Jebel Ali Free Zone

Carry out Jebel Ali Free Zone company registration with ease with Europe Emirates Group 

Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA) was a pioneer of the free zone company registration model. It’s home to more than 7,500 companies, including nearly 100 of the members of the Global Fortune 500 from its strategic position as one of the Middle East’s largest and most active ports. 

Just 60 minutes’ drive from Dubai International Airport and within easy reach of the new Al Maktoum International Airport, the Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA) is an award-winning ISO-certified free zone in the UAE attracting more than 32 per cent of the UAE’s foreign direct investment and contributes 23.8 per cent of Dubai’s GDP. The thriving free zone sustains more than 135,000 jobs.

Activities and Licences

  • General trading licence: This licence allows the holder to import, distribute and store items as per JAFZA rules and regulations. 

  • Trading licence: This licence allows the holder to import, export, distribute and store specific items as listed on the licence. 

  • National industrial licence: This licence is for manufacturing companies majority-owned (at least 51 per cent) by a GCC National. The value added to the product in the free zone must amount to a minimum of 40 per cent. This licence affords the holder the same status as a GCC National inside the UAE.

  • Service licence: This licence permits the holder to carry out specified services within the free zone. Services must conform to parent company’s licence issued either by the Economic Department, Municipality or the relevant emirate. 

  • Industrial licence: This licence allows the importation of raw materials, manufacturing of specified products and export. 


  • 100 per cent foreign ownership

  • Import duty exemption

  • 100 per cent capital and profits repatriation

  • Corporate tax exemption for 50 years

  • Access to low energy tariffs

  • Access to a well-trained and highly skilled labour pool

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