There is no specific time period for company formation in UAE owing to the different kind of business entities whose time period varies. Immigration Services including Establishment Card and Visa related timelines may vary according to nationality and individual immigration file on record with authorities. Nonetheless, having received all the documents as requested in order, the incorporation documents can be obtained within 24 hour time (after security clearance).
The UAE is a confederation of seven Emirates comprising of Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Ras Al Khaimah, Umm Al Quwain and Fujairah. The Emirates have jurisdiction over matters not assigned to the Federal Government, noting that federal laws supersede any local laws. The UAE juridical system varies significantly across the different Emirates and some of the Free Zones have their own court system. Free Zones are part of the UAE territory but are considered to be outside the Customs territory. They are subject to Customs controls in addtion to normal Customs procedures, and are under the General Courts (i.e. Dubai Court).
Access to a diversified economy
The UAE is located at the centre of some of the world’s most important trade and commerce routes
By establishing your business operations in the United Arab Emirates, you will have access to the markets of Asia, Africa, Southern and Eastern Europe and the Middle East
The UAE’s government offers attractive tax incentives to businesses doing business in the country. There are currently no foreign exchange controls, trade barriers and no personal or corporate taxes, which can help, take a significant financial and administrative burden off international businesses.
The country has the necessary facilities to accommodate international trade, with state-of-the-art air and maritime ports, making doing business in the UAE an attractive endeavor.