Free Zones at Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is the federal capital of the UAE and the largest of the Emirates, occupying more than 80% of the country’s total land mass and featuring a coastline that stretches over 700 kilometres. Free Zone Authorities at Abu Dhabi are the government bodies registering non-resident companies and issuing business licenses.
Free Zones at Abu Dhabi are created with a vision to develop clusters of specific industries.

The following are the two Free Zones at Abu Dhabi

  • Masdar City

Masdar City is an emerging global hub for renewable energy and clean technologies and is set to become a leading global center for renewable energy, research, development, implementation and investment

  • TwoFour54

Companies setting up in Free Zones at Abu Dhabi are eligible for various privileges and facilities as follows:

Free Zone Status

  • 100% foreign ownership is allowed
  • Full repatriation of profits and capital are permitted
  • Exemption from personal, income and corporate taxes
  • Exemption from customs duty for goods and services
  • Unique purpose built infrastructure
  • Unique cluster environment where businesses across the industry can interact and collaborate effectively
  • Simplified incorporation process
  • Hassle-free and business-friendly company laws and legal framework
  • One-stop-shop service that provides business partners with a variety of government services, including licensing, visa, traffic and postal services
  • Quick access to Knowledge Workers due to fast-track immigration process

An individual or a corporate entity can do business in Abu Dhabi Free Zones being registered in any of the following legal forms:

  • Free Zone Limited Liability Company (FZ-LLC)
  • Branch of a Foreign Company
  • Freelance License at Abu Dhabi Media Zone

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