DHCA, the governing body of the free zone offers three types of legal frameworks:
No, DHCA only offers the two commercial license options below:
The average processing time to incorporate a FZ-LLC or branch is 48 hours (subject to submission of all relevant documentation and payment of all fees).
No, a DHCA-issued license is valid for business operation inside DHCC free zone territory only.
Yes it is mandatory for DHCA-licensed businesses to lease premises for operation in DHCC because commercial licenses issued by DHCA are subject to leasing a premises for operation within the DHCC free zone.
A commercial license is valid for a period of one year (renewable on an annual basis).
The DHCC free zone has its own governing body: DHCA.