Company Formation in Abu Dhabi Free Zones
Abu Dhabi’s strategic location between the three continents of Europe, Asia and Africa makes it an interesting option for establishing a new business. As the Federal Capital, many companies strategically chose to locate here, ahead of other cities in the GCC.
Establishing a company in one of the Free Zones Comapny Formation in Abu Dhabi is an attractive option for the investors looking to tap into the huge potentials and excellent business environment offered by the Abu Dhabi Emirate. These free zones are set up as part of the Emirate’s ambitious economic diversification pursuit, and intended for spurring further foreign investment in the local economy.
Major Free Zones in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi Saadiyat Island Free Zone
Trading, financial, and services companies may be incorporated or establish branches in the free zone area.
Saadiyat has on offer something for everyone across diverse fields. It has seven distinct districts namely Saadiyat Cultural District, Saadiyat Beach, Saadiyat Retreat, Saadiyat Reserve, Saadiyat Marina, Saadiyat Promenade, and Saadiyat Lagoons.
Abu Dhabi TwoFour54
Twofour54 was set up as a media free zone in Abu Dhabi to position the Emirate as a leading player in Arabic media content creation industry.
There are 3 ways to set up a company in the free zone. An investor can set up a company as a Free Zone Limited Liability Company (FZLLC), or establish a branch of an existing company or license as a Freelancer.
Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad)
KIZAD offers free zone and non-free zone options for prospective investors.
KIZAD supports companies which operate in any of its eight industry clusters of aluminum, steel, engineered metal products, petrochemicals and chemicals, pharmaceuticals and healthcare equipment, food, paper, and printing and packaging.
The Abu Dhabi Airport Free Zone is a comprehensive business park being developed by Skycity, a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC), in the vicinity of Abu Dhabi International Airport. The free zone offers facilities and infrastructure such as commercial offices, plots of land for development, warehousing units and logistic services, and mainly targets aviation, aerospace, airport services, logistics, and cargo and freight sectors.
It offers numerous benefits for investors such as tax exemptions, 100 per cent foreign company ownership, world-class infrastructure and multiple facilities. ADAFZ provides three types of business licenses-trade license, service license & industrial license.
Abu Dhabi Airport Business & Logistics Park offers potential business partners world-class infrastructure and user-friendly environment for a broad range of businesses including:
- Aviation & Aerospace
- Logistics in Abu Dhabi Airport Free zones
- Cargo & Freight in Abu Dhabi Airport Free zones
- Electronics & electrical
- Consultancy and business development
- IT solutions
- Pharmaceuticals and medical equipments
- Cosmetics and perfumes
Advantage of business set up in Abu Dhabi Free zones:
- 100% foreign ownership for company formation in Abu Dhabi Free zones
- 100% repatriation of capital & profits in Abu Dhabi Free zones
- 100% income tax exemptions for company formation in Abu Dhabi Free zones
- World-class infrastructure in Abu Dhabi Free zones
- Exemption of import & export duties in Abu Dhabi Free zones
- Ready to use commercial offices in Abu Dhabi Free zones
- Multi currency bank accounts can be opened in Abu Dhabi Free zones
- Offers UAE residence visas for companies in Abu Dhabi Free zones