Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone Company Incorporation

Incorporate your Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone Company in 3 simple steps:

Choose your package and apply. We will incorporate your UAQ free zone company.

We will deliver your trade license.

Step 1

Get a quick quote

We will send you a quote once you reach out to us with the best price possible

Step 2

Approve the quote 

Once you notify that you approved the quote will contact you immediately and arrange for a meeting or continue online as per your preferences

Step 3

Receive the service

Once necessary payments done, we will proceed immediately in the required service and will be provided to you in the shortest times

Commercial License Packages

Commercial License - No Visa

  • 1 shareholder.

  • No visa.

  • Trade license.

  • Dedicated account manager.

General Trading License - No Visa

  • 1 shareholder.

  • No visa.

  • Trade license.

  • Dedicated account manager.

Terms and conditions for visa related packages:

  1. Each trade license has the option of 3 different activities or 10 similar activities.

  2. The pre- approval is applicable to some nationalities – AED 1000

  3. UAQ FTZ allows you to secure a trading activity along with a consultancy activity in one (1) license.

  4. eChannel registration for visa: For all visa packages, eChannel registration fee of AED 7,200 shall be payable (AED 5,000 is a refundable security deposit).

  5. The fee for medical fitness (being AED 300 for normal and AED 875 for express service) is payable directly.

  6. The fee for Emirates ID application (being AED 370) is payable directly.

  7. Establishment Card cost: AED 1,400 for three (3) years.

  8. Visa status change cost: AED 800 payable at the change of visa status change, if required.

Timelines

Below are the timelines for setting up a free zone company

in Shams Free Zone, Sharjah.

Day 1 – Application submission

You will submit application form and the MOA/AOA for your company and make payment of the fee as per your selected package.

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Day 2 – Trade license is issued

The trade license of your company is issued by Shams. We will send you a scanned copy to enable you to start your business activity.

Day 3 – Original company documents

The original trade license, Memorandum and Articles of Association, share certificate and license agreement are ready for collection at our offices.

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Day 9

Pre-approval for the visa is issued. We will submit the company immigration card application for processing at immigration.

Day 16

Company’s immigration card is issued. You will need to make the payment for eChannel Registration at our offices.

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Day 17

Company’s trade license and immigration card will be registered with eChannel system.

Day 17

You will need to fill and submit your visa application forms along with the required documents and photos to us.

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Day 21

Your electronic entry visa will be issued. At this stage, you can carry out the change of status. This can be done either by leaving and re-entering the UAE through Hatta border. If this is not applicable, we can carry out the change of status without you leaving the UAE.

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Day 21

Your electronic entry visa will be issued. At this stage, you can carry out the change of status. This can be done either by leaving and re-entering the UAE through Hatta border. If this is not applicable, we can carry out the change of status without you leaving the UAE.

Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone

Why Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone?

  • Wide range of consultancy and trading activities are available

  • Shareholders are not required to be physically present in the UAE for UAQ company formation

  • UAQ free zone companies have limited liability

  • 100% repatriation of capital and profits

  • 100% foreign ownership allowed

  • 0% corporate or personal income tax

  • Quick company formation process

KEY FEATURES

Here are some of the key features of free zone companies established in Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone, Umm Al Quwain.

1. Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone

Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone is based in the Emirate of Umm Al Quwain.

2. Type of Company

Free zone limited liability company.

3. Taxes

All companies in Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone are exempt from corporate taxes.

4. 100% Ownership

100% shares can be owned by foreign nationals.

5. Time zone

Convenient world time zone: GMT+4

6. Paid up capital requirement

No paid requirements for paid up capital.

7. Minimum shareholders

A person in charge is required to be appointed for each company.