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RAK FTZ Exective Offices

LICENCE TYPES

RAKEZ offers a wide variety of business licences covering an array of activities:


Trading in services and goods (Free zone and non-free zone entity)
Opening an education-related institution or consultancy company (Free zone entity)
Trading in goods and services via electronic means (Free zone entity)
Trading in multiple goods (Free zone entitiy)
One owner with one activity in a specific specialty or expertise (Free zone entity)
Manufacturing, importing, packaging and exporting products (Free zone and non-free zone entity)
Operating media-related business activities (Free zone entity)
For individuals who provide professional services (Non-free zone entity)
    Conducting services or consultancies across any industry (Free zone entity)
    For professionals in the fields of media and education (Free Zone)


LEGAL ENTITIES

There are several kinds of legal entities from which to choose:


    2-50 shareholders
2 or more shareholders
Branch of a domestic company located in the UAE. The parent company should be older than one year
Branch of a company located outside the UAE. The parent company should be older than one year

BUSINESS TYPE

Our multi-sector investment hub offers the choice of free zone or non-free zone business setup in UAE, depending on your requirements.


FREE ZONE COMPANY
  • Zero taxation
  • 100% ownership
  • Access to local and international market through a local agent
  • No customs duty for sales in local and GCC market
  • Freedom to source labour
  • 100% profit repatriation
  • NON-FREE ZONE COMPANY
  • Zero taxation
  • Established in association with a UAE National partner
  • Direct sales in local and international market
  • No customs duty on re-exported goods
  • Subject to UAE Labour Law
  • Profit repatriation as per partner contract



  • LEGAL ENTITIES

    A business at RAKEZ can be registered as one of the following entities:


    Free Zone Company
    FREE ZONE ESTABLISHMENT (FZE)
    A business entity with a sole owner

    FREE ZONE COMPANY (FZC)
    A business entity owned by 2-5 shareholders


    Branches
    BRANCH OF A LOCAL COMPANY
    A branch of a domestic company located in the UAE
    The parent company should be older than one year

    BRANCH OF A FOREIGN COMPANY
    A branch of a company located outside the UAE
    The parent company should be older than one year


    Non-Free Zone Company
    ESTABLISHMENT (E) FOR A NON-FREE ZONE COMPANY
    A non-free zone company with a sole owner

    LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (LLC)
    A non-free zone company with 2 or more shareholders



    LICENCES

    Each company operating within RAKEZ must obtain a business licence in UAE.
    Here are the types of licences available based on your business activity:


    Licence Type
    COMMERCIAL
    Importing, exporting, distributing, or storing goods. You can select from specific or general trading licences.

    CONSULTANCY / SERVICES
    Conducting services or consultancies across any industry

    INDUSTRIAL
    Importing raw materials, manufacturing, processing, packaging, and exporting finished products

    EDUCATIONAL
    Allows your company to open any type of learning or training institution as well as education-related consultancy

    MEDIA
    Operating a media-related business activity such as radio & TV broadcasting and publishing

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