Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone (UAQ FTZ)

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

UAQ Free Trade Zone

 

General Information about UAQ Free Trade Zone

Umm Al Quwain FTZ is situated close to the UAE’s primary sea ports and within one hour’s drive of Dubai International Airport and Sharjah International Airport, ensuring easy access to the rest of the world.

Welcomed business activities

All business activities are welcomed by UAQ FTZ.

Benefits of setting up a UAQ Free Zone Company

  • 0% corporate and personal tax
  • 100% company ownership
  • Full range of business activities permitted
  • 100% repatriation of capital and profits
  • No currency restrictions
  • 100% import and export tax exemption within the Free Zone
  • Simple and fast registration process with excellent customer support
  • Hi-tech facilities including office, warehouse and land availability
  • Strategic location with access to over two billion consumers
  • Ideal location for SMEs and micro-businesses
  • Close to two international airports and major sea ports
  • Special concessions at UAQ’s sea port
  • No restrictions on hiring foreign employees
  • Modern and investor-friendly rules and regulations

UAQ FTZ – Legal Entities

The UAQ FTZ Authority allows three types of business setups:

Free Zone Establishment

A Limited Liability Establishment incorporated in UAQ FTZ, owned by one natural or juridical person with a distinct legal entity

Free Zone Company

A Limited liability company incorporated in UAQ FTZ, by more than one shareholder with a distinct legal entity

Branch

For existing companies wishing to establish a base in UAQ FTZ

Types of License in the UAQ FTZ

The categories of license available within the UAQ FTZ are:

Commercial / Trade License

Commercial License

This authorises the import, export, distribution and storing of items specified on the license. A Commercial License can have three different product lines or 10 similar product lines.

General Trading License

This enables the licensee to trade in a wider range of activities and gives the freedom and flexibility to trade in any commodity which is permitted within the UAE

Industrial License

Import of raw materials, manufacturing, processing, assembling, packaging and exporting the finished product.

Service license

This license is for service providers. It permits the licensee to carry out the services specified on the license within the Free Zone, such as Logistics; Courier Services; Insurance Service Provider; Travel Agency; Tour Services; Car Rental etc.

Consultancy license

This is for entities which offer expert or professional advice and is issued to all manner of professionals including artisans and craftsmen. It allows two similar activities.

Freelance Permit

This allows an individual to operate as a freelance professional, and conduct business in one’s birth name as opposed to a brand name or company. The Freelance Permit is designed for individuals who operate in technology, media and film sectors, and is issued to talent roles, creative roles and selected administrative roles.

UAQ FTZ – License Fees

type of License

Micro Business License (excluding facility and visa)

Regular Trading/Consultancy License (2 visas)

Premium Consultancy License (3 visas)

General Trading License (3 visas)

1ST YEAR

AED 13,500

AED 20,500

AED 32,500

AED 27,500

2ND YEAR

AED 11,500

AED 18,500

AED 30,500

AED 25,500

 

Resident Visa

VISA APPLICATION

Investor Visa Application (validity 3 years)

Employment Visa Application (validity 2 years)

Medical Test and Emirates ID

COST

AED 2,560

AED 2,260

AED 1,270

 

Note:

a) No Labour guarantee required.

b) Applicant must be outside of UAE during the obtaining the Entry permit, due to lack of amendment visa status option.

Facilities

– Flexi Desk for Micro (No Visa)
– Flexi Desk for Trading/ Consultancy (2 Visas)
– Flexi Desk for Premium or General Trading 3 Visas)

WIS UAQ FTZ Packages

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


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

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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AED 14000

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PLATINUM

AED 24000


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*USD 1 = approx. AED 3.67.

Need Help Choosing the Right Package?

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Why Choose ?
  • 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 UAQ FTZ Authority to guarantee our service

UAQ FTZ Company Formation – Office Addresses

 

Services in the UAQ FTZ

Worldwide Incorporation Services provides the following services in the Umm Al Quwain FTZ:

  • UAQ FTZ Business Formation
  • Investor & Employment Visas
  • Full Company Administration & Secretarial Services
  • Opening of Bank Accounts

Worldwide Incorporation Services | UAQ FTZ | UAQ FTZ Companies

 

Free Initial Consultation
Call to any of our offices for your free initial consultation.


How to proceed
To start your business in the UAQ FTZ please contact one of our offices or submit an online enquiry.

GET YOUR BUSINESS STARTED IN THE UAQ FTZ

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