UAE BUSINESS SETUP GUIDES

THE RESOURCES FOR YOUR SUCCESS

Your success is our success. That is why we have prepared these resources to help you get your business on the right track, from the start.

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Business Setup Guides

Choosing a Company Name in the UAE

In the UAE, the company name registration process requires that names adhere to certain naming stipulations. In this guide we present all you need to know when it comes to naming your UAE company.

Choosing a Company Name in the UAE

Corporate Banking in the UAE

One of the tasks on the checklist after having set up your new business in the UAE is to get your corporate bank account. In this guide we walk you through some of the more important things you need to be aware of as you look to set up your corporate bank account in the UAE.

Corporate Banking in the UAE

Local Partner Requirements in the UAE

One of the most commonly questions asked by entrepreneurs looking to set up a company in the UAE for the first time is whether they are legally required to have a local partner or not. In this guide we take a closer look at local partner requirements when it comes to setting up your business in the country.

UAE local partner requirements

How to Hire in the UAE

Hiring in the UAE comes with its own unique set of challenges in the form of standard work contracts, labour law understanding, different stipulations depending on the types of employment contracts offered, and whether or not your business operates from within a free zone. In this guide we take a look at the ways you can best manage the hiring process in the UAE.

How to Hire in the UAE

Meeting Your Insurance Needs in the UAE

As a general rule, the insurance needs of any small business can be split into three categories: Employees, assets and liabilities. Within these categories are a number of different provisions – some that are suitable for all and others that are only necessary for specific types of businesses. In this guide we take a closer look at the insurance needs of small businesses in the UAE.

Meeting Your Insurance Needs in the UAE

Office Space in the UAE

In this guide we take a look at the main considerations you need to have in mind when searching for your very own office space in the UAE.

Office Space in the UAE

Setting Up Your Free Zone Company in the UAE

While the technical, administrative, and financial aspects of setting up a business in the UAE can seem overwhelming, with the right support, the process is far more straightforward than you might think. In this guide we take a look at the list of to do’s as well as the step-by-step process involved in setting up your own UAE free zone company.

Setting up your free zone company in the UAE

Setting up Your UAE Branch Office

There are many ways to set up a business here in the UAE. One of the most popular routes for foreign entrepreneurs – particularly those looking to retain 100% ownership – is by opening a branch office of an existing company. In this guide we take a closer look at the different types of branch offices, the benefits of each, and the steps you need to take to get set up.

Setting up Your UAE Branch Office

The UAE’s Free Zones

This gives its entrepreneurs ready access to a hub of knowledge and expertise from others within their field. In this guide, we take a look at some of the many benefits of setting up your company in a UAE free zone.

The UAE's free zones

UAE Visas for Your Dependants

The process of applying for the residence visa, which remains valid for a period of anywhere from one to three years, is incredibly simple, and made up of four stages: entry permit, status adjustment, medical fitness test, Emirates ID registration, and visa stamping.

In the guide below we answer all the key questions surrounding UAE residence visas for your dependents.

UAE Dependant Residence Visa