Register Jebel Ali offshore company with ease

3 Easy Steps to your Jebel Ali offshore company before opening a bank account:

  • Place your order.
  • We incorporate your company.
  • Start activity straightaway.

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3 Simple Steps

Register your Jebel Ali Offshore Company in UAE in 3 Simple Steps

Step 1
Step 1

Fill in our simple form and place order.

Step 2
Step 2

We will incorporate your company.

Step 3
Step 3

Receive your company documents.

Bank Accounts

We work closely with the following banks for opening bank accounts for our clients.

Emirates NBD Mashreq Bank RAK Bank Emirates Islamic Dubai Islamic Bank Noor Bank

Pricing

The below promotional packages for Jebel Ali offshore company formation are offered for a limited time.

Silver
AED 19,999AED 16,999
  • Government fee covered
  • Certificate of incorporation
  • Memorandum and Articles of Associations
  • Premium address in Dubai, Business Bay
  • Resolution to appoint director(s)
  • Dedicated agent for 1 year

*Yearly Fee from second year: AED 6,999 (all inclusive)

Platinum
AED 21,999AED 18,999

Platinum includes everything in Gold, plus:

  • Company stamp
  • Company letterhead
  • Assigned premier service agent throughout the year who will respond to you with priority

*Yearly Fee from second year: AED 6,999 (all inclusive)

The bank account will be opened based on the personal profile of the client and the company. There may be circumstances out of our control and the decision for bank account opening rests solely with the banks.

Timelines

Here is the timeline for Jebel Ali offshore company formation.

1

Day 1 – Company name reservation

We will also prepare the following documents for your new offshore company:

  1. Application form for company formation.
  2. Memorandum and Articles of Association.
2

Day 2 – You will sign company documents

You will visit Jebel Ali Free Zone offices with us to sign the company documents. If you are overseas, you can appoint us as power of attorney to represent at the signing.

3

Day 3 – Company registration

Once the company documents have been signed by you, we will proceed with submitting the documents to Jebel Ali Free Zone for the registration of your new Jebel Ali offshore company. The prescribed time frame for the registration of the company at this stage is approximately 3-7 working days.

4

Day 10 – Bank account process

You may start bank opening process with a bank. The process of opening of bank account could take up to 15 days or more on a case by case basis. You will need to meet the requirements of the bank in order to open your offshore company’s bank account.

*Note: The above timeline is indicative only. The precise time frame for the registration of JAFZA offshore company may vary from one company to another. The timeline assumes that we have already received all the required documents from you in order to incorporate the company on Day 1.

About Jebel Ali Offshore Companies

Where are Jebel Ali offshore companies registered?

Jebel Ali offshore companies are registered with Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZAA) situated in the Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Jebel Ali Free Zone is the oldest and most respected free zone in the United Arab Emirates. It follows a mature legislative framework and international best practices for setting up free zone and offshore companies.

Like other offshore jurisdictions, JAFZA keeps the details of the shareholders and officers of the company confidential.

Jebel Ali offshore companies are ideal for property holding in Dubai and to meet various other objectives such as asset protection, consultancy, trading, tax planning and estate planning.

JAFZA offshore companies are easy to set up and require only one shareholder, one secretary and two (2) directors. The shareholder can also act as the secretary and one (1) of the directors.

Main features of Jebel Ali offshore companies

  • Oldest and most respected free zone
  • No taxation
  • 100% ownership by foreign nationals
  • Own shares in UAE companies
  • No paid-up capital
  • No accounting and audit requirements
  • No restrictions on nationalities
  • Hold property in Dubai
  • Bank accounts in the UAE and all over the world
  • No limit on capital expatriation
  • Registered address in Dubai

Activities not permitted

  • Financial
  • Insurance and re-insurance
  • Media
  • Aviation
  • Conduct business with onshore companies in the UAE
  • Establishing a branch in the UAE

Activities allowed

  • Holding company
  • International trade
  • Consultancy
  • Brokerage activities
  • Intellectual property rights holding
  • Online advertising activities
  • Registration of ships
  • Trading in stock markets

Key Features

Here are the key features of Jebel Ali offshore companies in the UAE.

