RAKEZ Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone

The Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ) is born from the merging of two Free Zones - RAK Free Zone and RAK Investment Authority. RAKEZ is a diverse community with a dynamic economy and industry participation. Established in 2000 by the government of Ras Al Khaimah, RAKEZ offers affordable company formation and corporate services, supporting more than 14,500 freelancers, SMEs, startups, and full-grown enterprises from more than 50 industries.

Business setup in RAKEZ is quick and easy - receive your license in at least one week only! It offers a variety of packages dedicated to helping freelancers, women owners, and startup companies

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Types of Licenses

Choose the most appropriate license for your business.
Trading License License needed for carrying out trading of goods
General Trading License License needed for carrying out trading of multiple types of goods.
Service License License needed for services-oriented business.
Media License License needed for carrying all kinds of media, advertising, and communication services.
E-commerce License License needed for professionals aiming to provide E-commerce services.

In accordance with the regulatory requirements, every company established in the UAE must renew their Trade License in order to legally continue engaging business activity and operation. The Department of Economic Development (DED) and freezone authority is the authority that issues, regulates and renews mainland and freezone trade licenses respectively. With the help of IBG, you can be ensured that the renewal process is completely done in the right order. IBG offers the best advice and services you need for liquidating your company in Mainland, Freezone and offshore across all the emirates.

During cancellation, the company will be liquidated, and all of its assets and properties will be properly divided among shareholders of the company. In all scenarios of liquidation, IBG offers the best advice and services you need for liquidating your company in Mainland, Free zone, and Offshore across all the Emirates.

0 - Networking 1 - Entrepreneur 2 - Partner 2 - Serviced Office A 4 - Serviced Office B 4 - Standard Office 6 - Executive Office

Basic

STARTING FROM

AED 11,440.00

Save up to AED 1,716.00

Basic Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • Trade License
  • Official Company Stamp
  • Expiry Reminder Services
  • Brand Identity (Logo / Letterhead / Business Card Design)
  • Bank Account Opening Assistance (UAE)
  • Free IBG Fee on first renewal
  • 1 Free Visa Processing for investor from A to Z
  • Door-to-Door document delivery(within Dubai)
  • VAT & Accounting and Bookkeeping Consultation

WE RECOMMEND

Elite

STARTING FROM

AED 13,940.00

Save up to AED 2,091.00

Elite Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR
  • 3 Free Visa Processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Mail Management

Executive

STARTING FROM

AED 14,940.00

Save up to AED 2,241.00

Executive Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR
  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Health Insurance Assistance
  • VAT Registration – One Time Only
  • Email Setup Assistance
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • VIP assistance for visa application and Company incorporation

Basic

STARTING FROM

AED 13,900.00

Save up to AED 2,085.00

Basic Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • Trade License
  • Official Company Stamp
  • Expiry Reminder Services
  • Brand Identity (Logo / Letterhead / Business Card Design)
  • Bank Account Opening Assistance (UAE)
  • Free IBG Fee on first renewal
  • 1 Free Visa Processing for investor from A to Z
  • Door-to-Door document delivery(within Dubai)
  • VAT & Accounting and Bookkeeping Consultation

WE RECOMMEND

Elite

STARTING FROM

AED 16,400.00

Save up to AED 2,460.00

Elite Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR
  • 3 Free Visa Processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Mail Management

Executive

STARTING FROM

AED 17,400.00

Save up to AED 2,610.00

Executive Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR
  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Health Insurance Assistance
  • VAT Registration – One Time Only
  • Email Setup Assistance
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • VIP assistance for visa application and Company incorporation

Basic

STARTING FROM

AED 17,948.00

Save up to AED 2,692.20

Basic Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • Trade License
  • Official Company Stamp
  • Expiry Reminder Services
  • Brand Identity (Logo / Letterhead / Business Card Design)
  • Bank Account Opening Assistance (UAE)
  • Free IBG Fee on first renewal
  • 1 Free Visa Processing for investor from A to Z
  • Door-to-Door document delivery(within Dubai)
  • VAT & Accounting and Bookkeeping Consultation

