UAE FREE ZONES

UAE FREE ZONES

Dubai World Central


The Dubai World Central is comprised of eight districts: logistics, aviation (including Al Maktoum International Airport), humanitarian, residential, commercial, leisure, exhibition and commercial. Dubai Logistics City and Aviation City is concerned for the purpose of company formations. The licenses that can be obtained in both these free zones are identical, save that businesses registering must be relevant to the free zone in question.

LICENSE TYPES
Logistics License This license will allow specified logistics services (e.g. storage, transportation, distribution, sorting, forwarding and clearing activities, order management, inventory management etc.)
Trade License The import/export and distribution of specifically mentioned products can be undertaken with this license.
Industrial License Will allow the operation of light manufacturing activity (e.g. blending, mixing, purifying, assembling forming, repacking, or wrapping of products) by utilizing hand labour or quiet machinery in a manner which does not produce smoke, gas fumes, heat, light or any other undesirable by products. Please note that Industrial Licenses will not be issued without proof that an Environmental Impact surveys and studies have been done comprehensively.
Trading License This will allow for the import / exporting, distributing and storage of items specified in their particular license.
Service License This permits the carrying out of services specified in the license in question but only within the DWC Free Zone and it is only permissible elsewhere in the UAE through the obtaining of additional local licenses in certain jurisdictions. Such licenses are issued to Free Zone Enterprises supporting the logistics industry and will include services such as consulting and training or any other related activity.
Industrial License Will allow the operation of light manufacturing activity (e.g. blending, mixing, purifying, assembling forming, repacking, or wrapping of products) by utilizing hand labour or quiet machinery in a manner which does not produce smoke, gas fumes, heat, light or any other undesirable by products. Please note that Industrial Licenses will not be issued without proof that an Environmental Impact surveys and studies have been done comprehensively.
Industrial License Will allow the operation of light manufacturing activity (e.g. blending, mixing, purifying, assembling forming, repacking, or wrapping of products) by utilizing hand labour or quiet machinery in a manner which does not produce smoke, gas fumes, heat, light or any other undesirable by products. Please note that Industrial Licenses will not be issued without proof that an Environmental Impact surveys and studies have been done comprehensively.


DUBAI WORLD CENTRAL CHARACTERISTICS
Company Type Free Zone Company
Governing Corporate Legislation Dubai Aviation City Corporation
Company Officials Names Disclosure Not Required
Confidentiality Complete
Accounting Requirement Accounts & Auditing is Required
Taxation No Corporate or Personal Taxation
Standard Currency AED Pegged to USD
Company Formation Duration 12 Working Days
Local Sponsor Not Required
Visa Type Residence
Directors Required Min. 1