UAQ Free Trade Zone

Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone (UAQ FTZ) is located in Umm Al Quwain, a friendly, progressive and prosperous emirate with modern infrastructure. Renowned for its desert landscape and unique flora and fauna, it is also a popular leisure destination within the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and is located just 45km from Dubai.

UAQ FTZ is an ideal location for Micro Businesses, SME’s and Conglomerates to do business in a safe and secure free trade zone environment and it is one of the most attractive places for your effective investment in the region. Our professional Company Formation Services make the registration and licensing process quick and easy.

Generous investment incentives such as 100% foreign ownership, 0% corporate and personal tax, 100% repatriation of capital and profits, no exchange control, no restriction on investment in any sector are further evidence of our openness towards international investors.

Benefits of UAQ Free Trade Zone

  • 0% corporate and personal tax
  • 100% company ownership
  • Full range of business activities permitted
  • 100% repatriation of capital and profits
  • No currency restrictions
  • 100% import and export tax exemption within the Free Zone
  • Simple and fast registration process with excellent customer support
UAQ Free Zone Company Formation

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Elegant Business Setup Services

Price and Package of UAQ Free Zone

Micro Business Commercial licence

Micro Business Commercial Licence Package

  • Package Price : AED 13,500
  • Annual Renewal : AED 11,500
  • Activities: Either up to 3 different OR up to 10 similar (in the same category). If the activity is (E-Commerce), no more activities can be added in the licence.
  • Includes a Business Centre Unit of 2 hours of usage per week.
  • Zero visa eligibility.
Micro Business Consultancy Licence Package

Micro Business Consultancy Licence Package

  • Package Price : AED 13,500
  • Annual Renewal : AED 11,500
  • Activities: Up to 2 consultancy activities.
  • Includes a Business Centre Unit of 2 hours of usage per week.
  • Zero visa eligibility.
Start up Business Commercial Licence Package

Start up Business Commercial Licence Package

  • Package Price : AED 13,500
  • Annual Renewal : AED 13,500
  • Activities: Either up to 3 different OR up to 10 similar (in the same category). If the activity is (E-Commerce), no more activities can be added in the licence.
  • Includes a Business Centre Unit of 2 hours of usage per week.
  • 1 investor visa eligibility (3 years). No employee visa.
 
Start up Business Consultancy Licence Package

Start up Business Consultancy Licence Package

  • Package Price : AED 13,500
  • Annual Renewal : AED 13,500
  • Activities: Up to 2 consultancy activities.
  • Includes a Business Centre Unit of 2 hours of usage per week.
  • 1 investor visa eligibility (3 years). No employee visa.
UAQ Normal Commercial Licence

Normal Commercial Licence

  • Package Price : AED 20,500
  • Annual Renewal : AED 18,500
  • Activities: Either up to 3 different OR up to 10 similar (in the same category). If the activity is (E-Commerce), no more activities can be added in the licence.
  • This license will be eligible for an additional licence (Dual licence). For the additional licence, client will only pay the licence fee (not the total package cost).
  • Includes a Business Centre Unit of 5 hours of usage per week.
  • 2 visas eligibility (investor or employee).
Normal Consultancy Licence Package

Normal Consultancy Licence Package

  • Package Price : AED 20,500
  • Annual Renewal : AED 18,500
  • Activities: Up to 2 consultancy activities.
  • Includes a Business Centre Unit of 5 hours of usage per week.
  • 2 visas eligibility (investor or employee).
 
General Trading licence in UAQ Free Zone

General Trading licence (no specific activities)

  • Package Price : AED 27,500
  • Annual Renewal : AED 25,500
  • Activities: General Trading.
  • Includes a Business Centre Unit of 5 hours of usage per week
  • Eligible for an additional licence (Dual Licence). For the additional licence, client will only pay the licence fee (not the total package cost).
  • 3 visas eligibility (investor or employee).
Premium Commercial Licence Package

Premium Commercial Licence Package

  • Package Price : AED 32,500
  • Annual Renewal : AED 30,500
  • Activities: Only 1 activity allowed (selected activities).
  • This license will be eligible for an additional licence (Dual licence). For the additional licence, client will only pay the licence fee (not the total package cost).
  • Includes a Business Centre Unit of 5 hours of usage per week.
  • 3 visas eligibility (investor or employee).
Premium Consultancy Licence Package

Premium Consultancy Licence Package

  • Package Price : AED 32,500
  • Annual Renewal : AED 30,500
  • Activities: Only 1 activity allowed (selected activities)
  • Includes a Business Centre Unit of 5 hours of usage per week.
  • 3 visas eligibility (investor or employee).
 
Industrial Licence Package in UAQ Free Zone

Industrial Licence Package

  • AED 7,000 plus the facility’s rent (warehouse or plot of land).
  • Annual renewal: AED 5,000 plus the facility’s rent (warehouse or plot of land).
  • Activities: Up to 3 related activities.
  • Warehouses and plots of lands are available for short and long term lease.
  • Warehouses can be customized for cold storage option.
  • Warehouses (300 sqm): AED 75,000 per annum (plus 10% refundable deposit). Warehouses (150 sqm): AED 39,000/annum (plus 10% refundable deposit).
  • Plots of lands: AED 20/sqm. One plot: 5,000 sqm. Minimum leasable area: 2,500 sqm. Payment in 4 installments is allowed.
  • Flexible visa eligibility (investor and employee).
Freelancer Permit in UAQ Free Zone

Freelancer Permit package

  • Package Price : AED 16,500
  • Annual Renewal : AED 14,500
  • 1 employee visa eligibility
  • No E-Channel fees required. Freelancer permit is not considered as a company’s licence. It is a (work permit) for a professional individual.
  • A Freelancer Permit Holder can open an individual bank account (not a corporate one).

Additional Notes and Cost

  • Investor Visa cost (3 years): AED 2,500 plus the medical test and the Emirates ID card expenses plus the Ministry of Interior E-Channel fees (E-Channel fees “onetime payment”: AED 2,400. Annual E-Channel renewal fees: AED 1,400).
  • Employee Visa cost (2 years): AED 2,200 plus the medical test and the Emirates ID card expenses plus the Ministry of Interior E-Channel fees (E-Channel fees “onetime payment”: AED 2,400. Annual E-Channel renewal fees: AED 1,400).
  • All Startup Licence Package should be upgraded to any higher package OR the visa should be cancelled upon the third licence renewal.
  • For All Micro Business License, Banks require a residency visa for opening a corporate bank account. Client is allowed to keep his current residency visa while forming a company with us.
  • All above Package Price does not include our Service Charges.