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International Free Zone Authority (IFZA)

Brief introduction about International Free Zone Authority (IFZA)

International Free Zone Authority (IFZA) is a free zone established in the emirate of Dubai. IFZA is known as the cheapest and fast growing free zone for company formation in UAE. IFZA is one of the leading business hubs in UAE by collaborating with Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSO). This free zone offers cost effective and simplified procedures for investors to set up a business in UAE. This is an investor friendly free zone offers various attractive services to the investors to accomplish their dream of forming a business.

 

Benefits of setting up company in International Free Zone Authority (IFZA)

  • Co-branded with the Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSO)
  • Offers cost effective business set up packages
  • Located in Dubai, which provides access to global markets
  • Wide range of professional, commercial and industrial activities are available
  • Transparent and competitive pricing
  • No paid-up share capital requirement
  • Provides unique flexibility to combine professional, commercial and industrial business activities under one license
  • Fast and easy company formation
  • 100% ownership of commercial enterprises
  • 100% repatriation of capital and profit
  • 100% import and export tax exemptions
  • No personal income tax
  • Residency visas are available shareholders and employees
  • Residency visas are valid for 3 years
  • No NOC required from current visa sponsor

 

License Options available in International Free Zone Authority (IFZA)

IFZA offers several license options and business activities that can serve small local business or large international businesses. Following are the various types of licenses:

  1. Professional License

Suitable for businesses providing consultancy and multiple types of professional services like technical, life style, legal and other services.

  1. Commercial License

Suitable for businesses engaged in import, export, distribution & storage of specified items.

  1. Industrial license

This license allows import of raw material, manufacture, process, packaging and export of specified products.

  1. Branch

Foreign incorporated companies may also register a branch at IFZA Dubai. The activity of the proposed branch needs to correspond to the activity conducted by the parent company.

 

Types of Office Spaces in International Free Zone Authority (IFZA)

  1. Flexi Desk

This is a furnished shared workstation suitable for startup entrepreneur. The Flexi Desk can be used for a maximum of 10 hours per week from Sundays to Thursdays from 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM. Flexi Desk also provides high speed Wi-Fi, shared IFZA address, and 1 hour of complementary meeting room use per month.

  1. Flexi Desk+

This is a furnished dedicated desk giving unlimited access during office hours. Flexi Desk+ facility offers high speed Wi-Fi connection; 5 hours of complementary meeting room use per month and one parking space.

  1. Dedicated Workspace

This is a dedicated office space in a shared environment giving unlimited access during office hours. This office space facility offers high speed Wi-Fi connection, 5 hours of complementary meeting room use per month, 1 hour of complementary conference room use per month and one parking space.

  1. Private Office

IFZA provides a dedicated space for Private office with individual address. Private Office facility includes High speed Wi-Fi connection, Unlimited access to office, 7 hours of complementary meeting room use per month, 2 hours of complementary conference room use per month and one parking space.

  1. Personalized Office

Personalized offices at IFZA are available as furnished or unfurnished units. Personalized offices have 24×7 unlimited access provided with individual address. This includes High speed Wi-Fi connection, 7 hours of complementary meeting room use per month, 5 hours of complementary conference room use per month and 2 parking spaces.

 

Company formation process with International Free Zone Authority (IFZA)

The process to set up a free zone company in Dubai is easy with IFZA. Following is the simplified process to set up a business unit in IFZA:

  1. Contact with Spectrum Auditing. We are happy to help you to accomplish your business needs.
  2. Schedule a meeting with our expert business consultants who will guide you throughout the process and assist you to know various company formation packages, Visa and license cost details.
  3. Choose a proposed business activity and reserve the trade name for your business.
  4. Select the right office type suitable for your business (Flexi Desk, Flexi Desk+, Dedicated workspace, Private office, Personalized office etc.).
  5. We will require the following documents in order to proceed;
  6. License application form (Including ownership information)
  7. Passport copy and digital passport size photo of shareholders / partners
  8. Emirates ID and Visa copy for UAE residents
  9. Submit the required documents and make payment.
  10. Get your company License and Visas.
  11. Apply for corporate bank account in the name of the company.

 

How can Spectrum help you set up a business in International Free Zone Authority (IFZA)?

Spectrum provides an easy and simple start-up process for companies seeking to setup office in International Free Zone Authority (IFZA). Spectrum’s dedicated team will guide you through the process, answer your questions, provide the necessary forms, and serve as your primary point of contact to support you through the whole process.

Spectrum is an expert firm in the Company Formation and Company Liquidation process. Our passion and heart lie in serving the clients and we aim at the utmost client’s satisfaction. We are registered Auditors under the Ministry of Economy UAE and also registered Tax Agent from Federal Tax Agency UAE, Dubai providing dedicated Audit, Accounting, Tax services and various Business Advisory Services complying regulatory requirements.

Call us today for any kind of assistance at +971 4 2699329 or email us at [email protected] to get all your queries addressed. Spectrum is your partner in your success.

 

AUTHOR

Muhammed Rashid

Accounts Executive

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