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The Dubai Airport Free Zone was established in 1996. The DAFZA is connected to the world’s busiest international airport, thereby connected to both the East and the West, opening gates to markets worth trillions of dollars. There’s a reason why all the companies want to be here.

There are more than 1,800 registered businesses from over 20+ sectors and various industries with 18,000+ professionals, enjoying the benefits of the DAFZA. Here’s why this Free Zone is one of the most lucrative free zones in Dubai.

Business benefits of DAFZA
  • State of the art infrastructure
  • Investor-oriented management
  • Dedicated logistics center
  • 27/7 security
  • 100% foreign company ownership
  • 0% income tax and corporate tax
  • 0% import and export tax
  • 100% return of capital and profits
  • No currency restrictions

Company setup process

Company setup process

Follow these simple steps to start your business in DAFZA
  • Choose your license
  • Choose company type
  • Choose your space
Types of company you can set up”
  • FZCO or Free Zone indebtedness company
  • Branch Set up: A branch of a parent company established in DAFZA
Types of licenses you can get:
  • Trade license
  • Service license
  • Industrial license
  • General trading license


Here are some of the key highlights
  • DAFZA is ranked number 1 by the Foreign Direct Investment Magazine’s Global Free Zones and Awards 2012/13. DAFZA is advancing and growing at a very fast pace offering amazing opportunities to business owners and investors.
  • A great infrastructure, access to markets worth trillion dollars, ease of logistics, and a very convenient business setup process make DAFZA one of the best areas for establishing your business