Creative Zone
Set up your business in Dubai!

Setting up a DED Mainland License have become much easier than before. The flexible regulatory procedures, quick timelines, and easy approval processes have made the Dubai License a favorite choice among investors currently. To get a company registered in Dubai, there is not requirement for a physical office space and Creative Zone’s coworking DED package would be the ideal solution. Having a DED License allows to work with government entities with ease and allows to trade anywhere in the UAE. Procedures to gain a corporate bank account will be much easier as well.

Get a Dubai Mainland Trade License with 100% foreign ownership starting from AED 23,000
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What’s included in the package?
  • Dubai Mainland Trade License
  • 6 Visa Allocation
  • Corporate Sponsorship / Local Service Agent
  • Premium Office Address at Downtown Dubai
  • Name Reservation Payment Voucher
  • Documentation Services
  • Visa + Eid + Medical (depending on package)
  • Dedicated Account Manager
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Explore our 0% Easy Payment Plans(EPP) for 3, 6, 9, and 12 months with selected banks for as low as AED 1,917 per month!

STANDARD RATES - CALCULATE YOUR SETUP COST


Starting a Business in Dubai can be Broken Down into 4 Major Steps:

1

Registering Your Company Name

2

Acquiring a Business License

3

Completing the Visa Processes

4

Opening a Bank Account

You may also want to know about the various jurisdictions and the various regions and type of company ownerships that you can opt for in the UAE. Our specialist consultants will explain the differences between owning a DED Mainland License, Freezone License, Offshore License, Limited Contract (LLC Company), Unlimited Contract, Trading Company and more based on your business activity and budget.

Explore our 'In-Demand' Licenses
  • DED Mainland License
  • DED Coworking License
  • Sharjah Media City Free Zone License
  • Fujairah Creative City Free Zone License
Explore our Support Services
  • Legal Support
  • PRO and Concierge Services
  • Tax and Accounting Services
  • Corporate and Personal Banking Solutions

A mainland company is an onshore company licensed by the Department of Economic Development (DED) of the related emirate which is allowed to do business in the local market as well as outside UAE without any restriction. When it comes to company formation in Dubai, Mainland is the most popular and pragmatic choice as it has the maximum benefits that the country has to offer in setting up businesses. However, there are certain regulations that one has to follow in the process, one of them being – One UAE national has to mandatorily hold at least 51% of the total equity in any commercial company, except in the following cases:

  • Business activities that permit 100% Foreign Ownership
  • Businesses located in Free Zones
  • Partnerships between GCC companies and UAE National
  • Business activities that permit 100% Local Ownership

The type of license will determine if one needs a local partner(Commercial and Industrial license) or a Local Service Agent(Professional License), Professional license is required when an individual or a group individuals provide their expert service, and the business is 100% owned by the expatriate. The local Service agent act as representatives in administrative dealings with government departments. The local service agent does not hold a stake in the business and is instead paid an annual fee fortheir service.

Your License Options with Dubai Mainland

Commercial

Companies involved in any sort of commercial trade activity can avail this license, both general and specialized traders need to obtain the license to carry out business operations safely throughout Dubai. Under this license 51% of shares are owned by a UAE national and 49% by the expat owner

Professional

In professional license, 100% shares is owned by expat partner and a UAE national is appointed as a Local Service Agent. The license is acquired for non-physical services like consultancy

Industrial

The industrial license in Dubai is issued for those companies that transform natural material or natural resources into other final products and or is into any other type of manufacturing activities. Under this license 51% of shares are owned by a UAE national and 49% by the expat owner

Tourism

Dubai provides 3 main types of license namely: Travel agency license as an operator of inbound tourism, Travel agency license as an operator of outbound tourism and Travel agency license as a travel agent.

Dubai Mainland Trade License Packages

PACKAGES
GOLD
Professional License
AED 23,000
Commercial License
AED 25,500
PLATINUM
Professional License
AED 27,500
Commercial License
AED 30,000
PACKAGE DETAILS
PACKAGE DETAILS GOLD PLATINUM
Professional License
AED 23,000
Commercial License
AED 25,500
Professional License
AED 27,500
Commercial License
AED 30,000
DED Trade License Payment Voucher

Corporate Sponsorship (Commercial) / Local Service Agent (Professional)

Name Reservation Payment Voucher

Initial Application and Approval

Electronic Memorandum of Assocation (MOA) / LSA

Notary Fee

Coworking Facility in Dubai

Account Management Team

6 Visa Quota

1 Partner Visa, Inc of Medical Test & EID

Immigration Card

Upgrade to a Premier Package by adding AED 4,000 to any of the above packages.

