Setup your Business in UAE

Our all-inclusive business set-up package worth AED 16,500 per year comes with a UAE residence visa and no hidden fees!

The package is designed to offer you all the support you need to work and live in the UAE.



UAE residence visa

Third party visa processing

Immigration file/E-channel

Emirates ID/Medical


Business licence

Shared workstation


Coworking Space




Getting a residence visa in UAE opens the door to an array of benefits


Your UAE residence visa allows you to sponsor your family members so they too can live, work and study in the country.


If you have your own residence visa in UAE, you can enter the world of business with a minimal investment and explore the dynamic market.


You can park your earnings and save in a UAE bank account and also take out a personal loan for property or education.


With your UAE residence visa, you can get a good health insurance and also send your children to world-class institutions.


Your UAE residence visa can get you visa-on-arrival at several holiday destinations including Armenia, Georgia, Maldives and Seychelles, among many more.


With a UAE residence visa, you can apply for a driving licence which helps you move across the emirates in a hassle-free manner and also helps you secure certain jobs.



Starting a business in the UAE involves only a few simple steps. Businesses can initiate the process by applying in person at the Department of Economic Development in the emirate where they intend to establish their business. Alternatively, digital platforms are available for obtaining a commercial licence and forming a company online.

This streamlined process allows businesses to receive a licence within minutes upon submission of the necessary documents. Investors also have the option to apply through legal offices or designated companies that offer business set-up services.

Regardless of the method chosen, the process typically entails identifying the desired location, specifying the nature of the business and paying the prescribed fees for the issuance of a commercial licence. Additionally, the incorporation of a company in the UAE is a straightforward process facilitated by various channels.

RAKEZ offers an all-inclusive business set-up package worth AED 16,500 per year. It comes with a UAE residence visa and no hidden fees. The package is designed to offer businesses all the support needed for company formation, work and living in the UAE.

Yes, non-residents can start businesses in the UAE as the government encourages foreign investment. RAKEZ facilitates this process by offering services such as 100% foreign ownership, and fast and efficient business set-up processes. Additionally, a wide range of business and industrial facilities are also provided to support entrepreneurs from other countries. The incorporation of a company in the UAE is open to foreign investors, enabling them to establish their presence in the region.

Yes, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) stands out as an excellent location globally for commencing a new business venture. According to the latest annual Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) 2023/24 Global Report, the United Arab Emirates is the best place in the world to start a new business. The UAE is now holding the top position for the third consecutive year. This recognition is attributed to the government`s significant investments in cutting-edge technology, aimed at diversifying the economy away from oil dependency.

Furthermore, there are several advantages for those who choose to set up a business in the UAE:

  •     No restrictions on profit transfer or repatriation of capital
  •     One of the world’s lowest corporate taxes
  •     Minimal import duties
  •     Competitive labour costs
  •     Availability of 100% foreign ownership for onshore companies across most sectors

Starting a business, particularly within free trade zones, offers numerous benefits for entrepreneurs, including fast and efficient company formation options with the support of competitive business set-up consultants in the UAE.

Operation Fitness Certificate (OFC) is a mandatory requirement for companies occupying pre-built warehouses and customised facilities on a plot of land during business set-up. This certificate ensures that your business operations in the UAE comply with the established standards and regulations, promoting a safe and secure working environment for your employees. The comprehensive business set-up package from RAKEZ also comes with guidance on the process of visa, company formation and registration, ensuring that you meet all the requirements seamlessly.

RAKEZ simplifies the process of setting up a company in the UAE, offering tailored solutions for entrepreneurs, freelancers, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and large industrial enterprises. The experienced team at RAKEZ takes the time to understand client`s specific requirements and crafts the most suitable packages and services to meet their needs. With RAKEZ’s expertise in company formation in the UAE, clients can trust they are in capable hands.

  1. a)Customise your package: For business set-up, consult professionals at RAKEZ to determine the most suitable legal entity, licence type, and facility for your business needs.
  2. b)Submit application and documents: Work closely with RAK business set-up consultants to fill out your application accurately and ensure all required documents are in order for submission.
  3. c)Receive your business licence: Upon completion of the licensing formalities, including submission of your application and documents, Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ) will issue your business licence along with your bank letter. Following this, the visa application process can be started.

RAKEZ offers a comprehensive range of services to clients setting up businesses in the UAE:

  1. a)New company set-up services
  2. b)Government services
  3. c)Value-added services
  4. d)Licensing and renewal Services
  5. e)Leasing services

RAKEZ offers comprehensive secretarial and business set-up services to alleviate the administrative tasks associated with starting a new company in the UAE. Our on-site services provide clients with access to everything necessary to effectively run their businesses and fulfil obligations to clients, suppliers, staff and UAE business authorities. Whether it`s paperwork assistance or meeting regulatory requirements, our team is here to support all the business needs.

