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Launch Your Business in DAFZA Dubai Airport Free Zone
for Greater Success

Imagine your dreams coming true at Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority (DAFZA). Be part of a thriving community of success where you'll find many opportunities, and your business will shine. Enjoy 100% foreign ownership, tax advantages, and an environment perfect for growth.

Choose the Free Zone near Dubai Airport and Fly High with Your Business

Dubai Airport Freezone was started in 1996. It aims to boost global trade and investments. It hosts 2000+ companies from 100+ countries. Being a major hub that manages shipping and trade makes it easier to move goods across borders. It’s a global hub for logistics, trade, and investment.

The cost of starting a business in DAFZA Free Zone can vary. The kind of license you need is a big factor. If you need visas for employees, that adds to the expense. Your business needs, like office space or extra services, also matter. So, the price isn’t fixed. It can be from AED 15,000 to AED 50,000 or more, based on these factors.

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Uncover Business Horizons in Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority

DAFZA Free Zone offers a vast array of business licenses. You can find one that suits your goals. Getting a license and opening a business in DAFZA freezone can turn your unique business ideas into reality. This is because of the ease with which you can get your license and start your operations right away.

General Trading License

Having this license lets you engage in trading activities. It makes operations such as import, export, re-export, and storage hassle-free. Learn More

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Industrial License

This license allows you to do light manufacturing, packaging, and assembly. Learn More

Service License

This license is for service businesses. It lets them offer the services mentioned in the license. Learn More

Trade License

This license lets you trade goods like buying, selling, moving, and storing goods. Learn More

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Dual License with DED

Easily connect with Dubai's business world. This license lets DAFZA companies have a DED License without needing an office on the mainland. Learn More

Talent Pass License

This license is for artists and freelancers. It lets them work in media, tech, education, and talent-based fields. Learn More

Business Legal Structures in DAFZA Free Zone

If you’re starting a new business or planning to extend your presence to the UAE, the key step is making your company structure match your goals. In DAFZA, you’ve got three choices to fit your needs.

Free Zone (FZ Co.)

This type of business has 2 to 50 owners and just 1 AED as share capital (about $0.27).

Public Limited Company (PLC)

PLCs are suitable for partnership-based firms. This business structure is generally termed as LLCs.

Branch Office

If your company is already globally headquartered, then this is for you. This lets you establish your presence in the Dubai Airport Freezone.

Documents Required

Find below the list of documents required for Dubai Airport Free Zone company formation.

Individual Shareholders Documents Requirements for Company Formation in DAFZA
Passport Copy (Valid for at least 6 months)
Visa Page Copy (if applicable)
Emirate ID (if applicable)
Passport-sized Photos
Personal Information Sheet or Application Form
3 Name Choices
Corporate Shareholders Documents Requirements for Dubai Airport Freezone DAFZA
Company Trade License / Certificate of Incorporation
Memorandum of Association
Board of Resolution for Company Setup and Appointment of Authorized Signatory
UBO List
Incumbency Certificate
3 Name Choices
Passport copy of Company Manager
Visa copy of Company Manager
Emirate ID of Company Manager

Note* The list of document requirements is subject to change as per the desired license activity and Dubai Airport Free Zone authority.


An estimated timeline for Dubai airport free zone company formation is mentioned below for your reference.

Submit Your Application & Issuance Of Trade License And Company Formation Documents
Day 1
Immigration Card & E-channel Application Issued
Day 5
Entry Permit, Change Status, Medical, Emirates ID Issued
Day 8
Investor Visa Issued
Day 10

Benefits of DAFZA Business Setup

The possibilities are endless for your business in the Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority. It is a thriving hub of 2000+ diverse firms, and DAFZA is where your business journey can begin to shine in the future.

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Tax Benefits

This is one of the major benefits: 0% corporate tax rate. There is also a full exemption from Value Added Tax (VAT)

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Strategic Proximity

DAFZA has proximity to major global markets. So, this location is a great perk! A DAFZA firm has better access to Africa, Europe, and Asia.

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Ideal for Specific Industries

Are you a business in the space of logistics, aerospace, or engineering? Basically, any airport-dependent business? If so, Dubai Airport Freezone can offer greater convenience.

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Cargo Facility

The zone has comprehensive cargo management capabilities. It also has access to a specialized logistics hub. This way, you can make sure that it can handle your business's shipping and distribution needs well.

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Investment Benefits

You can operate with investor-focused perks. This includes 100% foreign ownership and freedom to repatriate entire capital and profits.

