Khalifa Industrial Zone (Kizad) Free Zone

Khalifa Industrial Zone, popularly known as Kizad, is located midway between Abu Dhabi and Dubai. It was set up in 2010, and is the integrated trade, logistics and industrial hub of Abu Dhabi, attracting huge foreign investment. It is an industrial zone specializing in the licensing of industrial projects and promotion of industrial exports. Kizad is expected to contribute to 15% of Abu Dhabi’s non-oil GDP by 2030.

Benefits of Setting Up a Company in Kizad Free Zone

Kizad offers the following benefits to companies:

  • Full foreign ownership
  • 100% exemption from corporate and personal tax
  • Import and export tax exemption
  • Provision of full repatriation of capital and profits

Kizad – Legal Entities

A corporate or individual entity may register one’s company in Kizad free zone 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 Kizad Free Zone Company Formation

The documents required for company formation in Kizad free zone are:

  • Proof of initial approval for business activities
  • Trade name reservation proof
  • Shareholders’ passport copies
  • Manager’s passport copy and CV
  • Each shareholder’s & manager’s personal Information sheet
  • Lease agreement [having a registered address for one’s office is mandatory in the UAE]
  • Third party approval for activities, wherever applicable

Why Us?

Business Setup Worldwide helps businessmen, entrepreneurs and investors establish their company in Kizad through consulting, accounting and bookkeeping, and intellectual property services. Our experts take care of the entire Banking, Visa, Legal, and Licensing formalities, and allow corporates to enjoy their company formation process without worrying about the bureaucratic red tape and legal formalities. We guide you through your company formation, with your business objectives at the centre of our ecosystem, all the way.