Start a New Business in Emirates

  1. Research the business sector: Before you start any business in the UAE, it is important to do your research. Research the local market, the competition, the laws and regulations, the demographics, and the cultural norms.
  2. Choose a business structure: When starting a business, you will need to decide on a legal structure. The most popular business structures in the UAE are limited liability companies, partnerships, sole proprietorships, and foreign branch offices.
  3. Register the company: Once you have decided on a business structure, you will need to register the company with the relevant government authority. The process varies depending on the Emirate in which the company is registered.
  4. Obtain a license: Depending on the type of business you are running, you may need to obtain a license from the relevant government authority. Different types of businesses require different licenses.
  5. Open a bank account: After registering the company and obtaining the necessary licenses, you will need to open a corporate bank account. This will be used to manage the company’s finances.
  6. Hire staff: In order to hire employees we need to secure a Company (Labour & Immigration card).
  7. Get an office: You will need to rent or purchase an office space in order to conduct business operations.
  8. Market your business: You will need to create a marketing plan and execute it in order to promote your business. This can include online marketing, social media marketing, and traditional marketing methods.
  9. Comply with regulations: You will need to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. This includes filing all necessary paperwork and paying Vat.
  10. Get insurance: It is important to get business insurance in order to protect your business from potential risks. This can include property damage, liability, and employee-related risks.


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