Abu Dhabi Airport Free Zone

Abu Dhabi Airport Free Zone (AFZA), developed by Skycity, a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC), extends over 12 sq. km near Abu Dhabi International Airport. It is the go-go business destination for aviation, engineering, electronics, logistics & cargo, and pharmaceutical firms. AFZA is especially suited to these industries because of its nearness to the FLC Air Cargo Terminal and the Abu Dhabi Cargo Village, its operational hours (24), and its on-site customs inspection.

Benefits of Setting Up a Company in Abu Dhabi Airport Free Zone

AFZA offers the following benefits to companies:

  • Provision of 100% foreign ownership
  • Full corporate and personal tax exemption
  • Exemption from import and export tax
  • 100% repatriation of capital and profits
  • Easily accessible land plots, commercial offices and warehousing units

AFZA – Legal Entities

A corporate or individual entity may register one’s company in AFZA through one of the following legal entity types:

  • Free Zone Establishment (for a company with a single shareholder)
  • Free Zone Company (for a company with 2-5 shareholders)
  • Branch Office of a Foreign Company (where the applicant is a foreign national)
  • Branch Office of a Local Company (where the applicant is a UAE national)

Documents Required for AFZA Company Formation

The documents required for company formation in Abu Dhabi Free Zone are:

  • Proof of trade name reservation
  • Proof of initial approval for business activities
  • Passport copies for the shareholders
  • Passport copy and CV of the manager
  • Personal Information sheet for each shareholder & manager
  • Lease agreement [possessing a physical address for one’s office is mandatory in the UAE]
  • Third party/authority approval for activities, where applicable

Why Us?

Should you think of opening a business in AFZA, Business Setup Worldwide is at your disposal from the very beginning. We have it all covered for you, be it the business plan or the legal documentation formalities. Our team of experts are there to make sure you get the ideal environment for setting up your business.

Your business vision and objectives are at the centre of what we do. Extensive domain know-how, regional knowledge, cutting-edge infrastructure, client-centric systems and operational transparency are the hallmarks of the company formation process at Business Setup Worldwide, and we strive to provide the most congruous business solution for your needs.

Business Setup Advisor

Renil MJ

Office 201

2nd floor

P.O. Box 26389,

LM Plaza Tower

Near Al Salama Hospital

Hamdan St.

Abu Dhabi

United Arab Emirates


Phone: +971 2 6434601

Fax: +971 2 6434603

Email: info@businesssetup.com

Mob: +971 55 3538753

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