Dubai Design District (d3) has been developed through careful consultation with the design community to provide a creative ecosystem that surpasses the expectations of a typical creative neighborhood. d3 forges the inspiring, authentic, and relevant ideas shaping Dubai’s future as a leading destination of design, art, and culture. It has its own beating heart, its own spirit, and its own very personal style. Dubai Design District (D3) is the latest of Free Zone business parks by TECOM Investments.

D3 seeks to engage, inspire and enable emerging talent and educate the next generation on the strength and significance of all design types. It also offers a platform for a bigger worldwide audience to showcase creative talent from the Middle East.

Benefits of Setting Up a Business in Dubai Design District Free Zone

  • 0% personal income tax
  • 0% corporate tax for the first 50 years
  • No restrictions on hiring foreign clients
  • No currency restrictions
  • No limit on profits and capital repatriation
  • Ideal for start-ups
  • Simple laws and legal framework
  • Special licensing for design and fashion with freelance permits for artists and designers
  • Designers from all over the world located in one area, collaborating and creating promising opportunities for new talent
  • 100% foreign ownership

Types of Entities in the Dubai Design District Free Zone

1. Free Zone Limited Liability Company (FZ-LLC)

2. Branch Office of a UAE Company

3. Branch Office of a Foreign Company

4. Freelance Permit

Types of Licenses Available in Dubai Design District Free Zone

There are 2 types of licenses available in Dubai District Free Zone:

  • Commercial License
  • Manufacturing License