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 types Cost Draft invoice
Tax resident LLC US$22,633 View invoice PDF
PLC US$31,690 View invoice PDF
Free zone company US$26,350 View invoice PDF
Branch of a foreign company US$37,400 View invoice PDF
Representative office US$14,750 View invoice PDF
Global Market Foundation US$16,800 View invoice PDF


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

Service Limited Liability Company (LLC) Freezone Branch office Representative office
Engagement planning 2 weeks 2 weeks 2 weeks 2 weeks
Company incorporation 6 weeks 4 weeks 8 weeks 8 weeks
Corporate bank account approval 4 weeks 3 weeks 3 weeks 3 weeks
Corporate internet banking approval 3 weeks 3 weeks 3 weeks 3 weeks
Engagement completion 1 weeks 1 weeks 1 weeks 1 weeks
Total engagement period 16 weeks 13 weeks 17 weeks 17 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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