Register your company and get UAE mainland license in no time!

AN IDEAL REGION FOR UK NATIONALSBenefits Of Mainland Company Incorporation

100% Ownership

Start a professional business in Dubai mainland with Avyanco and enjoy 100% ownership and several other such perks.

Easy Bank Account Opening

It is simpler to open a bank account in Dubai mainland and carry out transactions at ease, compared to any other region in the UAE.

Open Multiple Branch Offices

With just one business trade license companies have the option of opening multiple branch offices across the United Arab Emirates.

Get Government Projects

A great benefit of having a mainland company in the UAE is the mainland businesses are permitted to bid for government projects.

Higher Visa Quota

Setting up a mainland business in Dubai or anywhere in the UAE allows investors to enjoy a higher visa quota, irrespective of the office size.

Flexibility To Do Business

UAE mainland business setup allows investors to do business inside the country as well as outside the UAE with lot of other flexibilities.


Getting a mainland business license can be accomplished easily by following the guidelines issued by the government and regulatory authorities with Avyanco!

Capital Incentives

UAE's government offers several advantages and concessions to businesses since it is one of the most corporate-friendly economies. Such as there are no requirement for a "minimum capital precondition" to open a business.

Closely Working with Government Departments

Mainland Company Formation Packages

Considering the international company formation standards, foreign investors often assume that setting up a business in Dubai would be a huge investment; however, it’s just a “myth”. With the right consultation, the company setup in Dubai Mainland becomes easy, quick, and reasonable.
Avyanco offers you flexible and the best company formation packages. Our packages are tailored to your specific needs. We assess your requirements and all the documentation and other works to offer you the best mainland company setup cost in Dubai.
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  • Business Consultation
  • Registered Address
  • Business License
  • Local Service Agent
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • Company Stamp
  • Company Immigration Card
  • Lifetime Investor Visa*
  • Bank Account Opening Assistance
  • Visa Services
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  • Business Consultation
  • Registered Address
  • Business License
  • Memorandum of Association
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • Company Stamp
  • Company Immigration Card
  • Investor Visa
  • Bank Account Opening Assistance
  • Visa Services
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  • Business Consultation
  • Registered Address
  • Business License
  • Ministry Approval
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • Company Stamp
  • Company Immigration Card
  • Establishment Card
  • Bank Account Opening Assistance
  • Visa Services

Simple Steps on Company Formation in Dubai, UAE

Select A Jurisdiction

The first step is to analyse which business jurisdiction is perfect for your commercial activity. There are multiple jurisdictions in the UAE mainly categorised into mainland, freezone and offshores.

Define Company Structure

Company registration in the UAE requires you to define your company’s legal structure. You can choose from being a sole establishment, partnership firm, limited liability company and several others.

Trade Name

Choosing an appropriate and available trade name is also crucial step while setting up a company in the region. The Department of Economic Development approves the trade name.

Location & Office

If you wish to have a full-fledged office, we guide your which locations would be best suited for your business as well as help you get the perfect office space.

Obtain The Business License

At Avyanco, we take care of all the documentation and relevant paperwork, so that you can secure your UAE business license in the least amount of time.

Bank Account Opening

Opening a bank account in Dubai is simple, easy and quick with Avyanco as we have years of collaboration with most of the national banks in the UAE.

Types Of Dubai Mainland Licenses

Get various mainland trade licenses with Avyanco and aptly maintain accountability for your commercial activities. Here are a few types of Dubai mainland business licenses provided by Avyanco.
  • UAE Commercial License
  • UAE Professional License
  • UAE Industrial License
  • UAE Tourism License

It is mandatory for entrepreneurs to apply for a UAE Commercial License to do business. The licenses vary with the type of Business and the region of operation. These Licenses are issued by the government agency named Department of Economic Development or DED in the respective Emirates. Businesses that engage in trade or the purchasing and selling of products or services are provided with commercial licenses. However, many traders choose the general trading license as well since it allows them to use it for several trading activities. A few business activities to conduct under this license include insurance, logistics, real estate, and more.

