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Fujairah Free Zone Authority

Fujairah Free Zone company formation is an easy process which makes it simpler for new companies to start their business without much of a hassle. The steps involved are:

  1. Determine the type of business activity
  2. Prepare a detailed plan for business setup
  3. Select your company name (which must be unique) and reserve it with the Fujairah Free Zone authority
  4. Set up the infrastructure, and hire the required staff
  5. Deposit the mandatory capital amount in a bank
  6. Handle business registration and licensing requirements
  7. Get shareholders to sign the company formation documents in the presence of the free zone authorities

Documents Required for Business Setup in Fujairah Free Zone

  • A resolution from the Board of the company
  • Attested Memorandum and Articles of Association (MAA) from the UAE embassy
  • A valid operating business license
  • Photocopies of passport and 2 photographs of the person-in-charge, directors and shareholders

Types of Companies in Fujairah Free Zone

There are 3 types of permissible ownership structures a business can have in this free zone:

1. Free Zone Establishment (FZE)

Businesses having only a single shareholder

2. Free Zone Company (FZC)

An entity having more 2 or more shareholders

3. Branch

A company can have any of these 2 types of branches: (1) branch of a company registered in the UAE, or (2) branch of a company registered in a foreign country

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