About Us

At BizSetup, we're dedicated to simplifying the process of setting up businesses in Dubai for entrepreneurs and corporations from around the globe. With over 13 years of experience, our mission is to provide a seamless, hassle-free experience that transforms your business aspirations into reality. Our expertise lies in navigating the complex landscape of company formation in one of the world's most dynamic and competitive markets.


Our team of seasoned professionals has extensive knowledge of Dubai's legal, financial, and business environments. We specialize in all aspects of business setup, from legal documentation and licensing to office space acquisition and visa processing.

Tailored Solutions

We understand that every business is unique. That's why we offer customized solutions tailored to meet your specific needs, whether you're a startup looking to explore the advantages of a Free Zone or an established multinational aiming for expansion on the Mainland.

Comprehensive Services

We provide end-to-end services to ensure a smooth setup process for your business. Our services include business planning, licensing, legal assistance, office space solutions, visa processing, and more. We handle the complexities so you can focus on what you do best - growing your business.

Client-Centric Approach

At the heart of our service is a commitment to client satisfaction. We pride ourselves on building long-term relationships with our clients, offering ongoing support and advice as your business grows.

Founded in 2011 started with a vision to make Dubai's thriving business landscape accessible to entrepreneurs worldwide. Recognizing the challenges faced by foreign businesses trying to navigate the UAE's regulatory environment, Mr Abd-Alkarim set out to create a company that would act as a bridge to the region's opportunities.

Since then, we've helped hundreds of businesses from over 46 countries establish their presence in Dubai. Our success stories range from innovative startups to global corporations, each with their own unique challenges and ambitions.

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General FAQs

Why should I choose Dubai for setting up my business?

Dubai offers a strategic location, a business-friendly environment, tax advantages, world-class infrastructure, and access to a diverse market.

Mainland, Free Zone, and Offshore are the main business structures. Each has its own advantages and considerations.

The timeline varies depending on the business structure and the completeness of documentation. Generally, it can take a few weeks to a couple of months.

Yes, a local sponsor is required for a Mainland company, holding at least 51% ownership.

Yes, Free Zones allow for 100% foreign ownership, making them an attractive option for many businesses.

Documentation FAQs

What documents are required for company registration in Dubai?

Passport copies of shareholders, visa copies (if applicable), business plan, and relevant incorporation documents.

Choose a unique name complying with naming conventions. Certain words are restricted, and approval is needed from the relevant authorities.

Licensing FAQs

What type of licenses are available, and how do I obtain them?

Trade license, professional license, and industrial license are common. The type depends on your business activities. Licenses are obtained through relevant authorities.

Generally, Free Zone companies can conduct business internationally and within the UAE, but operations outside the Free Zone may require a Mainland presence.

Visa and Immigration FAQs

How can I apply for visas for myself and my employees?

Visa applications are processed through the relevant authorities. Visa quotas depend on the business structure.

Yes, depending on the type of visa and the regulations in place at the time.

Financial and Tax FAQs

Are there corporate and personal income taxes in Dubai?

Dubai offers a tax-friendly environment with no corporate or personal income taxes. However, there is Value Added Tax (VAT) on certain goods and services.

Yes, having a local corporate bank account is a mandatory requirement for business transactions and salary payments.

Ongoing Compliance FAQs

What ongoing compliance requirements do I need to be aware of?

Compliance includes renewing licenses, submitting annual reports, and adhering to any regulatory changes.

Regularly check updates from government authorities, and consider engaging with local business consultants who can provide guidance on regulatory changes.

Comprehensive Solutions for Every Business Need

Company Formation and Registration

Assistance with legal procedures for company registration. Structuring advice to choose the most suitable business entity (LLC, Free Zone, Offshore, etc.)

License Procurement

Guidance on obtaining the necessary licenses for the specific industry and business activities.

Documentation Assistance

Preparation and submission of required documents for government approvals. Handling paperwork related to permits and clearances.

Office Space Solutions

Assistance in finding and setting up office spaces, whether in free zones, business centres, or traditional office locations.

