Legal Entities

RAKEZ uniquely offers the option to choose to set up your company as a free zone or non-free zone entity:

Free Zone

Non-Free Zone

  • Zero income and corporate taxation
  • 100% ownership and profit repatriation
  • Access to local market through a local agent
  • No customs duty on re-exported goods
  • Freedom to source labour
  • Zero income and corporate taxation
  • Established in association with a UAE partner
  • Direct sales in local market
  • No customs duty on sales in local and GCC markets
  • Subject to UAE Labour Law


Legal Entities

There are several kinds of legal entities from which you can choose:

Free Zone Entity

  • Free Zone Limited Liability Company (FZ-LLC)
    • 1-50 shareholders


Non-Free Zone Entity

  • Individual Establishment
    • Sole owner
  • Limited Liability Company (LLC)
    • 2-50 shareholders



  • Branch of a UAE-Based Company
    • Companies incorporated in UAE (including free zones)
  • Branch of a Foreign Company
  • Companies incorporated outside the UAE