Department of Economic Development (DED)

Starting a new business in Dubai is becoming quicker and easier than ever, IBD Business Setup to help the business owners launch and expand their own Business without the need of lengthy processes. And IBD Business expert will assist you in all the manners.

In Dubai there are two type businesses, mainland (with Local Sponsor) and Free Zones (100% Owner Ship) & Dubai Offshore. All could offer different advantages depending on your own business, type and activities.

If you would like to start new business in Dubai mainland, you will need to be register with DED, who will issue the license. And assistance at any stage of getting a business license, please contact us.

Starting a business to get License steps:

·         Trade Name Certificate
·         Initial Approval Certificate
·         Initial Approval Form with required stamps
·         Ejari registered Tenancy Contract
·         Approvals on your selected business activity from other government departments, if applicable
·         MOA or copy of MOA, attested by UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs, if applicable
·         Local Service Agent agreement if applicable