As the leading free zone services provider in the Middle East, Dubai Airport Freezone offers integrated business solutions to the global business community. DAFZA’s strategic location, comprehensive services, well integrated world class facilities and above all excellent investment incentives and tax exemptions enable the FDI companies to achieve greater functional efficiency and lower operational cost.

Established in 1996, Dubai Airport Free Zone has become the gateway to a significant amount of worldwide investors seeking business opportunities in the Middle East region.

World-class facilities

• Business Centre

• Auditorium

• Learning Bridge

• Multi-storey Parking

• Conference room            

• Lecture halls

• Business lounge 

Free Zone business licensing:

The following licensing options are offered to the companies willing to set up their businesses in DAFZA:

  • Trade license
  • Service license
  • Industrial license
  • General trading license

Formation TYpes:

1. FZCO Setup

The FZCO company type is similar to a limited liability company that can operate within the Free Zone. Shareholders may be individuals, corporate entities or a combination of the two.

FZCO Features:

  • Can be from 1-50 shareholders (individual, corporate or both).
  • Minimum share capital: AED 1,000 (USD 272) per shareholder.
  • Value of each share: AED 1000 (USD 272).

2. Branch Setup

Existing companies can establish a Branch of their parent company in DAFZA. No share capital is required.

  • Branch Features:
  • 100% owned by the parent company.
  • Same business name as parent company.
  • Same business activities as parent company.