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Invest in Dubai

Discover where businesses, investors, event organisers and enterprising professionals meet to build an ambitious future together.
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Why Dubai

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financial hub

Dubai’s position at the centre of the world means professionals can manage markets in the far east and the Americas all within the same day – your new ‘power 8 till 8’ time zone.

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A magnet

for businesses and investors

The world’s leading companies, family offices, investment funds and entrepreneurs already call Dubai home.

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Connecting the world

Home to the world’s busiest international airport, third largest port operator, and one of the most advanced digital networks – unparalleled connectivity to the largest economies and future markets.

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Global hub for talent

Dubai’s dynamic business ecosystem, open visa policies and world-class lifestyle offering attracts the world’s best and most diverse talent pool found anywhere.

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Future Forward

Designing tomorrow’s solutions today across all new age sectors and industries, Dubai’s innovative business-friendly eco-system is built for fast growth and future-forward innovation.

There's no better place to grow your business

Dubai is leading the way in tech, finance and innovation, continuously evolving this future-forward hub for businesses. There are many ways to start or expand your business in Dubai. Find out more with our helpful resources.

Choose the right set-up for your business
The two most common ways of setting up a business in Dubai is either mainland or within one of the Emirate's 20+ free zones. Learn more about the benefits of both options and how to get started here.


A Dubai mainland company structure is beneficial to businesses seeking public-private partnerships in the form of taking on government contracts. Companies can also trade internationally in addition to the the UAE market.

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Business investment programmes

Free Zone

There are over 20 free zones in Dubai today. Free zone companies are regulated by the chosen free zone authority, benefit from tax exemptions, and can trade both internatioanlly and within dedicated free zones.

Find your Free Zone
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Renew your company licence

Already established in Dubai? Here are the steps you need to follow to renew your trade licence.

Dubai your global partner of choice

Dubai is a magnet for foreign investment and a fast-growing hub for investors and entrepreneurs. Learn more about Dubai's pro-business environment built for growth.

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