Furthermore, RAKEZ is much more than a UAE free zone. Whether it`s RAK offshore company set-up or free zone company formation, RAKEZ provides a conducive environment for business set-ups and their growth in the UAE. Individuals can choose from both free zone and non-free zone entity formations while setting up a company with RAKEZ in the UAE. Our team understands the needs of the business and advises clients on the most suitable set-up. When it is time to start the application process, the team will guide you through every step.

Entrepreneurs initiating business set-up in the UAE often contend with a comprehensive checklist. RAKEZ is a central hub for government services, streamlining the process for clients. The team of expert consultants at RAKEZ is adept at managing contracts, permits, visas and premises, alleviating administrative burdens and enabling entrepreneurs to focus on the success of their ventures.

RAKEZ offers an all-inclusive business set-up package worth AED 16,500 per year. It comes with a UAE residence visa and no hidden fees. The package is designed to offer business owners all the support required for business registrations, work and living in the UAE. The all-exclusive business set-up package includes the following key components:

  1. a) UAE residence visa: This allows individuals to legally reside in the UAE while conducting business activities with valid business registration. It is essential for individuals looking to establish a physical presence in the country.
  2. b) Third-party visa processing: RAKEZ handles the visa processing and business registration procedure on behalf of clients, ensuring a smooth and cost-effective process without the need for direct involvement from the client.
  3. c) Immigration file/e-channel: This includes the creation and management of an immigration file for the client, as well as access to the e-channel system, which facilitates various immigration-related processes electronically. RAKEZ ensures to carry these activities cost-effectively.
  4. d) Emirates ID/medical: RAKEZ assists clients in obtaining the Emirates ID, an essential identification document in the UAE. Additionally, our team at RAKEZ can arrange for any required medical examinations as part of the visa application process.
  5. e) Pre-approval: RAKEZ helps clients obtain pre-approval for their business activities, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and facilitating the overall business set-up process.
  6. f) Business licence: It is a document that allows you to legally operate your business in the UAE. The type of business licence obtained will depend on the nature of the client`s business activities.

g) Shared workstation: Clients can access a shared workstation, offering a dedicated space to work and conduct business activities within RAKEZ facilities with the right business set-up consultants and guidance.

Setting up an e-commerce business in the UAE with RAKEZ offers numerous advantages:

  1. a)   50% discount on additional media, commercial and service licence: Clients can enjoy significant cost savings with a half-price discount on additional licences for media, commercial, and service activities, lowering their business set-up cost.
  2. b)   Two free additional activities worth AED 4,000: Clients receive two additional activities free of charge, with a combined value of AED 4,000, enhancing the scope of their business operations.
  3. c)   One UAE residence visa: In addition to assistance with RAK business set-up process, a complimentary UAE residence visa will be given, facilitating their ability to reside and work in the UAE.
  4. d)   Exclusive rates with Telr: Clients benefit from exclusive rates with Telr, an online payment gateway solution, ensuring secure and convenient transactions for their e-commerce business.
  5. e)   Discounted website and application development: RAKEZ offers discounted rates for website and application development services, enabling clients to establish a strong online presence for their e-commerce venture, thus lowering UAE business set-up cost.

RAKEZ provides a range of workspace options tailored to meet the specific needs of e-commerce businesses:

  1. a) Coworking space: Ideal for freelancers, startups and entrepreneurs, the coworking space located in the Compass Coworking Centre offers a collaborative environment conducive to creativity and innovation, facilitating smooth Ras Al Khaimah business registration processes.
  2. b) Serviced offices: Situated in a collaborative environment, serviced offices provide a cost-effective and convenient workspace option for companies seeking a professional setting for their e-commerce operations, thereby optimising their experience of company set-up in the UAE.
  3. c) Standard offices: Private office spaces cater to the needs of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) aiming to establish a strong market presence, offering privacy and exclusivity for business activities, enhancing their journey of business in Ras Al Khaimah.
  4. d)Customisable offices: Undeveloped facilities are ready to be fully customised according to the specific needs and requirements of e-commerce businesses. This fosters adaptability and growth potential for these enterprises, while easing the RAKEZ company set-up cost

The RAKEZ BusinessWomen Package starts from AED 6,000 per year. The key benefits include:

  1. a) Cost-effectiveness
  2. b)Complimentary services
  3. c)Flexible payment options
  4. d)Zero-balance bank account
  5. e)Visa discounts
  6. f)UAE residence visa eligibility

Customisation is fundamental to our service. Acknowledging the uniqueness of each business, clients can tailor their business packages to incorporate specific services relevant to industry requirements, thereby providing a personalised touch to their company set-up.

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