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Dubai Multi Commodities Centre

One of the world’s leading free zone, with over 14,000 companies operating from the centre.

LICENSES: Service | Trading | Industrial

FACILITIES: Offices | Executive desks

COSTS: Medium (from US$12,000)

Recommended for: Established and startup consultancies, commodity traders, representative offices, regional headquarters

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  • Provide a holistic solution for all your business needs!

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KIZAD is an industrial free zone located in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

KIZAD is linked to Abu Dhabi’s Khalifa Port, which is  the first semi-automated port in the GCC. The integrated services of Khalifa Port and KIZAD offer many long-term advantages to clients who establish a trading company in KIZAD.

Khalifa Port is served by over 18 major shipping lines connected to over 45 destination ports.

KIZAD’s proximity to four international airports – Abu Dhabi International Airport, Al Maktoum International Airport, Dubai International Airport and Al Ain International Airport – fully equipped to manage air cargo – offers an air cargo and transpiration solutions, completing the integration with road logistics.

Transporting shipments by freight train will be possible with Etihad Rail – designed to connect Abu Dhabi and the Emirates to the rest of the region.

WHY setup a company in KIZAD?

  • Excellent port infrastructure
  • Excellent network of internal roads and connectivity
  • Ability to support large industrial companies
  • Competitive Operating Costs
  • Wide range of business activities
  • All Free Zone benefits


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Advantages of company formation in KIZAD

  • 100% foreign ownership
  • 0% corporate tax for 50 years
  • 0% personal income tax
  • 100% repatriation of capital and profits
  • 0% import or re-export duties
  • No currency restrictions
  • No restrictions on foreign talent or employees

In addition to this, company formation in KIZAD Free Zone can derive benefits from the extensive network of double-tax avoidance treaties that the United Arab Emirates has signed with countries worldwide, including countries such as India, Pakistan, Singapore, China, Germany, Italy and Holland.

Abu Dhabi is the capital emirate and offers the additional benefits of a very high standard of living and a vibrant expatriate community with people from over 180 nations living and working in the region.

KIZAD company formation can take the following legal forms –

Limited Liability Company (LLC)

This registration is a Limited Liability Company within the Free Zone that allows a multiple shareholders (can be individual or corporate).

Branch Company

A branch is a legal entity which already exists outside of the KIZAD Free Zone (local or international). A branch company –

  • Derives its power and authority from the parent entity thus does not have separate legal personality.
  • Does not have a board of directors or secretary for a company
  • Must retain the same name as the parent entity and end with the designation (Branch)

We can help you structure your company and simplify the process of KIZAD company formation. Contact us today. 

KIZAD offers a wide range of business activities which are categorized into the following types of licenses:

Trading License– allows the company  to import, export, trade and store goods. In addition, there is a General Trading License,  which is issued if the total number of products exceed 17 (Seventeen) or total number of groups exceed 3 (three).

Service License– allows the company to carry out services such as consultancy.

Industrial License– allows the company to import raw materials,  manufacture products and export the finished products.

National Industrial License– this is issued for manufacturing companies with at least 51% Arabian Gulf Co-operation Council (AGCC) ownership. This license allows the holder the same status as a local or AGCC inside the UAE.

Click here to browse all the activities available at KIZAD Free Zone. 

KIZAD offers the following facilities :

  • Flexi-desks
  • Business Centre offices
  • Plots of Land
  • Warehouses & Light Industrial Units (LIU)

Here are the documents required for company formation in KIZAD:


  • Application Form
  • Passport/Emirates ID copy of manager(s), director(s), and secretary, shareholder(s)
  • Project Summary
  • Attested Degree – in case of a consulting activity


  • Application Form
  • Passport/Emirates ID copy of manager(s), director(s), and secretary, shareholder(s)
  • Board resolution and Power of Attorney
  • Certificate of Registration
  • Memorandum and Articles of Association


  • Application Form
  • Passport/Emirates ID copy of manager(s), director(s), and secretary, shareholder(s)
  • Board resolution and Power of Attorney
  • Memorandum and Articles of Association
  • License Copy
  • Letter from the company to open branch in KIZAD board resolution

You can download the list of required documents here.

Click here to access the template formats of resolutions and required documents for KIZAD Company formation.

One Visa Package: US$ 3,850 (AED 14,100)

Two Visa Package: US$ 4,400 (AED 16,100)

Three Visa Package: US$ 4,950 (AED 18,100)

Four Visa Package: US$ 5,100 (AED 20,100)

Please contact us for standard office, warehouse and leased land requirements. 

How can 10 Zone help with KIZAD Company Formation?

10 Zone has:

  • been setting up businesses in Dubai since 2004
  • experts in consultancy and company formation
  • a team of highly qualified Lawyers, Chartered Accountants and Relationship Managers
  • capabilities to assist you in English, Arabic, French, German, Turkish, Hindi, Afrikaans & Tagalog.

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