DMCC Free Zone. DMCC Company Formation. DMCC Dubai.

The fastest growing free zone development in the UAE, DMCC Free Zone is a 200-hectare, mixed-use waterfront master development facilitating both business and community living by offering commercial, residential and retail property for sale and lease.

Worldwide Incorporation Services specializes in DMCC Free Zone Company Formation, establishment of branches of a local and foreign companies, opening bank accounts and visa processing services.

DMCC Free Zone

 

General Information about DMCC Free Zone

Welcomed business activities

All business activities are welcomed by DMCC Free Zone.

Advantages of DMCC Company Setup

  • No Personal or Corporate Tax

    Taxation is always a thorn in the flesh for most companies and individuals, so if you were to get someone who would let you run your business without worrying about taxes, nothing would stop your business from thriving. At DMCC Free Zone, companies enjoy nil corporate tax and zero personal tax for fifty years. This makes Dubai DMCC the best choice for most corporate and startups.

  • Owning the Business Fully as a Foreigner

    Most governments have rules and regulations stipulating the ownership of business. Most of the rules state that for a corporate to exist, part of the shareholding has to be shared with a local entity. This is not the case at the DMCC Free Zone. You are allowed to own the business 100% without interference from the government.

  • Set Up Process Is Simple

    The Dubai government has made it easy to set up your business in the DMCC Free Zone. It has done this by making the registration of a new company very easy and accessible to everyone. Most of the DMCC company registration processes are done online.

  • A Wide Range of Business Activities

    At the DMCC Free Zone, there are over 600 business activities you can choose from. There are over 20 sectors covered at the DMCC, which range from Gold and diamonds, energy, constructions, technology, FMCG, healthcare, aviation, shipping, education and a host of other sectors.

  • Very Few Activities Need Approval From Third Parties

    Almost all the approvals are done at the DMCC Free Zone, although there are few exceptions to the rule like the opening of a clinic at the DMCC Free Zone which requires the Dubai Health Authority to intervene.

  • Visa Process Is Very Easy

    Upon meeting the requirements of the state which are very minimal, the UAE visa is processed within a span of only two to three days. One can travel with their spouses and kids if they show that they can afford the sponsoring. Therefore, working and owning a business at the DMCC Free Zone is easily accessible.

  • You Can Apply for Several Licenses Under One Company

    The DMCC authority allows a company to carry out several activities as a one legal entity. The only rule is that the activities have to be similar in nature.

  • Option of Adding Activity After License Issuance

    Unlike most free trade zone areas, at the DMCC, there is a providence of adding another activity once the license has been given. What this means is that your company does not have to be rigid because of fear of constraints, you can always and other activities that you feel are profitable.

  • Affordable Licences

    Up to six Business Activities in the Same Division can be registered in one license. This makes the cost of doing business to go down.

  • Affordable Properties

    At the DMCC Free Zone, the government has ensured that the properties are affordable. This will help incorporates and startups weather the first storms experience when it is new.

  • Freehold Property

    Dubai government has made it possible for DMCC companies willing to buy properties at the DMCC Free Zone to own the properties on freehold. This move makes lets the DMCC company enjoys full ownership regardless of their nationality.

  • No Customs Duty to Import Goods

    Free Zone licenses are such that, no import duty is paid for goods or equipment imported into the Free Zone from another country. As much as the free zones are inside the UAE, they are not under the jurisdiction of the customs. Duty is only paid if the goods are meant for the UAE and the company has to pay tax.

  • Proximity to the Port

    The DMCC Free Zone does not have a port of its own, but it is conveniently located near one of the largest port in the world, the Jebel Ali port. The DMCC Free Zone is 10 km away from the harbor.

  • Light Industries Set Up

    The DMCC Free Zone offers light industries to thrive in their premises. This is a unique opportunity for those who do light manufacturing.

  • Government Assistance with Employee Sponsorship

    If you want to bring your own employees from abroad, the government goes an extra mile and makes sure that they are able to come and work in the company. The government also assists with international recruitment especially of support staff. The government makes the process easy and manageable.

  • Flexible Office Styles

    At the DMCC Free Zone, there are all sorts of rooms to cater for different client needs. For instance, some companies require the flexi desk kind of arrangements; others will opt for service office, physical office or retail space. The DMCC Free Zone has catered to such needs.

  • Warehousing

    DMCC Free Zone does not provide warehousing facilities, but clients are allowed to sublease out of the free zone. But inside the DMCC Free Zone, there are many companies involved in warehousing and logistics. A company can take advantage of the favorable prices in the offering.

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    The DMCC Free Zone is an excellent investment opportunity for foreign investors who would like to invest in Dubai since it offers a whole lot of benefits including but not limited to those mentioned above. Being located close to major commerce centres a DMCC company operating in the area is able to achieve more business accomplishments. Since it is located on a logistics corridor, there is a higher access to more shipping means for transporting goods and products across the globe.

