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A DYNAMIC FREE ZONE
WITH DUAL LICENSING OPTIONS

A LEGACY OF
ECONOMIC
GROWTH

One Central is proud to be part of a free zone under the jurisdiction of the Dubai World Trade Centre Authority. Beginning with the landmark Sheikh Rashid Tower in 1979, Dubai World Trade Centre has been an integral part of Dubai’s economic diversification. Nearly forty years later, the Dubai World Trade Centre Authority and its free zone continue this ongoing story of growth.

The Dubai World Trade Centre Free Zone provides an ideal environment for leading companies, created for the needs of modern corporations and businesses. Thanks to empowering policies and practices, companies in the free zone can pursue and execute on opportunities while minimising bureaucratic processes. This free zone is open to businesses across many sectors.

Setting up in One Central is seamless, straightforward and flexible. The Dubai World Trade Centre Authority provides companies a one-on-one, personalised approach to free zone licensing and procedures, coupled with a superior location and unmatched operational standards.

ONE-STOP
SOLUTION FOR ​
BUSINESS​

Establishing your business in One Central is straightforward, thanks to the Dubai World Trade Centre Authority’s efficient and personalised incorporation process.

The Dubai World Trade Centre Authority offers a single point of contact and a full range of services under one convenient roof, including:

  • Registration
  • Licensing
  • Immigration
  • General Administration
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BENEFITS OF THE FREE ZONE

Tax incentives and reduced red tape are just some of the advantages of doing business in One Central. Companies can enjoy:

 
 
  • Dual licensing opportunities
  • 100% foreign ownership
  • 100% repatriation of all capital and profits
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  • Zero income and corporate tax for 50 years (renewable)
  • No restriction on currency and repatriation of funds
 
 
  • No restriction on hiring foreign employees
  • No restraints over capital nationality
 
 
  • Freedom to initiate multiple options for legal operating structures
  • Stable and clear regulation​

FLEXIBLE LICENSING OPTIONS

The Dubai World Trade Centre Authority offers exclusive incentives for branches and new companies that wish to establish themselves in One Central’s free zone. Dual licensing opportunities are offered, and business operating permits are also available for existing onshore companies looking to relocate.

Free zone services include:

  • Issuing and renewing licences and permits
  • Amending the terms of a licence or permit
  • Personalised and seamless procedures​
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A GLOBAL
​​​GATEWAY

Home to the world’s busiest international airport, Dubai is the Middle East’s fastest-growing and most cosmopolitan city. Its strategic location gives companies unrivalled access to Europe, the Middle East, South Asia and Africa. Dubai also provides a critical springboard for business expansion in the region and beyond.

Supported by the UAE’s liberal outlook and commitment to free trade, Dubai has established itself as a leading commercial and trade hub with state-of-the-art infrastructure and a world-class business environment.

 

Connects 88 million passengers a year to 270 destinations

 

1/3 of the world's population is within a 4-hour flight

 

48 nationalities qualify for a "visa on arrival"​

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