• Address

    SAIF Suite Y30, SAIF Zone, Sharjah-UAE

  • Office Timing

    Sun - Thu: 8 AM - 6 PM

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To persuade some major improvements in the Emirates Aviation sector, Abu Dhabi Business Center was incorporated in March of 2006. Sky City, which is a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Airports Company is responsible for developing Abu Dhabi Airport Free Zone (ADAFZ). The free zone area is a comprehensive business park in the vicinity of Abu Dhabi International Airport. Besides, the free zone of Abu Dhabi offers regular free zone benefits such as tax exemptions, world-class infrastructural facilities, as well as 100% foreign company ownership. The Business Setup in Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone is now easier for investors belonging to Freight sectors, Aviation, Airport services, Cargo, Aerospace, and Logistics. Moreover, investors can find a Business Setup agent in Abu Dhabi to make the business set up process hassle-free. Apart from that, Abu Dhabi offers infrastructural benefits including commercial offices for business setup, land plots, logistics, and warehousing units. Abu Dhabi is now planning to establish itself as a dynamic business center in support of the Abu Dhabi 2030 Economic Vision. A consultancy in Abu Dhabi can make the company formation in Abu Dhabi a simpler process. Further, the business setup consultants often guide investors to get a trade license in Abu Dhabi

Benefits of Setting Up a Business in ADAFZ

No customs duty

telecommunication and In-house IT services

Free Zone environment as well as services

24/7 security with access to essential facilities

Hassle-free Licensing and FZ Registration

100% Capital as well as profit repatriation

100% foreign company ownership

Quick, simple licensing and registration

100% Export and import tax exemption inside the designated zone

strategic location that is near to Abu Dhabi International Airport

Independent regulations

100% tax exemption benefits especially inside the designated zone


1. Initial Approval

For getting an initial approval, the following documents are needed:

A business plan

Completed application form

Copy of existing registration certificate and trade license (if you are an existing company)

A certificate of reference from a personal bank of the individual shareholder or 2 years audited financial reports for a corporate entity

Color passport copies of the shareholder(s) of the company and the appointed manager for the new ADAFZ company

2. Registration

You will be able to register your business with the free zone authorities after you get the initial approval.

A license fee that ranges from around AED 15,000 to AED 50,000 is needed. Apart from that, payment of a registration fee of AED 5,000 or AED 7,500 is required depending on whether a trade license, manufacturing, or service is required

Submission of the completed application for the registration process

Board resolution that appoints the Manager, attested and notarized

Memorandum and Articles of Association (MAA) that are notarized and attested

Passport size photo of the Manager of the company in a white background

Power of Attorney given to the Manager, notarized and attested

Specimen signature of the Manager that is attested as well as notarized

3. Visa Process and Licensing

The final step is to start the visa process after acquiring a license

After the signing of the lease agreement is completed, a business license is issued

Signing of the lease agreement

Visa processing


Individuals or companies will be able to choose from the following legal entities for a successful business setup

Free Zone Limited Liability Company FZ-LLC (Natural)

Free Zone Limited Liability Company FZ-LLC (Corporate)

Branch of a Local or Foreign company


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Note: Please note that refundable security deposit is applicable for Flexi Desk as well as Executive Desk - AED 5,000 and Executive office AED 10,000.


Annual lease rent is AED 1,750 per sqm plus 10% Annual service charge and 3 months security deposit.

Smallest office is 50 sqm

Utilities (Electricity, Water and AC) to be paid by tenant


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Note :To apply for Visa Immigration Fees is mandatory – AED 834 for Establishment Card and AED 2,270 for online system activation. The manager should have a bachelor's degree attested by UAE Embassy & legal translated into Arabic.

Our Role

HELEN AND SONS, offer services such as VAT registration in the UAE, business registration, visa services for the employees, licensing, public relations officer (PRO) services, and all other business legal formalities. Moreover, we take the burden of formalities related to setting up a business in ABU DHABI and help you focus on the bigger picture of your venture. You can contact us, and our team will be glad to assist you.