Tax Residency (Domicile) Certificate
A tax residency(Domicile) certificate is issued by the International Financial Relations and Organisations Department which permits eligible government entities, companies and individuals to take advantage of agreements of double taxation avoidance. For a person to apply for the certificate, he must be a resident in the UAE for at least 180 days; non-residents cannot apply. Companies that have functioned in the UAE for minimum one year can apply for the certificate. The customer will receive the certificate via email upon completion of payment. To apply for tax residency certificate, one must have an email and an account on the system.
HLB HAMT provides professional assistance in co-ordinating with the ministry offices and availing the tax residency (domicile) certificate.
Documents required for individuals and companies
For Individuals (copies of)
Passport and valid permit of residence
Residential lease agreement
Validated 6 month bank statement from a local bank
A report from the GDRFA – Exit and entry report
Tax forms from the country where the certificate needs to be submitted
For Companies (copies of)
Trade licence and partners’ attachment
Establishment contract certified by official authorities
Company owners/ partners/directors passports, IDs and permits of residence
Certified Audited financial accounts
Validated 6 month bank statement
Certified lease agreement
The organisational structure of the company
Value Added Tax (VAT) Certificates
It is a certificate issued for institutions or individuals to exempt them from value added tax in various countries, regardless of the existence of an agreement.
VAT certificates are being issued for:
- Individual residents
- Corporate entities
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