Business Setup Services


We offer a wide range of business set-up and administrative services to both new and existing clients. Our range of tailored services aims to make your day-to-day business operations smoother and easier than ever before, while you focus your efforts on growing your business.

Our one-stop-shop concept within DAFZA provides business formation services with direct access to all the necessary government departments and private entities needed to set-up and run your business in Dubai. As well as a dedicated Government Service Centre, banks, telecommunications companies and other service providers are right at your company’s doorstep.

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DAFZA Business Service Portal

Our convenient online service portal is an integrated platform, which not only helps you set-up your company, but is also a gateway for all your needs after your business license is issued.

Accessed directly through your smartphone, our portal features more than 250 essential DAFZA services, with new services added continually.


Our experts will assist you at every stage of the business set-up process in Dubai. This includes: determining your business type; legal consultation and regulations compliance; selection of the right company formation plan,; acquiring your business licence and visas; leasing your premises; and interior design services.

We offer the following services:

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Leasing and Licencing

  • Incorporation and registration of a new FZ establishment or a branch of a foreign company
  • Freezone licencing
  • Office lease agreements
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Interiors and Facilities Management

  • In-house interior design services
  • Turnkey solutions (from fit outs to furnishings) with convenient payment plans
  • Fit out and retrofit activities approvals
  • Housekeeping and building maintenance
  • HVAC, central cooling systems and emergency power
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Government Services

  • Visas (including employment visas, visit visas and dependents’ visas)
  • Family sponsorship
  • Visa transfer
  • Employment contracts
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  • Dubai Customs
  • Dubai Police
  • Directorate of General Residency and Foreign Affairs
  • Dubai Health Authority
  • Dubai Chamber
  • Emirates Post
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Information and Communications Technology

  • Telecom services
  • Telephone line and services
  • Etisalat and Du connectivity
  • IT support packages and integrated solutions
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Other Service Providers

  • Emirates NBD
  • Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank
  • Etisalat
  • Du
  • Travel agencies
  • Visa Services
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  • 24/7 security with CCTV surveillance
  • Entry permits
  • Car park leasing
  • Comprehensive safety systems (including fire alarms, smoke and heat detectors, automatic sprinklers and emergency lighting)
  • Certified fire safety training


DAFZA Visa Services

According to Dubai law, all residents working and living in Dubai must hold a valid UAE visa and healthcare insurance. As part of our services, DAFZA can provide all business owners with visas and healthcare cards for family and staff.

Staff Sponsorship Visa

At DAFZA, we offer support to business owners for processing residence visas, work permits and healthcare cards. We also ensure that medical reports and any other necessary staff documentation is completed.

Family Sponsorship Visa

DAFZA can assist company directors, business owners and managers to obtain visas for their families and dependants. For further information, please contact our Customer Services team.


For more information or to discuss your own set-up needs, call one of our advisors today at +971 600 532 392.
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