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Ajman Free Zone Business Setup

Ajman Free Zone, the only free zone in Ajman, has played a crucial role in heralding the industrial development in this smallest of the seven UAE Emirates. It’s strategic location and proximity to cities like Dubai and Sharjah man as well as the two international airports, and Ajman Port makes Ajman free zone company formation a lucrative business destination for foreign investors.

Established in 1988, Ajman Free Zone Authority (AFZA) is the governing body responsible to register and issue business licenses to companies in this free zone. Rapid modernization, world-class infrastructure and amenities, and tax incentives, are some of the advantages that make Ajman Free Zone Company set up a valuable proposition, and we at Maven business consultancy can help you set up your business in this tax haven, and avail all its advantages.

Type of Companies That Can be Registered in Ajman Free Zones

As per AFZA, following types of legal entities are permitted to set up business in Ajman free zone, these are:

  • Zone Establishment (FZE) is an entirely independent corporate entity, which can be registered by a single shareholder with a minimum capital investment
  • Free Zone Company (FZC) can be incorporated by 2 to 5 shareholders or corporates with a minimum capital investment
  • Branch of a Foreign Company gets 100% ownership under this license and is allowed to perform any kind of commercial activity (license is provided to companies established outside the UAE). However, to make sales, the agent or distributor should be registered in the UAE

Licenses Required for Ajman Free Zone Company Setup

Team at Maven can help you select the business activity, apply for the appropriate legal business structure, reserve company name, and avail Ajman free zone license without any hassles. For company setup in Ajman free zone licenses required are:

  • Trading License: Any Free Zone Entity or a Foreign or UAE-based company interested in carrying out trading activities in the AFZ is issued with trading license
  • Professional Services License: Any Free Zone Entity or a Foreign or UAE-based company interested in carrying out professional services in the AFZ is issued with professional services license
  • Industrial License: Any Free Zone Entity or a Foreign or UAE-based company interested in performing manufacturing activities in the AFZ is issued with Industrial license
  • National Industrial License: Any Free Zone Entity or a company operating in the AFZ is issued with national industrial license if it meets the following eligibility criteria:
    • The company should be registered with GCC, and the GCC national/s should hold a majority shareholding (51% or above)
    • A minimum of 40% of the manufacturing process should be accomplished in the Free Zone. Companies holding this license are eligible for duty free exports to the Arab Gulf Cooperation Council member states

Why Should You Opt for Ajman Free Zone Business Setup?

Starting a business in Ajman free zone is a dream come true for global investors due to the unmatched incentives it offers. Ajman Free Zone company setup benefits include:

  • 100% Business Ownership
  • 100% foreign ownership and repatriation of capital and profits
  • 24-hour security and hotline for provision of labour and equipment
  • 40 years of tax free operations - land on lease for 20 years, renewable for another 20 years
  • Exemption from corporate, personal, and professional taxes
  • Advanced and efficient communication facilities
  • Bank and Postal Services
  • Business Facilities (Conference Room, Business meeting rooms, Smart Offices)
  • Cosmopolitan culture
  • Ease of access to Dubai, Ajman & Ras Al Khaimah
  • Economical wage structure and visas sponsorship for skilled work-force
  • Fast-track immigration process
  • No bureaucratic red-tape and business-friendly environment
  • No currency restrictions
  • No hidden charges
  • No quotas or foreign exchange controls
  • Pre-built offices and warehouses
  • Simple staffing and recruitment procedures
  • Simplified company formation process
  • Single-window clearances for various government services

Contact Maven for Ajman Free Zone Company Setup, Registration, & Incorporation

Business setup in Ajman though streamlined and quick, can be a little overwhelming for the uninitiated. At Maven Business consultancy, our Ajman business setup consultants offer start to finish company formation services to global investors planning to invest in Ajman Free Zone, which include handling all legal and administrative details, completing business registration and licensing formalities, and arrange for the staff.

For more information about company formation, registration, and incorporation in Ajman or any other UAE Free zone contact us at 00971 55 679 1998 or email us at

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