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Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ)

The Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah is home to the most successful Free Zone jurisdiction in the UAE- the Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ). Located just 45 minutes away from the Dubai International Airport, RAK FTZ has evolved as the most sought-after business location in the UAE. Opened in 2000, it requires comparatively low start-up cost because of which this free zone is now home to more than 7500 companies.

Garnering a reputation of being elected the Best Emerging Free Zone three years in a row, RAK FTZ offers a productive environment for businesses of all sorts by being lenient in taxes and bureaucratic barriers like quotas, red tape, etc.

Facilities available in RAK FTZ:

RAK FTZ features an excellent list of facilities for its clients. It is up to you to decide which of them best fits your business purpose:

  • State-of-the-art warehouses (in Technology and Industrial Parks)
  • Office space (Standard, Executive, Shell and Core)
  • Industrial area
  • Accommodation facility (for labourers, staff and senior members)
  • Flexi-desk

RAK FTZ allows its clients to register their business in the following four ways:

RAK FTZ issues the following types of license options for business setup.

  • As a Free Zone Establishment (FZE): Ideal for start-ups with just one owner
  • As a Free Zone Company: Ideal for start-ups with more than 2 partners (limited to 5)
  • As a Local Branch: Should be a branch-out of a parent company in the UAE that has been in operation for one year or more
  • As a Foreign Branch: Should be a branch-out of a parent company based outside the UAE and that has been in operation for one year or more

Licenses issued by the RAK FTZ
RAK FTZ requires the companies in its jurisdiction to obtain trade or business license before undertaking any activity, whether commercial, industrial or service. The license issued by RAK FTZ is subject to yearly renewal, for which the company should submit their audit reports.

RAK FTZ Offers Four Types of Business Licenses:

RAK FTZ issues the following types of license options for business setup.

  • Commercial License: Issued for activities such as export/import and warehousing/distribution. Usually it is issued in 2 – 3 working days.
  • General Trading License: Issued for activities such as export/import and warehousing/distribution. Usually it is issued in 2 – 3 working days.
  • Consultancy/Services License: Issued for all kinds of services-related activities such as logistics, management, etc. Usually it is issued in 2 – 3 working days.
  • Industrial License: Issued for activities such as manufacturing, import of unfinished goods and export of finished goods, assembling, packaging, etc. Usually it takes around 2 -3 weeks to process this type of license.

RAK FTZ gives you the flexibility to choose the most advantageous location for your business. The four major locations are:

  • Business Park
  • Industrial Park
  • Technology Park
  • Al Ghail Park

How can we help you set up your dream company in UAE?

How can we help you set up your dream company in UAE?