Jebel Ali Free Zone Jebel Ali Free Zone is a free trade zone established in the Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Jebel Ali Free Zone offers setting up of offshore companies as well as free zone companies.
Type of Company International business company that can carry out business internationally or act as a holding company.
Confidentiality No public records of shareholders or officers of offshore companies.
Accounting No accounting or reporting requirements.
Tax No tax implications.
Laws Modern legislative framework based on the UAE laws.
Ownership 100% foreign ownership allowed.
Time zone Convenient world time zone: GMT+4
Paid up capital No paid up capital requirements.
Minimum directors/shareholders Jebel Ali offshore companies are required to have a minimum of 1 shareholder, 1 secretary and 2 directors.
Bearer shares Not permitted.
Jebel Ali Free Zone
Jebel Ali Free Zone is a free trade zone established in the Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Jebel Ali Free Zone offers setting up of offshore companies as well as free zone companies.
Type of Company
International business company that can carry out business internationally or act as a holding company.
Confidentiality
No public records of shareholders or officers of offshore companies.
Accounting
No accounting or reporting requirements.
Tax
No tax implications.
Laws
Modern legislative framework based on the UAE laws.
Ownership
100% foreign ownership allowed.
Time zone
Convenient world time zone: GMT+4
Paid up capital
No paid up capital requirements.
Minimum directors/shareholders
Jebel Ali offshore companies are required to have a minimum of 1 shareholder, 1 secretary and 2 directors.
Bearer shares
Not permitted.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who should register Jebel Ali offshore company?
JAFZA offshore companies are the best choice for anyone who is interested in starting a business internationally, use the company as a holding company or purchase property in the Emirate of Dubai. Jebel Ali offshore companies are not permitted to conduct any business in the UAE. JAFZA companies also commonly used to minimize tax liabilities or otherwise protect assets.
What is the cost for a JAFZA offshore company in Dubai?
Please refer to our pricing on this page above. We offer the lowest fee for setting up of Jebel Ali offshore company in the UAE.
What are the key benefits of Jebel Ali offshore company?
The key benefits of Jebel Ali offshore companies include the following:
  • Jebel Ali offshore company can be owned by anyone 100%.
  • JAFZA assures confidentiality of shareholders.
  • Jebel Ali offshore business setup enjoys zero corporate taxes.
  • Jebel Ali offshore company can be registered from anywhere in the world. There is no need for the owners to visit the UAE.
  • There is no requirement of physical office.
  • Jebel Ali offshore entities can open bank accounts inside and outside the UAE.
  • Jebel Ali offshore companies can own shares in any other legal entities inside and outside UAE.
  • Jebel Ali offshore companies can own property in the Emirate of Dubai.
  • Any UAE resident or non-resident person can be a shareholder or a director in Jebel Ali offshore company.
What is the minimum capital requirement?
There is no requirement of minimum paid-up capital for setting up Jebel Ali offshore company. The company is allowed to have any amount as unpaid capital (starting from AED 10,000) which is specified in the memorandum of association of the company. There is no requirement to deposit the capital in the bank account.
What is the minimum number of directors and secretaries?
There is a requirement of at least two (2) directors and one (1) secretary for each offshore company in Jebel Ali Free Zone.
What is the local office address requirement?
We provide a Dubai based premium address for JAFZA offshore companies.
Are there any specific accounting or audit requirements?
There is no requirement to submit any audited financial statements to JAFZA.
What is the time-frame for setting-up offshore company in JAFZA, Dubai?
Assuming all the required documents are already provided to us, it usually takes 5-10 workings day to incorporate an offshore company in Dubai.
What is the Jebel Ali offshore company not permitted to do?
  1. Jebel Ali offshore entity is not permitted to undertake any business activity inside the UAE.
  2. Jebel Ali offshore entity is not eligible for any UAE visas.
  3. Jebel Ali offshore entity cannot lease an office space in the UAE.
  4. Jebel Ali offshore entity is not permitted to hire employees in the UAE.

Government Departments

We can help you with the processes in the following government departments.

Dubai Economy Department
Dubai Courts
UAE Ministry of Economy
UAE Ministry of Labour
abu dhabi Judiciary department
RTA
Land Department
RERA
Ministry of Justice UAE
Ministry of Foreign Affairs UAE

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