WE RECOMMEND

Elite

STARTING FROM

AED 20,448.00

Save up to AED 3,067.20

Elite Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR
  • 3 Free Visa Processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Mail Management

Executive

STARTING FROM

AED 21,448.00

Save up to AED 3,217.20

Executive Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR
  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Health Insurance Assistance
  • VAT Registration – One Time Only
  • Email Setup Assistance
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • VIP assistance for visa application and Company incorporation

Basic

STARTING FROM

AED 19,155.00

Save up to AED 2,873.25

Basic Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • Trade License
  • Official Company Stamp
  • Expiry Reminder Services
  • Brand Identity (Logo / Letterhead / Business Card Design)
  • Bank Account Opening Assistance (UAE)
  • Free IBG Fee on first renewal
  • 1 Free Visa Processing for investor from A to Z
  • Door-to-Door document delivery(within Dubai)
  • VAT & Accounting and Bookkeeping Consultation

WE RECOMMEND

Elite

STARTING FROM

AED 21,655.00

Save up to AED 3,248.25

Elite Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR
  • 3 Free Visa Processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Mail Management

Executive

STARTING FROM

AED 22,655.00

Save up to AED 3,398.25

Executive Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR
  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Health Insurance Assistance
  • VAT Registration – One Time Only
  • Email Setup Assistance
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • VIP assistance for visa application and Company incorporation

Basic

STARTING FROM

AED 21,705.00

Save up to AED 3,255.75

Basic Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • Trade License
  • Official Company Stamp
  • Expiry Reminder Services
  • Brand Identity (Logo / Letterhead / Business Card Design)
  • Bank Account Opening Assistance (UAE)
  • Free IBG Fee on first renewal
  • 1 Free Visa Processing for investor from A to Z
  • Door-to-Door document delivery(within Dubai)
  • VAT & Accounting and Bookkeeping Consultation

WE RECOMMEND

Elite

STARTING FROM

AED 24,205.00

Save up to AED 3,630.75

Elite Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR
  • 3 Free Visa Processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Mail Management

Executive

STARTING FROM

AED 25,205.00

Save up to AED 3,780.75

Executive Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR
  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Health Insurance Assistance
  • VAT Registration – One Time Only
  • Email Setup Assistance
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • VIP assistance for visa application and Company incorporation

Basic

STARTING FROM

AED 21,408.00

Save up to AED 3,211.20

Basic Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • Trade License
  • Official Company Stamp
  • Expiry Reminder Services
  • Brand Identity (Logo / Letterhead / Business Card Design)
  • Bank Account Opening Assistance (UAE)
  • Free IBG Fee on first renewal
  • 1 Free Visa Processing for investor from A to Z
  • Door-to-Door document delivery(within Dubai)
  • VAT & Accounting and Bookkeeping Consultation

WE RECOMMEND

Elite

STARTING FROM

AED 23,908.00

Save up to AED 3,586.20

Elite Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR
  • 3 Free Visa Processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Mail Management

Executive

STARTING FROM

AED 24,908.00

Save up to AED 3,736.20

Executive Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR
  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Health Insurance Assistance
  • VAT Registration – One Time Only
  • Email Setup Assistance
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • VIP assistance for visa application and Company incorporation

Basic

STARTING FROM

AED 25,955.00

Save up to AED 3,893.25

Basic Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • Trade License
  • Official Company Stamp
  • Expiry Reminder Services
  • Brand Identity (Logo / Letterhead / Business Card Design)
  • Bank Account Opening Assistance (UAE)
  • Free IBG Fee on first renewal
  • 1 Free Visa Processing for investor from A to Z
  • Door-to-Door document delivery(within Dubai)
  • VAT & Accounting and Bookkeeping Consultation

WE RECOMMEND

Elite

STARTING FROM

AED 28,455.00

Save up to AED 4,268.25

Elite Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR
  • 3 Free Visa Processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Mail Management

