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Abu Dhabi Airport Business City

Free Zones – around the airports in Abu Dhabi

What Industries

Abu Dhabi Airport Business City is a unique and preferred business destination for international and local organizations who is engaged and working the following segments.

  • Aviation
  • Aerospace
  • Defense
  • Trade
  • Logistics
  • Cargo
  • Freight
  • Airport services
  • IT & Telecommunication
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Consultancy management
  • Light industries
  • Marketing & events

Why Abu Dhabi Airport Business City?

Free Zone benefits such as:

  • 100% foreign ownership
  • 100% tax exemption
  • 100% Import & Export tax exemption
  • 100% repatriation of capital and profits
  • One-stop-shop administrative services
  • Quicker to incorporate
  • Companies can operate 24 hours a day
  • Located & spread across 3 airports international airports of Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi International, Al Ain International & Al Bateen Executive Jets Airport
  • Access to facilities of Cargo Village and Cargo Terminal

What Abu Dhabi Airport Business City offers

Abu Dhabi Airport Business City’s jurisdiction spreads across more than 12km² around Abu Dhabi International Airport, covering five commercial districts:

  • Logistics Park
  • T3 Business Park
  • Southside Destination Village
  • Al Falah District
  • Airport City


Abu Dhabi Airport Business City provides a wide range of facilities and infrastructure such as:

  • Warehousing units
  • Commercial offices
  • Furnished offices (Flexi-Desk and Executive options)
  • Partially fitted-out offices
  • Plots of land for development
  • A full range of essential amenities to serve everyday business needs
  • Retail licenses

Licensing and related Services

Abu Dhabi Airport Business City deliver the full spectrum of Free Zone services in a “One-Stop-Shop” environment such as:

  • Company registration
  • Licensing
  • Trade licenses
  • Service licenses
  • Light industrial licenses
  • Leasing
  • Rapid visa processing for employees

Legal Forms / Entities:

  • Free Zone Limited Liability Company FZ-LLC (Corporate)
  • Free Zone Limited Liability Company FZ-LLC (Natural)
  • Branch of a Local or Foreign company

UAE-Abu Dhabi Airport FZ – Requirements for Business Registration

  • Proof of tradename reservation (Our Firm task)
  • Proof of initial approval for the activities (Our Firm task)
  • Passport Copies for the shareholders
  • Passport copy and C.V. (Resume) for the Manager
  • Personal Information sheet for each shareholder & manager (Template will be forwarded by Our Firm)
  • Lease agreement (Documents) – Having a physical address for your business/office is Mandatory in the UAE. The rent in average within the free zone area is US$ 25 up to US$ 45 Per sq. ft. (US$ 225 up to US$ 400 per sq. m.). Our Firm, can assist you while searching for your Physical address.
  • Notarized and attested Power of Attorney appointing Our Firm as your legal representative, So that we can act on your behalf and/or on behalf of the shareholders.(Template will be forwarded by Our Firm).
  • There are some activities which might require third party / authority pre approval – accordingly additional Cost and professional fees might be applicable.
  • Also during the process, it might be a requirement for a few other documents by the authorities

Additional Documents required for a corporate shareholder

  • Attested and notarized Memorandum of Association / Article of Association. It must be attested from the UAE Embassy at the place of origin.
  • Board resolution to be resolute by the board of directors for your existing company/ entity at place of origin expressing intent of establishing a new setup abroad. Must be attested and notarized by the U.A.E Embassy.(Template will be forwarded by Our Firm)
  • Certificate of registration (if applicable) for your existing company/ entity, license or certificate Of incorporation your existing company/entity attested and notarized by the U.A.E Embassy.