FAQs

License

Dubai Technology & Media Free Zone Authority (DTMFZA) approves the establishment and registration of companies in Dubai Healthcare City and regulates all related procedures and matters. Dubai Technology and Media Free Zone Authority offers the following commercial license options in Dubai Healthcare City:

New incorporation of a Free Zone Limited Liability Company (FZ-LLC):

Branch of an existing foreign/UAE company

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

  • New incorporation of a Free Zone Limited Liability Company (FZ-LLC):
  • Branch of an existing foreign/UAE company

It takes 48 hours to incorporate a FZ-LLC and issue the Commercial license, subject to submission of all relevant documentation and fees.

The license is valid only for operating a business inside the Free Zone territory. You may however, sell products to other Emirates through distributors.

Commercial licenses issued by Dubai Technology and Media Free Zone Authority are subject to leasing a facility within the Dubai Technology and Media Free Zone.

Licenses and permits are valid for a period of one year and are renewable on an annual basis.

Dubai Healthcare City is located and operates within the jurisdiction of Dubai Technology & Media Free Zone (the “Free Zone”). The Free Zone was established in 2001 by a decree and has a distinct legal status in the UAE.

The Free Zone is regulated by an independent government body, Dubai Technology & Media Free Zone Authority (DTMFZA). DTMFZA develops and implements transparent regulations, in accordance with international standards, which ensure that the companies operating in the Free Zone are able to compete effectively, globally.

The laws and regulations that apply to companies operating in the Free Zone are described clearly on the DTMFZA website.