Start Business in Other Offshore Jurisdictions

The United Arab Emirates is a sovereign, federal, presidential and elected monarchy comprising seven absolute monarchical emirates: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah. Of the seven Emirates, the Emirates of UAE allowing Offshore Company registration are Dubai and Ras Al Khaimah.

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About UAE Offshore Companies:

The United Arab Emirates is a sovereign, federal, presidential and elected monarchy comprising seven absolute monarchical emirates: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain,Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah. Of the seven Emirates, the Emirates of UAE allowing Offshore Company registration are Dubai and Ras Al Khaimah. The following are the two authorities allowing offshore business setup in these Emirates

Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority – Dubai

The Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority, under Jebel Ali Free Zone Offshore Companies Regulations 2003, allows the formation of special status offshore companies with individuals or corporate bodies as shareholders, as a non-resident company, having a corporate legal entity.

Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority – Ras Al Khaimah

The RAK Investment Authority (RAKIA) launched the International Business Company concept in January 2007 subjecting the IBCs formed under it to be regulated by the International Business Company Regulation 2006 – RAK Investment Authority.

UAE Offshore Jurisdictions / Business Setup Centres

Uniqueness of UAE Offshore Jurisdiction / Business Setup Centres

Advantage of Forming UAE Offshore Company

Restriction on Activities

A UAE Offshore company is subject to the following restrictions.
No UAE Offshore company shall