DWTC Free Zone
Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) was considered a free zone in 2015. It is different from any other free zone because it has a mainland license. Businesses can trade in the free zone and on the mainland. DWTC company set up is beneficial for SMEs, startups, and large corporations. More than 2000 companies are operated in more than 40 industries in DWTC. It has the largest venue in the region, holding thousands of business events.
Characteristics of DWTC
|Free Zone Company (FZCO)
|Dubai World Trade Center Authority
|Minimum Number of Shareholders
|Minimum Number of Managers
|Accounting and Book Keeping Requirements
|Annual Date of Incorporation
|Employment Visa Only
|100 Percent Foreign Ownership
|Type of Activities
|Duty for Import and Export
|Duration For Company Formation
|Paid Up Capital
|No Paid Up Capital
|Local Partner Required
- Color Passport Copy
- Visa status copy / Entry stamp copy
- Passport Size Photo
- Other documents depending on the business activity
DWTC is the region's largest venue, holding many of the world's most prestigious events and providing a one-stop-shop for all services, making it more attractive for business setup in DWTC.
Here have a look at the statistical information on DWTC:
|Founded in the Year
|Dubai World Trade Centre
|Net Economic Value
|AED 13.1 billion
|GDP Contribution to the UAE
|No. of Visitors
|No. of Companies
|No. of Industries
|‘The Big 5’
Complete the Application Form
Submit Your Documents to the Authority
Obtain Your License
Obtain Your Residency Visa
Open Your Bank Account
Terms and Conditions
*Duration is subject to the constraints of the due diligence procedure.
**This would refer to the corporate tax of the company, wherein the operation of the company would take place outside the country of incorporation.
***The required documents must be provided for every individual related to the company.
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What are business entities allowed in DWTC?
- Free Zone Establishments (FZE)
- Free Zone Company (FZC)
- Branch Office
How much does it cost for a DWTC company setup?
Which licenses can a single shareholder hold in DWTC?
- General Trading License
- Service License
- Professional License
Does one have to be physically present during the company formation in DWTC?
No, it is not required.
How long does it take to form a company in DWTC?
7 working days.