IFZA Company Formation

The International Free Zone Authority (IFZA) is a relatively new business hub regulated by Dubai Silicon Oasis. Since its inception, IFZA has become increasingly popular due to the affordability of setting up a business here, in addition to the availability of multi-year licence packages. An added benefit of IFZA is that is covers a wide range of business activities. IFZA currently offers over 1,000 different business activities to the companies incorporated in the free zone, making it ideal for both small start-up and multinational companies.

Located in Digital Park, Dubai Silicon Oasis, IFZA comes equipped with ultra-modern high-tech offices and warehouses available for leasing. The location is also an added benefit, providing easy access to all the Arabian Gulf Ports. The endless opportunities for expansion in IFZA place it among the world’s leading trade zones. There are limitless networking opportunities for your business to access new global markets.

Charterhouse Lombard can assist with all aspects of IFZA company formation, helping you benefit from everything the Free Zone has to offer.

Benefits of IFZA Company Formation

There are numerous benefits to setting up a company in The International Free Zone Authority Dubai:

  • Low set-up cost
  • Cost effective business incorporation
  • No minimum share capital requirement
  • 100% exemption from corporate and income taxes
  • 100% exemption from corporate and income tax
  • 100% foreign ownership
  • Zero foreign currency restrictions
  • Wide range of business activities available
  • Access to neighbouring and global markets by sea, land and air
  • No Physical presence of shareholder required
  • No Physical office requirement
  • No annual audit submission requirement
  • Ability to incorporate holding companies
  • Companies have limited liability
  • 3 year UAE Residency visa for Owner & Employees
  • Access to Dubai Covid Vaccination
  • Ability to combine activity license types

For more information - 7 Reasons Why you should Consider IFZA Company Formation.

Licences available in IFZA Free Zone

There are several different licences available in IFZA for investors looking to set up a company.

In order to register a company, you must follow certain guidelines during each stage of the process. Charterhouse Lombard are here to guide you through the individual stages and register your Free Zone company.

The below trade and services licences are available in IFZA:

Service Licenses
1.    Professional Consultancy License – for companies providing professional consultancy services for businesses and professionals.
2.    Services Licence – for companies involved in production, re-production, transformation and distribution of services.
3.    Management License – for companies providing management services to businesses and professionals.
4.    IT Services License – for companies involved in provision of IT services to businesses and professionals.

Trading Licenses
5.    Specified Items Trading Licence - for companies trading items specified on the trade license.
6.    General Trading Licence – required by companies trading a wider range of items as specified on the trade licence.
7.    Holding Licence - allows the holding standalone assets and/or shares in other companies.

Contact Us
If you are considering establishing a Free Zone company in IFZA, please request contact Charterhouse Lombard. We can help with all aspects of IFZA company formation. Call us or e-mail us at info@charterhouselombard.com.