Are you ready to be an entrepreneur and Start your own business in Dubai?

Dubai business advisors will provide you with all you need to make it fast and easy. If you’ve got queries, Our expert advisors are here to help, every stage of the setup and after. All this at a fraction of the fee.

Are you planning for business setup in Dubai?

As long as you are willing to comply with the government regulations and procedural requirements, setting up business and establishing a company in UAE is an easy process. We, at Dubai Business Advisors (DBA), facilitate hassle-free registration and company formation in Dubai Mainland.

Before you go hyperventilating, be aware that to set up a business in Dubai Mainland, you require a licensed local agent to help through the procedure. The investor can have 100% ownership of the company and its management. However, a representative is required to draft legal agreements and other documentation for a professional business company.

Why Business setup in Dubai?

Setting up a business in the mainland means you have got the access to the best transportation, sustainability and other facilities within quick reach. In short, business set up in Dubai Mainland is socially, economically, politically accessible, apart from having the leverage of favorable demographics.

What else someone needs in a business location to start a business?

Business setup in Dubai cost:

Cost of setting up a new business in Dubai depends which of the two areas Mainland or Free zone, you choose for your company formation.

If you are planning to start a business in Dubai mainland we have a business saver package starting from AED 29,999 that includes-

Office Space

Investor Visa

License cost


Company Setup in Dubai Mainland

Starting From AED 29,000*

  • Free Investor Visa

  • Free PRO Service

  • Free Flexi Desk

  • Local Sponsor

  • Bank Account Opening Assistance

  • 100% Foreign Ownership*

To Make Sure you Succeed, You Need Someone you can rely on

Benefits of business saver package for Business setup in Dubai

  • Flexibility to do business in any part of the UAE

  • No limit on the number of visas

  • More business activities available for licensing

  • No business or personal taxes

  • Flexi Desk Facility

  • Option to upgrade to executive office

  • Optional Annual PRO Saver Plan starting AED 1,500/month

To know the cost and other details for business setup in Dubai free zone click here

Why Choose Dubai business advisors for your Business Setup

  • Business setup in super quick time.
  • Hassle free and efficient services.
  • Trusted and Registered Formation Agents.
  • No Hidden Charges.
  • 15+ Years of Experience

  • Trust of over 40,000+ happy clients worldwide.

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Types of Business setup in Dubai

Sole Proprietorship

As the word says, a single individual owns and operates this type of business setup. Hundred percent ownership and control is given to the individual owner to operate and keep incomes.

Civil Company

These type of Companies are for professionals like accountants, doctors, engineers and lawyers who go into a business partnership.

Private Share Holding Company

Professional activities are not permitted under this company formation. An investment of a minimum of AED 5 million is required from the partners.

Simple Limited Partnership

This type of business setup can only conduct commercial and industrial activities. UAE Nationals must be the general partners and foreign nationals can be limited partners. There is no limit on the ownership of shares between the partners.

Branch of a Foreign Company

In this type of trade license the Parent Company holds 100% ownership of the branch and has to operate under the same name and perform the same activities as the parent company.

Branch of a Dubai-based Company

A Branch of a Dubai-based Company is fully owned by the parent company and undertakes one or more of the activities listed in the main license in Dubai.

Branch of a GCC-based Company

A Branch of a GCC-based Company is fully owned by the parent company and undertakes one or more of the activities listed in the main license in GCC.

Intelaq (Home based business for UAE Nationals)

An Intelaq License can only be obtained by UAE Nationals. These licenses are issued for home-based business setup and can be for any professional, trade or artisan business.

One Person Company (LLC)

Only a local / GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) national/ decree holder (acc. to the procedures) or a business body can own a One Person Company (LLC).

Limited Liability Company (LLC)

These types of businesses are permitted to setup any commercial, industrial, and professional or tourism related business. 100% ownership allowed for GCC Nationals and at least 51% for UAE Nationals.

Public Share Holding Company

In this type of business setup in UAE, share capital is transferrable and divided into equal values. At least 5 founding members should be UAE Nationals having ownership of 30% to 70% of capital shares.

Partnership Company

Partnership companies are 100% owned by UAE nationals and cannot be owned by other nationalities even of GCC countries and corporate bodies. Commercial and industrial business setup are only permitted for such companies.

Representative Office

Representative Offices are not permitted to carry out business operations but exist to promote and market the parent company’s products and services in UAE.

Branch of a UAE-based Company

A Branch of a UAE-based Company is fully owned by the parent company and undertakes one or more of the activities listed in the main license in UAE.

Branch of a Free Zone Company

A Branch of a GCC-based Company is fully owned by the parent company and undertakes one or more of the activities listed in the main license in GCC.

SME License

These type of license is granted to businesses with 100% UAE National ownership and can be of any legal form.

Requirements for company formation in Dubai mainland:-

At DBA, we are trained and experienced in providing timely assistance and facilities to help you get your trade license and business setup in Dubai.

Call us for assistance: +971 4 341 9701