Tax Residency Certificate
Tax Residency in UAE
A tax residency certificate, also known as Domicile certificate, permits eligible government entities, companies and individuals to take advantage of agreements of double taxation avoidance. It is the International Financial Relations and Organisations Department that issues tax domicile certificate.
Tax Residency (Domicile) Certificate
A person who has stayed in the UAE for a minimum of 180 days, can apply for tax residency certificate. Non-residents cannot apply.
A copy of passport and ID card
Valid residence permit
A certified copy of (residential) lease agreement
Validated 6-month statement from a local bank
Salary certificate ( Income certificate)
A report from the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs mentioning the duration of the person’s stay in UAE
Tax forms (if any) from the country where the certificate needs to be submitted
Companies that have operated in the UAE for at least a year can apply for tax residency certificate.
A copy of the trade license and partners’ attachment
Establishment contract certified by official authorities (if it is not a sole company)
A copy of the company’s owners/partners/directors’ passports, IDs and permits of residence
A certified copy of the audited financial accounts
A validated 6-month bank statement
A certified copy of the lease agreement
The organizational structure of the company (if it is not a sole company)