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Dubai Airport Freezone

Meeting the needs of modern business

As the leading free zone services provider in the Middle East, Dubai Airport Freezone offers integrated business solutions to the global business community. DAFZA’s strategic location, comprehensive services, well integrated world class facilities and above all excellent investment incentives and tax exemptions enable the FDI companies to achieve greater functional efficiency and lower operational cost.

  • Strategic location in the heart of Dubai and next to the airport
  • State-of-the-art infrastructure
  • World-class facilities
  • Single window convenience for administrative services
  • Investor-oriented management
  • 24/7 customs services and rapid cargo clearance
  • Dedicated logistics center
  • Extensive cargo handling facilities
    Tax Incentives:
  • 100% corporate tax exemption
  • 100% personal income tax exemption
  • 100% import & export tax exemption
    Investment Incentives:
  • 100% foreign company ownership
  • 100% repatriation of capital and profits
  • No currency restrictions



Simply the best address in town and in the region

What you are depends a lot on where you are, and Dubai Airport Freezone offers you location advantages like nobody else can. Its proximity to Dubai International Airport, where more than 150 airlines connect over 220 destinations across six continents, makes business travel very easy bringing you closer to your clients in the Middle East and beyond. It also provides easy access to logistics and cargo handling facilities catering import and export needs.

Adding to further convenience, DAFZA’s central location enables quick access to main business hot spots in the city making your business more productive. Efficiency is born out of speed and ease of functioning, and at Dubai Airport Freezone the focus is always on facilitating progress.


Freedom to customize to your own needs

DAFZA offers world-class infrastructure and facilities that are professionally conceived and maintained to enable your business with agility, flexibility & scalability, and to ensure better return on your investment.

High quality, free-size offices located in DAFZA’s state-of-the-art Business Park are available for rent on annual basis.You have full freedom to customize your work environment to project your corporate identity and match your branding requirements. We guarantee that only the finest materials are used for the interior, covering carpeting, wallpaper, false ceiling, lighting, structured cabling, window shades and other works.

1. Office Spaces


Area : Minimum space of 25 sq. m. is necessary to obtain a license
Lease term : One year, renewable annually
Access : 24/7

2. Light Industrial Units (LIU)

Dubai Airport Freezone offers high quality, thermal insulated, purpose-built units for rent, which can be utilized either as a warehouse for storage and distribution or as a space for assembly and light production. If needed, multiple units can be used to suit individual requirements.


Area : LIU has an area of approximately 350 sq. m.
Lease term : Each LIU has ground and mezzanine floor offices of 90 sq. m.
Access : One year, renewable annually


Essential business services close at hand

Dubai Airport Freezone is the one stop shop for all set up and administrative services. It presents the perfect way to master the challenges of setting up an enterprise in a new territory. While we provide the complete infrastructure and service support for successful establishment and functioning of your business, we also help you with peripheral services to ensure smooth operations and lower overheads.

At DAFZA cutting-edge systems and processes are in place to make sure your service experience is to your full satisfaction and is as easy as possible.

Freezone Services

  • Licensing and registration services
  • Employee and family sponsorship services
  • Administrative support
  • IT and telecommunication services
  • Housekeeping and building maintenance
  • 24/7 security

Freezone Facilities

  • Conference room
  • Lecture halls
  • Business lounge

General Facilities

  • Government departments: Immigration,Dubai Customs & Dubai Chamber
  • Banks
  • Medical clinic
  • Food court
  • Postal services
  • Telecommunication services
  • Coffee shops
  • Car rental
  • Health spa
  • Travel agent


Getting Started

A few steps and you’re ready to take off


Step 1: Choose Your License

Dubai Airport Freezone offers two types of licenses:

Trading License - entitles the holder to import, export, distribute and store items specified in the license
Service License - entitles the holder to carry out services specified in the license


Step 2: Choose Your Company

To set up your business there are two different categories of companies

Free Zone Company (FZCO) Individual / Non Individual:

1 - 50 Shareholders
Minimum share capital of AED 1,000*

Branch Office:

Branch office of an existing company
No share capital is required

* Each share should be in the denomination of AED 1,000

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