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This service allows you to submit a request to open a branch for a foreign company through the Department of Economic Development in Ras Al Khaimah.

Process Description 
1.    Fill out the License application at the Department of Economic Developmentin Ras Al Khaimah
2.    Submit all the required documents
3.    Pay the fee
4.    Collect the License 

Required Documents
     ✓ Initial approval from the Ministry of Economic  of RAK
     ✓ Letter from the establishment or company to open a branch or authorization of a Branch Manager
     ✓ Copy of the Branch Manager’sPassport with residency/visa/entry stamp details
     ✓ No Objection letter from the sponsor (for expatriate partners) certified by the Chamber of Commerce (if needed)
     ✓ Copy of the Commercial License translated into Arabic and certified by the embassy of thepartners’ nationalities and the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs
     ✓ Copy of the main company’s Memorandum of Association authorized and translated into Arabic, and certified by the embassy of the partners’ nationalities and the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs
     ✓ Copies of the Citizen’s (as a service agent for the license) Passport and ID card
     ✓ Approval from other governmental bodies according to the activity
     ✓ Original Rent Contract certified by the Municipality and a copy of Property ownership after approval from the Inspection Division at the Department of Economic Development regarding the site

Fees
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Responsible Department 
Department of Economic Development in Ras Al Khaimah
Phone: +971 7 2271222  
Fax: +971 7 2271444
E-mail: rakded@economic.rak.ae
Hotline: 8007333
Website: www.ded.rak.ae

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