Additional includes:
  • Dedicated Telephone Number
  • Phone Answering
  • Meeting Room access 5 hours per month - Downtown Address
  • Co-working space 5 days per month - Downtown Address
  • Mail and Courier Management - Downtown Address
  • Company Stamp
  • Domain Name Registration, Splash Page and Email Setup
  • Central Presence in the UAE Market Complete access and freedom to trade within and outside the UAE. An advantage available only to the companies located in the Mainland, opening plenty of opportunities
  • Conducive Business Environment World-Class trade centers, high-tech infrastructure and a cohesive communication network. The Mainland region has best infrastructure to support your budding and an already thriving business.
  • Tax Incentives 0% Corporate Tax remains the no 1 puller of entrepreneurs and investors in choosing UAE as their playground.
  • Avoidance of Double Taxation The UAE provides the flexibility to the business owners to enter into double taxation agreement for import-export processes, which allows them to wipe out the tax to be paid on both the sides
  • Easy Business Setup Process When it comes to business set up process, Dubai Mainland provides an easy way to initiate and complete the process. Business owners prefer to engage with professional business consultants regarding the same that helps to complete the task done at a faster pace.

Why Creative Zone?

1

VALUE YOUR MONEY
Our business set up services are rated the highest in the market and we have secured that by providing our clients with a much needed peace of mind throughout the whole process and beyond. So, whether you only want a visa, assistance in business set up, or are looking for long-term business support, our prices are every bit the value for money.

2

Customer Centric
We provide the same care & attention with consistent focus on delivering high quality of service to all our clients. Whether you are a small startup or a big brand you can be sure that we will serve you to the best our capabilities.

3

Transparency
All our fees are clearly laid out with no hidden costs. In the company incorporation business, there are several costs that are not made known to clients beforehand. We take time to explain every step and the prices to avoid any unpleasant situation. We will elucidate our best proposition to you alongside any other offer that you may have to make a true like for like comparison.

4

International
We have serviced clients from all across the world, our staff of more than 200 people speaks 22 languages and are experts in supporting a range of business needs long after its incorporation. Thousands of customer reviews bear testimony to our unmatched services.

5

Pioneers
Our mainland coworking package is unique in the market, offering true scalability as your business grows. The package not only covers the trade license and sponsor/service agent but also assist in documentation services, providing coworking facility in Downtown, networking platforms and much more.

6

Ease of Setup
Under the turbulent times we hold your safety and wellbeing as our priority and have made the registration process easier and safer. Almost all documents for your business setup can be submitted remotely or online with our assistance, making the process fast and efficient. We will pick up and drop documents to your home free of cost.

7

Strong community
Creative Zone is one big family of 200 people and we take care of our clients as our own. All dependent visas sponsored by you as an investor will be free of PRO fees.

8

Experience
Our business setup advisors offer proficient business setup advice suited best for the nature of your business. We have experience setting up over 200 different business activities without any issues for our clients.

9

Walk the Walk
Our business is not Radio Shows or regular media platforms. Our business is your business. Our attention to detail, experience and customer focus set us apart.

Meet our Specialists

Our Valued Clients


Testimonials


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I have been with Creative Zone for over a year now and the team has been fantastic & beyond! A special shout-out to Diane from Accounts who has been patient, understanding and extremely professional in her dealings with us. Her proficiency in her craft, coupled with her people skills makes her an absolute delight to deal with. You are a blessing to us entrepreneurs Diane!
Bju Unni ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
I greatly appreciated Harvie and Diane exceptional and professional guidance in assisting me to any aspect I needed. Being with this team since 2011, they never failed to satisfy me providing their high standard customer service. Keep up the good work guys!
Flair Marketing and Events Marketing and Events ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
While I was interacting with a lot of companies looking for the right one to start my business with Creative Zone stood out right from the beginning. I am so glad that I was in contact with Jamie and he was extremely helpful and patient throughout the 6 months I took to narrow down my options. The level of personalization and dedication they have is commendable and post becoming a part of the Creative Zone Family and opening Fables and Hues with them I got to work with Ian who is the absolute best. Overall I am super happy with them and if you are looking to start a company then go to creative Zone because they continue their prompt and diligent service even after signing the papers. Thank you Jamie and Ian :)
Urvashi S. Thakur ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Creative Zone is the best business service provider in the UAE. All departments especially the Finance department are very flexible and supportive with all clients. I would like to thank Ms.Diane from the finance department for the professional support rendered to us. Thank you Creative Zone.
Balu Sreehari ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Most professional and accommodating experience i have ever been apart of in Dubai. Fahim is efficient, well informed, saved me from hours and hours of running around Dubai. Amazing experience, well done and thank you! Highly recommended ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Milena M ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Thank You guys! @Paul and Ellie for such professional approach doing business with you. Excellent service and Highly recommended. :-)
AGAPE UAE ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
we have been using Creative Zone for our third year now in renewing our company license as they are a professional and customer centric organisation. My special thanks to Ms Diane Dayandante for her help and support and we look forward to working closely with you and creative zone
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