KIZAD Business Setup

Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD) combines world-class infrastructure, multimodal connectivity, including proximity to one of the world’s most advanced ports, and a wide range of features aimed to improve business efficiency such as vertically integrated industry clusters.

Benefits of KIZAD business set-up

  • Export-oriented zone
  • Offers both free zone and non-free zone status
  • A matchless network of connectivity via air, road, and sea
  • Lower operating costs
  • Outstanding access to global markets
  • No custom duties

KIZAD free zone is home to numerous business sectors such as aluminum, automotive, engineering metals, port logistics, food processing, pharmaceuticals, packaging, and polymer converting.

Type of companies

Two types of companies can be established in KIZAD:

  •  Free Zone Companies
    a.   LLC
    b.  Branch
  •  Non – Free Zone companies

A limited liability company can be owned by an individual or corporate or both. If an organization has valid registration and license outside Khalifa Port FTZ, then it can apply for the formation of a branch company. The branch company can be registered as a branch of UAE Company or branch of a foreign company.

Types of license

  • Industrial License

The industrial license authorizes the import of raw material, manufacturing, processing, assembling, packaging, and export of a product.

  • Trading License

With the help of trading license enterprises can carry out activities that include import, export, distribution, stocking, and warehousing of products.

For a general trading license to be issued, the total number of products should be more than 17 or a minimum of three groups must be involved.

  • Service License

A service license enables businesses to involve in management and economic consulting services, marketing services, logistical support services such as cargo and freight forwarding, restaurants, retail food outlets, catering services, and travel agencies.

HLB HAMT guides and helps enterprises in acquiring the ideal type of license that best suits their business. Our team of professionals takes care of all the required compliance and procedure for the incorporation of a company at KIZAD Abu Dhabi.

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