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How to register a company in Abu Dhabi Free Zone?

Reserve company name Preparation of documents of incorporation. Obtain lease agreement for an office Register with the Abu Dhabi chamber of commerce Relevant license

Can we establish a branch of a company in Abu Dhabi Free Zones?

There is no restriction in establishing a branch of any company inside the Free Zone.

Which is the best free zone for incorporation in Abu Dhabi?

This depends on the type of business activity and logistics requirement to support the business. We at Business Setup Worldwide understand the client requirement and accordingly suggest the Free Trade Zone for business setup.

When do I need a dissemination license?

A dissemination license is required if a business intends to publish a print book, print magazine, newspaper or broadcast a satellite or terrestrial television channel or radio station. Please contact our team for further information on a dissemination license.

Is employing UAE national mandatory for establishing a business in Free Zones?

There is no compulsion to hire a UAE National or a local in a Free Zone.

What is minimum capital requirement for establishing a company in Free Zone of Abu Dhabi?

There is no minimum capital requirement.

How many shareholders are required to register a company in Abu Dhabi?

Only 1 shareholder is required to register a business in Abu Dhabi.

How many directors are required to register a new business in Abu Dhabi?

In Abu Dhabi, at least 2 directors are needed for company registration. A Free Zone company can have 1 director.

What is the cost of living in Abu Dhabi?

An individual’s cost of living is all dependent on their particular lifestyle and family situation. However, the cost of living in Abu Dhabi is relatively high. Expat salaries for highly skilled and senior-level management jobs are usually high, and it’s worth noting that salaries are tax-free. Accommodation and education will be the two most prominent monthly expenses for expats living in Abu Dhabi.

What is the validity period for a trademark?

A trademark registration is valid for 10 years from the date of filing the application for it. Subsequent to 10 years (after filing the application), a trademark registration is renewable for periods of 10 years each.