Established in the year 1996, Dubai Airport Free Zone (DAFZA) facilitate international investors to start business in Airport area. As one of the best economic zones in the world, DAFZA provides quality services, seamless infrastructure and facilities, and personalized attention, where your business is free to perform at its best.

Dubai airport free zone deals with import and export trades and services. International investors can enjoy dynamic growth through Dubai Airport Free zone's excellent incentive packages including 100% tax exemption, 100% foreign ownership and no currency restrictions. Located strategically within the boundaries of Dubai International Airport, Dubai Airport Free Zone offers a range world-class facilities and infrastructure.

TYPES OF COMPANIES FORMED IN DUBAI AIRPORT FREE ZONE:

Two types of company can be formed in DAFZA, and each type of company offers different options and benefits for customers according to their requirements.

FREE ZONE ESTABLISHMENT (FZE):

FZE Company can be formed with minimum of one shareholder and a maximum of 50 shareholders. Shareholders can be either individual (a person) or non-individual (a company). A minimum of AED 1000 share capital is required and each share should be in the denomination of AED 1000.

BRANCH OFFICE OF AN EXISTING COMPANY:

A foreign company can register a branch of its existing company in Dubai Airport Free zone. No share capital is required for the same.

TYPES OF LICENSE AVAILABLE AT DUBAI AIRPORT FREE ZONE
TRADE LICENSE:

Trade license is issued for those investors who are interested in import and export, distribution, and storage of specific products.

SERVICE LICENSE:

Service license issued for those investors who are interested in providing service and consultation with a sales executive.

INDUSTRIAL LICENSE:

Industrial license issued for those investors who are interested in manufacturing, processing, assembling and packaging.

ADVANTAGES OF DAFZA COMPANY FORMATION

  • 100% Corporate tax exemption
  • 100% Personal Income Tax exemption
  • 100% Foreign company ownership
  • 100% Repatriation of capital and profits
  • Strategic location neighboring Dubai International Airport
  • Excellent infrastructure and facilities
  • Dedicated Logistics Centre and extensive cargo handling facilities
  • Companies can operate 24 hours a day

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