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Benefits of Incorporating a Dubai Mainland Company


Dubai Mainland

Registering Your Business in Dubai Mainland

Dubai is one of the seven emirates in the United Arab Emirates. In terms of starting a business, Dubai is internationally recognized for its remarkable infrastructure & growth and has quickly built its reputation for being a major global business hub in the region. 

Having a Dubai Mainland license issued by the Dubai DED (Department of Economic Development) allows you to conduct business locally across the UAE as well as internationally with no restrictions; that is why this is the most popular choice among entrepreneurs and companies looking to start or expand in the UAE. 

Dubai’s Department of Economic Development (DED) is the government authority in charge of the licensing and registration of corporate entities in mainland Dubai. The DED’s licensing and registration procedure is streamlined to offer ease of registration based on specific business activities. The Commercial Companies Law (CCL) is the federal law that regulates all entities set up in the UAE mainland, and governs corporate entities set up in mainland Dubai. With Dubai Mainland, the license type determines whether you will need a local sponsor or local service agent. Dubai’s laws and regulations are frequently amended to provide a flexible and up-to-date legal framework for commercial best practice. Recently, the Commercial Companies Law (CCL)  has announced that over 1,000 commercial and industrial activities will be available for 100% foreign ownership as of June 2021.

Professional Licenses

This allows professionals to carry out their services or craft in their field of expertise.
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Commercial Licenses

This is issued for the purpose of commercial & trade activities and allows for import, export, distribution, & retail.


This can either be an extension of a foreign company or a local company (UAE free zone or mainland).


This enables the import of raw materials & the manufacturing of specified goods for the purpose of exporting finished products.

What is a Local Service Agent?

When setting up a professional license or a branch, the business needs to appoint what is known as a Local Service Agent (LSA), which has to be a UAE national (natural or legal person). The LSA requirement is purely procedural. The LSA has no role, interest, or right in the business. Typically, the LSA’s role is to facilitate business matters related to the government such as the trade license, immigration files, and labour files for the employees’ visas. The LSA is paid a fixed annual fee for providing such services which are all outlined in the Local Service Agent Agreement which is signed before the Dubai DED. EZONE provides a Corporate Local Service Agent for companies at reasonable annual rates.

Contact our Business Setup Specialists for more information.

6 Easy Steps to Obtaining a Dubai DED License

Why Choose EZONE

At EZONE, we provide business set-up advice on an entrepreneurial level by understanding your unique needs and providing you – our client – with personalized, unbiased, and cost-effective solutions to incorporate your business in the UAE. We believe that understanding you and the nature of your business is the key to supporting you throughout your business journey, thus providing you the best service that EZONE can offer.

Your business matters to us; that is why we have your best interests in mind at every step of your business journey – from guiding you to choose the most suitable and economical trade license and business structure for your company, to ensuring that you are given honest and sound advice form day 1, so that we can provide you with what is invaluable – the peace of mind so you can focus on running and building your business.

Our over nine years of industry knowledge and first-hand experience allowed us to create comprehensive end-to-end business setup solutions that have helped many UAE businesses – from administrative, technical, to financial aspects. You can be assured that our Business Setup Specialists will allow you to scale up and grow your business without going through any hassle caused by incorrect business advice. At EZONE, our focus is not just setting up your business but in creating meaning business relationships. Rest assured that we are with you on every step of your entrepreneurial journey.

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