Executive

STARTING FROM

AED 29,455.00

Save up to AED 4,418.25

Executive Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR
  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Health Insurance Assistance
  • VAT Registration – One Time Only
  • Email Setup Assistance
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • VIP assistance for visa application and Company incorporation

Basic

STARTING FROM

AED 8,240.00

Save up to AED 1,236.00

Basic Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • Trade License
  • Official Company Stamp
  • Expiry Reminder Services
  • Brand Identity (Logo / Letterhead / Business Card Design)
  • Bank Account Opening Assistance (UAE)
  • Free IBG Fee on first renewal
  • 1 Free Visa Processing for investor from A to Z
  • Door-to-Door document delivery(within Dubai)
  • VAT & Accounting and Bookkeeping Consultation

WE RECOMMEND

Elite

STARTING FROM

AED 10,740.00

Save up to AED 1,611.00

Elite Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR
  • 3 Free Visa Processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Mail Management

Executive

STARTING FROM

AED 11,740.00

Save up to AED 1,761.00

Executive Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR
  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Health Insurance Assistance
  • VAT Registration – One Time Only
  • Email Setup Assistance
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • VIP assistance for visa application and Company incorporation

Basic

STARTING FROM

AED 11,200.00

Save up to AED 1,680.00

Basic Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • Trade License
  • Official Company Stamp
  • Expiry Reminder Services
  • Brand Identity (Logo / Letterhead / Business Card Design)
  • Bank Account Opening Assistance (UAE)
  • Free IBG Fee on first renewal
  • 1 Free Visa Processing for investor from A to Z
  • Door-to-Door document delivery(within Dubai)
  • VAT & Accounting and Bookkeeping Consultation

WE RECOMMEND

Elite

STARTING FROM

AED 13,700.00

Save up to AED 2,055.00

Elite Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR
  • 3 Free Visa Processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Mail Management

Executive

STARTING FROM

AED 14,700.00

Save up to AED 2,205.00

Executive Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR
  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Health Insurance Assistance
  • VAT Registration – One Time Only
  • Email Setup Assistance
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • VIP assistance for visa application and Company incorporation

Basic

STARTING FROM

AED 14,748.00

Save up to AED 2,212.20

Basic Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • Trade License
  • Official Company Stamp
  • Expiry Reminder Services
  • Brand Identity (Logo / Letterhead / Business Card Design)
  • Bank Account Opening Assistance (UAE)
  • Free IBG Fee on first renewal
  • 1 Free Visa Processing for investor from A to Z
  • Door-to-Door document delivery(within Dubai)
  • VAT & Accounting and Bookkeeping Consultation

WE RECOMMEND

Elite

STARTING FROM

AED 17,248.00

Save up to AED 2,587.20

Elite Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR
  • 3 Free Visa Processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Mail Management

Executive

STARTING FROM

AED 18,248.00

Save up to AED 2,737.20

Executive Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR
  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Health Insurance Assistance
  • VAT Registration – One Time Only
  • Email Setup Assistance
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • VIP assistance for visa application and Company incorporation

Basic

STARTING FROM

AED 15,755.00

Save up to AED 2,363.25

Basic Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • Trade License
  • Official Company Stamp
  • Expiry Reminder Services
  • Brand Identity (Logo / Letterhead / Business Card Design)
  • Bank Account Opening Assistance (UAE)
  • Free IBG Fee on first renewal
  • 1 Free Visa Processing for investor from A to Z
  • Door-to-Door document delivery(within Dubai)
  • VAT & Accounting and Bookkeeping Consultation

WE RECOMMEND

Elite

STARTING FROM

AED 18,255.00

Save up to AED 2,738.25

Elite Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR
  • 3 Free Visa Processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Mail Management

Executive

STARTING FROM

AED 19,255.00

Save up to AED 2,888.25

Executive Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR
  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Health Insurance Assistance
  • VAT Registration – One Time Only
  • Email Setup Assistance
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • VIP assistance for visa application and Company incorporation

