AFZA

TYPES OF LICENCE

Ajman Free Zone, in its endeavour to eliminate bureaucratic procedures, has produced 4 types of licences namely: • Trading • Industrial • Professional/Services • National Industrial Licence

TRADING LICENCE:

This licence is issued to foreign/UAE companies/Free Zone Entities who wish to carry out trading activities in the Free Zone.

INDUSTRIAL LICENCE:

This licence is issued to foreign/UAE companies/Free Zone Entities who wish to carry out manufacturing activities in the Free Zone.

PROFESSIONAL/SERVICES LICENCE:

This licence is issued to foreign/UAE companies/Free Zone Entities who wish to carry out the business of providing professional/services in the Free Zone.

NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL LICENCE:

This licence is issued to a registered company operating in the Free Zone who meets the following eligibility criteria:

  • The company should be registered within GCC with a GCC national/s owing majority share holding of 51% or above.
  • At least 40% of the manufacturing process should be accomplished in the Free Zone.

Companies holding a National Industrial Licence are eligible for duty free exports to the member states of the Arab Gulf Cooperation Council.