Why Setup a Company in Dubai South Free Zone ?
Dubai South Free Zone or formerly known as Dubai World Central Free Zone/Dubai Logistics City Free Zone, is founded on 2006. It’s a part of the master plan city adjacent to the new Al Maktoum International Airport. This free zone is ideal for companies looking to setup in the logistics, aviation, and ancillary service fields covering across eight integrated districts and business park. Its business parks are built with unparalleled scalability and modern infrastructure with world-class commercial buildings and offices, flexible leasing terms, and a variety of business licenses.
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Why setup an Dubai Free Zone Company ?
100% Business Ownership and Capital Repatriation
Simplify Your UAE Business Setup: License Categories and Activities in Dubai South Free Zone
Dubai South Free Zone offers a spectrum of license categories, each tailored to a distinct business focus:
Diverse Business Activities:
Dubai South Free Zone stands as a versatile platform for various business endeavors, encompassing domains like:
- Trading and Services
- Logistics and Distribution
- and more
Industry Standards and Regulations:
Certain business activities for Dubai South setup might necessitate an attested degree or relevant experience in the respective field. This adherence ensures compliance with industry benchmarks and regulations.
Focused Business Scope:
It’s vital to note that Dubai South Free Zone does not allow the amalgamation of unrelated activities or commercial and service (consulting) activities under the same license. This clarity guarantees a focused approach to business operations within the free zone.
Should your desired business activity not be available within Dubai South Free Zone, exploring DMCC company formation is recommended. DMCC offers a comprehensive array of activities aligned with those recognized by the Department of Economic Development but within a free zone domain. This facilitates flexibility and propels opportunities for business expansion and growth.
Consider Dubai South Free Zone for your company setup if you’re striving for excellence in trading, manufacturing, logistics, or aviation. With its range of specialized license types and industry alignment, Dubai South Free Zone empowers you to flourish within a thriving business environment.
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Business Licenses Offered by Dubai South Free Zone
License for services offering transport.
License for providing services in logistics & supply chain
License for import, export, storage, and distribution.
License for providing services in the aviation industry.
License for companies in agriculture sector.
Types of Ownership
Free Zone Establishment Limited Liability Company (FZE-LLC – Single Shareholder)
An FZE, or Free Zone Establishment, represents a Limited Liability Company with a solitary shareholder, who can be either an individual or a non-individual entity (company).
Free Zone Company (FZCO – Multi Shareholders)
This entity type, known as a Free Zone Limited Liability Company, is established by multiple shareholders, which can encompass both individuals and non-individuals (companies).
Branch of Local Company
A Branch denotes an extension initiated by a parent company within JAFZA, featuring complete ownership by the parent company and governed by its name and activities.
Branch of a Foreign Company
This legal entity is crafted for conducting business beyond the company’s original jurisdiction. It requires at least one shareholder, with no restriction on the maximum count, and may encompass both individuals and non-individuals (companies).
Main Characteristics of Dubai South Free Zone Business Setup
|Company Legislation||Dubai South Free Zone and Administration Rules and Regulations|
|Time to Incorporate||7-10 working days|
|Possibility of Migration||No|
|Tax Rate||VAT at 5%|
|Shareholders||1- 3 for companies with shared desk or shared office and 1- 6 for companies with permanent office|
|Residency Requirements||Yes, for Manager only|
|Share Capital||AED 300,000|
|Beneficial Ownership Disclosure||Shareholder, Director and Manager details are provided to Dubai South Free Zone, but are not publicly available|
|Directors||1-3 for companies with shared desk or shared office and 1-6 for companies with permanent office|
|Local Presence Requirements||Yes, for Manager only|
|Availability of Shelf Companies||No|
|Annual General Meetings||Yes|
|Filing of Accounts||No|
|Audit Requirement||Yes, must be filed with Registrar at time of license renewal|
|Registered Office Required||Yes|
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Documents Required for Company Formation in Dubai South Free Zone
|A business license application form|
|A business plan (only required for service-related businesses)|
|Visas and passports of the managers and shareholders|
|A photocopy of your Emirates ID|
|A signed copy of DWCBC terms and conditions|
|A specimen signature form|
|A memorandum of articles of association|