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Meydan, the most important new business, sporting and lifestyle destination in Dubai and Meydan City Corporation oversees the development of the United Arab Emirates’ new iconic horseracing development. It will feature a world-class grandstand, and will serve as a major business and conference district. Located in the heart of Dubai, Meydan Freezone provides businesses with a powerful global advantage. Offering highly competitive start-up costs without compromising on standards in location and ease of incorporation, Meydan Freezone drives businesses with an extensive transport network, state-of-the-art telecommunications, a wide range of banking services and high-speed internet connectivity. Meydan Freezone also provides intelligent Information technology support through a team of professionals from around the world.


Meydan City features the Meydan Freezone and four distinct sub-districts – Meydan Racecourse, where the Meydan Grandstand takes centre stage and is home to the Dubai World Cup; Meydan Metropolis, a series of state-of-the-art business parks; Meydan Horizons, where business towers intermingle with luxury waterfront developments, and Meydan Godolphin Parks, with its distinctive Godolphin Tower created in the image of a thoroughbred, where the shopping destination Signature Mall is located.


Located in the heart of Dubai, Meydan Free Zone offers international freezone trading status with highly competitive start-up costs without compromising on standards in location and ease of incorporation. Meydan Freezone offers state of the art telecommunications and high-speed internet connectivity.


Having the flexibility to operate through a flexi desk as opposed to having to get a full time office makes it easier for you to focus on maximizing your business without having to pay high commercial rental fees.


Advantages of setting up in MFZ

  • 100% business ownership for expats and sole shareholders are allowed
  • Ability to operate through a flexi-desk
  • Premier location for new businesses in Dubai
  • Strategic location near Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum City, close proximity to the Dubai Logistics Corridor.
  • Secure regulated environment.
  • Guaranteed 50-year tax holiday on personal and corporate tax
  • 100% capital repatriation
  • Seamless and efficient licensing and registration procedure.
  • Type of licenses offered are Manufacturing / Industrial, Trading and Services


Structuring of Business Operations in the Free Zones

The business operations in MFZ can be structured in either one of the following ways:

  • Branch of a foreign/local company
  • Free Zone Sole Establishment (FZE) – one shareholder – min capital AED 100,000
  • As a Free Zone Limited Liability Company (FZ LLC)- 2 – 7 shareholders – min capital AED 100,000


Cost of setting up in MFZ

Particulars Recurrence Amount (in AED)
Registration fees for FZE and FZCO One time 10,010
Manufacturing/Trading/Service license fees Annual 10,010
Flexi Virtual Office lease Annual 6,000
Miscellaneous expenses Annual 2,000 (approx)
Visa cost (per visa) 3 years 4,000 (approx)

*The figures are indicative and subject to change