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Ajman Freezone Business Setup - Setup Zone

Ajman Free Zone


Ajman Free Zone (AFZ) was well-known in 1988, leading to massive industrial development in Ajman by attracting an ample number of companies to benefit from the investment privileges, thereby strengthening industry and trade and the financial sector in the UAE.


Ajman Free Zone offers competitive privileges and facilities allowing company setup in Ajman Free Zone to get a considerable return on their investment. AFZ carry on to develop its infrastructure, spending millions of Dirhams along its free zone area of more than one million square meters.


Setup Zone can assist in setting up business in Ajman Free Zone. We can aid in all types of company registrations out here, we make it easy for you to start your company. The incorporation of a free zone business is not always a straightforward or easy task. Setup Zone specializes in taking care of the legal and document clearing side of the process.




License types – Ajman Free Zone Company Setup

The trade licenses to setup businesses in Ajman Free Zone, are of four types:

– Trade license (1 activity)
– Trade license (2 activities)
– Trade license (3 activities)
– Trade license (General Trading)

AFZ issues E-Commerce Licenses to do business in electronic trading activities and provides technical and marketing support to investors.

AFZ issues Service Licenses for investors carrying out service activities within the free zone such as management, marketing, IT consultancies etc.

AFZ issues Industrial licenses to investors specialized in manufacturing in UAE, as per the environmental standards and manufacturing policies in Ajman. Ajman Free Zone provides smart stores and warehouses supporting this activity, where all the investor’s requirements can be obtained in one place.



National Industrial License

AFZ issues National industrial licenses to industrial organizations that match the following criteria:
– The organization should be registered with GCC countries’ nationals owning minimum of 51%
– Minimum 40% of the manufacturing process should be within the Free Zone
– Organizations having national license qualified to get the license are exempt from customs fees on exports from GCC countries

AFZ issues offshore licenses to those desiring to establish an ongoing company. The license allows them to run the business only outside the state and not within the Free Zone.



Distance from Ajman to other Emirates


  • Sharjah, 2km
  • Dubai, 12km
  • Umm Al-Quwain, 21km
  • Ras Al-Khaimah, 70km
  • Fujairah, 120km
  • Abu Dhabi, 180km

Facilities – Ajman Free Zone Company Setup



Smart Offices
Smart offices are suitable as a smart investment for startups and entrepreneurs. You can keep your costs lower, start your business immediately, get two employment visas and enjoy the numerous benefits provided by AFZ for an excellent return on investment.
Executive Offices
Get up to 5 employment visas and an executive office strategically located. You can administer your business using these offices, depending on the size you need. These executive offices have excellent facilities, easy parking and security.



AFZ is keen on meeting the requirements of investors by designing and providing high-quality warehouses, with all service facilities and specifications, starting from 100 square metres; and prices starting from AED 250 per square metre.


Note: The number of employment visas granted are as per the company’s activity.



These are areas for investment and trade zones suitable for industrial investment, prepared as per accurate research on investors’ needs.


Note: The number of employment visas granted are as per the company’s activity.



Business Center
Companies operating in the business center will have the opportunity of utilizing state of the art facilities with security through access cards.



Ajman Free Zone Advantages

  • 100% ownership of establishment/company
  • Competitive prices for power/electricity
  • 100% foreign ownership
  • Competitive prices on leasing
  • Easy transfer of capital and profits
  • Easy access to low cost labour
  • Exemption from import and export duties
  • Exemption from import and export duties
  • Exemption from other taxes
  • Competitive prices on facility usage
  • Competitive prices on facility usage
  • Fast and easy procedures and in most cases get the license within 24 hours

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