Umm Al Quwain

Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone (UAQFTZ)

Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone (UAQ FTZ) is a strategic initiative of the Government of Umm Al Quwain. UAQ FTZ provides the required infrastructure and incentives for a prosperous business community. UAQ FTZ is situated close to the UAE’s primary sea ports and within one hour’s drive of Dubai International Airport and Sharjah International Airport, ensuring easy access to the rest of the world.

Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone offers a platform to engage micro business and companies with minimal budgets. There are lesser complications in terms of documents required and getting special approvals. Their main aim is to get your business up and running within no time. UAQ FTZ’s investor-friendly environment will allow you to run a successful business in UAE. Umm Al Quwain’s stable economy, open investment climate and low costs of living make it a strategic business destination.

 Factor Description
Established in 2003
Number of companies Over 1,277 Companies
Industry focus Suitable for all types of industries
Limited liability company Yes
Minimum number of shareholder 1
Minimum number of director 1
Corporate shareholder allowed Yes
Corporate director allowed No
Public register of shareholder and director No
Access to UAE Double Taxation Treaties Yes
Port of Free zone Ahmed Bin Rashid Port and Umm Al Quwain free zone sea port
Allowed to import export goods Yes
Commercial offices Yes
Industrial premises Yes
Warehousing facility Yes
Accommodation facilities Yes
Prominent companies at Free zone
Location of directors and shareholders meeting Anywhere
Residency visa issued Yes
100% Foreign ownership permitted Yes
100% Repatriation of capital and profits Yes
Corporate, personal and withholding tax Nil
Language English
Standard currency of Capital UAE Dirhams

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