Business registration in Dubai, UAE
As a businessowner or a budding entrepreneur, you must have considered either launching a new business in Dubai or expanding your footprints to the ever-growing economic hub of the Middle East. The Emirates offers a highly lucrative environment for businesses to foster.
Some of the major attractions for new company registration in Dubai include:
Strategic geographic location
Growth-centric international business hub
Low tax liabilities
World-class infrastructure and unparalleled global connectivity
Active government support for entrepreneurs and investors
100% expat ownership on mainland as well as free zones
The thought of getting on with the Dubai company registration process in a foreign land with its own set of rules and regulations and an unknown bureaucracy is naturally overwhelming. However, the city is also home to the pioneers of business set up service providers such as Shuraa. We make the process of company formation seamless for entrepreneurs with our bespoke solutions for all your business needs.
Having helped more than 35,000 entrepreneurs take their new company registration in the UAE, Shuraa Business Setup will help you with every aspect starting from suggesting the best area to start a company in Dubai and the most suitable corporate structure for your line of business, to opening a bank account and hiring employees.
While you focus on your actualising your business vision, we will get company registration in Dubai sorted by preparing legal documents required by various government authorities, getting necessary permissions from relevant authorities, and finding you the perfect commercial space for your office / warehouse / manufacturing unit, among others.
Furthermore, we will also offer you tax consultancy, and banking assistance. Additionally, our well-connected public relations officers (PRO) are experienced in getting approvals and documents processed in a timely manner.
How to register a company in Dubai, UAE
Business registration in Dubai is relatively easier. Dubai authorities require minimum paperwork and duration. Here are the key steps to company registration in Dubai.
1. Select business activity
We will help you comprehend the feasibility and map out the possible expenses for documents required.
2. Get a local partner (if required)
Although, the recent implementation of the amendments made to the Commercial Companies Law, abolish the need for expats to partner with an Emirati sponsor for company registration in Dubai Mainland, several activities still require business to follow the rule. If your chosen activity does require you to have a local sponsor in Dubai, we will ensure you have a reliable shareholder who will act as a silent partner, while you have complete command over your finance and operations. We will help draft a fool proof legal contract to protect your rights as an investor in Dubai.
3. Select a company structure
Our experienced corporate legal advisors will help you select an apt system to achieve your mission and goals.
4. Finalise your company name
It is compulsory to reserve your trade name with the Department of Economic Development (DED)
5. Get initial approval and external permits
Once your primary documents get accepted, you can start your business, while we will do the leg work for acquiring your trade license in Dubai
6. Rent a commercial space
Regardless of what type of business activity you do, you would require a rental lease, also known as Ejari in Arabic, to apply for your business license in Dubai.
7. Make relevant payments
We will assist you with opening a bank account in Dubai. Our company formation specialist will provide you with the cost breakup of all the administrative charges with complete transparency
8. Get your trade license
Once you receive your formal / legal documents, you are good to proceed with other aspects of your business such as hiring a team. We also help you choose the right fit.