Professionals who engage in any professional activity, such as consulting, medical services, security services, and more will have to obtain a professional license. The Department of Economic Development of the particular Emirates asks entrepreneurs to submit a BR1 form, a trade name, an Ejari certificate along with a tenancy contract in order to get a professional license in the UAE. Simplyl connect with Avyanco if you don’t have these documents. We offer a wide range of services and can help you to acquire a professional license in Dubai easily.

To start a manufacturing or industrial business, you need to get an industrial license in Dubai. A few industries for which you need to get an industrial license include textile, metals, paper, and more. The Industrial Manufacturing License is given by the Department of Economic Development in the emirate where the factory, plant or industry is located. Industrial license authorises entities, businesses and companies registered in Dubai or UAE to perform industrial activities within the region.

In order to operate business activities related to tourism and hospitality including hotel renting, hotel management, travel agencies, and more you need to get a tourism license in Dubai. The authority that approves and accredits tourism and travel license in Dubai is the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM), unlike the DED that is responsible for other commercial activities. To get a tourism license in Dubai or anywhere in the UAE speak to our company formation agents at Avyanco today!

LocationsMainland Jurisdictions

Dubai Mainland

Dubai Mainland

  • Dubai mainland company formation is one of the most lucrative regions to setup a company and trade across the world freely.
Sharjah Mainland

Sharjah Mainland

  • Did you know that businessmen with a commercial license in Sharjah mainland get 100% foreign ownership for specific activities?
Abu Dhabi Mainland

Abu Dhabi Mainland

  • Company formation in Abu Dhabi mainland offers lasting commercial license with a validity of 2 years, unlike other Emirates that offer only one year!
Ajman Mainland

Ajman Mainland

  • Ajman mainland company registration process is far more easy, quick, and effective. Also, it is one of the most inexpensive among others!

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Dubai MainlandFAQ

What Is Mainland in UAE?

If you’re looking to start a business in Dubai, prepare yourself to take advantage of one of the top global commercial hubs in the world. However, to make your startup sustainable and successful, it is a must to choose the right jurisdiction. With the help of a reliable business setup consultancy, you can choose the right jurisdiction for your business that must be in line with your industry and your business activities. It is a well-known fact that the mainland becomes the right choice and a lucrative investment opportunity for startups in Dubai.

What are the document to start a business in Dubai Mainland?

Investors looking to set up a mainland company will have to submit the below-mentioned documents to the concerned authority.

  • Tenancy contract.
  • Board resolution from the parent company.
  • Trade name registration documentation.
  • Passport copy of the owner and shareholders.
  • Parent company’s certificate of incorporation.
  • License application and attested LLC agreement.
  • Dubai chamber of commerce and industry registration.
  • The local director of the branch requires a power of attorney.
Why Choose Mainland Company Formation in Dubai?
  • While there are several places in the globe where you may launch your company, Dubai provides international investors with the most alluring incentives, legal frameworks and jurisdiction options such as the Mainland.Here are a few reasons to choose Dubai Mainland for company formation:
    • Freedom to trade across Dubai and UAE
    • Ability to trade internationally and expand your presence
    • Freedom to grow your company and team
    • Ability to diversify your offerings
    • Ability to deal with the UAE or GCC governments
    • Ability to create a flexible startup
Does a mainland license require local sponsor?

Since December 1, 2020, the UAE Government permits foreign investors with certain businesses to fully own local companies without the need of an Emirati sponsor.

Procedure to open a bank account as an expat investor?

You will need to submit a copy of passport with the immigration stamp on the date of your entry into the UAE. A copy of your latest curriculum vitae (CV).

You also need the original copy of a reference letter from the bank where you hold a personal or corporate account in your country, including last six months bank statement.