Fees and timelines


pay by installmentsThe average total fee per UAE entity type is outlined in the table below. These fees include business registration, opening a corporate account and all estimated government fees:

UAE FeesYear 1 CostYear 2 CostDraft Invoice
Dubai LLCUS$21,980US$9,850View invoice PDF
Dubai professional services LLCUS$21,980US$9,850View invoice PDF
Dubai joint stock companyUS$20,000US$9,850View invoice PDF
Dubai representative officeUS$25,250US$4,900View invoice PDF
Dubai branch of a foreign companyUS$49,300US$6,400View invoice PDF
Abu Dhabi LLCUS$29,690US$6,250View invoice PDF
Abu Dhabi representative officeUS$14,750US$9,100View invoice PDF
Abu Dhabi branch of a foreign companyUS$34,840US$16,350View invoice PDF
RAK LLCUS$21,400US$10,400View invoice PDF
RAK joint stock companyUS$21,400US$10,400View invoice PDF
RAK branch of a foreign companyUS$21,400US$10,400View invoice PDF
RAK representative officeUS$21,400US$5,450View invoice PDF
Sharjah LLCUS$28,995US$13,960View invoice PDF
Sharjah private joint stock companyUS$28,995US$13,960View invoice PDF
Sharjah representative officeUS$28,995US$9,010View invoice PDF
Sharjah branch of a foreign companyUS$28,995US$13,960View invoice PDF
Ajman LLCUS$28,075US$9,950View invoice PDF
Ajman joint stock companyUS$28,075US$9,950View invoice PDF
Ajman branch of a foreign companyUS$28,075US$11,400View invoice PDF
Ajman representative offieUS$28,075US$12,400View invoice PDF
Ajman residence visaUS$27,115US$9,950View invoice PDF
UAE LLC company 49% foreign ownedUS$34,650US$20,650View invoice PDF
UAE OffshoreYear 1 CostYear 2 CostDraft Invoice
Jebel Ali - Dubai offshoreUS$18,300US$12,400View invoice PDF
RAK offshoreUS$11,870US$4,470View invoice PDF
Ajman offshoreUS$11,870US$4,470View invoice PDF
UAE free zonesYear 1 CostYear 2 CostDraft Invoice
Abu Dhabi free zone company (FTZ)US$24,350US$7,050View invoice PDF
Dubai FTZ - DIFCUS$29,190US$11,150View invoice PDF
Dubai FTZ - BPFZUS$20,150US$9,000View invoice PDF
Dubai FTZ - Dubai AirportUS$17,800US$13,100View invoice PDF
Dubai FTZ - Dubai Internet CityUS$24,670US$11,695View invoice PDF
Dubai FTZ - Dubai Logistic CityUS$17,350US$12,000View invoice PDF
Dubai FTZ - Media CityUS$19,045US$12,295View invoice PDF
Dubai FTZ - DMCCUS$27,500US$11,470View invoice PDF
Dubai FTZ - Dubai Knowledge VillageUS$16,775US$10,750View invoice PDF
Dubai FTZ - Dubai Cars and AutomotiveUS$19,200US$6,150View invoice PDF
Dubai FTZ - Dubai Auto Parts CityUS$20,650US$13,400View invoice PDF
RAK free zone companyUS$21,800US$11,200View invoice PDF
Hamriyah free zone companyUS$23,550US$9,970View invoice PDF
Sharjah free zone companyUS$27,890US$13,857View invoice PDF
Ajman free zone companyUS$21,125US$10,500View invoice PDF
Rakia free zone companyUS$19,950US$8,200View invoice PDF
RAK Media City free zone companyUS$24,600US$16,850View invoice PDF
Jebel Ali FTZ - JAFZAUS$22,413US$8,129View invoice PDF
Umm Al Quwain FTZUS$18,520US$7,170View invoice PDF
Fujairah FTZUS$21,215US$7,840View invoice PDF


The average UAE setup engagement period is 19 weeks as outlined below:
UAE 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’s Legal and Compliance Department reviews and approves the banking application;
  • The bank emails the 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 the complete original company and bank account documents to our Client;
  • Our Client completes our web-based feedback survey.

Contact us

For additional information on our company registration services in UAE, please email us at email@healyconsultants.com. Alternatively please contact our in-house country expert, Ms. Chrissi Zamora, directly:
client relationship officer - Chrissi