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Fujairah Free Zone

Fujairah Free Zone

Set Up a New Business in the Fujairah Free Zone

A liberal operating environment, world class infrastructure, and minimal regulatory requirements, all help to make the Fujairah Free Zone the ideal place to establish a new business in the UAE. Whether you seek to establish branch offices for your existing company, or you need manufacturing or warehousing facilities, you will find the best opportunities within Fujairah.

One of the biggest benefits of operating in Fujairah is that you can hit the ground running, even with a brand new company. With leasable industrial and commercial locations, you and your team can move in, and begin tapping the potential of markets in the UAE, Europe, Asia, and Africa. Fujairah’s central location and established shipping channels mean that you can move your products by sea, land, and air. Even if you operate a technology company, world class high speed internet infrastructure will mean that you can easily communicate, distribute digital goods, and establish networks with all of your worldwide sites.

Fujairah has an international airport, as well Fujairah seaport. Excellent schools in the area, along with plenty of residential developments, mean that Fujairah is family-friendly for expats. 

Establishing a Company in the Fujairah Free Zone

Free Zone establishment is relatively affordable, and it is possible to lease warehouse and industrial units, office units, or lease new land plots for specialized development. Navigating the laws and maintaining compliance is easy when you choose Horwath Mak for your business services, and we will help you to find new property or existing facilities, take care of company registration and filing of all applicable fees, as well as arrange Visas for staff and families.

When you operate within Fujairah you can take advantage of;

  • 100% foreign ownership.
  • Low initial capital required for formation.
  • Low formation fees.
  • Capital repatriation for foreign companies.
  • No personal income or company tax.
  • Excellent healthcare and accommodation within the Free Zone.
  • Access to established shipping networks.
  • Customized warehouse construction can be arranged with the Fujairah Free Zone government.
For your business to get the best start, insist on a consulting team that is renowned throughout the UAE. At Horwath Mak we have the experience and expertise to ensure that your Free Zone company is a success. Fill out our contact form and take the first step towards your future business in the Middle East.



Facilities offered

Warehouse / Light industrial Units. Units are available in 250 m2
500m2, 1000 m2

Office units
(28m2 onwards)

Plot of land
Minimum 2500m2

Rental per annum US$ 50.45m2 (AED 185)
Min per sq. mtr
US$ 6,818
(AED 25,000)
From US$ 2.72m2 (AED 10/m2)Onwards
Lease period Minimum two years One year, annually renewable 15 years, renewable for similar period
Possible legal entities Branch of a foreign company
Including offshore company
Branch of a UAE company Free zone establishment
Free zone company
Capital-cash physical None None US$ 1,363
AED 5,000
US$ 40,905
AED 150,000
No of shareholders     One Minimum 2
Formation fee None None US$ 1,363
AED 5,000
US$ 1,363
AED 5,000
Types of license issued Trading General trading Professional service Industrial National Industrial
License fee US$ 682
AED 2,500
US$ 1,364
AED 5,000
US$ 682
AED 2,500
US$ 1,364
AED 5,000
US$ 1,364
AED 5,000
Business Segments Import, export, manufacturing, processing, assembling, packaging, distribution, consolidation, storage, international business consultancy and different kind of services unless otherwise restricted federal or local authorities.
Port facilities Fujahrah Port, Khorfakkan port.    
Visas 4 visas for office unit. However, no restriction for industrial / assembly units operating in pre-built warehouse and leased land as required for the activity.
Company formation period Trade license will be ready within 24 hours subject to completion of legal formalities and registration documentations.
Other info * Fujairah Free zone can build customized wareshoue for the investor subject to general construction guidelines and free zone policy.
* With effect from May 2005, Dubai Port Authority and Fujairah Port Authority jointly manage Fujairah port’s container terminal
* A company can obtain additional license with different activities and operate under different name.