Setting up an FZE Company in Dubai Jebel Ali Free Zone

Setting up an FZE Company in Jafza

A single shareholder can form a Free Zone Establishment (FZE) within Jafza. The Shareholder can be an individual (a person), or a non-individual (company). An FZE is essentially a Limited Liability Partnership within the Free Zone, which means the liability of the shareholder is limited to the company’s assets. Personal assets of the investor are protected and limited to the amount invested into the company.

Documents required for setting up an FZE Company in Jafza

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

Additional documents required for Shareholder of FZE

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

Additional documents required for Non-Individual Shareholder of FZE

  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 10,000
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