Basic

STARTING FROM

AED 18,305.00

Save up to AED 2,745.75

Basic Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • Trade License
  • Official Company Stamp
  • Expiry Reminder Services
  • Brand Identity (Logo / Letterhead / Business Card Design)
  • Bank Account Opening Assistance (UAE)
  • Free IBG Fee on first renewal
  • 1 Free Visa Processing for investor from A to Z
  • Door-to-Door document delivery(within Dubai)
  • VAT & Accounting and Bookkeeping Consultation

WE RECOMMEND

Elite

STARTING FROM

AED 20,805.00

Save up to AED 3,120.75

Elite Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR
  • 3 Free Visa Processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Mail Management

Executive

STARTING FROM

AED 21,805.00

Save up to AED 3,270.75

Executive Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR
  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Health Insurance Assistance
  • VAT Registration – One Time Only
  • Email Setup Assistance
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • VIP assistance for visa application and Company incorporation

Basic

STARTING FROM

AED 18,008.00

Save up to AED 2,701.20

Basic Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • Trade License
  • Official Company Stamp
  • Expiry Reminder Services
  • Brand Identity (Logo / Letterhead / Business Card Design)
  • Bank Account Opening Assistance (UAE)
  • Free IBG Fee on first renewal
  • 1 Free Visa Processing for investor from A to Z
  • Door-to-Door document delivery(within Dubai)
  • VAT & Accounting and Bookkeeping Consultation

WE RECOMMEND

Elite

STARTING FROM

AED 20,508.00

Save up to AED 3,076.20

Elite Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR
  • 3 Free Visa Processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Mail Management

Executive

STARTING FROM

AED 21,508.00

Save up to AED 3,226.20

Executive Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR
  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Health Insurance Assistance
  • VAT Registration – One Time Only
  • Email Setup Assistance
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • VIP assistance for visa application and Company incorporation

Basic

STARTING FROM

AED 24,185.00

Save up to AED 3,627.75

Basic Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • Trade License
  • Official Company Stamp
  • Expiry Reminder Services
  • Brand Identity (Logo / Letterhead / Business Card Design)
  • Bank Account Opening Assistance (UAE)
  • Free IBG Fee on first renewal
  • 1 Free Visa Processing for investor from A to Z
  • Door-to-Door document delivery(within Dubai)
  • VAT & Accounting and Bookkeeping Consultation

WE RECOMMEND

Elite

STARTING FROM

AED 26,685.00

Save up to AED 4,002.75

Elite Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR
  • 3 Free Visa Processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Mail Management

Executive

STARTING FROM

AED 27,685.00

Save up to AED 4,152.75

Executive Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR
  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Health Insurance Assistance
  • VAT Registration – One Time Only
  • Email Setup Assistance
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • VIP assistance for visa application and Company incorporation

Basic

STARTING FROM

AED 27,358.00

Save up to AED 4,103.70

Basic Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • Trade License
  • Official Company Stamp
  • Expiry Reminder Services
  • Brand Identity (Logo / Letterhead / Business Card Design)
  • Bank Account Opening Assistance (UAE)
  • Free IBG Fee on first renewal
  • 1 Free Visa Processing for investor from A to Z
  • Door-to-Door document delivery(within Dubai)
  • VAT & Accounting and Bookkeeping Consultation

WE RECOMMEND

Elite

STARTING FROM

AED 29,858.00

Save up to AED 4,478.70

Elite Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR
  • 3 Free Visa Processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Mail Management

Executive

STARTING FROM

AED 30,858.00

Save up to AED 4,628.70

Executive Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR
  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Health Insurance Assistance
  • VAT Registration – One Time Only
  • Email Setup Assistance
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • VIP assistance for visa application and Company incorporation

Basic

STARTING FROM

AED 37,535.00

Save up to AED 5,630.25

Basic Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • Trade License
  • Official Company Stamp
  • Expiry Reminder Services
  • Brand Identity (Logo / Letterhead / Business Card Design)
  • Bank Account Opening Assistance (UAE)
  • Free IBG Fee on first renewal
  • 1 Free Visa Processing for investor from A to Z
  • Door-to-Door document delivery(within Dubai)
  • VAT & Accounting and Bookkeeping Consultation

