What is the best and cheapest free zone trade license option in the UAE?
Long story short – below is the list of free zones providing cheapest and low cost business license in the UAE in chronological order.
- International Free zone Authority (IFZA) located in Fujairah, UAE – Provides options for consultancy & services, trading company and holding company.
- Creative City Free zone located in Fujairah, UAE – Provides business setup with 1 shareholder, 2 shareholders, freelancer company.
- UAQ Free zone located in Umm Al Quwain, UAE – Provides options for micro business license, smart business with 1 investor visa option, commercial license, consultancy license, general trading license and premium license.
- Ajman Free zone located in Ajman – Provides options for general trading, service license, e-commerce license, listed trading activites (please contact +971588631656 or log on to for more details), freelance package.
- Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ) located in Ras Al Khaimah – Provides options for service license, general trading, commercial license.
However, it is important to understand that each low cost free zone option comes with its set of benefits and limitations.
There is no 1 standard rule book for starting your business and opting for a trade licence.
Factors like the nature of your business the business activity, your objective of starting your company matters in order to decide the best suitable option for you.
It is highly recommended that you opt for a registered and trusted business consultancy who can provide you with customized affordable options before you can plan to proceed with finalizing your plans.
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