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Superior Infrastructure

Enjoy great infrastructure! Modern facilities in DAFZA can enhance operational efficiency and success rate.

Steps for Company Formation in Dubai Airport Freezone

Define Your Business Nature
Identify your business activity. Make sure it aligns with DAFZA's regulations. Based on that select the type of License.
Sign a Lease Agreement
Collaborate with Dubai Airport Freezone to sign a lease agreement for your office or warehouse space.
Legal Approvals
Submit documents to the DAFZA Authority for legal approvals.
Fee Submission
Make payments to the authority for your DAFZA Freezone license.
Start Bank Account Formalities
Set up a Dubai bank account to smoothen your business transactions and operations.

Why Avyanco for DAFZA Company Formation?

Avyanco is a leading Dubai-based consultancy. They specialize in business formation, setup, and financial compliance. Our expert team offers tailored solutions, guiding you through the UAE’s business landscape. From registration to ongoing support, Avyanco has it all. They ensure you achieve success in dynamic markets in the Free Zones of Dubai.

  • Simplified Process
  • Strategic Partnerships
  • Proven Track Record

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  • You-Driven Solutions

    Your vision is our primary focus. We prioritize your goals, aspirations, and business objectives when developing solutions. Thus, our solutions not only meet but exceed your expectations.

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    End-to-End Help

    We're here for you from day one. We cover everything from initial steps to financial compliance. Our commitment is to provide you with holistic assistance. We ensure that you have a smooth company formation experience.

  • Expertise Across Fields

    Our team has proficiency in DAFZA business setup. Not just that, we're experts in legal consultation and financial strategy as well. Our broad expertise enables us to curate custom solutions.

Meet Our Specialists

Our team of experts is here to help you. They have diverse industry expertise, vast experience, and a shared commitment to your success. Work with us, and we’ll help you turn your business dreams into real success.

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surabhi mathur
surabhi mathur
21 November 2023
The visa process for my company set up was extremely smooth.Ankit from Avyanco was the point of contact and he gave us all the information as and when we required . He was available all the time over the phone and the whole process was absolutely seamless
Saad Raza
Saad Raza
20 November 2023
Appreciation for Outstanding Service Dear, Avyanco I am writing to express my sincere gratitude for the exceptional service provided by your team. The professionalism, attention to detail, and promptness exhibited by Mr. Ankit have truly exceeded my expectations. From the initial inquiry to the finalization of the License, the entire process was seamless and stress-free.Mr. Ankit demonstrated a deep understanding of my needs and went above and beyond to ensure a smooth experience. I want to commend Avyanco for fostering a culture of excellence. The commitment to customer satisfaction is evident in every interaction. I will undoubtedly recommend your services to friends and family and look forward to engaging with your agency for any future needs. Thank you once again for setting a benchmark in customer service. Sincerely, Saad Raza
14 November 2023
Excellent service
tushar sajnani
tushar sajnani
9 November 2023
Special thanks to Gritsa, for her kind assistance and continuous follow up till all required was completed accordingly. Regards, Tushar Sajnani
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lucas pagno (guga)
6 November 2023
Harmisha was so attentive and answered all my questions. The services were quickly and fairly priced. Thank you so much Harmisha, If I need it in the future I'm already close with Avyanco.
vinay kumar Tiwari
vinay kumar Tiwari
3 November 2023
I had wonderful experience with Avyanco for all my Business Setup Needs . Astha was highly professional in handling my process and make it smooth . I highly recommend Avyanco for all the Business Setup needs in UAE

Popular Questions

DAFZA Frequently Asked Questions
What is Dubai Airport Freezone?

Dubai Airport Free Zone is one of the specialized economic zones in Dubai. It is near Dubai Airport, one of the world’s busiest international airports. The zone hosts 2500+ businesses spanning 20+ sectors. It also provides a tax-free environment. What’s more? A 100% ownership and world-class amenities for 20,000+ professionals!

Does a company registered in Dubai Airport Freezone need physical office space to get a Dual License from DED?

No, the main perk of having a Dual License is that companies in DAFZA can conduct operations on the mainland without setting up a physical office in that particular area.

Can I get office space or warehouse facilities in the Dubai Airport Freezone?

Dubai Airport Freezone provides ready-to-use offices and private workspaces for lease. It also offers Light Industrial Units for storage, distribution, assembly, and light production spaces on rent.

How long does it take for DAFZA Free Zone business formation?

The business incorporation process in DAFZA Free Zone typically takes 14 to 20 working days.