DMCC company formation

  • Full ownership of your business
  • Easy to commute – Sheikh Zayed Road, 2 metro stations
  • Offices and residential apartments in the same area
  • Affordable offices of high quality
  • Freehold property for sale and lease
  • All infrastructure for business and life – cafes, business centers, kindergartens
  • Largest business community in Dubai. 66 towers, over 9 000 companies

DMCC is world’s best SME Free Zone

Dubai Multi Commodities Center is officially the largest UAE Free Zone today. It is located in Jumeirah Lakes Towers district – one of the most prestigious locations in Dubai. It has a very easy access to Sheikh Zayed Road, located in close vicinity to Jebel Ali port and new DWC airport. It is only 45 minutes drive from Abu Dhabi. Has 2 metro stations.

DMCC was formed in 2002 and became a strategic hub for companies dealing with commodities trading, such as gold, precious stones, tea, pearls and others. Today it has more than 9 000 companies – license holders. Over 94% of them renew their licenses every year.

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Big choice of business activities

Today DMCC has almost unlimited choice of business activities starting with trading and ending by consultancies and events or exhibition organizing. It follows the activities pattern of Dubai Department of Economic Development. With very few exceptions, you can almost be sure that your business can be licensed in DMCC.

A company can have up to 6 business activities from the same category in one license.

Please, contact us to check whether your business activity can be licensed in DMCC.

DMCC business activities
DMCC capital requirement

Capital Requirements

Capital requirement for a new Company and Subsidiary is 50 000 AED per company regardless of the number of shareholders.

Branches are exempt from the capital requirements.

The capital needs to be deposited to Company’s bank account within 3 weeks after the license is issued. You need to bring a letter from bank to the Free Zone to prove the capital. After that it can be withdrawn from the account.

Unfortunately, annual audit if required

Annual audit is required.

After company formation you should appoint an auditing company, who will be preparing the report for you in the end of the year.

DMCC annual company audit is required

Check out license packages for DMCC company setup

License PackageFees, AEDOffice Rent, AEDRenewal, AEDVisa Availability
Licence with flexi-desk32,00017,61020,0003
Licence with executive office32,000from 50,000*20,0001 visa every 10 sqm office space
General trading with executive office**82,000from 50,000*50,0001 visa every 10 sqm office space

* Office prices may be different depending on various factors. This is the minimum price for a 50 sq meters office

** In case of General Trading in DMCC you need to rent executive office.


In DMCC you have a great choice of office premises. You can simply go for a flexi-desk or rent or even buy an office in any of the JLT towers. Minimum office size for a company is 50 sq meters (approx. 500 sq feet).

All about resident visas in DMCC

The number of visas depends on the size of the office the company is renting. As a rule, you will be granted 1 visa per each 10 sq meters (approx. 100 sq feet). Minimum office size is 50 sq meters (approx. 500 sq feet).

Flexi-desk facility makes your company eligible for 3 visas.

Investor visa category is not available. Company owners will have visas of General Manager or Managing Director, for example.

In order to apply for a managerial position, the applicant should provide Education certificate, attested according to the rules of the UAE: attestation in UAE Embassy in the country of origin + Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Dubai attestation.

Visa costs:

If applicant is in UAE:

AED 7,500
including AED 3,000 deposit

If applicant is outside of the UAE:

AED 6,500
including AED 3,000 deposit

Easy process for DMCC company formation

We need your personal presence only ONCE! In step #3
Step 1

YOU: Contact us. Get a free consultation. Provide necessary documents for company setup.

WE: Prepare the application file and submit it for initial approval.

Step 2

WE: Receive initial approval and arrange payment for the license.

YOU: Pay license fees.

Step 3

YOU: Visit DMCC with us with original documents or send us attested copies.

WE: Upload required documents to DMCC Portal.

Step 4

YOU: Rent flexi-desk or office in Jumeirah Lakes Tower.

WE: Upload new documents to DMCC Portal.

Step 5

YOU: Get your license. Now you need to open bank account and deposit capital AED 50,000.

WE: Complete final paperwork.

Our  fee for company setup in DMCC free zone

13 650 AED only, VAT included

With us you win


you get a competent dedicated manager for the whole set up process


no hidden fees – we will give you all government receipts


we will find the best solution to fit your requirements


all your personal information is strictly confidential


one company for all your needs – license, visa, bank account, governmental approvals, ect.

We value our customers and they are happy with our service

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Dec, 2014
I find Emirabiz business approach straightforward and honest. Their team always clearly answers all my questions and gives me sufficient information. They are open to any request I make and offer reasonable solutions for it.

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I really like high level of customer service provided by Emirabiz. They reply e-mails quickly and always call me even if I am outside of the UAE. With Emirabiz I am always updated and well-informed about their actions.

FAQ about DMCC company formation

Do I need to visit UAE to register a company?

Yes, we need your personal presence only ONCE! However, you don’t have to stay for the whole process.

How long does registration take?

It takes around 20-30 days.

What is included into your service?

Our company setup service includes taking care of the whole incorporation process from your first inquiry until your company license is in your hand. On top of that, you get free consultations during the 1-st year of your company operations.

Is audit required at the time of company renewal?

Yes. You need to appoint an auditor after you get the license and provide a report from him to DMCC when you renew the company.

Where can I carry out my business?

Technically, your busines hub is DMCC, but you can manage your company from anywhere in the world.

Can I have an office in Dubai?

You can have an office only in JLT, which is one of the top business locations of Dubai. JLT gives you a broad choice of offices. You will surely find the right option here.

Can I open bank account in UAE?

Yes, of course. You will be able to open company account after you receive the license. You can also open a resident’s bank account after you get your visa

How many visas can I get in my company?

If you rent or buy an office in JLT the rule is: one visa per each 100 sq feet. So if you have a 1000 sq feet office, you are eligible for 10 visas. If you get a flexi-desk, you are eligible for 3 visas.

What is your business activity?

Tell us about your business or just ask a question!

Within 3 business hours after getting your request we will contact you

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