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Mainland Company Set Up in Dubai

Setting up a business in Dubai's main area lets you do business locally and globally. You can trade within Dubai and internationally. It's smart to get help from experts to set up your company and save time and money. GAAP Associates helps set up companies in Dubai's main area, offering full services.

We know a lot about starting different types of companies in Dubai's main area. Our experts in company setup cover all the steps needed for success.

Companies in Dubai's main area must follow government rules and laws. Starting a company can be hard if you don't have the right connections. GAAP Associates helps with everything from starting your company to ongoing support.


Steps to Incorporate a Mainland Company in the UAE:

1.       Find a local sponsor

2.       Draft the MOA & AOA

3.       Obtain Approval from DED

4.       Decide company

5.       Get the company name registered

6.       Figure out an office space

7.       Apply for a trade license

8.       Submit Documents

9.       Pay License Fee

10.     Obtain license & Start Business Operation

GAAP Associates assists businesses of all sizes in incorporating mainland companies in Dubai, providing comprehensive support from start to finish. We handle all aspects of the process, ensuring our clients' business needs are met seamlessly.


Documentation needed to establish a Mainland Company in the UAE

For Individual Shareholders:

  • Different documentation is required for individual shareholders and corporate shareholders.
  • For individual shareholders, passport copies of foreign shareholders, directors, and managers, along with the Visa page and entry stamp are necessary (upon entering the UAE).
  • If the shareholder or manager holds an employment visa for any company in the UAE, a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the employer is required.
  • A copy of the National ID card of the UAE National Partner is also necessary.

For Corporate Shareholders:

  • An exact copy of the Articles of Association, Certificate of Incorporation, and Memorandum is required, legalized by the UAE Embassy.
  • If the company is a shareholder in the proposed LLC, an objection certificate from the Free Zone/Offshore Authority is necessary.
  • An original Board Resolution for incorporating the business, accompanied by a notarized Power of Attorney authorized by the UAE Embassy, is also required.

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