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Company Incorporation in UAQFTZ (ABR-FZ)

Source: Kd International   |  Update: 09/04/2019, 10:38 (UTC+8)  |  Editor: Cora

Ahmed Bin Rashid Port & Free Zone (ABR-FZ) was established in April 1998 and was established by Shaikh Rashid Bin Ahmed Al Molla, ruler of Umm Al Quwain (UAQ). It is 55 km away from the Dubai International Airport and is located on the West Coast of the United Arab Emirates. The free zone provides a comprehensive administrative and logistics support to the tenants. It was primarily formed to promote the dynamic growth of the region and serve as a global trade center for local and foreign investors. Since its inception, passing through extensive developments, Ahmed Bin Rashid Free Zone has risen as a flawless opportunity for the establishment of startups and expansion of already established businesses in the UAE.



1. 100% repatriation of capital and profits

2. Zero percent personal and corporate tax

3. Streamlined registration and licensing

4. Special concessions via Ahmed Bin Rashid seaport

5. High tech warehousing, and office spaces

6. Enhanced business support and extensive facilities for businesses

7. Accessibility to massive storage services

8. Availability of flexible offices

9. Import and export freedom for the distribution of goods and raw materials

10. Access to high-tech infrastructure, logistics, and technologies

11. Excellent access to deep sea port facility


Types of License Offering in UAQFTZ:

1. General Trading License (International & Local Market)

2. Manufacturing License (Special Business License)

3. Management Services License

4. Professional Consultancy License

Application process:

1. Application form

2. A discussion meeting of business prospects and project details

3. Agreement signing