Free Zone Business Setup

Ajman lies in close proximity to Sharjah and Dubai and offers a highly fertile environment for businesses across industry verticals to flourish and evolve. The Ajman Free Zone (AFZ) was established in 1988 and was one of the major factors for Ajman’s massive economic transformation and industrial development. This award-winning Free Zone successfully marries its strategic location with incredible infrastructural facilities and strategic location to allow companies considerable return on their investment.


Ajman Free Zone allows four types of company types or business entities within its premises:

  • Free Zone Establishment (FZE)

    Formed with one shareholder, either an individual or a company. The minimum capital requirement is U.S. $50,000 or more.

  • Free Zone Company (FZCO)

    Formed by a minimum of two and maximum of five shareholders, either individuals or companies or a combination of both. The minimum capital requirement depends on the activity.

  • Branch Office of a Local Company

    The license allows an existing local company (with license to operate in the UAE) to open a representative office or branch within the Free Zone.

  • Branch Office of a Foreign Company

    The license allows an existing foreign company to open a representative office or branch within the Free Zone.


  • 100% foreign ownership allowed
  • 100% repatriation of capital & profits
  • Easy transfer of capital and profits
  • 100% personal income tax exemption
  • 0% import or export duties
  • Low facility prices
  • Low electricity prices
  • Low leasing prices

Built on the values of initiative, creativity, leadership and excellence, Ajman free zone has a well-defined administration and organizational structure that eases the process and brings a whole new level of transparency, credibility, and reliability to company formation and operation.

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AED 11,900

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The Fairmont Dubai,

Sheikh Zayed Road

PO 33964 Dubai