Corporate Banking Support

Facilitating the opening of corporate bank accounts. Providing guidance on banking requirements and procedures.

Visa and Immigration Services

Support in obtaining visas for business owners, employees, and dependents. Assistance with work permits and residence visas.

Legal and Compliance Services

Legal advice on local regulations and compliance requirements. Ongoing compliance management to ensure adherence to legal obligations.

Tax Advisory

Guidance on local tax regulations and optimisation strategies. Assistance with VAT registration and compliance.

Business Consultancy

Strategic advice on market entry and business development. Feasibility studies and market research to support decision-making.

Human Resource Services

Recruitment assistance for hiring local and expatriate staff. HR support on employment contracts, policies, and procedures.

Customised Business Solutions

Tailored solutions based on the specific needs and goals of the client. Flexibility to adapt services to different business sectors.

Post-Setup Support

Ongoing support for any post-setup needs or issues. Assistance with expansion plans and additional services as the business grows.

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Unlocking Success: The Unparalleled Benefits of Starting a Business in Dubai

Dubai, the thriving metropolis in the heart of the Middle East, has emerged as a global hub for business and innovation. Entrepreneurs worldwide are increasingly drawn to the dynamic landscape of Dubai, and for good reason. In this article, we explore the myriad benefits that make starting a business in Dubai a strategic and rewarding choice, setting it apart from other countries.

Strategic Geographical Location

Dubai's strategic location at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa positions businesses for unparalleled access to a vast and diverse market. This central location facilitates international trade and connectivity, making it an ideal base for companies with global ambitions.

Business-Friendly Environment

Dubai is renowned for its business-friendly policies and a regulatory framework designed to encourage entrepreneurship. The ease of doing business in Dubai is underscored by efficient government processes, minimal bureaucracy, and a commitment to facilitating commerce.

Tax Advantages

One of the key attractions for businesses is Dubai's favourable tax environment. The emirate imposes no corporate or personal income taxes, providing a significant financial advantage for businesses and entrepreneurs. Additionally, Dubai's adherence to international standards in tax matters enhances its global standing.

Diverse Business Structures

Entrepreneurs can choose from a range of business structures that cater to different needs. Whether opting for a Mainland company with local partnerships, a Free Zone company with 100% foreign ownership, or an Offshore company for international operations, Dubai's flexibility accommodates various business models.

State-of-the-Art Infrastructure

Dubai boasts world-class infrastructure that supports the needs of modern businesses. Cutting-edge technology, efficient transportation networks, and state-of-the-art facilities create an environment conducive to productivity and growth.

Global Connectivity

Dubai International Airport is a major aviation hub, connecting the city to almost every corner of the globe. This global connectivity facilitates business travel, making it convenient for entrepreneurs to reach key markets and establish international business relationships.

Multicultural Workforce

Dubai is home to a diverse and skilled workforce, with professionals from around the world contributing to its vibrant business community. The multicultural environment fosters innovation and creativity, providing businesses with a unique pool of talent.

Free Zones and Specialised Clusters

Dubai's Free Zones offer a plethora of advantages, including 100% foreign ownership, full repatriation of profits and capital, and exemption from import and export duties. Specialised clusters within these zones cater to specific industries, fostering collaboration and growth.

Quality of Life

Dubai's commitment to providing an exceptional quality of life for residents and expatriates alike is evident. The city offers world-class healthcare, education, and entertainment options, making it an attractive destination for entrepreneurs and their families.

Visionary Leadership

Under the visionary leadership of the government, Dubai has transformed into a global economic powerhouse. The commitment to innovation, sustainability, and economic diversification ensures a stable and progressive business environment.

The benefits of starting a business in Dubai extend far beyond its glittering skyline. The strategic advantages, business-friendly policies, and unparalleled opportunities for growth make Dubai a standout choice for entrepreneurs seeking a dynamic and globally connected business ecosystem. As the city continues to evolve, the promise of success for businesses in Dubai remains as bright as its iconic skyline.

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