Business Set-up

  • For permitted activities at DHCC, please visit the How to Setup a Business in DHCC page
  • Business can also operate in general categories that include: Service Provider, Consultancy, Regional Head Quarters, Hotels and Leisure Services and Property Management Services. 
  • Dubai Technology & Media Free Zone Authority (DTMFZA) is responsible for the establishment and registration of companies in Dubai Healthcare City. Prospective investors who wish to set up a business in Dubai Healthcare City should contact the DHCC sales team on +971 800 43584. The sales representative will be responsible for communicating the process and acting as your primary point of contact to support you through the registration steps.
  • There are eight easy steps to setting up your Free zone Limited Liability Company (FZ-LLC) and only seven steps if establishing a Branch Company. These steps are explained in detail in the business set-up guide for Dubai Healthcare City.
  • For more information, please visit the set-up process page

No, Dubai Technology and Media Free Zone Authority offers the following commercial license options in Dubai Healthcare City.

Click here for a list of permitted activities at DHCC .

  • Johnson & Johnson, Merck Serono, Sanofi Aventis, Novo Nordisk, Moorfields Eye Hospital, Maghrebi Eye Hospital, AstraZeneca and Eli Lilly are just some of the global Healthcare Providers and Pharmaceutical companies that serve the Middle East and beyond from offices in DHCC.
  • For a full list, please see our directory

Companies operating in a Free Zone enjoy several benefits including:

  • 100% foreign ownership
  • Full repatriation of profits and capital
  • Guaranteed 50-year exemption from personal, income and corporate taxes
  • Exemption from customs duty for goods and services

FZ-LLCs incorporated in Dubai Healthcare City are required to have minimum paid up capital of AED 300,000 for Clinics and AED 50,000 for Commercial Office. Branch establishments have no minimum capital requirements.