    Business Types in the DMCC Free Zone

    The DMCC Free Zone Authority allows two types of business setups:

  • DMCC Free Zone Limited Liability Company (FZ LLC)

    A DMCC Free Zone Limited Liability Company can be formed with one or more shareholders.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.

  • Branch

    For existing companies wishing to establish a base in the DMCC Free Zone.

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    Types of License in the DMCC Free Zone

    The categories of license available within the DMCC Free Zone are:

    • Consultancy/Service
    • Trading/ Service/Industrial
    • General Trading

    Required Documents for DMCC Company Set Up

    • Passport of all proposed company shareholders/directors/managers/secretary/legal representative (for UAE residents: passport, visa and Emirates ID; Letter of No Objection from existing sponsor (if applicable))
    • Proof of permanent residential address of each shareholder/director/manager/secretary/legal representative
    • Business plan (if required according to DMCC allowed activity list)

    * DMCC Free Zone reserves the right to obtain additional documents if required.

    DMCC Dubai Facilities

    • Flexi Desk (Sharing)
    • Services Office
    • Physical Office for Lease or Sale

    Calculating Your New Free Zone Company in Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC)

    This is always crucial to understand the initial costs for a company start-up. Below is an overview of the basic expenses associated with a new company registration in the DMCC Free Zone:

    1.Type of License

    Each activity of a company falls under a specific License Type. Below is an overview of the basic expenses associated with a new company registration in the DMCC Free Zone:

    type of License

    Consultancy / Service License

    Trading / Commercial License

    General Trading License

    Branch Company

    1ST YEAR

    AED 32,030

    AED 32,030

    AED 82,030

    AED 30,030

    2ND YEAR

    AED 20,010

    AED 20,010

    AED 50,020

    AED 20,010

     

    Cost includes: Pre-approval, Registration and License.

    2. Type of Office Facilities

    Being a DMCC licensed entity you are required to rent an office. Number of visas you are eligible for depend on the office’s size – 1 visa per 9 sq. m. Here are the options currently available:

    type of Facility

    Facility size-sq m

    Annual Cost (AED)

    Flexi Desk

    1.8-2.8

    16,000-19,000

    Serviced Desk

    3.7-8.8

    22,000-35,000

    Serviced OFFICE

    11.5-23.2

    35,000-65,000

    Business Center Office

    20+

    45,000+

     

    3. Other Documents

    Establishment Card is mandatory to apply for all visa types – Investor/Partner/Employment visa. Operation Fitness Certificate (OFC) needs to be obtained annually under the company name in case a company has chosen a physical office facility.

    DOCUMENT

    Operational Fitness Certificate

    Establishment Card

    Audit Appointment Letter

    COST

    AED 450

    AED 570

    AED 500

     

    4. Visa Application

    Cost of each visa may differ depending on the visa type and whether the person in currently in or out of the UAE. Bank Guarantee Deposit is refundable after company‘s deregistration. Employment visa for employees and investors in DMCC is valid for 3 years.

    VISA APPLICATION

    Outside The Country Application

    Inside The Country Application

    Inside The Country with Amendment

    Labour Guarantee Deposit

    Medical Test And Emirates ID

    COST

    AED 3,320

    AED 3,780

    AED 4,520

    AED 3,000

    AED 1,120

     

    5. WIS DMCC Service Packages

    Three packages are available for clients’ choice depending on individual needs.

    DMCC Free Zone – Packages


    Packages

    COMPARE PACKAGE FEATURES

    Corporate Consultancy

    Name Check

    Initial Approval

    Company Registration

    Flexi Facility Arrangements

    Board Resolution

    Licensing

    Establishment Card

    Setting-Up Company Portal

    Company Stamp

    Daily Update Regarding The Full Process

    Audit Appointment Letter

    Company Letterhead

    Guidance For Depositing Capital

    Obtaining Statement Of Accounts

    P.O. Box Registration

    Company Profile

    Meeting Arrangement With Banker

    Full Bank Account Opening Application

    Free Pro Service For 1st Company Visa

    Business Plan Making

    SILVER

    AED 7500

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    GOLD

    AED 14000

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    PLATINUM

    AED 24000


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    *USD 1 = approx. AED 3.67.

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    Why Choose Worldwide Incorporation Services?
    • We’ve been helping business owners since 1998
    • Incorporating your business is our focus
    • We make a complex process fast and easy
    • We work closely with DMCC Free Zone Authority to guarantee our service

    DMCC Free Zone Company Formation – Office Addresses

     

    Services in DMCC Dubai

    Worldwide Incorporation Services provides the following services in DMCC Free Zone:

    • DMCC Free Zone Company Formation
    • Investor & Employment Visas
    • Full Company Administration & Secretarial Services
    • Opening of Bank Accounts

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    Free Initial Consultation
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    How to proceed
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