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Dubai Airport Freezone

Dubai Airport Free Zone is one of the quickest developing free zones in the Middle East region and is at present home to more than 3100 companies from different industry sectors, including flight industry, pharmaceutical items, trading, manufacturing, logistics, jewellery, IT and mobile phones accessories.

Dubai Airport Freezone being announced as designated freezone provides incredible incentive package to investors. Situated strategically adjacent to the boundaries of Dubai International Airport, Dubai Airport Free Zone offers a variety of modern facilities with a best in class infrastructure and has positioned itself as a gateway that connects markets in the Middle East and Africa with Europe and rest of Asia.

Foreign companies are given office space and warehouse at complete ownership in a zero-tax environment by Dubai Airport Free Zone. DAFZA offers a great opportunity to organizations to set up their quality in Dubai within facilitated procedure that enables them to begin activities within days.

Situated in the heart of Dubai, Dubai Airport Freezone has quickly turned to the proud position of being the business hub of Gulf and Middle East. Additionally, Dubai's geographical location offers access to creating markets with more than 1.5 billion customers - incorporating the member states of the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC), other Arab nations, the Asian subcontinent, parts of Africa and Europe and countries of the Common wealth of Independent States (CIS).

Type of Companies in Dubai Airport Freezone

FZCO (Freezone Company) FZCO is formed with a minimum of one shareholder and a maximum of 50, either individual or non-individual (a company).
Branch / Subsidiary A branch/subsidiary office of an existing company, where a foreign company can set up a branch or subsidiary of its existing company in the freezone.

Business Licenses Available in DAFZA

DAFZA offers six types of business licenses to investors.

Trade License: Allows to conduct trading activities - Import, export, re-export, distribution, and storage of specific products

Service License: Tailor-made for service cantered businesses. E.g. IT Services company

Industrial License: For carrying out light manufacturing and industrial activities, packaging, and assembling.

E-Commerce License: To conduct trade of goods and services over the internet.

General Trading License: For Trade in general items including import, export, re-export, storage and distribution

Dual License with DED: Allows DAFZA companies to apply for a DED license without physical office space in the mainland. The business can operate out of DAFZA premises.

For Service License & Dual License, there must be consultation with the registered agent to facilitate the selection of the right category.

DAFZA Company Formation Package

DAFZA License Packages are Subjected to Availability.


Smart Desk Package
Fee (in AED)

Boutique Office (With 2 Industry Category & 5 Sub Activities)
Fee (in AED)

Premium Office Package Fee

Premium Plus Package
Fee (in AED)

Office Area

6.65 Sqm Office Space

10 Sqm Office Space

27 Sqm Office Space

55 Sqm Office Space

Rent (including service charge)





Registration Fee ( for FZCO only & onetime fee)



License Fee





Establishment Card





Postal Fee





Knowledge & Innovation Fee





Cost of Setting up business in DAFZA
*Total fees

AED 41,790

AED 52,165

AED 92,665

AED 155,665

*Rent Calculated based on office area.

10 Sqm DAFZA Office 25 Sqm DAFZA Office DAFZA Smart Office

General Trading License in DAFZA

Office Area: 50 Sqm & Visa quota: 5-6


Fee in AED

Rate – 1-year Lease AED 2,500 per sqm  - Annual fee


General Trading License Fee – Annual Fee


Registration Fees – onetime payment


Establishment card


Knowledge fee & innovation fees


P.O Box / Annual (Not Mandatory if there’s an existing PO BOX) – Annual fee


Parking Fee (optional)


TOTAL (DAFZA General Trading Company Setup Cost)


* Office space including furniture and telephone equipment.
* Memorandum of Association fee: AED 3,000 (Free for a new company)
It is also required to deposit the Share Capital of AED 500,000.

Visa Fees


Visa Fee ( in AED)

Visa (Outside the Country)

2,696 per visa

Visa (Inside the Country)

4,200 per visa

  1. Office insurance non inclusive

DAFZA Industrial Park

DAFZA Industrial Park is the new industrial freezone from DAFZA. It is strategically located in close proximity to DAFZA’s existing facilities near Dubai International Airport. It’s innovative warehousing model gives the flexibility to expand. DAFZA Industrial Park is backed by the established and recognised DAFZA brand of world-class infrastructure, seamless setting-up and premium experience.

Features of DAFZA Industrial Park

  •   State-of-the-art industrial units
  •   Ultra-fast operational efficiency
  •   Flexible, modern units from 312 m2with up to 50% of floor area for mezzanine
  •   Innovative multi-client warehousing model
  •   Power availability to suite any business size
  •   DAFZA's world class expertise and zero operational hassles
  •   Ideal as logistics, warehousing and distribution facilities for Cold Storagr, Electronics, Fashion & luxury Goods

DAFZA Warehouses

Light Industrial Units (LIU)

Light Industrial Units (LIU) provides high quality thermal insulated custom build units for storage and distribution. It can also be used for assembly and light-duty production activities.

Area:  350 Sqm approximately
Office: Each LIU has a ground and mezzanine floor offices of 90 Sqm
Visa Quota: 20 employee visas

PRO Service in Dubai Airport Freezone

With a branch office operating at Dubai Airport Freezone, Aurion renders its expertise in assisting clients for all documentations and visa process in Dubai freezone. It takes up assignments for filing and processing of new visa for company owners, family or employees. It takes care the renewal of company license, arrangement of audit reports, renewal of visas and all related matters.

AURION is a REGISTERED AGENT of Dubai Airport Free Zone and has expertise in opening a NEW Company / Branch of foreign company / Subsidiary of foreign Company complying with all legal documentation. DAFZA Company Registration, DAFZA company renewal, company de-registration everything is made easier to you with AURION.

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