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Business Setup Jebel Ali Free Zone

Planmyfirm.com assists you to set up a business in Jebel Ali Free zone or JAFZA. Our one-stop-shop approach makes it easier and faster to get your licence in few weeks.

Business Setup in JAFZA :

A general trading license allows the holder to import, distribute and store all items as per JAFZA rules and regulations. A trading license allows the holder to import, export, distribute and store items specified on the license. An industrial license allows the holder to import raw materials, carry out the manufacture of specified products and export the finished product to any country.

A service license allows the holder to carry out the services specified in the license within the Free Zone. The type of service must conform to the parent company’s license, issued by the Economic Department or Municipality of the relevant Emirate in the UAE. A national industrial license is designed for manufacturing companies with an ownership or a minimum 51% AGCC (Arabian Gulf Co-operation Council). The value added to the product in the Free Zone must amount to a minimum of 40%. This license allows the holder the same status as a local or AGCC owned companies inside the UAE.

JAFZA Allows More Activities under Single Trade License

JAFZA offers additional options to its clients on trade license classifications, allowing them to combine a number of activities under the same license.

A company in JAFZA can opt for a total of seven activities under a similar business activity group, up to 12 activities under two different business activity groups, or up to 17 activities under three different business activity groups.

Jebel Ali Free Zone is the largest free zone in the MENA region. Driven by continuous growth in demand JAFZA has initiated multi billion south zone expansion project.

JAFZA is connected to all points of the compass, with the majority of the world’s markets within easy reach, we are ideally located to connect you with the rest of the world through a strategic location that offers the best sea, air, land and rail connectivity.

Write to us today to find out more about how Plan My Firm can serve you in your new business setup in Jebel Ali Free Zone.


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