UAE Free Zones Company Formation

GCC can work with you to find the best Free Zone solution within the UAE that best suits your business needs ranging from representative offices, industrial production facilities as well as Special Economic Zones therein.

We can advise on which Free Zone would suit your business needs for business development purposes when your business is seeking to exercise business development within the UAE, retain minimal overhead and provide a platform for initial market evaluation.

There are several different options for legal entities within Free Zones including but not limited to Free Zone Establishments (FZE) which are typically sole proprietorships with one sole company Director, Free Zone Companies (FZC) which are typically two or more company Directors / Shareholders with employees and Free Zone Limited Liability Companies (FZ-LLC) which are usually a branch company of an existing foreign registered company outside of the UAE.

There are over 20,000 companies in over 30 Free Zones currently operating in the UAE including:

  • Jebel Ali Free Zone
  • RAK Free Trade Zone
  • Ajman Free Zone
  • Dubai Healthcare City
  • Dubai Media City
  • Dubai Internet City
  • Masdar City,
  • Abu Dhabi Airport Free Zone
  • Many others that cater to both general and specific industry needs.

In addition to the broad spectrum of Free Zones within the UAE there are many Special Economic Zones (SEZs) such as:

  • Khalifa Port in Abu Dhabi
  • Emirates Industrial City in Sharjah
  • Dubai International Finance Centre
  • TECOM Investments
  • Dubai Media City
  • Dubai Internet City
  • Knowledge Village
  • Dubai Studio City
  • Dubai Industrial City
  • Dubai Multi Commodities Centre

We have strong relationships within the UAE financial sector and can provide our clients with an overview of the financial institutions in the UAE for your Free Zone Company. We can facilitate the opening of bank accounts for your Free Zone Company in multiple currencies including USD, GBP, Euro and CHF as well as many others.

With a broad overview of the spectrum of Free Zones and Special Economic Zones in the UAE, GCC can advise your business on which Free Zone would suit your professional and commercial needs from a services, industrial capacity, logistics and warehousing perspective.