Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) Business Setup

United Arab Emirates has established itself over the years as business hub where investors from around the globe are interested to invest in.  UAE has been driving major investments from businessmen over the years from different countries and people like to invest multi million dollars in this mushrooming economy of the world. The business setup procedure in Dubai is a bit different than other countries. To start your business in the Mainland, you have to find a sponsor who would help in starting a business for 51% of the partnership. You can start a business with 100% ownership in a Free Zone.

There are more than 45 free zones in the UAE, and about 30 of them are in Dubai. Being in the heart of Dubai since 2002, DMCC (Dubai Multi Commodities Centre) is a commodity marketplace and one of the best free zones for establishing a business in Dubai. Since its establishment, more than 12,000 multinational companies have been established, including start-ups, small and medium enterprises, for more than two decades.

Starting your business in DMCC setup is such a great opportunity with so many benefits for businesses that The Financial Times FDI Magazine has named it the best free zone for trading and business activities in the world for two consecutive years in 2015 and 2016.

DMCC free zone is highly recognized by international organizations to start businesses, primarily for its location and streamlined legal and regulatory frameworks. Investors are provided with company formation in DMCC through flexible business office solutions, helping them start their business hassle-free.

At Arab Business Consultant, we offer DMCC Company Formation skillfully, and our team of business setup experts guides you to choose the best options among the various free zones based on your DMCC setup requirements. Our professionals in company formation in DMCC leave no stone unturned to give you the best solutions.

Benefits of setting up business with Dubai Multi Commodities Centre ( DMCC)

  • Company records will not be disclosed
  • 100% Ownerhsip
  • No agreement to exchange tax information with any country
  • Exemption from income tax
  • Exemption from import and export taxes
  • Reasonably priced properties for rent or sale in JLT
  • No currency restriction
  • No limit on hiring foreign employees:

Why Arab Business Consultant?

Arab Business Consultant is always completely transparent when it comes to DMCC company formation. We provide complete details related to setting up a business in the UAE. We provide you with the exact package that fills your requirement of company formation in DMCC, be it acquiring a Trade license with a single owner, two or more than two shareholders, visas for employees or dependents. We help you to select the ideal DMCC company formation option so that you pay for what you get.

Types of Business License in the DMCC

  • General Trading License
  • Service/Consultancy License
  • Commercial/Trading License
  • Branch Company

Packages – DMCC Business Setup


License Fee
lease of Executive Desk / Saif Plus (annual Rate)
Insurance, Maintenance fee, Signboard & Internet Listing etc
Govt. Innovation fee

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  • Type 1 activities include Service and Commercial Trading activities while Type 2 includes General Trading and Industrial activities.
  • 2 Limit of 5 Additional Classes per group of same types
  • 30 Calendar Days Validity
  • Not inclusive of Medical and Emirates ID fees where applicable

Documents required

  • Business Setup Form
  • Authorized Signatory Form
  • Terms and Conditions
  • Shareholder(s) / Manager(s) / Directors(s) Documents

Documents for individuals as Shareholder(s) / Manager(s) / Director(s):

  • Colored and clear full page of Passport Copy
  • Colored and clear full page Entry Stamp page copy / Residence
  • Visa page copy (if applicable)
  • 2 Passport size photos (for immigration card application)

Documents for companies as Shareholder(s) / Manager(s) / Director(s)

  • Certificate of Formation
  • Certificate of Incumbency / Good Standing (if applicable)
  • Memorandum of Association copy
  • Board Resolution Copy
  • Documents for the Authorized Person(s)
  • Passport Copy
  • Colored and clear full page Entry Stamp page copy / Residence Visa page copy (if applicable)
  • 2 Passport size Photographs

Documents Specifications

Passport Copy

  • Colored and clear full page passport copy
  • Passport should be valid for a minimum of 7 months
  • Amendment / Modification page should be included (if applicable)
  • Additional remarks for below nationalities
  • India – First and last page copy
  • Pakistan – First and second page copy
  • Sri Lanka – First and fourth page copy
  • USA – Special comment page copy
  • Nepal – First and last page copy


  • White background
  • Teeth should not be visible
  • Light colored shirts are not allowed
  • Jewelry and eyeglasses are not allowed
  • Handwritten marks are not allowed on the photos

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