Quick Look DMCC

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

How we can help you?

  • Recommendthe best options as per your requirement!
  • Incorporate your company with ease!
  • Provide a holistic solution for all your business needs!

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The Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone (UAQ FTZ) is strategically located near the UAE’s primary seaports and within an hour’s drive of both the Dubai International Airport and Sharjah International Airport. It caters to a wide variety of companies and industries, regardless of the sector in which they operate.


  • Cost-effective, economical startup licenses
  • Variety of customised packages
  • Full range of business activities
  • All Free Zone benefits

Features unique to UAQFTZ:

No NOC’s required to open companys for clients holding existing UAE visas.

Licenses are issued in 2 days.

No audit required for renewal.

Maximum of 50 shareholders at no additional fee.

Branch/subsidiary incorporations cost the same with no additional fee.


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Advantages of a UAQ Free Trade Zone company

  • 100% foreign ownership
  • 0% corporate tax for 25 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 the UAQ FTZ 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, Malaysia, Canada, Germany, Italy, Austria and Holland.

The following legal structures are available for company formation in Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone:

Free Zone Establishment (FZE) – for a single shareholder

Free Zone Company (FZC) – for two, up to 50 shareholders

A branch of an existing company

We can help you structure your company through our UAQFTZ company formation services. Contact us to discuss your requirements. 

UAQFTZ offers the following license packages:

Commercial –  US$ 5,585 (AED 20,500) with a flexi-desk (office lease provided) and Immigration card included. Two visa eligibility. The company can have up to 10 similar activities or 3 different trading activities.

Consultancy – US$ 5,585 (AED 20,500) with a flexi-desk (office lease provided) and Immigration card included. Two visa eligibility. The client can have 2 different activities.

General Trading – US$ 7,500 (AED 27,500) with a flexi-desk (office lease provided) and Immigration card included. Three visa eligibility.

Premium Consultancy/Commercial – US$ 8,860 (AED 32,500) with a flexi-desk. Only one premium activity. Three visa eligibility.

Startup Business Consultancy/Commercial – US$ 3,700 (AED 13,500) with a flexi-desk (office lease provided) and Immigration card included. One visa eligibility. Can have 2 different consultancy activities or 3 different trading activities.

Micro Business Consultancy/Commercial – US$ 3,700 (AED 13,500) with a flexi-desk. No Immigration card, no visa quota.  Can have 2 different consultancy activities or 3 different trading activities.

Freelancer Permit – US$ 4,500 (AED 16,500)with one visa eligibility. Creative professions only. Eg: Actor, Singer, Musician, Chef etc.

Industrial License – US$ 1,900 (AED 7,000) excluding warehouse/land fee.

Here are the initial documentation required for incorporation process:

  • Know Your Client (KYC) form
  • Specimen Signature form
  • Passport Copy of shareholder, director, manager, company secretary, and/or legal representative.
  • Proof of residential address (valid tenancy contract, utility bill (not older than 6 months), bank confirmation letter (not older than 6 months)….etc.)
  • Specimen Signature Form
  • Shareholders’ Resolution / Board Resolution (branch companies)
  • Memorandum & Articles of Association

* if any of the documents are in any language other than English and Arabic, then, it must be legally translated into English.

How can 10 Zone help in UAQFTZ 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.

Our Services

  • Assistance in company formation
  • Visa processing
  • VAT registration
  • HR & Payroll
  • Contracts and Agreementsf
  • Secretarial and Annual Compliances
  • Marketing and branding