Fees and timelines in 2023


pay by installmentsIncorporation costs in Year 1 amount to US$24,500 and annual company costs in Year 2 and thereafter amount to US$11,050. The average fee per Abu Dhabi engagement is outlined in the table below. These fees include company incorporation, opening corporate bank accounts, project management and all government fees:

Different Abu Dhabi entity typesCostDraft invoice
Tax resident LLCUS$22,633View invoice PDF
PLCUS$31,690View invoice PDF
Free zone companyUS$26,350View invoice PDF
Global Markets free zone company (ADGM)US$30,828View invoice PDF
Branch of a foreign companyUS$37,400View invoice PDF
Representative officeUS$14,750View invoice PDF
Global Market FoundationUS$16,800View invoice PDF


The average Abu Dhabi company formation engagement period is 16 weeks as outlined below:

ServiceLimited Liability Company (LLC)FreezoneBranch officeRepresentative office
Engagement planning2 weeks2 weeks2 weeks2 weeks
Company incorporation6 weeks4 weeks8 weeks8 weeks
Corporate bank account approval4 weeks3 weeks3 weeks3 weeks
Corporate internet banking approval3 weeks3 weeks3 weeks3 weeks
Engagement completion1 weeks1 weeks1 weeks1 weeks
Total engagement period16 weeks13 weeks17 weeks17 weeks

Abu Dhabi business registration engagement period timeline

  • Preparing a detailed project plan;
  • Our Client confirms the corporate structure;
  • Collecting due diligence from our Client.
  • Our Client signs the corporate bank account opening forms;
  • Healy Consultants prepares a business plan;
  • Healy Consultants visits the bank for interview;
  • The Bank Legal and Compliance Department review and approve the banking application;
  • The Bank Front Office email corporate bank account numbers to our client.
  • The Bank Operations Department mails the internet username and passwords to our Client;
  • Some of our Clients’ request Healy Consultants to activate the internet banking on their behalf.
  • Healy Consultants confirms all Client due diligence is received;
  • Healy Consultants couriers to our Client the complete original company and bank account documents;
  • Our Client completes our web page feedback survey;

Contact us

For additional information on our company registration services in Abu Dhabi, please contact our in-house country expert, Ms. Chrissi Zamora, directly:
client relationship officer - Chrissi
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