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Set Up Your Business in
Masdar City Free Zone

About Masdar City

Masdar City stands out as a vibrant business centre and represents one of the leading global sustainable city projects in Abu Dhabi. Masdar City has cultivated an innovative ecosystem encompassing innovation, education, research and development, technology, and commerce. Hosting over 1,000 entities, ranging from emerging startups and small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to large multinational corporations, Masdar City operates in critical areas, including renewable energy, artificial intelligence, mobility, energy storage, water conservation, healthcare, agriculture, space exploration, and sustainable city planning.

The economic free zone within Masdar City offers a crucial strategic location and networking platform. It enables businesses to establish local and international partnerships, explore various investment opportunities, and test innovative technologies. Moreover, Masdar City boasts a residential area dedicated to leisure and wellness, enhancing its inhabitants’ quality of life.

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Explore Creative Zone’s
All-Inclusive Package in Masdar City Free Zone

Package Starting from AED 24,360

Masdar City offers comprehensive business support services, including fast licensing, residence visas for staff, and affordable leasing options for shared workspaces, executive suites, and larger corporate needs.

Trade License

Investor/ Residency Visa

Up to 5 Business Activities


Immigration Establishment Card

E-channel Registration

Masdar Free Zone

Steps for
Company Formation in
Masdar City Free Zone

Setting up a company can sometimes seem challenging, but Creative Zone is here to simplify your company formation and save you time and money.


Select Your Legal Structure

Masdar City Free Zone provides various legal structures, including a Free Zone Limited Liability Company (LLC), a branch of a foreign or offshore company, and a branch of a UAE-based company. Consult with an advisor from Creative Zone to determine the legal structure best suited for your business needs. After selecting the right legal structure, you will move forward with the incorporation process.


Reserve Your Company Name

At this point, you will select an appropriate name for your company. Creative Zone will assist you in submitting your initial application and securing the necessary approval from the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development for your chosen name reservation.


Submit Your Documents

Following the reservation of your company name, you must submit all necessary documents to obtain your company’s legal documents, such as the Resolution, Articles of Association, or Memorandum of Association. Our expert team will support you during the document submission process.


Finalize the Lease Process

Masdar City leases office spaces suited to various needs of businesses of all sizes, including start-ups, SMEs, and multinationals. The free zone offers a range of lease options, such as virtual desks, flexi-desks in shared workspaces, serviced and executive offices, and larger core and shell units. Once the legal documents are signed and the lease option is finalized, you will proceed to the payment stage. Creative Zone will guide you through this process, making it seamless and efficient.


Receive Your Business License

Ultimately, you will obtain your license and certificate of registration/incorporation, accessible via the Masdar Free Zone’s online platform. Creative Zone will provide support throughout the company formation process, ensuring that your business setup journey is streamlined and hassle-free.

License Options Offered
by Masdar City Free Zone

Benefits of Business Setup in Masdar City Free Zone

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