Ajman Free Zone

About Ajman Free Zone

Renowned for its numerous investment and industrial development opportunities, Ajman free zone was established in 1988. With over 200 industrial firms Ajman free zone accounts for over 20% of all industrial units in the UAE. Its central location at the entrance of the Arabian Gulf makes the free zone an ideal location for trade. It enjoys regular sea connection with over 60 countries. Business setup in Ajman free zone has numerous benefits and services that make setting up and operating a company in the free zone easy and efficient

Why Choose Ajman Free Zone

Easy, accessible, and well connected location

Advanced infrastructure built to facilitate industrial activity

Advanced infrastructure built to facilitate industrial activity

Allows 100% foreign recruitment

Corporate and income tax exemptions

A range of office solutions such as offices, executive offices and warehouses available

Type of licenses for Ajman Free zone
company formation

Commercial License  Allows the import, export, and distribution of goods

Service License – Allows companies to provide services as their primary activity

Industrial License – Is required for the manufacturing and production of goods

Pioneers license – Established for young professionals who are starting out

E commerce – Required for electronic commercial activity

Types of business structures

Free Zone Company

  • Can have multiple shareholder who are liable to the extent of their share Branch
  • Minimum share capital of AED 150,000


  • Branch of a local or foreign company
  • Same business activity as the parent company

Free zone Establishment

  • Can have a single shareholder

Ajman free zone company setup in 3 easy steps

At LegalWorks we will assist you in every step of the Ajman Free zone company formation process from the documentation collection to payment of registration and license fees. We hope to make the entire process easy and straightforward for you.

1.Choose your business structure

The first step in forming your company is determining business license and structure. Our team of specialists will take you step by step through these initial procedures of the incorporation process. We will assist you in determining the license you require according to your business activity and the company structure best suited to your needs. Once this is decided we will help you select and register the company tradename with the free zone authority.

2. Submit your online application

Once you have completed the initial procedures, the license registration process for Ajman company set up can begin, and the required documents submitted. The documents needed for the license include Memorandum and Articles of Association, certificate of incorporation, Emirates ID, and passport copies. Companies must also pay a license registration fee that is dependent on the type of company being set up.

3. Payment and collection of license

Our team will assist you in the payment of the license fees. The cost of obtaining a license in Ajman free zone starts from AED 13,000 for a year. Once the payment is processed you will receive your license and can begin running your business.

Post licensing

Our Ajman free zone company set up includes post licensing services as well. Once you have received your license, the next step is to start the visa process and rent an office space for your newly formed company. There are many different types of office spaces available to companies in the Ajman free zone. The type of working spaces include executive offices, business centers, warehouses and plots of land.  The number of visas that can be availed by a company depend on the type of office it chooses. Our team can take you through all office options available and help you choose the right one for your company and number of employees.

Type of office space Smart office  Executive office Business centre  Warehouse
size Dedicated desk  16 sqm and above flexi desk  100 m2 and above
cost  AED 21,625 AED 32,000  AED 13,535


Team up with LegalWorks for easy Ajman company registration and avail the best the free zone has to offer.

E- registration fee AED 2100
Pioneer license  AED 5000
Freelance permit  AED 6000
Trading license  AED 15,535
Employment visa  AED 2050
Investor visa AED 2350
Medical test, Emirates ID and Photo AED 1250

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