Advantages of incorporating in Dubai

Setting up a company in Dubai or the United Arab Emirates comes with numerous advantages that entrepreneurs in the GAS region can only dream of. Our team of experts is dedicated to simplifying the process, providing customised solutions and ensuring that you maximise your profits.

Why Dubai?

Whether freelancers, digital entrepreneurs, SMEs, influencers or wealthy individuals – the United Arab Emirates (UAE) offers unique advantages worldwide.

More than 500,000 people from all over the world have turned their backs on their home country and emigrated to Dubai in the last 5 years.

This is partly due to the high quality of life, the excellent tax policy and the emerging economy in Dubai and the UAE.

Dubai is a major trade and business hub in the Middle East and offers many opportunities for business people and investors.

Dubai has a high standard of living with modern facilities and services such as first-class schools, hospitals and shopping malls.

Dubai is one of the safest cities in the world with a low crime rate.

Dubai is a multicultural city with people from different countries and cultures.

Dubai is a popular tourist destination with many attractions such as the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, and the Burj Al Arab, one of the most luxurious hotels in the world.

Why it pays off for you

0% Tax burden

In 95% of cases our clients are exempt from income tax, capital gains tax, corporation tax & VAT.

Hardly any bureaucracy

The bureaucratic effort for a company in Dubai is extremely low compared to Europe.

100% anonymity

In Dubai and the United Arab Emirates, there are no publicly viewable registration & trade registers.

No residence obligation

As a company owner, you only need to enter the country for 24 hours every 6 months to maintain your visa.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    No, residence in Dubai is not mandatory for setting up a company or obtaining a visa.

    The company formation itself takes five working days. The entire visa process takes about two weeks, of which you need to be on site in Dubai for five working days. After that, it takes about another week to get your bank account.

    No travel is required for the company formation itself. You only need to travel to Dubai for 5 working days to obtain your visa. After that, it is sufficient if you enter the United Arab Emirates for at least 24 hours every 6 months.

    No visa is required to set up a company. However, local banks in the UAE require at least one director or shareholder to have a residence visa in order to open an account.

    However, opening an account without a residence visa can be done at international banks.

    The visa for company founders – also called Investor Visa – is valid for 2 years and can be easily extended after expiry.

    Investors who purchase a property worth €500,000 or more in Dubai are eligible for a Golden Visa valid for 10 years. If you would like to find out more or buy a property in Dubai, please feel free to contact us.

    Yes, as long as you have a valid Residence Visa & Emirates ID, you are eligible to live in Dubai.

    The costs of setting up a company in Dubai depend in principle on the chosen location, the business purpose and the legal form of the company. In addition, licence fees, office rents and legalisation and translation costs for incorporation documents must be taken into account.

    In principle, the costs for setting up a company in Dubai including a visa – depending on the service – range between € 8,250.00 & € 11,000.00. If you already have a visa in the United Arab Emirates or do not want to open a local bank account, then the costs are €4,450.00.

    A so-called free zone (also known as a free trade zone, duty-free or tax-free zone) refers to a clearly defined and isolated area with certain tax, customs and import regulations that differ from those of the mainland. Free zones primarily serve the purpose of providing foreign investors with a wholly foreign-owned company, a simplified incorporation process (compared to incorporation on the mainland) and duty-free import and export of goods.