Ajman

Ajman Free Zone Business Setup

With its pocketful of unmatched benefits, Ajman Free Zone is globally recognized as an “entrepreneur’s heaven” today. Ajman Free Zone, established in 1988, was given the status of an autonomous body under the Amiri decree No.3 of 1996. Since then, Ajman Free Zone Authority has been titled as the sole regulatory agency for Free Zone in the Emirate.

Initially inaugurated with an objective to attract international trade as an ambitious multi-million industrial development plan, Ajman Free Zone, today, is home to a wide number of foreign corporations and has contributed significantly to the Emirates economy. It has successfully achieved its aim and offers arrays of advantages to entrepreneurs and business owners operating in the Ajman Free Zone.

For small & medium enterprises as well as entrepreneurs who find entry cost prohibitive can buy office space at a very nominal rent per month. Ajman Free Zone also offers e-commerce licenses to businesses at a price far less than that offered by other free zones in the UAE.

Ajman also scores high on its strategic location. A bridge between the eastern and the western world, it offers the best business possibilities to corporations all over the world. Close to the Arabic Gulf gateway and proximity with Dubai and Sharjah, it provides an excellent accessibility to two prominent international airports and four seaports. Though every port has its own value, the Ajman Port alone, on an average, caters to thousand plus vessels annually.

Benefits of Setting up Business in Ajman.

Establishing a corporation in the Ajman Free Zone

Ajman Free Zone is famed to offer the best business environment an entrepreneur or business owner could look for. Here are the benefits of establishing a corporation in the Ajman Fee Zone:-

Total exemption from all export and import duties

Total elimination of all service charges and any kind of hidden fees

State-of-art infrastructure

Exceptionally low handling charges

Competitive pricing on premises

Cheap energy

Highly economical wage structure and easy availability of workforce

20 years land contract which can be renewed for another 20 years, guaranteeing 40 years of tax and customs free operations in UAE

Lowest tariffs in the region

Lowest lease prices

Quick licensing procedures

Corporates can avail the following advantages as well:-

100 per cent ownership of the establishing company/authority

100 per cent foreign ownership

100 per cent repatriation of profits and capital

No personal income tax or corporate tax

Low labor cost, and

No red tapes

 Documentations Required – Ajman Free Zone, Dubai

For opening a Free Zone Establishment (FZE), only one shareholder is required. Documents include:-

Duly filled application form

A No Objection Letter from the sponsor if the applicant has a valid residence in the UAE

In case of a professional or e-commerce license, a 2 page business plan is required. If it’s a general trading or commercial trading company, the business plan must have one paragraph that describes the nature of the business.

A copy of passport which holds 6 months of minimum validity period. Entry visa stamp copy or entry visa copy or cancelled visa documentation copy or residence visa copy, if applicable.

10 passport size colored photographs with white background

Provision of 5 proposed names

For a Free Zone Company (FZC), a minimum 2 and maximum 4 shareholders. Documents include:-

Duly filled application form

A No Objection Letter from the sponsor if the applicant has a valid residence in the UAE

In case of a professional or e-commerce license, a 2 page business plan is required. If it’s a general trading or commercial trading company, the business plan must have one paragraph that describes the nature of the business.

A copy of passport which holds 6 months of minimum validity period. Entry visa stamp copy or entry visa copy or cancelled visa documentation copy or residence visa copy, if applicable.

10 passport size colored photographs with white background

Provision of 5 proposed names

For opening a branch of a Local Company (BLC), the following documents need to be submitted:-

Duly filled application form

A copy of passport which holds a minimum validity of 6 months of the manager or representative of the company. Entry visa stamp copy or entry visa copy or cancelled visa documentation copy or residence visa copy, if applicable.

In case of a professional or e-commerce license, a 2 page business plan is required. If it’s a general trading or commercial trading company, the business plan must have one paragraph that describes the nature of the business.

Original Trade license and Commercial Registration Certificate

Original Membership Certificate with the respective Chamber of Commerce

10 color passport size photographs with white background

It is important to note that the parent company must have been in activity for a minimum period of one year preceding the opening of a branch in Ajman Free Zone.

For opening a Branch of a Foreign Company (BFC), the following documents need to be submitted:-

Duly filled application form

A copy of passport which holds a minimum validity of 6 months of the manager or representative of the company. Entry visa stamp copy or entry visa copy or cancelled visa documentation copy or residence visa copy, if applicable.

A Registration Certificate issued by a competent authority existing in the company’s native nation

An association contract of the company

A resolution issued by the competent authority to the company permitting it to carry out business activities in the Free Zone and appointment of a manager or representative by virtue of a duly attested Power of Attorney

In case of a professional or e-commerce license, a 2 page business plan is required. If it’s a general trading or commercial trading company, the business plan must have one paragraph that describes the nature of the business.

8 passport size coloured photographs with white background

So, if you are planning to establish your own Ajman Free Zone Office in Dubai, we are the right people to consult.

At Aon Management Consultants, we offer a comprehensive package of services to suit your specific needs and requirements. Having a team of qualified professionals who have years of experience in the field of company incorporation and other related processes, we provide you with specialized services for establishing your own Ajman Free Zone Dubai office. At the same time, we also help you with a host of essential business activities. These include bookkeeping, project reports, auditing, feasibility reports and other management consulting services.

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