Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority

Home to more than 7,000 enterprises from 100 countries, which include over 100 Global Fortune 500 companies, the impact that Jebel Ali Free Zone has had on Dubai’s economy has been unprecedented. Today it accounts for more than 20% of the UAE’s foreign direct investment and 50% of Dubai’s total exports. With the service and infrastructural capabilities of serving an incredible and ever-expanding list of activities, JAFZA is the ideal location to house any kind of business and cater to its unique business needs.


JAFZA allows three types of business company types or business entities within its premises:

  • Free Zone Establishment (FZE)

    Formed with one shareholder, either an individual or a company. The minimum capital requirement depends on the activity.

  • Free Zone Company (FZCO)

    Formed by a minimum of two and maximum of 50 shareholders, either individuals or companies or a combination of both. The minimum capital requirement depends on the activity.

  • Public Listed Company (PLC)

    A limited liability company with two or more shareholders. The company has to be listed on the stock exchange and the public can subscribe to its shares.

  • Branch Office of an Existing Company

    Formed as the registered branch of a foreign/local company with an existing license to operate outside the Free Zone.


  • 100% foreign ownership allowed
  • 100% of repatriation of capital & profits
  • 100% personal income tax exemption
  • 0% taxes
  • 0% import or export duties
  • No currency restrictions

JAFZA’s most extraordinary achievement lies in being able to effectively exploit Dubai’s inherent geographic and cultural advantages through state-of-the-art infrastructural, technical and support services that enable businesses not only reduce operational costs, but also offer unique opportunities for business development.

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    AED 41,000

    Office 611 & Lobby Level

    The Fairmont Dubai,

    Sheikh Zayed Road

    PO 33964 Dubai, UAE

    Office Hours :- 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
    (Monday to Friday)