Liquidation Process For Sole Establishment License In Dubai mainland

Question: Where do we need to apply for cancellation of the sole establishment license in Dubai?

To cancel a Sole Establishment in Dubai mainland, one need to visit any Dubai Economic Department (DED) certified offices and apply for license cancellation.


Question: What are the key requirements of the cancellation of the sole establishment in Dubai mainland?

Following are the requirements as part of the process:

  • Registration & Licensing Application Form
  • Copy of Trade license
  • Cancellation of labor cards by the Ministry of Human Resources & Emiratisation
  • If the licensee is a non-GCC national, the residence visa shall be cancelled or a proof must be presented to confirm that the visa is not sponsored by the cancelled license.
  • Business activity-specific approval to cancel a license (only for business activities that require approvals of other government bodies)
  • Advertisement in local newspaper should be done without waiting period, preferably in an Arabic national newspaper.
  • Transaction fees 1020 (including advertisement) to be paid to DED.

Note: The fees details and documents requirements mentioned in this article are extracted from the official source of the relevant authority at the time of publishing this article, they are subject to change anytime, hence we request you to reconfirm before you take any decision.


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