WE RECOMMEND

Elite

STARTING FROM

AED 40,035.00

Save up to AED 6,005.25

Elite Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR
  • 3 Free Visa Processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Mail Management

Executive

STARTING FROM

AED 41,035.00

Save up to AED 6,155.25

Executive Contains

Business Incorporation Starter Pack

  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR
  • 1 Free Visa Processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Health Insurance Assistance
  • VAT Registration – One Time Only
  • Email Setup Assistance
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • VIP assistance for visa application and Company incorporation

Process and Timeline

IBG is dedicated to serving and assisting you, exhausting all efforts while still being true to our streamlined processes and deadlines.
1 The applicant:
  • Should be 18 years old and above;
  • Should not have any criminal records;
  • The business should be legally permissible;
  • Should be an individual, corporate or mixed of both.
2 Send an inquiry

For us to give you the best options for your setup, please provide the following information:
– Nature of business/activity
– No. of shareholders
– No. of visa required
– Office requirement

Company Setup

1 For Individual Shareholder

1. Passport copy
2. Emirate ID copy
3. Visa Copy/UAE entry stamp/ Tourist or visit visa copy
4. Number of shareholders with sharing % Manager of the company

If the manager is not a shareholder:
1. Name
2. Phone Number
3. Address
4. Passport Copy
5. Passport Size Photo
6. Visa Page
7. Emirates ID

2 For Corporate Shareholder

For Corporate Shareholder

1. Board resolution
2. License, MOA, Incumbency, Share Certificate, etc. of the shareholding company
3. Passport copy/ies of the UBO/’s
4. Passport copy/ies of the Manager’s
5. Visa page of Manager (if UAE resident)
6. Address of the authorized signatory
7. Passport size photo for the authorized signatory
8. Home & UAE Address
9. Number of shareholders with sharing % Manager of the company

If the manager is not a shareholder:
1. Name
2. Phone Number
3. Address
4. Passport Copy
5. Passport Size Photo
6. Visa Page
7. Emirates ID

Visa Processing

1 For Visa Processing:

Sponsor:
1. License Copy
2. Establishment Card copy

Applicant:
1. Scanned copy of Passport should be current and valid for at least 6 months – colored uncut with full border
2. (1) Passport Size photograph with white background;
3. Tourist visa / Residence Cancellation (if Applicable)
4. Emirates ID copy (if applicable)
5. Information needed for Visa application

1 Without Visa Package:

Starts from AED 8,240

2 With Visa Package:

Starts from AED AED 11,200

3 Other Fees:

Immigration Card (3 years)
AED 1,575

Pre-Approval Fee
AED 100 per Shareholder

E-channel Deposit
WAIVED

E-channel Registration
AED 2,200

E-channel Renewal
AED 1,200

Facility Deposit
Starts from AED 500

4 Visa Fees:

Investor Visa (3 years)
AED 3,950

Employee Visa (3 years)
AED 3,600

Employee Deposit Fee
AED 2,000

Change Status
AED 885

Medical Test
Starts from AED 450

Emirates ID (3 years)
AED 375

Company Setup

1 Incorporation Timeline

Step 1. Name Approval
1 working day

Step 2. Pre-Approval
5-7 working days

Step 3. Trade License Issuance
2-3 working days
(if no extra approval and/or no additional requirements is required)

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Visa Processing

1 Visa Processing Timeline

Step 1. Establishment Card Application
1 working day

Step 2. Establishment Card Issuance
5-7 working days

Step 3. Entry Permit Issuance
5-7 working days

Step 4. Client Arrival (outside country) optional
Depends on the client

Step 5. Change Status
(inside country)
3-5 working days

Step 6. Medical & Emirates ID Typing
1 working day

Step 7. Medical Test & Biometric
1 working day
*The client must go based on the schedule.

