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Trade License in UAE

Get your Trade License from UAE Free Zone or Mainland at lowest Cost.

Trade License in UAE

Trade License in UAE is a legal document that lists permitted activities that a company can conduct. As known to everyone, UAE is the most popular trade hub in Middle East. Business can be conducted only upon getting trading license. It is very simple and easy procedures to obtain a trade license in UAE.

Entrepreneurs can choose from more than 3000 plus business activities combining trading, industrial, and service business license categories. Depending on the business activities, the right trade license has to be chosen accordingly.

As per Companies Law in UAE, operating any sort of business activity without a valid trade license is an offense and will be subject to penalty. Hence, the investor must register a company and obtain a specific license to start a business. The investor can obtain company license from the following business jurisdictions:

Trade License in UAE

Trade License from UAE Mainland

An investor can obtain a trading license from Dubai Mainland through the Dubai Economy. Dubai Economy offers a wide variety of company license depending on the specific business activity.

Ranging from trading in food, to precious jewelry, to oil and gas, Dubai Economy has it all to offer the entrepreneurs. It offers a trade license with the virtual office as well as office space depending on the investor’s requirement.

The cost of setting up the trading company varies according to factors such as license fee, office location, rent/sq.m, other amenity requirements, business activities, etc.

Investors can set up a Limited Liability Company in the mainland of UAE and secure a license for conducting business in the region for their desired business activities.

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Trade License from UAE Free Zone

Obtaining Trade License from UAE Free Zone is a cost-effective alternative for the investor. With more than 45+ Free Zones in UAE offering various trade licenses for numerous business activities. Hence, it is a prospective business opportunity for entrepreneurs.

Also, the Free Zones of UAE offer the investors a whole lot of business benefits to easily set up their trading business and start operating seamlessly.

The 100% ownership for foreign investors, tax-free status – No personal or corporate tax, VAT exemption in certain Free Zones, ease of doing business, business-friendly Free Zone regulations, top-class infrastructure, and many more business benefits are driving investors to the Free Zones.

Avail heavily discounted packages from UAE Free Zone to seamlessly establishing your dream company and get an investor visa in UAE. Opening an LLC Company enables the investor to easily expand to the local UAE and GCC Markets by opening branch and representative offices across UAE

How to get a Trade License in UAE?

Trade License is a legal document issued by the respective government authority to start a business in UAE. It can be obtained by the investors from the Mainland or Free Zones.

Registration process is almost similar in both jurisdictions, yet there are few differences in terms of company structures and requirements. These are explained in the following section.

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Mainland Company in Dubai – Get a License from Dubai Economy

For mainland companies to obtain the trade license in Dubai, Dubai Economy is the issuing authority. The investor can apply for a Trade License by choosing the right business activity required as per their business expertise or prior working experience (if any).

Submit the application form, pay the license fee, and supporting documents to secure the trade license for the company. It is possible to acquire a trade license with an office space or a virtual license depending on the business activity.

Companies on the Mainland are mostly limited liability companies. Presently,  there is 100% expatriate ownership on LLC Company.

Opening a Free Zone Company in UAE – Get a Low-Cost License

You can also get a UAE trade license by opening a company in any of the free zones.

The company registration in a Free Zone is a relatively straightforward process. It starting with reserving the trade name for your company and followed by choosing the right business activity, company structure, Free Zone authority, and business license type.

The Free Zone License is issued as a virtual License or with an office space depending on the client requirement. The Free Zones in UAE offer numerous company license packages at the lowest cost for investors to easily set up their business in the region.

What is a Cost of a Trade License in UAE?

Trade License Cost in UAE ranges from AED 11,900 to AED  45,000 in the Free Zones of UAE. The investor can choose their specific business activity and apply for the trade license accordingly.

Aurion will assist you in choosing the right Free Zone, business activities, and cheapest business license to easily establish your dream company in UAE.

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