JAFZA is the leading business hub of the Middle East. It focuses on long term customer relationships. It promotes alliances with worldwide investors by providing them world class infrastructure supported with quality driven value added services and incentives, empowering them to capitalize on huge business opportunities in the region, in the most systematic way.
Today, Jabel Ali Freezone is one of the strongest brands within the region and stands for excellence, innovation and the power of partnership. It is also world’s first free zone to win ISO certification in 1996.
Following documents are required to set up company in JAZFA:
Free Zone Establishment (FZE) and Free Zone Company (FZCO): FZE and FZCO applicants can make use of Jafza’s unique offer of setting up a company as a separate legal entity. FZE can be formed with a single shareholders and an FZCO can be formed with 2 to 5 shareholders.
Special Status Non-Resident Offshore Companies: JAFZA permits setting up of offshore Company by people or corporate bodies, as a non-resident organization, having a corporate legal entity, under Jebel Ali Free Zone Offshore Companies Regulations 2003.
Jafza issues various types of company licences
General Trading Licence enables the holder to import, distribute and store all items according to rules and regulations of Jafza.
Trading Licence enables the holder to import, export, distribute and store items specified on the license.
Industrial Licence enables the holder to import raw materials, do the manufacture of specified products and export the finished product to any country.
Service Licence enables the holder carry out the services indicated in the licence within the Free Zone. The kind of service must fit in with license of the parent company, issued by the Economic Department or Municipality of the applicable Emirate in the UAE
National Industrial Licence is intended for manufacturing companies with an ownership or shareholding of no less than 51% with AGCC (Arabian Gulf Co-operation Council) nationals/natives. The value added to the item in the Free Zone must add up to at least 40%. This company license enables the holder the same status as a local or AGCC inside the UAE.
One time Fee in AED
|Free Zone Company (FZCo)||
|Free Zone Establishment (FZE)||
|Branch of a Company||
|* Memorandum and Article of Association: 200 AED ; Specimen Signature: AED 50; Board Resolution: AED 200; Application Fees: AED 500|
Annual Fee in AED
|Trading License - Type 1
(7 products max from one group)
|Trading License - Type 2
(12 products max from two group)
|Service License (Branch from UAE based company only)||
|Logistics License (Branch from UAE based company only)||
|National Industrial License||
|Product||Area (sqm)||Annual Rent Sqm/Year (AED)||Insurance/Year (AED)|
|Plots of Land||Rents are decided as per the location of the land||
40 - 80
Rate identified as per the location of the land
|Warehouses & LIU|
|Warehouses LIU10 (57 KVA)||349.8 to 702||600||300|
|Warehouses (10 KVA)||669,619,556,556.2,545,313||450-700||300|
|Factory LIU (100 to 120 KVA)||555 & 619||500 to 650||300|
A - 892sqm
B - 772sqm
|600 to 800||1400|
|Showroom / Warehouse||348sqm||600 to 700||400|
|Showroom / Office||423sqm||800 to 1000||1000|
|JAFZA 14,15,16,17||as per request||2,000||4/sqm|
|JAFZA 18,19||as per request||1,800 to 2,000||4/sqm|
|Office in NIP Building||as per request||1,000 to 1,400||4/sqm|
|Plot of land||
3% of the annual rent as PHL fees
|Annually maximum 15,000|
|Warehouse & Showrooms||
10% of annual rent as security deposit
2% of the annual rent as PHL fees
|One time payment
Annually maximum 10,000
10% of annual rent as security deposit
|One time payment|
AED 1,800 immigration card fees (CIC)
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