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Ajman Free Zone


General Information

Welcomed business activities:

All business activities.

Benefits of setting up a company in the Ajman Free Zone include:

  • Allowed to do business in the UAE.
  • Allowed to have an office in the UAE.
  • Company can hold an account in a bank in the UAE.
  • Possibility to get resident or employment visas for investor and employees.
  • 100% foreign ownership.
  • 100% repatriation of capital and profits.
  • No corporate tax.
  • Total exemption from all import and export duties.
  • No personal income tax.
  • Exempted from financial reports submission and audit.
  • Competitive pricing on premises.
  • No hidden fees.
  • No hidden charges.
  • Cheap energy.
  • The most economical wage structure and easy access to vast work force.
  • Total exemption from all import and export duties.
  • Total elimination of all service charges and hidden fees.
  • Exceptionally low handling charges.
  • 20 years land contract is renewable for another 20 years guaranteeing 40 years tax free operations.
  • Lowest lease prices.
  • World class infrastructure.
  • Lowest tariffs in the region.
  • Single Window Clearances (Licensing, Immigration, etc)
  • Low labor cost
  • No Red Tape

Other Advantages:

  • Business Facilities (Conference Room and Business meeting rooms)
  • 24 hours Security Services
  • Bank services
  • Postal services

Type of Company for International Trade, Investment & Tax Planning

  • Free Zone Entity
    FZE is a company whereby there is a single owner who is the 100% shareholder of the company

  • Free Zone Company
    FZC is a company whereby there more than one partner holding shares in a company

  • Branch
    For existing companies wishing to establish a base in Ajman Free Zone

License Type:

Trading License
This license is issued to foreign/UAE companies/Free Zone Entities who wish to carry out trading activities in the Free Zone.

E commerce License
Providing licenses to companies engaged in e-Commerce business by providing suitable services to the investors making it easy for them to conduct business and fulfill their requirements through well laid our policies of Ajman Free Zone Authority and its offerings of Smart Offices, Offices and Warehouse. In additional these policies will provide technical support and assistance to companies in the realm of the eCommerce industry.

Professional Services License
This license issued to foreign/UAE companies/Free Zone Entities who wish to carry out the business of providing professional/services in the Free Zone.

National Industrial License
This license is issued to a registered company operating in the Free Zone who meets the following eligibility criteria:
The company should be registered with GCC with a GCC national/s owing majority share holding of 51% or above.
At least 40% of the manufacturing process should be accomplished in the Free Zone.
Companies holding a National Industrial License are eligible for duty free exports to the member states of the Arab Gulf Cooperation Council.

Ajman Free Zone - Key Facts

Language of Legislation and Corporate Documents

Investor Visa for 3 years

Employment Visa

Share Capital
The minimum requirement for share capital is USD 50,000.

Restrictions on Trading
Banking, insurance, assurance, reinsurance, fund management, collective investment schemes, trust management, trusteeship business provision are not permitted.

Registered Office Required
Yes, must be maintained in Ajman Free Zone.

The minimum number of directors is one. Director can be of any nationality and need not be resident in the UAE. Corporate directors are permitted.

An FZE formation can be with a single shareholder. An FZC can be formed with 2 to 5 shareholders.

Publicly Accessible Records

Location of Meetings of Directors and Shareholders

Disclosure of Beneficial Ownership to Authorities

Personal Presence Required


Double Taxation Treaty Access

Requirements to File Accounts

Requirement to File Annual Return

Audit Requirements

Dirham (AED).

Exchange Control

Language of Name

Restricted Words
Unless with the approval of the Registrar in writing the name shall not include the words "Bank", "Trust Company" or "Trustee Company", "Assurance" or "Insurance", "Chamber of Commerce", "Municipal" or "Municipality", "Global", "International","Middle East", "UAE", "Emirate" or "Emirates" or any other word which in the opinion of the Registrar may suggest:-

(a) a connection with the Government of the Federation of the United Arab Emirates, its agencies or identical bodies of any of the member States of the Federation;
(b) the patronage of their Highnesses the members of the Federal National Council.

Name of a Company
The name of the company may end with the word "FZE" (Free Zone Entity) or "FZC" (Free Zone Company).

Time to Incorporate
1-2 days, subject to name approval.

Cost of Formation

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Ajman Free Zone
Ajman Free Zone Company Formation
(This type of Company is allowed to do business in the UAE, have an office in the UAE, get resident or employment visas for investor and employees)
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Worldwide Incorporation Services provides the following services in Ajman Free Zone:

  • Free Zone Company Formation
  • Investor & Employment Visas
  • Registered Office and Agent Services
  • Full Company Administration & Secretarial Services
  • Opening of Bank Accounts

W.I.S. Office Address in the UAE


8th Floor, Platinum Tower, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Dubai, UAE

Phone: +971 4 450 4707

Working Hours: 09:00 to 18:00 Sun-Thu
Languages Spoken: English, Arabic, Chinese, German, Italian, Russian, Greek

How to proceed

To incorporate a company in Ajman Free Zone please contact one of our offices.

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