Step 8. Medical Certificate Issuance

If Normal – 2 working days
If VIP – 4 hours

Step 9. Visa Stamping
5-7 working days

Step 10. Emirates ID Issuance
5-10 working days

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Process and Timeline

IBG is dedicated to serving and assisting you, exhausting all efforts while still being true to our streamlined processes and deadlines.
1 You must be a/n:

IBG Client

If you’re an existing IBG Client, no need to worry. We will send you a reminder if your trade license is due for renewal.

2 New Client

If you’re a new client, our team will give you a call to retrieve necessary information before proceeding with the process.

1 For Individual Shareholder

1. Renewal & Amendment Application form
2. Trade License
3. Certificate of Good Standing
4. Extract from Commercial Register
5. Shareholder’s Passport Copy
6. Director’s Passport Copy
7. Manager’s Passport Copy
8. Renewed Lease Agreement
9. No Objection Certificate
10. Audited/Financials Report (for Industrial License only)

2 For Corporate Shareholder

For Corporate Shareholder
1. Renewal & Amendment Application form
2. Trade License
3. Shareholder’s Passport Copy
4. Director’s Passport Copy
5. Manager’s Passport Copy
6. Renewed Lease Agreement
7. No Objection Certificate
8. Audited/Financials Report (for Industrial License only)

1 Fees:

The renewal fee depends on the current license package taken by the client.

1 Incorporation Timeline

Step 1. Submission of documents & payment
1 working day

Step 2. License Amendment Process (optional)
2-3 working days

Step 2. Trade License Issuance
4-5 working days

License Renewal Download

License Amendment Download

Process and Timeline

IBG is dedicated to serving and assisting you, exhausting all efforts while still being true to our streamlined processes and deadlines.
1 You must be a:
  • Trade License Holder
  • Partner/Shareholder
2 Send an inquiry

For us to give you the best options for your required service, please give us a call or schedule a consultation.

1 License Cancellation

1. License Cancellation Form
2. Owner Declaration (if applicable)
3. Shareholder Resolution (if applicable)
4. Corporate Resolution (if applicable)
5. General Manager Termination/Resignation Letter
6. Trade License
7. Exit Survey
8. Clearance Letter

1 Visa Cancellation (if applicable)

1. Visa Cancellation form
2. Visa Cancellation Form
3. Passport
4. Emirates ID

1 License Cancellation fee

AED 2,000

*Penalty fees of AED 50 per day will be imposed in case of not deregistering within the validity of the company.

2 Visa Cancellation fee (if applicable)

Investor Visa
AED 535 per visa

Employee Visa
AED 255 per visa

1 Incorporation Timeline

Step 1. Immigration Card Cancellation (if applicable)
2-7 working days

Step 2. Visa Cancellation (if applicable)
5-6 working days

Step 3. License Cancellation
4-5 working days

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Frequently Asked Questions

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RAKEZ accommodates three types of company form, which are:
• Free Zone Limited Liability Company (FZ-LLC)
• Branch of a UAE-based company (including companies registered in other free zones)
• Branch of a foreign company

No, one of the benefits of incorporating a company in the Free Zone is that it offers 100% foreign ownership, so you won't be needing a local partner to form a company.

Free Zone companies may have a maximum of 50 shareholders.

The signing of the resolution to register Subsidiary companies or Branches may be done by the authorized signatory on behalf of the parent company. The authorized signatory must be mentioned on the company's legal documents or through an attested power of attorney document from the UAE Embassy or consulate in the parent company's country of origin.

No, it is mandatory for a Branch to have the same activities of its parent's company.

None, there is no Memorandum of Association in a Branch because a Branch is an extension of its parent company with no legal identity.

Yes, it is allowed for a Free Zone company to open a Branch in the Mainland provided that they have an appointed local service agent who must be a UAE national and is holding no less than 51% of the Free Zone company's capital.

A Limited Liability Company means that the liabilities of a company do not extend to its shareholders. It is treated as an entity separated from its shareholders. Each shareholder is only liable to the extent of his shares in the company's capital.

