FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Setting up a Business in a Dubai Freezone
A freezone is an area where business can be conducted without the usual restrictions that are applied to foreign companies, such as requiring a partner who is an Emirati national, or being liable for corporate or income tax.
One of the many advantages of setting up your company with DAFZA is that we allow 100 percent foreign ownership. This means you do not require a partner with UAE nationality to start a company with DAFZA.
No, corporate or income tax is levied on companies or individuals operating within DAFZA.
DAFZA regulations require a minimum of one shareholder and a maximum of 50 to form a company.
The minimum share capital for a DAFZA company is AED 1,000.
No, even though DAFZA is conveniently located near Terminal 2, it is not part of Dubai International Airport.