For entrepreneurs wishing to start a business in the UAE, the UAQ FTZ is a great choice. Discover a wide-range of low-cost business packages for all your business needs.
In this altered economic climate, the Government of Umm Al Quwain understands that our potential investors are going through tough times and have created an economic response to welcome new investors into our fold. As you navigate through these challenging times, the Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone Authority aims to offer a safe and comfortable harbor for your businesses.
Our entire team is committed to ensuring a hassle-free business setup process that allows investors to achieve their business goals fast.
The UAQ FTZ is enhancing the choices open to expat investors. The diverse range of company activities, tax benefits, low-cost startup options, modern infrastructure, and access to international trade routes are all favorable aspects. We have been assisting international and local entrepreneurs in registering, expanding, and maintaining businesses in the UAE for over 35 years.
From presenting a business concept to obtaining a trade license, our professional services make the licensing procedure quick and simple.
Getting a business license is the most important thing to do if you want to start your business in the UAE. This establishes the nature of your corporation and your company’s legitimacy. Categorise your business according to the list provided by UAQ Free Trade Zone and you are ready to apply for your business license.
A business engaging in the purchase and sales of goods in the UAE or outside the UAE are granted commercial licenses. Commercial licenses authorise the import, export, storing and distribution of items specified on the license.
General Trading License comes under the broader category of commercial license. This enables the licensee to trade in a wider range of activities and gives the freedom and flexibility to trade in any commodity which is permitted within the UAE.
The UAE offers great opportunities for service providers and the services sector is one of the key drivers in the economic growth of the UAE. In UAQ Free TRade Zone, Service Licenses help service companies to incorporate companies, market and distribute their services.
A freelance license or work permit allows an individual to operate as a freelance professional, and conduct business in one’s birth name as opposed to a brand name or company. It is designed for individuals who operate in technology, media and film sectors, and is issued to talent roles, creative roles and selected administrative roles.
A company incorporated in the UAE will need a business license if it is involved in the process of manufacturing and production, where natural material is transformed to finished goods. A physical office or warehouse is mandatory for Industrial Licenses and the UAQ Free Trade Zone offers leasable land units with the lowest operating costs in this region for industries.
We also provide a variety of additional services such as office spaces, low-cost warehouses, and land for development, all of which will help customers expand their business opportunities.
We offer plots of land in different sizes, for short and long-term lease, for companies to construct their own facilities – commercial and industrial.
The size of the land plots range from 2500 Sq. m upwards.
Shape your future with our well-planned, impeccably designed executive offices and co-working spaces.
We provide cost-effective, accessible, and top-of-the-line commercial office spaces to meet your business needs.
Our prominence as a logistics hub in the region, makes it vital for us to offer our stakeholders pre-built warehouses on rental basis of various sizes for storage and light manufacturing activities.
Our warehouse facilities are equipped with industry-recommended alarm systems and 24-hour CCTV cameras, making it the ideal storage space for all of your business needs.