RAK Freezone

Freezone Business Setup in
Ras Al khaimah

Since its inception, Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) has emerged as one of the fastest-growing free trade zones in the UAE. Equipped with state of the art infrastructure, strategic location and liberal laws for company formation, RAK free zone is poised to become one of the most sought-after investment destinations in the UAE. The region has stressed on diversification of its economy and has tasted real success with its thriving industrial sector. As one of the most diverse economies in the Gulf Cooperation Council, the main economic sectors include real estate, tourism, manufacturing, building materials, service sector and agriculture & fisheries.

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  • Exemption from tax on personal and corporate income
  • Zero foreign exchange controls, barriers or quotas.
  • Exemption from customs duty on import, export or services
  • Liberal company laws that ensure the security of your investment
  • Business-friendly legal framework
  • 100% foreign ownership
  • Complete return on capital and profits
  • Hassle-free process for setting up a company
  • Access to all large seaports and airports in the United Arab Emirates

Types of Licences in
RAK Free Zones

For RAK Freezone company registration, entrepreneurs are required to obtain a suitable business licence. The registration and issuance of business licences to foreign establishments in Ras Al Khaimah are under the jurisdiction of the Free zone authorities, and other licensing procedures are regulated by the federal government. The four types of licenses include-


Commercial Licence

this type of licence is required by businesses who engage in trading, import and export activities.


General trading licence

businesses which engage in manufacturing and industrial activities


Industrial licence

Quite similar to the trading licence, this type of licence is for businesses whose activities involve products from the industrial sector only


Service licence/ consultancies

A service licence should be acquired by service providers, professionals, artisans and/or craftsmen.

List of freezone

Types of business in
RAK Free Zones

Free Zone Company (FZC)
Free Zone Establishment (FZE)
Branch Office of a Foreign Entity
Branch Office of a Resident Company

Process To Start A
Business On the Freezone

Process To Start a Business

Process To Start a Business  


Why choose Global Biz Setup?

Why choose
Global Biz Setup?

Although the formation of business in the RAK free zone is a simple procedure, it is essential for investors to be well versed with the legal laws and regulations in the UAE. We, at Global Biz Setup , are acquainted with years of expertise in company formation in the UAE. Our seasoned professionals will take care of all formalities from inception to end for RAK Freezone business setup and anywhere in the UAE seamlessly. If you have any queries regarding the process of company formation in Ajman mainland, connect with us today.