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Jebel Ali Free Zone
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Boost your business's success with full ownership, no taxes, and 100% capital and profit repatriation. Proximity to Jebel Ali Port and Al Maktoum Airport makes it easy to reach global markets.

JAFZA: Build a Strong Business Foundation in the Largest Free Zone for Maximum Growth

Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA) is the UAE’s leading free zone. It has a large custom-bonded zone in Dubai. It hosts around 9,500+ global and local businesses like manufacturing, logistics, and trade.

Getting a trade license in JAFZA for starting a company could cost as low as AED 5,500. But, the total setup costs, covering visas, registration, and other fees, may range from AED 20,000 to AED 100,000.

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Explore The Licenses for Business Activities

JAFZA has different licenses to boost innovation and business growth. You can easily join different sectors here. This way, you can make your business thrive in this supportive free zone.

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Trading License

You can use this license to engage in sending, receiving, storing, and distributing items as outlined in the permit. Learn More

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Industrial License

This license lets you acquire raw materials, manufacture specific goods, and transport the final product to any place. Learn More

Service License

This license lets you offer services within the Jebel Ali Free Zone. But, they must align with the Economic Department or Emirate's Municipality regulations. Learn More

Logistics License

Carry out specialized logistic services such as storage, transportation, distribution, sorting, forwarding, clearing activities, order and inventory management, and more. Learn More

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E-Commerce License

This license lets you do online business. You can sell products and services on the Internet. Learn More

General Trading License

This license lets you trade goods based on JAFZA's guidelines, making business smoother. Learn More

Business Legal Structures in Jebel Ali Free Zone

Begin your JAFZA business setup journey with the right legal framework. Choose to own your business alone in the Free Zone Establishment or partner in the Free Zone Company. Expand your reach with Branch Offices or Representative Offices. Your business, your legal setup, your success story.

Free Zone Establishment (FZE)

This structure has a sole shareholder. So, the owner wholly owns the firm.

Free Zone Company (FZ Co.)

This structure is a Free Zone Limited Liability Company (LLC). A collective of shareholders set up such firms. Shareholders can be individuals and non-individual entities.

Branch Office/Representative Office

It's a branch of a parent firm in JAFZA. The parent entity owns it wholly. It works under the parent's name and scope of operations.

Publicly Listed Corporation (PLC)

A PLC has two or more shareholders. It publicly offers shares on the stock exchange.

Offshore Enterprise

This structure is for firms that won't do business within the UAE. But they'll have assets, intellectual property, and administrative duties.

Documents Required

Find the list required documents for Company Formation in Jebel Ali Free Zone Dubai

JAFZA Business Setup Document Requirements - Individual Shareholder
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
JAFZA Business Setup Document Requirements - 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
Emirate ID of Company Manager

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


An estimated timeline for JAFZA 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 JAFZA Business Setup

Start the journey of entrepreneurship with Jebel Ali Free Zone. Find out how great it is to start your dream business in JAFZA. You get tax advantages, simpler rules, less paperwork, and access to world markets.

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Tax Benefits

Get tax benefits and custom duty perks. Pay zero corporate tax to boost your profits.

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Easy Setup

Start your business easily with fast registration and licensing. No hassles!

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Strategic Location

Gain from the UAE's great location to reach worldwide markets.

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Modern Infrastructure

Enhance your operations with modern facilities and better infrastructure.

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Full Repatriation of Profits

You can fully repatriate profit and capital. This way, you can increase your returns.

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Networking Opportunities

Join a growing business community. Work with others and make your business or projects grow by being part of this friendly business network.

Steps for JAFZA Company Formation

Select Your Business Name
Choose a unique firm name. Make sure it resonates with your vision. Business name selection is a crucial step of business formation.
Choose Your Business Activity
Choose what your company will do. It's vital for getting the license.
Get the Approval and Licenses
Submit your business plans, relevant documents, and financial details to the concerned officials to proceed legally.
Secure a Lease Contract for Your Office
Complete a lease agreement to arrange your workspace and outline tenant responsibilities.
Acquire Your License and Keys to Your Office
Once you have your business licenses and all the needed permissions, you can start your business. This moves you from getting ready to actually doing your business.


Build your business in Jebel Ali Free Zone with our custom packages. You’ll get an easy setup, great benefits, and a lively community. Join your business’s growth with our help. Your vision, our know-how!


AED 20,000*

Basic / 0 Visa

Get a JAFZA Business license With 0 Investor Visa

*T&C Apply


AED 26,500*

Standard / 1 Visa

Get a JAFZA Business license Along With 1 Investor Visa

*T&C Apply


AED 30,600*

Premium / 2 Visas Allocation

Get a JAFZA Business License With 2 Investor Visa

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Why Avyanco for Company Formation in JAFZA?

At Avyanco, we’re your partners in success. Based in Dubai, we’re experts in smooth company registration and financial compliance. Our diverse team gives personalized solutions. We help entrepreneurs and foreign companies in the UAE’s fast-changing business scene.

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  • Diverse Expertise

    Our expert team, which includes business setup experts, lawyers, and financial pros, works together to provide custom solutions for your JAFZA Business Setup.

  • Holistic Support

    From registration to financial adherence, we offer end-to-end guidance. Count on us to guide you through JAFZA Company Formation for great results.

  • Client-Focused Approach

    We put your needs first. So, we create quality solutions that follow your vision. Your satisfaction drives us.

Meet Our Specialists

Meet the team behind Avyanco’s great services. Our experts bring industry knowledge, experience, and a passion for your success. Work with our dedicated team that understands your unique needs. They’re committed to shaping your business dreams into reality.

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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
lucas pagno (guga)
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

Jebel Ali Free Zone Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Jebel Ali Free Zone?

Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA) is the World’s flagship free zone at Dubai’s western end. It’s the Middle East’s largest customs bonded zone. It fosters trade and has over 9,500 businesses. It adds $104.2 billion to Dubai’s economy each year.

How long does it take to register a business in the Jebel Ali Free Zone?

Company registration in the Jebel Ali free zone takes 2 to 4 weeks.

Can I mortgage my premises in the Jebel Ali Free Zone?

Yes, you can mortgage your premises in JAFZA. This way, you can use your JAFZA property as collateral when you need money. It can help you get a loan.

Can I own multiple businesses in the Jebel Ali Free Zone?

Yes, JAFZA lets you open many businesses within the free zone. There are no restrictions on the number of companies you want to own. But, each entity is treated as a separate company.