Yes, the owner of a Free Zone Establishment has a limited liability.

Yes, it is possible for the same person to be a Shareholder, a Director, a Secretary, and a Manager of a company.

No, it is not allowed to have more than one Manager in a company.

Yes, it is possible provided that he/she can present a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from his current sponsor that must be obtained in advance.

No, it is not a requirement, especially if an owner is a GCC National or is a partner in a commercial company is holding any other nationality. However, a professional individual establishment must be carried out by a person residing in the UAE.

RAKEZ issues the following Free Zone licenses:

• Industrial License - used for Manufacturing, importing, packaging and exporting products
• Commercial License - used for Trading in services and goods
• Educational License - used for opening an education-related institution or a consultancy company
• E-commerce License - used for Trading in goods and services via electronic means
• Individual/Professional License - used by one owner with one activity in a specific specialty or expertise
• General Trading License - used for Trading in multiple goods
• Media License - used for operating media-related business activities
• Service License - used for conducting services or consultancies across any industry

An independent professional contractor in the UAE is called a Freelancer. They are operating in the form of a sole practitioner to conduct the permitted profession.

Yes, RAKEZ issues Freelancer's permit to identify them as a sole practitioner, which enables them to conduct business in their birth name as opposed to a brand name. They offer them a wide range of professions related to media and education that are open for freelancers.

Yes, a company is allowed to add activities once the license has been issued. They also have an option to either add activities on the same license type or a different license type.

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Client Testimonials

Ahmad Khalil

I would like to thank harsha and sajad by names for the effort they did to get my visa done million thanks to all the team
Aeon International FZ-LLC

Deepa Nair

Thanks to Mr Mahesh and Ms Harsha for guiding us in every step towards registering our company. They made the process so smooth and easy for us that we recommend IBG consultants to get your work done in a most professional way. They responded to our queries any time of the day and the quality of their services were top class. Way to go IBG! Thanks and regards..
VMentor

RADHAKRISHNA

Thanks to Ms. Harsha and the team for guiding me towards registering my company. They made the process so smooth and easy for me. I will recommend IBG consultants to anyone to get their trade license process done in a professional way. Appreciate the quality of response to my queries , Way to go IBG!
Aspire Point Technical Services LLC

Marites Maite

We had our business processed by IBG Consulting, and they had exceeded our expectations. Mahesh Maddu did an amazing job explaining each process and throughout the whole registration. Harsha, who is in charge of the back-end processing, is prompt and efficient in updating us with our license. Overall, I highly recommend IBG Consulting for all your business licensing needs.
Project X1 LLC

Subashi Joshi

When we decided five years ago to start our business in Dubai, we approached IBG Consulting for our business license and other documents. From day one, we appreciate how they interacted and exerted efforts for us, each with a smile on their faces, until we finish the whole legal process. All necessary documents were processed within the timeframe.We can say that we have a good working relationship with IBG Consulting, and will remain as it is in the future. They are all very supportive and prompt in their services. They gave us the best solutions and treated us with respect. We wish them good luck and we look forward to more corporate services available from their agency.
Welldone International FZC

Ljiljana Conic

Our experience with IBG was and still is great. They helped us to support our clients to do business in UAE. Especially thanks to Mr. Erano and Ms. Fatima – efficient team of professionals. We ll definitely do business with them in future and recomend them to our clients.
Conic&Tonic - Republic of Serbia

Zuhair

Quality Business OrganizationEasy to reach, advertised in popular e-media, sociable personnel, high standard communication, segregate task assignment among employee, well trained and expert workforce, friendly feeling.
PRO Services

Ihab Dakak

Great Experience with IBGMy experience with IBG was great! the team is so supportive and continuously provided a high level of service. Indeed, Recommended.
Marketo Rex LLC

Rakesh

IBG helped me in getting my dependents.IBG helped me in getting my dependents’ visa processed. The service offered by IBG was great, and the most important part of the service is their response and being transparent, especially in terms of charges, timelines etc. I recommend to consult IBG for visa related services in UAE.
PRO Services

