Main Land Business Setup in UAE

Limited Liability Companies can be formed in the Mainland of UAE for a variety of business activities. Commercial and industrial activities can be executed through the formation of an LLC Company.


For LLC Company Formation, the majority shares (51%) has to be vested with a UAE National or a Corporate Sponsor (Company with UAE National as the Shareholder). The number of shareholders can be from 2 to 50 while forming an LLC Company in the Mainland of UAE.

LLC Business Setup Steps

Here are the steps to the LLC Business Setup in Dubai. Our team will assist you in all steps with expert consultation and dedicated PRO service support for a hassle-free LLC Company Formation in Dubai.


Choosing the Business Activity & Tradename Reservation
Getting approvals for the Tradename and Legal Business Form
Getting the required additional approvals from the Department of Economic Development (DED), Dubai for the selected activities
Preparing the Memorandum and Local Service Agreement (LSA) – Finding a UAE local sponsor, shareholder resolution, required agreements
Submit the documents for review and initial approval
Get your Physical Office space and Tenancy Contract
Submit the Tenancy Contract along with the initial approval documents to obtain the LLC Company Setup License
Apply for Residence Visa, Emirates ID, and Open a Corporate Bank Account in Dubai

Key Business Benefits of LLC Company in Dubai

LLC Company in Dubai offers the investors a host of business benefits. LLC Company Setup enables investors to strengthen their presence in the UAE Local Market and promote local trade more effectively.
Here are a few benefits for the investors from LLC Company Setup in Dubai.

Wide range of business activities to choose from the DED list to set up an LLC company

Add more staff to your business as required without any hassles of visa quota

No customs duty on imported goods

Purchase real estate in Dubai under the company name

Hassle-free opening of a new branch in the mainland if required

Enhanced credibility in banks for opening a Corporate Bank Account

Investor visa for the stakeholders along with eligibility to sponsor family

Participate in tenders and take up government projects and assignments

Freely trade in the local UAE market as well as rest of the GCC region and the world

Cost Of Company Formation In Dubai

The cost of Company Formation in Dubai may vary depending on the nature of the business. Below is the estimated cost for Dubai LLC company formation & Visa. Company Formation Cost in Dubai is mostly straightforward and there are no hidden costs. The cost component is split majorly into the following headers broadly – Documentation & Attestation, Business License, Visa Processing & Immigration.

Apart from that, based on the requirements there would be additional approvals and document clearance required from the UAE Embassy and concerned authorities which will have a fee. In case of involving a service agent or a business consultant, for executing the services allied to company formation, there would be a service fee for the consultants too.

Required Documents For LLC Company Formation in Dubai

Tenancy Contract Copy


2 Photographs (white background)

Time Taken for Quota Approval (approximately 5-7 Days)

Location Map

Passport Copy

Designation Details:-Higher Designation Requires Degree Certificate (Attested)

Time Taken for Labour Approval (approximately 3 Days)

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