Fujairah Free Zone

About Fujairah Free Zone

Adjacent to the Port of Fujairah, the free zone enjoys a strategic location with quick and easy access to all Arabian Gulf ports and the Red sea. FFZ is also one of the most well-connected free zones. It enjoys constant contact from Europe, the Mediterranean, North America and the Far East from sea and air channels.  These aspects make FFZ a lucrative option for investors as they can avail quick and easy transactions with less delivery time. Fujairah free zone company formation allows investors to enjoy numerous procedural benefits as well low tariff, minimum company formation time and fast issuance of license. FFZ conducts a range of business activities including trading, export, import, marketing, consultancy, and E-commerce.

Why choose Fujairah Free Zone

Strategic location providing easy access to global markets. It is connected by Fujairah Airport and Fujairah seaport.

Quick and efficient communication facilities and well-connected business procedures.

Investor oriented policies and full investment security

100% foreign ownership and repatriation of capital

Corporate and income tax exemptions

A range of office solutions including virtual office, flexi desk, warehouses, and custom-built units.

Low cost of operations with easy with personalized staffing and management

Types of licenses for Fujairah free zone company formation

  • General Trading License Allows the import, export, and distribution of a large range of products
  • Professional License – Allows companies to conduct specified professional services
  • Industrial License – Is required for the manufacturing and production of goods
  • National Industrial License – Is required by companies where UAE national own majority share capital
  • Commercial License – Allows the import, export, and distribution of specific products

Types of business structures

Free Zone Company

  • Must have 2 to 50 shareholders
  • Minimum share capital of AED 150,000

Free Zone Establishment

  • Requires a single shareholder


  • Local or foreign company
  • Must conduct same activity as the parent company

Offshore company

  • 100% foreign ownership

Fujairah Free Zone company set up in 3 easy steps

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

1. Choose your business structure

Our team of specialists will take you step by step through the 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 Fujairah Free Zone Authority.

2. Submit your online application

Once you have completed the initial procedures, the license registration process for Fujairah free zone company set up can begin, and the required documents submitted. The documents needed for the license include Memorandum and Articles of Association, a comprehensive business plan, Emirates ID, and depositing the required share capital share capital. Companies must also pay a license registration fee.

3. Payment and collection of license

Our team will assist you in the payment of the license fees. The cost of a commercial and service license is AED 5,000 while a general trading license costs AED 10,000. However, the cost of a license varies with its type. Once the payment is processed you will receive your license and can being running your business

Post licensing

Our Fujairah Free Zone company formation services also include post licensing. Once you have received your license you can begin the visa process and rent an office space for your newly formed company. FFZ recognizes the range of business activities that take place in the free zone and offer multiple office options. The type of working spaces includes virtual office, flexi desk, offices, warehouses, and custom-built units. Companies with a standard office can rent a minimum space of 20 sq.m which costs AED 20,000 annually. The minimum space for a warehouse is 500 sq.m and costs AED 230 per sq.m. The free zone also offers many visa services for its investors. 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  Flexi desk Branch office warehouse land  custom built units
Size desk 20 m2 and above 500 m2 5000 m2 5000 sqm
Cost  AED 18,000 / year AED 20,000/ year AED 230 /sqm AED 20 / sqm 230 / sqm

Cost of setting up a Fujairah company

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

Registration fee AED 5300
License fee AED 15,000
Visa fee AED 3450
Security deposit  AED 5000
Communications fee AED 500

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