Setting up an FZCO Company in Dubai Jebel Ali Free Zone

Setting up an FZCO Company in Jafza

An FZCO is essentially a Limited Liability Partnership within the Free Zone, which means the liabilities of the company are limited to the company’s assets. Personal assets of the investors are protected and limited to the amount invested into the company. An FZCo registration allows from 2 to 50 shareholders to come together and form the company. These Shareholders can be individuals (people), non-individuals (company or companies) or a combination of both.

Documents required for setting up an FZCO Company in Jafza

  1. Company Set up Application Form
  2. Original Passport and copy of designated Manager
  3. Original Passport and copy of all individual shareholders
  4. No Objection Certificate from Sponsor for each UAE Resident shareholder
  5. Project Summary
  6. EHS (Environment Health and Safety) Application Form
  7. EHS Letter of Undertaking

Additional documents required for Individual Shareholders of FZCO

  1. Business profile of each Shareholder
  2. Board Resolution to Establish Company
  3. Specimen signature of Manager

Additional documents required for Non-Individual Shareholders of FZCO

  1. Specimen signature of Manager attested by Jafza
  2. Certificate of Registration
  3. Memorandum of Association
  4. Articles of Association

For companies registered outside the UAE, items 2, 3 and 4 must be duly notorised and attested by the UAE Embassy in the country of registration.
(Kindly check attestation rules for UAE embassy in country of origin)

Applicable Fees

One time Registration Fee: AED 15,000
Memorandum of Association & Articles of Association attestation (min 3 copies): AED 200 each
Specimen signature attestation: AED 50 per person
Attestation of Board Resolution: AED 200