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IFZA Freezone Company Formation

Elevate Your Business in IFZA Free Zone

Explore endless business potential with IFZA Free Zone. Seamlessly establish your enterprise in Dubai with us through cost-effective solutions and various tailored packages.

IFZA Freezone Company Formation


Major Benefits of a IFZA Free Zone Business Setup


IFZA Freezone Company Setup


Company formation in 5-10 business days

Easy to Open a Bank Account


Minimal Paper work

100% Foreign Ownership

100% Foreign Ownership

Investor Visa

UAE Investor Visa

Investor Visa

0% Income Tax & Withholding Tax.


IFZA Company Formation Packages

Discover our wide range of IFZA packages. They are made to suit your business’s specific needs. You can also customize them and get expert advice to start your journey towards success confidently. Take advantage of this chance to improve your business and perform better. Choose the perfect IFZA package today!
Business Consultation
100% Foriegn Ownership
Business License for 1 Year
LLC Strucure
Activity Type
Service / Consulting / Trading / E-Commerce
Service / Consulting / Trading / E-Commerce
Service / Consulting / Trading / E-Commerce
Access to reminders and notifications on License, Visa and ID renewal
Flexi Office
1 Investor Visa
Medical Fitness Test of Owner / Investor
Biometric for Owner / Shareholder
Corporate Tax Registration
Assistance in Bank Account Opening
VAT Registration
Accounting & Bookkeeping*
Annual Support for License, Visa, Immigration, and Labor Services
Financial Compliance Services (ESR, UBO, AML)
Audit of the Accounts
VAT Return Filing Services
Corporate Tax Return Filing Services
AED 12,900
AED 21,900
AED 59,500

The International Free Zone Authority (IFZA)

Your Business Will Thrive Here!

Ranging from visa-exempt setups to options with multiple visas, the International Free Zone Authority (IFZA) empowers entrepreneurs to start and grow their businesses efficiently. IFZA Free Zone is known for its cost-effective fees and streamlined procedures. Being a dynamic business hub in Dubai, it offers a competitive environment for the formation of your company.

Starting from AED 10,080 per year, the IFZA Dubai license cost covers dedicated office rental options that include Wi-Fi, furnished spaces, electricity, air conditioning, access to printing and copying facilities, and meeting rooms.

Explore Business Possibilities with IFZA Free Zone

The IFZA free zone provides a wide range of business licenses. This is great as it allows them to choose licenses that fit their specific activities. It helps them adapt to what customers need and try new avenues, making their businesses better.

Commercial License

Commercial License

With a commercial license, you can empower your commercial business and engage in diverse trading activities, imports, and exports.

industrial license in dubai uae

Industrial License

Ideal for companies involved in manufacturing and industrial activities, IFZA's industrial license enables you to operate within the production and trade sectors.

Professional License

Professional License

With a professional license, service-oriented enterprises can flourish. This license allows you to offer various services within the professional service industry.

Branch License

With a branch license, a foreign incorporated company can also register itself with IFZA, increasing its reach to more markets.

Choosing Business Entity Types Under IFZA Free Zone

When setting up your business in the IFZA Free Zone, you have a range of options. These structures determine how your business will be legally organized.


You can opt for the Free Zone Company (FZCO) structure in the IFZA Free Zone if you need multiple shareholders for your business entity.


If you already own a business and wish to expand, set up branches in the IFZA Free Zone to establish a stronger business presence.

Required Documents

Find below the list of documents required to register a company in IFZA free zone.
Individual Shareholder
Passport Copy (Valid for at least 6 months) 
Visa Page Copy (if applicable) 
Emirates ID (if applicable) 
Passport-sized Photos 
Personal Information Sheet or Application Form 
3 Name Choices 
Corporate Shareholder
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 
Emirates ID of Company Manager 

Note*  The list of document requirements is subject to change as per the desired license activity and IFZA Freezone authority.


An estimated timeline for business setup in IFZA Freezone is mentioned below for your reference.

