Free Zones in UAE

UAE has many free trade zones where a business is easier to set up and operate. There are 17 free zones in the UAE where they promote and support different industries or business sectors. Business Setup in Free Zones are comparatively more straightforward and require less paperwork and capital investment while comparing mainland business formation. Thus, free trade zones in the UAE are popular among foreign investors and entrepreneurs. The business sectors that flourished in the free zones are trading, commercial activities, consultation services, technology, education, etc.

Why are UAE Free Zones Best for Business?

Business Setup in Free Zones is an excellent choice for those looking to expand their business internationally. In addition to the tax exemptions and custom duty concession, UAE free zones also provide an ideal business environment. Another major attraction of freezone business setup is 100% foreign ownership, which eliminates the need for finding the right local sponsor, and the procedures it entails.


Which are the Free Zones in the United Arab Emirates

Each Emirate has several free zones under them. These free zones are mostly named after the industry best suited for business there. Here is a list of the free trade zones currently operational in each Emirate.

Dubai Freezones

  • Dubai Airport Free Zone
  • Dubai Commerce City
  • Dubai Design District
  • Dubai Gold and Diamond Park
  • Dubai Healthcare City
  • Dubai International Academic City
  • Dubai Internet City
  • Dubai International Financial Centre
  • Dubai International Free Zone Authority (IFZA)
  • Dubai Logistic City
  • Dubai Knowledge Park
  • Dubai Maritime City
  • Dubai Media City
  • Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC)
  • Dubai Production City
  • Dubai Science Park
  • Dubai Silicon Oasis
  • Dubai Studio City
  • Dubai Textile City
  • Dubai World Central (Dubai South)
  • Dubai World Trade Centre
  • International Humanitarian City
  • Jebel Ali Free Zone

Abu Dhabi Freezones

  • Abu Dhabi Airport Free Zone (ADAFZ)
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  • Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) Free Zone
  • Abu Dhabi Global Markets Free Zone (ADGM FZ)
  • Industrial City of Abu Dhabi
  • Higher Corporation for Specialized Economic Zones (ZonesCorp)
  • Masdar City Free Zone
  • Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD)

Sharjah Freezones

  • Hamriyah Free Zone
  • Sharjah Airport International Free Zone
  • The U.S.A. Regional Trade Center (USARTC) Free Zone
  • Sharjah Publishing City Free Zone
  • Sharjah Media City Free Zone (Shams)
  • Sharjah Publishing City Free Zone (SPC Free Zone)

Ajman Free Zones

  • Ajman Free Zone
  • Ajman Media City Free Zone

Ras Al Khaimah Freezones

  • Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ)
  • RAK Maritime City Free Zone Authority (RMCFZA)
  • Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority
  • Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone
  • Ras Al Khaimah Media Free Zone

Fujairah Freezones

  • Fujairah Free Zone
  • Fujairah Creative City
  • International Free Zone Authority (IFZA)

Umm Al Quwain Freezones

  • Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone (UAQFTZ)

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