Business Set-up

With the close support of the UAE authorities, we have developed a unique structure that allows UK companies a quick, cost-effective and low-hassle set up and licensing path to establishing a corporate presence in the UAE. British firms benefit from the BCB’s full support to get your business underway in the Middle East.

Our process

Consultation & BCB Application
Application approval & contract sign off
Welcome to the BCB
Completion of documents set-up process
Trade licence issued

Key outputs

Onshore trade license
Set up as branch of foreign company (100% ownership)
Employment & residency visas
Mandatory UAE National Service Agent provided
Commercial office address
Pre-approved shortlists of corporate support & suppliers
Program available for up to 5 years
Flexi-desk rental (optional)

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