up your company in Dubai Commercity.

Broadly, there are three zones:

Business Centre – For shared, furnished office locations

Logistics Cluster – For storage, distribution, light manufacturing, delivery, assembling, etc.

Social Cluster – For cafeteria, food courts, business support services-typing center, etc.

How to apply for the eCommerce License in Dubai CommerCity?

  • Choose the company type (FZC, FZ-LLC) or a branch office.
  • Choose a tradename and get the name approved
  • Document Submission- provide the investor passport copy. No Objection Certificate (If under sponsorship), UAE residence visa copy (if any), investor profile, any other requested documents.
  • Prepare the share certificate and draft the Memorandum of Association (MOA)
  • Pay the required fees and obtain the eCommerce License from the authority
  • Get the UAE Resident visa and proceed to open a bank account


Dubai CommerCity License Cost

Office Rent AED 18,850 AED 18,817.50 AED 52,031.25
5% VAT on Service Charge *(Standard Office) AED 2,602
License Fee AED 7,000 AED 14,060 AED 14,060
Registration Fees – onetime payment AED 5,000 AED 5,000 AED 5,000
P.O Box / Annual (Not Mandatory if there’s an existing PO BOX) – Annual fee AED 1,065 AED 1,065 AED 1,065
Establishment card AED 2,020 AED 2,020 AED 2,020
Knowledge Fees & Innovation fees AED 60 AED 60 AED 60
Total AED 21,995 AED 41,022.50 AED 76,838.25

** Offer valid until 15th November 2021

How Aurion will Assist You?

Aurion will assist you with the eCommerce company formation in Dubai CommerCity (DCC Free Zone). Our team of professional Business Consultants will guide you the right way by helping you choose the apt e Commerce company formation package in the new Free Zone in Dubai.

Talk to our team to know more!