Ajman Freezone

Ajman free zone., established in 1988, was granted autonomous status under the Amiri decree no.3 of 1996 issued by H.H. Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Ruler of Ajman. Ajman Free Zone Authority has been named as the sole regulatory agency for Free Zone in the Emirate.

The formation of the Free Zone Authority in 1996 has given great impetus to industrial activity in the Free Zone which has resulted in quadruple growth in the number of companies during the last few years. Ajman Free Zone with its package of unbeatable advantages is widely recognized as entrepreneurs' haven today. Ajman Free Zone offers global opportunity for foreign investment. The main motive of Ajman free zone to provide platform for investment, trade and industry business establishment. The plus point of Ajman free zone is it provides crucial cost saving benefits for entrepreneurs at Ajman free zone compare to other free zones within the UAE.

A massive multi-million Dirhams development plan on over a mission square meter area is under progress at the Ajman Free Zone, which on completion will be able to accommodate 600 companies.

Corporate benefits

  • 100 % Foreign ownership
  • 100% Repatriation of capital and profits
  • No personal income tax
  • No corporate tax
  • No Red Tape

Cost Advantage

  • Cheap energy
  • The most economical wage structure and easy access to vast work force Total exemptions from all import and export duties
  • Total elimination of all service charges and hidden fees
  • Exceptionally low handling charges
  • This 20 years land contract is renewable for another 20 yrs guaranteeing 40 years tax and customs free operations
  • Low lease prices
  • World-class infrastructure
  • Lowest tariffs in the region

Transport

  • AIR : Two international Airports, within 25 minutes drive from the Ajman Free Zone.
  • SEA : Ajman Free Zone is adjacent to the Ajman Port. Sharjah's Khorfakkan Port , Port Khalid and Dubai 's Port Rashid are within 35 minutes drive from Ajman Free Zone.
  • ROAD : Extremely efficient international road network connects the Ajman Free Zone to Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Kuwait and beyond to Europe.

Types of Licenses

Ajman Free Zone, in its endeavor to eliminate bureaucratic procedures, has produced 4 types of license namely: Trading License, Industrial License, Professional Services License, National Industrial License.

Trading License

This license is issued to foreign/UAE companies/Free Zone Entities who wish to carry out trading activities in the Free Zone.

Types of Licenses

Ajman Free Zone, in its endeavor to eliminate bureaucratic procedures, has produced 4 types of license namely: Trading License, Industrial License, Professional Services License, National Industrial License.

Trading License

This license is issued to foreign/UAE companies/Free Zone Entities who wish to carry out trading activities in the Free Zone.

Industrial License

This license is issued to foreign/UAE companies/Free Zone Entities who wish to carry out manufacturing activities in the Free Zone.

Professional Services License

This license issued to foreign/UAE companies/Free Zone Entities who wish to carry out the business of providing professional/services in the Free Zone.

National Industrial License

This license is issued to a registered company operating in the Free Zone who meets the following eligibility criteria.
  • The company should be registered with GCC with a GCC national/s owing majority share holding of 51% or above.
  • At least 40% of the manufacturing process should be accomplished in the Free Zone.
  • Companies holding a National Industrial License are eligible for duty free exports to the member states of the Arab Gulf Cooperation Council.