Company incorporation in theUAE
Types of legal entities in the UAE
There are three main types of companies. The legislation gives each of them different opportunities for business development and determines the geographic extent of their market activities:
A company with professional activity (SE or CC) signs a contract with a local agent. The local agent is not one of the founders.
Can manufacture and trade freely both in the domestic market and internationally.
Visa procedures for shareholders and employees are simplified. Enjoys tax resident (domicile) status and support of UAE banks.
Free international trade, export and re-export. Wholesale trade possible in the UAE through intermediaries and distributors.
No restrictions on operations and services in the territory of the FZ and in international markets.
Resident visas are granted for shareholders and employees. Needs to confirm financial presence (economic substance).
The ability to act as a shareholder and controller of companies and entities within the UAE or in other countries.
Ownership of real estate allowed only for permitted projects in the Emirate of incorporation.
Does not have the right to issue resident visas. Difficult to open UAE bank accounts. Restrictions related to offshore status.
Unique opportunities of company incorporation in the UAE
Potential solutions based on UAE legislation to improve the efficiency of business dealings and regulations:
Conceal the information about the business owners.
Combine different enterprises and areas of activity in a common management structure.
Form ownership of shares, register real estate, as well as other assets. Freedom of movement of capital.
Consolidate business and assets to improve financial performance in the overall balance sheet structure.
Dividends from the trust's activities in the UAE are tax-free.
Property registered in a trust cannot be seized by third parties, not even foreign governmental agencies.
Re-registration of real estate into a trust provides the right of ownership without the need for Declaration.
Inheritance: Trust owners determine the disposition of property and their assets.
A solution for requirements where the company's age is important.
Get leasing and lending products from UAE banks and financial institutions.
Gives rights to act as a guarantor as well as participate in local and international tenders.
Generate a valid financial history confirmed by the auditor for the previous reporting periods.
Essential services for your business in the UAE
When registering a company in the UAE, you will need a range of support and professional services for your business
Save on rent by occupying minimal space while also obtaining a license for your company and passing the banking and immigration checks.
Offset the cost of office rent by registering a mainland company on a sustainability contract (Estidama) with the possibility of renewal
Use our office space to confirm a location for management of a corporate bank account for the KYC verification procedure.
We liaise with a bank representative in order to simplify communication and interaction in the framework of settlement operations.
We act as your fully outsourced management personnel, being residents of the UAE, to meet criteria for Economic Substance.
We can provide for you limited rights director and shareholder appointed to shield beneficiaries and interconnected entities.
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