FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS,
PRICING & EVERYTHING ELSE
I do not know what I want, am I able to change later?
As different entities issue the various licenses, it is not possible to change your license type once it has been issued, without liquidating the company and opening a new one.
Do I have to be in the UAE?
You are not required to be present in the UAE at the start of the process, our consultants will run through everything by phone and email and even start your application process whilst you are not here. You will be required to make a short trip however once the documents are ready to sign and to open bank accounts.
Is there any tax implications?
Depending on the country you reside, there is a 99% chance that nothing has to be done in your current country of residence. Our experts will be able to advise you in more detail and answer any questions you may have, once they have a deeper understanding of your situation.
Why do I have to have a sponsor?
Mainland companies in the UAE require an Emirati national to have 51% shareholding in any incorporated companies. Do not worry, every company we incorporate comes with a memorandum which states they have no involvement in the company, nor any entitlement to your earnings.
Offshore sounds like something from the movies, is it legal?
There are many reasons people set up offshore businesses and yes they are 100% legal. The UAE currently has a 0% income tax rate and a 0% corporations tax rate, encouraging businesses to set up in the UAE and trade in the GCC.
I have a passport on which I am required to obtain a UAE visa, how do I do this?
Many passports are allowed to enter the UAE on a 30-day visit visa without completing any documentation. If your passport is not on the eligible list, get in touch and one of our team will assist in arranging the appropriate visa for you.