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$22,000US$9,850UAE Dubai LLC invoice
Dubai professional services LLCUS$20,000US$9,850UAE Dubai professional services LLC invoice
Dubai joint stock companyUS$20,000US$9,850UAE Dubai JSC invoice
Dubai representative officeUS$23,250US$4,900UAE Dubai Rep office invoice
Dubai branch of a foreign companyUS$44,450US$11,350UAE Dubai branch office invoice
Abu Dhabi LLCUS$29,690US$6,250Abu Dhabi LLC invoice
Abu Dhabi representative officeUS$14,750US$9,100Abu Dhabi Rep office invoice
Abu Dhabi branch of a foreign companyUS$34,840US$16,350Abu Dhabi Branch Office invoice
RAK LLCUS$21,400US$10,400UAE RAK LLC invoice
RAK joint stock companyUS$21,400US$10,400UAE RAK JSC invoice
RAK branch of a foreign companyUS$21,400US$10,400UAE RAK Branch invoice
RAK representative officeUS$21,400US$5,450RAK Rep office invoice
Sharjah LLCUS$28,995US$13,960UAE Sharjah LLC invoice
Sharjah private joint stock companyUS$28,995US$13,960UAE Sharjah PJSC invoice
Sharjah representative officeUS$28,995US$9,010UAE Sharjah RO invoice
Sharjah branch of a foreign companyUS$28,995US$13,960UAE Sharjah branch invoice
Ajman LLCUS$26,075US$9,950UAE Ajman LLC invoice
Ajman joint stock companyUS$26,075US$9,950UAE Ajman JSC invoice
Ajman branch of a foreign companyUS$26,075US$11,400UAE Ajman branch office invoice
Ajman representative offieUS$26,075US$12,400UAE Ajman Rep Office invoice
Ajman residence visaUS$27,115US$9,950UAE Ajman residence visa invoice
UAE LLC company 49% foreign ownedUS$34,650US$20,650UAE business setup package invoice
UAE OffshoreYear 1 CostYear 2 CostDraft Invoice
Jebel Ali - Dubai offshoreUS$16,700US$7,750UAE Dubai offshore invoice
RAK offshoreUS$11,870US$4,470UAE RAK offshore invoice
Ajman offshoreUS$11,870US$4,470UAE Ajman offshore invoice
UAE free zonesYear 1 CostYear 2 CostDraft Invoice
Abu Dhabi free zone company (FTZ)US$24,350US$7,050Abu Dhabi FZ invoice
Dubai FTZ - DIFCUS$29,190US$11,150UAE DIFC FZ invoice
Dubai FTZ - BPFZUS$20,150US$9,000UAE BPFZ invoice
Dubai FTZ - Dubai AirportUS$17,800US$13,100UAE Dubai airport FZ invoice
Dubai FTZ - Dubai Internet CityUS$24,670US$11,695UAE Dubai Internet City FZ invoice
Dubai FTZ - Dubai Maritime CityUS$17,620US$10,920UAE Dubai Maritime City FZ invoice
Dubai FTZ - Dubai Maritime City (office and visa)US$25,270US$18,020UAE Dubai Maritime City office + visa invoice
Dubai FTZ - Dubai Logistic CityUS$17,350US$12,000UAE Dubai Logistic City FZ invoice
Dubai FTZ - Media CityUS$19,045US$12,295UAE Dubai Media City FZ invoice
Dubai FTZ - DMCCUS$26,950US$11,450UAE FZ DMCC JLT invoice
Dubai FTZ - Dubai Knowledge VillageUS$16,775US$10,750UAE FZ DKV invoice
Dubai FTZ - Dubai Cars and AutomotiveUS$19,200US$6,150UAE dubai DUCAMZ invoice
Dubai FTZ - Dubai Auto Parts CityUS$20,650US$13,400UAE FZ DAPC invoice
RAK free zone companyUS$16,850US$10,200UAE RAK FZ invoice
Hamriyah free zone companyUS$23,550US$9,970UAE HAMRIYAH FZ invoice
Sharjah free zone companyUS$27,890US$13,857UAE Sharjah airport FZ invoice
Ajman free zone companyUS$21,125US$10,500UAE Ajman FZ invoice
Rakia free zone companyUS$19,950US$8,200UAE RAKIA FZ invoice
RAK Media City free zone companyUS$23,600US$16,850UAE RAK Media City FZ invoice
Jebel Ali FTZ - JAFZAUS$23,363US$8,129UAE JAFZA invoice
Umm Al Quwain FTZUS$18,520US$7,170UAE UAQ FZ invoice
Fujairah FTZUS$21,215US$7,840UAE Fujairah invoice


The average UAE setup engagement period is 15 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