Trade licenses for Dubai free zone

Trade Licenses for Running a Business in Dubai

If you wish to trade out of Dubai, you'll need a trade license. Speak to Time & Motion about securing the right kind of free zone trade license for your business.

Speak to Us About a Dubai Free Zone Trade License

All business owners who are looking to import, export or conduct commercial activities in the UAE needs a trade license that's issued from The Department of Economic Development.

Although an often complicated business, we'll take you through the process of securing the Dubai free zone trade license you need with ease and efficiency.

Whether you're looking for a brand new license, or to renew an existing one, we have helped thousands of entrepreneurs set up and grow their businesses. Contact us about commercial, professional, industrial licenses and more!

Top Dubai Trade License Offers

Packages include company formation, one year lease agreement with shared desk. No need to pay the share capital, no additional fee when adding general trading activity.

All licenses come with suffix LLC. Typical turnaround is 7-10 working days (subject to the approval from the authorities).

  • AED 12,900

    RAK Free Zone License

  • AED 12,500

    Meydan Free Zone License

  • AED 35,000

    Silicon Oasis Free Zone License

  • AED 15,000

    South Dubai Free Zone License

  • AED 14,000

    Internet City Free Zone License

  • AED 15,000

    Airport Free Zone License

  • AED 15,000

    Media City Free Zone License

  • AED 12,500

    Sharjah Free Zone License

When it comes to setting up a business and relocating to Dubai, there's a lot to learn. Find out more about how Time & Motion can speed up the bureaucracy so that you can start working and living in the 'City of Gold' sooner.

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How to reach us

Are you ready to set up a business in Dubai? Do you need an agent to help secure visas and permits for living and working in the UAE?

Speak to Time & Motion - the most trusted business set up consultants in Dubai. We'll turn your aspirations for a new life into reality.

Common requests that we deal with:

  • Free Zone trade license
  • Mainland trade license
  • LLC company formation license
  • Family members residence permit
  • Standard work permit
  • Residence visa
  • Golden visa
  • Green residence permit

Tips for securing a Dubai trade license for Entrepreneurs

Introduction Establishing a presence in Dubai requires obtaining a trade license, which can be a complex and time-consuming process. This guide provides an overview of the steps involved in securing a trade license in Dubai.

1. Identify the Type of License

The first step is to identify the appropriate type of license for the intended business activity. Dubai has several types of licenses, each specific to the type of business activity that it allows.

2. Application Process

The application process involves submitting the necessary documentation, paying fees, and undergoing inspections and approvals from various government authorities. Requirements and procedures can vary depending on the type of license, business activity, and other factors.

3. Work with a PRO services agent

Working with an experienced business consultant - or PRO services provider like Time & Motion - can provide valuable guidance and support throughout the application process. In fact, non UAE nationals need to find a local representative. They can also assist with other aspects of setting up a business in Dubai, such as finding suitable office space and recruiting staff.

4. Compliance with Local Laws and Regulations

Compliance with local laws and regulations is essential. This includes obtaining necessary permits and approvals from government authorities and complying with tax and other financial obligations.

Securing a trade license in Dubai requires careful planning and attention to detail. By working with an experienced business consultant and staying up-to-date with the latest requirements and procedures, businesses can establish a strong presence in the UAE.