Language of Legislation and Corporate Documents
Investor Visa for 3 years
minimum requirement for share capital is
Restrictions on Trading
insurance, assurance, reinsurance, fund management,
collective investment schemes, trust management, trusteeship
business provision are not permitted.
Registered Office Required
Yes, must be maintained in Hamriyah 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
Language of Name
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 Establishment) or "FZC" (Free Zone Company).
Time to Incorporate
1-2 days, subject to name
Cost of Formation
Free Zone Company
Hamriyah Free Zone Company
(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)
Worldwide Incorporation Services provides the following
services in Hamriyah Free Zone:
Hamriyah Free Zone Company Formation
Investor & Employment Visas
Full Company Administration & Secretarial Services
Opening of Bank Accounts
W.I.S. Office Addresses in the UAE