Rickee

Working with IBG was smooth like butter, this was made possible only by people like Mr.Mahesh, Ms.Harsha and Ms.Fatima. They are best in their respective jobs and maintained professionalism throughout my company opening process and follow up requirements.100% I will recommend IBG to my contacts!
PRO Services

Jenifer Silva

Excellent Customer Service. IBG helped us setting up our business smoothly. They go above and beyond – SUPERB customer service!! A big thank you to the operations team (Ms. Fatma and most especially to Mrs. Halima Amin).100% will recommend to my contacts!!
AromaPlus

RCB

Business Set-Up LicensingExcellent Work With Halina and IBG Staff, Very Professional and Supportive.
RCB Consulting

Ahmad Khalil

I would like to thank harsha and sajad by names for the effort they did to get my visa done million thanks to all the team
Aeon International FZ-LLC

Deepa Nair

Thanks to Mr Mahesh and Ms Harsha for guiding us in every step towards registering our company. They made the process so smooth and easy for us that we recommend IBG consultants to get your work done in a most professional way. They responded to our queries any time of the day and the quality of their services were top class. Way to go IBG! Thanks and regards..
VMentor

RADHAKRISHNA

Thanks to Ms. Harsha and the team for guiding me towards registering my company. They made the process so smooth and easy for me. I will recommend IBG consultants to anyone to get their trade license process done in a professional way. Appreciate the quality of response to my queries , Way to go IBG!
Aspire Point Technical Services LLC

Marites Maite

We had our business processed by IBG Consulting, and they had exceeded our expectations. Mahesh Maddu did an amazing job explaining each process and throughout the whole registration. Harsha, who is in charge of the back-end processing, is prompt and efficient in updating us with our license. Overall, I highly recommend IBG Consulting for all your business licensing needs.
Project X1 LLC

Subashi Joshi

When we decided five years ago to start our business in Dubai, we approached IBG Consulting for our business license and other documents. From day one, we appreciate how they interacted and exerted efforts for us, each with a smile on their faces, until we finish the whole legal process. All necessary documents were processed within the timeframe.We can say that we have a good working relationship with IBG Consulting, and will remain as it is in the future. They are all very supportive and prompt in their services. They gave us the best solutions and treated us with respect. We wish them good luck and we look forward to more corporate services available from their agency.
Welldone International FZC

Ljiljana Conic

Our experience with IBG was and still is great. They helped us to support our clients to do business in UAE. Especially thanks to Mr. Erano and Ms. Fatima – efficient team of professionals. We ll definitely do business with them in future and recomend them to our clients.
Conic&Tonic - Republic of Serbia

Zuhair

Quality Business OrganizationEasy to reach, advertised in popular e-media, sociable personnel, high standard communication, segregate task assignment among employee, well trained and expert workforce, friendly feeling.
PRO Services

Ihab Dakak

Great Experience with IBGMy experience with IBG was great! the team is so supportive and continuously provided a high level of service. Indeed, Recommended.
Marketo Rex LLC

Rakesh

IBG helped me in getting my dependents.IBG helped me in getting my dependents’ visa processed. The service offered by IBG was great, and the most important part of the service is their response and being transparent, especially in terms of charges, timelines etc. I recommend to consult IBG for visa related services in UAE.
PRO Services

Rickee

Working with IBG was smooth like butter, this was made possible only by people like Mr.Mahesh, Ms.Harsha and Ms.Fatima. They are best in their respective jobs and maintained professionalism throughout my company opening process and follow up requirements.100% I will recommend IBG to my contacts!
PRO Services

Jenifer Silva

Excellent Customer Service. IBG helped us setting up our business smoothly. They go above and beyond – SUPERB customer service!! A big thank you to the operations team (Ms. Fatma and most especially to Mrs. Halima Amin).100% will recommend to my contacts!!
AromaPlus

RCB

Business Set-Up LicensingExcellent Work With Halina and IBG Staff, Very Professional and Supportive.
RCB Consulting