Starting Business

Company Set Up:

Being quality and conscious, Hamriyah Free Zone procedures for setting up a company and starting your business in uae is very easy and well streamlined. The simple procedures and formalities make it possible to obtain a license within 1 hour of submitting all requisite documents.

The basic steps towards starting your business in Hamriyah Free Zone by establishing a branch or incorporating a new company (FZE/FZC):

Lease &License

The free zone provides the following facilities:

  • License Application Form
    The investor completes the License Application form and provides his project details
  • Project Approval
    The project is given a 'provisional approval' so that legal documents may be prepared.
  • Legal Documentation
    The investor provides all documents of the parent company for opening a branch of a local/international company. For new incorporations, an FZE/FZC application submitted and the minimum capital applicable for (land / warehouses) is deposited with a UAE Bank for a temporary period of 1-2 days
  • Signs Agreement and makes payments
  • Issuance of lease and licence
  • For new Incorporations: Certificate of Incorporation etc. will also be issued

Branch of a Local / International company

Basically, whether the branch is of a local company or of an international company, no capital is required to be deposited with the bank. The following documents should be provided.

Local Company International Company
License or Certificate of Commercial Registration from the Economic Department. (Notarized copy) Certificate of Incorporation/Good-standing (Notarized copy)
Memorandum and Articles of Association of the company. (Notarized copy) Memorandum and Articles of Association of the company (Notarized copy)
Board Resolution for opening a branch in Hamriyah Free Zone and to appoint the manager for the Free Zone operations (Notarized copy) with his passport copy and Power of Attorney. Board Resolution for opening a branch in Hamriyah Free Zone and to appoint the manager/ director for the Free Zone operations (Notarized copy) with his passport copy and Power of Attorney.
Bank’s reference letter regarding the good- standing and credit worthiness of the company (original ) Bank’s reference letter regarding the good standing and credit worthiness of the company (original )