Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA)

Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority also known as JAFZA Freezone, is one of the oldest and prominent Free Zones in whole of UAE which was established in 1985. Jebel Ali Port and Al Maktoum International Airport, which helps JAFZA to be the best in multi-modal Connectivity.

Accounts 32% of total FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) flow into the country
Boosts 21% of Dubai's GDP yearly
More than 144,000 working places
Generated non-oil trade worth USD 87.6 billion in 2015 Total area over 57
More than 7,000 registered companies

JAFZA provides:

  • Plots of land - Each land site varies from 5,000sqm to larger sizes according to the specific requirements of individual customers. Land is also available in short and long-term lease.
  • Warehouses - Large pre-built warehouses are on offer, these come in various sizes from 313sqm to 670 sqm, with the height varying from 6m to 12m.
  • Showrooms - can be provided with a dedicated warehouse, office space with multiple floors and a prime showroom. Sizes available start from 264sqm.
  • Customized Development Solutions - this includes extensive services from network planning, site selections and project design to development collaborating with your business needs.
  • Offices - you can choose from many modern style spaces that can be tailored to suit your needs, with each office available. Sizes are available from 25 sqm to 5,000 sqm.
  • Business park - the business park is the perfect way to make money, make an ideal solution for short or long-term use. Upgrades are available to fully-fledged offices.
  • Retail outlets - many options of retail outlets are offered by JAFZA, which enables you to sell your products and services with ease and convenience.
  • On-site residences - JAFZA can accommodate your employees on sight.

Get free consultation - Setting up your company with 5 steps!
To choose the right and most suitable package

Step 1
Choose Company Type

Setup TypeRegistration Fee (One Time payment) AEDCapital
Branch Company5,000Not Required
Free Zone Establishment (FZE) New Company (One Shareholder)10,0001,000,000 / -
Free Zone Company (FZCO) New Company (2-5 shareholders)15,000500,000 / -


Step 2
Choose Facilities

FacilityArea SqmAnnual Rent sqm / year AEDInsurance AEDName Plate AED
 Standard office G + 1 26.88 1,800 100 / unit 500
 Warehouses (10
KVA) & amp; (74 KVA)
 669, 619, 601, 555,
 350 - 600 300 -
 Factory LIU
(100 KVA)
 619, 601, 555, 543 450 - 700
 Plot of Land (Mini. 5,000)
Available in different
 20 - 80
Rate identified as per the
location of the land
 - -
 Showroom +
Office + Warehouse
 891 600 1400 
 JAFZA Retails As per request 2,000 - 3,500 300 -

Step 3
Choose License Type

LicensesAnnual Fees AED
1. Trading License
(7 products max from one group)
2. Trading License
(12 products max from 2 groups)
3. Industrial License 5,500
4. Service License (Branch of UAE based company only) 8,000
5. Logistics (Branch of UAE based company only) 30,000
6. General Trading 30,000

Step 4
Additional Charges (if applicable)

 Office 10% of the annual rent as security deposit Onetime Payment
& amp;
 10% of the annual rent as security deposit Onetime Payment
 2% of the annual rent as PHL fees Annually (Maximum
AED 10,000)
 Plot 2% of the annual rent as PHL fees Annually (Maximum
AED 10,000)
 All facilities AED 480 immigration card fees (CIC) Annually
Processing Fees
 AED 500 processing fees Onetime Payment


Step 5
Required Documents

Application Check List
1. Facility Application form
2. Application Registration form FZE or FZCO
3. Project Summary
4. Passport Copy of Manager & amp; Shareholders / directors / secretary in case of FZE / FZCO
5. Passport Copy of Manager in case of branch of overseas company
6. CV of Shareholder / s & amp; Bank Reference.
7. Parent Company's Profile. (In case of Branch formation)
8. EHS * Form for office, warehouse & amp; LIU, Plot
9. NOC from Sponsor for UAE Resident Applicants


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