The construction of Dubai Maritime City (DMC) Free Zone began in 2007 when the Dubai Maritime City Authority was also enabled by the Ruler of Dubai. The free zone’s construction should have ended in 2012, however Dubai Maritime City is expanding continuously. Foreign investors interested in opening a company Dubai Maritime City Free Zone, should know that it is divided into:
Our company formation agents in Dubai can offer more information about the main reasons why you should open a company in Dubai Maritime City.
Foreign investor and companies can set up several types of companies in Dubai Maritime City. Foreign natural persons can register free zone companies and free zone establishments, while foreign companies can set up both types of free zone entities and branch offices.
The main difference between the free zone company and the free zone establishment resides in the number of shareholders and share capital requirements allowed:
No matter the type of company one decides to register in Dubai Maritime City Free Zone, they must appoint at least two directors and one managers who must be a resident. Corporate managers are not allowed in Dubai Maritime City.
In order to open a company in Dubai Maritime City, the following documents must be filed with the DMC Authority:
For assistance in setting up a company in Dubai Maritime City Free Zone and the licenses available, please feel free to contact our company registration representatives in Dubai.