Offshore Company Formation Guidance in Dubai

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Offshore companies in Dubai

Offshore companies in Dubai are a serious subject to many business professionals and investors because of their easiness of incorporation, lower operational costs, exemption from taxes, 100% foreign ownership, etc.

In simple words, an offshore company in Dubai can be understood as a legal entity established in a tax-free or offshore financial center and which is protected by specific legislation, a high level of privacy, tax exemptions.

Further, offshore companies in UAE can be described as an entity specifically designed for non-residents of the country and the offshore company cannot do any business activity in the country of its registration and it doesn’t have any physical existence.

Advantages of offshore companies in the UAE

  • Tax Exemptions: Dubai offshore companies enjoy tax exemptions like corporate taxes personal taxes from the investors and that is the key attraction of such type of entities.
  • 100% foreign ownership: There is no local shareholding is required to form a Dubai offshore company, therefore the foreign investors enjoy 100% ownership in the company.

Simple registration procedures and Cost efficiency:

  • The registration process is simple and can be completed within 3-4 working days and the cost involved is also very less compared to other forms of companies.
  • Low operational costs: This type of company formation are not subject to any registration conditions with regard to the leasing of premises and employment of staff.
  • Share capital: There is no need for minimum share capital. The registrar may require that the paid-up capital of the company must be matched up with the activity of the company.
  • Limited Liability:  The liability of shareholders in an offshore company is limited to their share in the capital of the company.
  • Bank Account: Offshore companies in Dubai can open and operate a bank account in its name in UAE.

How much does it cost to start an offshore business in Dubai, UAE? (updated in April 2021 as per the respective Offshore)

JAFZA Offshore Company Formation Cost

*1st Year: AED 15,000/-

*2nd Year: AED 7,000/-

RAK Offshore Company Formation Cost

*1st Year: AED 7,500/-

*2nd Year: AED 7,500/-

*Inclusive of Service fee

*Terms & Conditions Apply

Offshore Company Formation requirements:

  • Personal Profile of the applicant.
  • Passport copy of applicant.
  • Bank reference letter.
  • Proof of residence (utility bills like water/electricity bill evidencing the address of the applicant)
  • Director’s passport copy. (shall be one director minimum, a shareholder can also become a director)
  • Power of Attorney in favor of our office to pursue the incorporation process. (Draft will be provided by us) notarized and legalized up to the UAE Embassy/consulate in the country of execution.

 For more guidance on Offshore companies in Dubai, you may always feel free to get in touch with Emirates Chartered Accountants Group, Dubai who is an expert in the field of company incorporation.

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