Submit Your Application, Company Formation Documents and KYC Documents

Day 1

Trade License Issued

Day 6

Establishment Card Issued, Entry Permit Application Submitted

Day 8

Entry Permit Issued

Day 12

Residency Visa Issued

Day 18
Business Setup Process - IFZA Freezone

Steps for a IFZA Free Zone Company Formation


Choose Business Activity and Structure

Picking a suitable business activity and structure is vital for success. Figure out what you're good at, what you like, and what people want. Then, consider the pros, cons, liability, taxation, and operational flexibility. Also, provide trade name suggestions for your business.
2. Take initial approvals from DED  

Submit Application

Submit your business application. Include important papers like your business plan, passport copies, and financial records. Or, you can get help from a registered business setup expert for an easier and faster process.

4. Trade name reservation


Security Check

Documents would required verification. For this the documents would be send to the IFZA for security check.

5. Signing of MOA


License Issued

After a security check and verification of all the required documents, your license will be issued for your company formation in the IFZA Free Zone.

6. Office space selection


Apply for Visas

Making sure all needed papers are correct and done right is important. You should get copies of passports and visa forms for everyone in the application, like shareholders, managers, and workers. Doing this will improve your chances of getting a visa.

7. Mainland license issuance


Emirates ID Application

Next, we would apply for an Emirates ID application. After successful document completion at this step, an Emirates ID will be issued.

Step 8: Collect Documents and Start Operations

Collect Documents and Start Operations

Gather your vital documents like your business license, company card, lease agreement, and any other documents. Once you have these, you can start your business legally and serve customers. This final step is vital for a successful and lawful business.

Step 9: Bank Account Opening

Bank Account Opening

Creating a business bank account in the UAE with the International Free Zone Authority (IFZA) has many benefits. IFZA works with great banks to make opening an account easy and fast for business owners. These partnerships support business growth and financial management needs.

Why Avyanco for Setting Up Your Business in the IFZA Free Zone?

Avyanco helps business owners and global companies set up themselves in the UAE. When you pick us, you’re getting more than consultants. Our team has seasoned experts who understand the local market, legalities, and the UAE culture. Knowing this can greatly impact your business. You have dedicated partners who want your business to grow and do well.

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  • Tailored Solutions

    You could be a startup, SME, or international corporation. We have just the right package for you. They're made to fit your needs. We give personalized assistance. That's what we're known for.

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    Proven Success

    Avyanco is known for helping businesses succeed in the IFZA Free Zone. Many companies have flourished with our support. If you choose to work with us, you can join this successful community. Your journey with us might make you one of the success stories we've helped create.

  • Expert Guidance

    We have a lot of experience with IFZA rules and procedures. Our skilled team can help you set up your business easily. It'll also make sure that you follow the UAE rules carefully. This way, your experience will be smooth, and you'll be following all the rules without any problems.

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Our skilled experts bring industry know-how. They have vast experience and a united focus on your success. When you work with us, you’re making your business goals real with our support every step of the way.

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Popular Questions

IFZA Free Zone Frequently Asked Questions

Can foreigners own 100% of their business in the IFZA Free Zone?

Yes, the IFZA Free Zone allows 100% foreign ownership. This lets entrepreneurs control their businesses wholly. They don’t even need a local partner in most cases.

What types of licenses are available in the IFZA Free Zone?

IFZA has different licenses for different businesses. They have commercial, professional, and industrial licenses. These licenses work for many types of companies. So, lots of different industries can operate in IFZA.

Can I get a residency visa through the IFZA Free Zone business setup?

Companies established in IFZA can apply for a flexible number of Dubai residency visas for shareholders and employees, valid for up to 3 years. This means businesses can get residency status in Dubai for their stakeholders and employees. This makes it easy for them to live and work in the region for a long time.

What types of office spaces are available in the IFZA Free Zone?

IFZA Free Zone provides many office options to cater to diverse business requirements and sizes. These options include flexi desks, dedicated workspaces, private offices, and personalized offices. This means that whether your business is small or large, IFZA Free Zone offers suitable office solutions.

Can I change or expand the activities of my IFZA Free Zone business?

Your business can only do the specific activities mentioned on your IFZA Free Zone license. This means you can’t do anything beyond what’s written there. Still, you can do new activities to offer more services or products or make your business bigger. For that, you have to update your license officially. This involves changing or adding new activities to the list on your license.