Fujairah Free Zone

Fujairah Free Zone is adjacent to the Port of Fujairah. Companies established here have easy access to all Arabian Gulf ports, the Red Sea, Iran, India and Pakistan on weekly feeder vessels. Mainline services arrive from Northern Europe, the Mediterranean, Far East and North America on a weekly basis, and services leave twice weekly to the Far East and once a week to North America. Fujairah Free Zone is also close to Fujairah International Airport which the only airport is serving the UAE East Coast as well as northern Oman.

A fortunate combination of geographic location, with access to world’s major shipping routes, a fine port & airport, and streamlined procedures, make the Free Zone of Fujairah an ideal place for business.

Investors benefit from the triple Fujairah Free Zone advantage, namely the ACE -Accessibility, Connectivity & Economy.

License Types

Investors can obtain up to 100% ownership operational license under the following categories according to their lease agreement with the authority:

Trading & General Trading License

Authorised to import, export and re-export agreed and specified commodities. The license entitles the investor to carry out import, export and re-export freely in the Free Zone and outside the UAE For local distribution, the Authority can arrange special permits with the relevant Government departments for hassle- free operations.

Warehousing License

Can be obtained on leasing warehousing facilities. This license entitles the investor to use the warehouse as a hub for major distribution, benefiting storage and packaging of goods.

Manufacturing License

Obtained on approval and implementation of the project. All projects must be fully insured including manpower and machinery. All manufacturing license approvals are subject to the identification of the following:

  • Area requirements – built-up and open space
  • Electricity, water and manpower requirements
  • Environmental aspects of the project

Type of Ownership

New Business Entities

  • Free Zone Establishment (FZE) – an entity with a sole owner.
  • Free Zone Company (FZC) – an entity owned by 2 – 5 partners.

Branches:

New business entities can have two types of Branches, a branch of UAE residing company or of a foreign company residing outside the UAE The documents required for opening a branch in Fujairah Free Zone are:

  • Board Resolution of the Parent Company
  • Memorandum of Articles attested by the UAE Embassy of the parent Comapny
  • Valid operating license of the parent company/ies
  • Passport copies of all the directors, Shareholders, Person In-charge etc with two photographs

Commercial Licence

  • General Trading Licence
  • Consultancy/Services Licence
  • Industrial Licence

Packages

Virtual Offices

  • 12,000/- (Minimum) Annually
  • 5000/- One time – Only applicable for FZE & FZC
  • 500/- One time charges for Free Zone utilities
  • 5000/- Refundable Security Deposit

Flexi-Desk

  • 15,000/- (Minimum) Annually
  • 5000/- One time – Only applicable for FZE, FZC
  • 500/- (One time charges for Free Zone utilities)
  • 1500/- per person – Residence Visa
  • 10000/- (Minimum Refundable Security Deposit)

Representative / Branch offices

  • 20,000/- (Min) Annually – Rental for offices
  • 2,500/- (Upwards) – Free Zone Licence / Dhs.5000 – Gen. Trading Licence
  • 3020/- Chamber of Commerce
  • 2000/ – One Time Charges for Freezone Utilities
  • 5000/- Incorporation Charges (One time – Only applicable for FZC & FZE)
  • 1500/- per person – Residence Visa
  • 15,000/- Refundable Security Deposit

Offshore Registration / Free Zone entities

Without Office

  • 15,000/- (Minimum) Annually
  • 2000/- One time Charges for Free Zone utilities
  • 3020/- Chamber of Commerce
  • 5000/- Incorporation Charges (One time- Only applicable for FZC & FZE)
  • 1500/- per person – Residence Visa
  • 5000/- (Minimum) Refundable Security Deposit

With Office

  • 20,000/-(Minimum) – Rental for offices
  • 2,500/- (Upwards) – Free Zone Licence
  • 2000/- One time Charges for Free Zone utilities
  • 3020/- Chamber of Commerce
  • 5000/- Incorporation Charges (One time – Only applicable for FZC & FZE)
  • 1500/- per person – Residence Visa
  • 15,000/- (Minimum) Refundable Security Deposit

Custom Built Units

  • 220/- per Sq.mtr (Annually) – The ongoing rates for standard size insulated built up Units
  • 5000/- ( Upwards) – Free Zone Licence
  • 3020/- Chamber of Commerce
  • 2800/- One Time charges for Free Zone Utilities
  • 5000/- Incorporation Charges(One time – Only applicable for FZC & FZE)
  • 1500/- per person – Residence Visa – (Deposit of Dhs.1000/- on each visa)
  • 15000/- (Minimum) Refundable Security Deposit

Warehouse

  • 220 per Sq.mtr (upwards) (Min 300 Sq.mtr ) – Rent for warehouse (Kindly note that our warehouses have ready built in office inside and a min of 15KVA power)
  • 5,000/- ( Upwards) – Free Zone Licence
  • 3020/- Chamber of Commerce
  • 2800 (for warehouse) – One Time charges for Free Zone Utilities
  • 5000/- Incorporation Charges (One time -Only applicable for FZC & FZE)
  • 1500/- per person – Residence Visa (Deposit of Dhs.1000/- on each visa)
  • 15,000/- Refundable Security Deposit

Open Land

  • 12/- per Sqmtr ( Minimum)
  • 5000/- (Upwards) – Free Zone Licence
  • 3020/- Chamber of Commerce
  • 2800 – One Time charges for Free Zone Utilities
  • 5000/- Incorporation Charges (One time – Only applicable for FZC & FZE)
  • 1500/- per person – Residence Visa (Deposit of Dhs.1000/- on each visa)
  • 15,000/- Refundable Security Deposit
Trading
Offices
Pre-built
Warehouses Manufacturing
Units
Open
Land
Start up
Incorporation (FZE & FZC only) 5000 5000 5000
License (p.a., minimum) 2500 2500 5000
Facility Rent per sqm. p.a.
(subject to size & loaction)
720 minimum 220 minimum 12
Chamber of Commerce (p.a.) 3020 3020 3020
Post & Telecom
Telephone & Fax Connection 400 400 400
Internet Connection 100 100 100
Post Office Registration 400 400 400
Post Box Rental (p.a.) 250 250 250
Others
Immigration Charges
Immigration Card (p.a.) 200 200 200
Residence Visa per head
Visa & ID card for 3 yrs &
health card for 1 yr.
1600 1600 1600
Visit Visa 500 500 500
Renewal of Visit Visa 600 600 600
Transit Visa 250 250 250
Ministry of Electricity & Water
Power Connection (per kVA) for extra load 600 600
Electrical Consumption (per month) 75 per 1000 KW 200 per 1000 KW 200
Water Consumption (per month) 75 per 1000 gallons 15 per 1000 gallons 15
Optional
Municipal License [p.a., minimum] 3000 3000 3000
Business Club Membership (p.a.) 3000 3000 3000
Furniture of Trading Office (p.a.) 2500 2500 2500

Notes:

  • All Charges mentioned above are in Dhs (AED) & Dhs. 1 = USD 0.27
  • Refundable Security Deposit of Dhs. 15000 is required for all projects.
  • Temporary storage facility can be obtained @ Dhs 20 per sqr mtr / month.
  • Above charges are subject to change, and reconfirmation.