Ajman Free Zone Authority
Ajman Free Zone (AFZ), established in 1988, is an independent dynamic eco-system that provides a sustainable environment for businesses and investors to assist them accelerate their growth ambitions. The AFZ, which is just minutes away from the Ajman Port, is one of the region's top investment locations and contributes significantly to the economy.
H.H. Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman, awarded the organization independent status. More than 9,000 enterprises, investors, and entrepreneurs from over 160 countries use the free zone's top-notch services. Because of its integrated facility packages and compelling incentives for flawless day-to-day operations, the AFZ is the preferred choice for businesses. The AFZ is strategically placed just 30 minutes from Dubai and Sharjah's international airports, providing improved connectivity to some of the world's most prominent business hubs.
The AFZ functions in accordance with the UAE Vision 2021, with the goal of assisting both regional and international businesses seeking long-term success. The AFZ has built an online communications site to better simplify the process of setting up enterprises, with the goal of making operations easier utilizing technologically advanced solutions. To streamline the procedure, businesses can choose from a variety of licenses and infrastructure, as well as seek support services and worker accommodations.
Ajman welcomes businesses from a variety of industries, including food and beverage, automotive, health and beauty, construction, education, agriculture, oil and gas, paper and packaging, jewellery (gold and diamonds), marine, textiles, advanced technology, sports, petrochemical industry, and trade, in order to diversify its portfolio.
Ajman Free Zone Authority allows following types of companies or business entities within its premises:
- Freezone Establishment (FZE)
- Branch of a Local Company
- Branch of a Foreign Company
- Freezone Company (FZC)
The complete processing time would take 1-2 weeks from document clearance.
The cost of registration starts from AED 5,000 up to AED 25,000 based on their type of license.