Business setup in Dubai

Simple steps for UK Resident to Setup a business in the UAE

Get the perfect package to establish your company in the UAE

Relocate your existing UK business overseas, or start a new business with a customised, comprehensive, and cost-effective company formation packages. Different types of company formation and cost in UAE are:



  • (First Year Includes)
  • Professional/Service License
  • Corporate Service Agent
  • PRO Services
  • Legal Agreement Fees
  • Stamp of the Company
  • Tasheel Fees (Documentation Fees)
  • Name & Initial Approval
  • Complete Documentation
  • Free Business Setup Consultation
  • Dedicated Consultant



  • (First Year Includes)
  • Commercial Trade License
  • Corporate Sponsor
  • PRO Services
  • MoA Notary Fees
  • Stamp of the Company
  • Tasheel Fees (Documentation Fees)
  • Name & Initial Approval
  • Complete Documentation
  • Free Business Setup Consultation
  • Dedicated Consultant

UAE Free Zone
Business Setup

  £ 4,895*

  • License
  • Immigration card
  • 1 free residence visa for life
  • Medical and Emirates ID
  • 100% ownership
  • 0% corporate and income tax
  • UAE based License
  • Fees includes MOA & AOA
  • Rent agreement to help to open a company’s bank account
  • Up to 3 business activities

Business Setup in Dubai with Shuraa CONSULTING

Shuraa provides a variety of business services and solutions, geared towards enhancing quality and improving client service.

Business Registration in 24 hours

We will help you register your business and get your company licensed in Dubai in just 24 hours.

In-house Tasheel Centre

We simplify and speed up your UAE Ministry of Labour-related processes through a in-house Tasheel Centre, a government-backed system.

100% Foreign Ownership

Enjoy full ownership of your Dubai business when you incorporate a company with the help of Shuraa Consultancy.

A to Z Company Incorporation Services

Comprehensive company incorporation services and effective tax management solutions under one roof.

Transparency & Control

Get complete transparency and operational control of your company with Shuraa’s Investor Rights & Protection Services.

Under One Roof

we provide multiple service and solutions for new businesses such as business centres, advertising, Tax and recruitment services etc


We are an award winning company with over 20 years of expertise. As one of the leading business setup specialists in the UAE, we provide comprehensive company formation solutions to clients looking to start their business in the UAE. 

Award-Winning Consultancy

Awarded the best business setup consultancy in the UAE by the World’s Greatest Brands & Leaders – Asia & GCC 2017-18

Bespoke Packages

Customised company formation packages ideal for UK nationals wanting to start a company in Dubai/United Arab Emirates or any other emirate

Banking & Tax Assistance

Assistance with opening your bank account in Dubai/UAE, and tax management and accounting services for your UAE business setup

Dedicated Corporate Consultant

Dedicated UAE company formation expert to assist you with the entire process of your Dubai company setup



Obtaining a trade license in Dubai can be laborious if you are unfamiliar with the right procedure. UAE offers industry-specific business licenses including professional, commercial, tourism, and industrial. We will help get your license in less than no time. 


With Shuraa, starting a company in UAE is a simple process. We offer A-to-Z services, from business consultation and company licensing to PRO services and office solutions. We assure quality service so that you can start your company without any administrative hassles. 


We have over 20 years of experience in delivering reliable services to international entrepreneurs. Our team of expert PROs, also known as government liaison officers, will efficiently handle all your paperwork and provide assistance crucial to your visa and immigration processes.


Our team of in-house tax advisors and chartered accountants offer a range of VAT and accounting services. We will ensure that your business stays compliant with the UAE Federal Tax Authority’s requirements and also ensure that your books of accounts are in order and up-to-date.


Your UAE business will require banking services to manage its cash flow and balance. With our network of reputable and trusted local banks in the UAE, we will help get your corporate bank account up and running in the most seamless way.


Whether you need a co-working space or a full office to rent, Shuraa will provide you the most suitable option for your business requirement. Our business centres and offices are located in prime business locations across Dubai. 


Shuraa Partner


We believe that delivering outstanding client service is paramount to our success, and our entire business is organised to achieve this goal.

Dabur Healthcare

Shuraa Business Setup is without doubt the leading formation experts in the UAE. I have been dealing with them for many years and their in-house expertise and professional approach is commendable. Their advice is always helpful and they partner to provide suitable suggestions for our needs. The turnaround speeds of their services is very timely and allows our operation to run smoothly. I recommend Shuraa Business Setup to everyone looking to setup a business in the UAE.

Dabur Healthcare

Axon Medica

The professionals at Shuraa Management and Consultancy really take the time to understand our unique business needs and have undoubtedly provided the critical support we require to efficiently manage processes in support of preparing our company for future business endeavours. We really appreciate the time they dedicate to helping our company constantly move forward. I would have no hesitation in recommending Shuraa Management and Consultancy as they have always exceeded the expectations. I wholeheartedly endorse the Shuraa team and recommend working with them to set up your business for success.

Axon Medica

Nas Daily

I am relieved that I entrusted Shuraa with the legwork of setting up my media and production company, Nas Studios, in Dubai. Their licensing team was swift with the preparation of our business and immigration documents.

Nuseir Yassin

Founder, Nas Daily


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Have questions to ask? Want to get started with your UAE company formation? Please share your details via the form and one of our consultants will get back to you. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

How to start a business in Dubai?

You can simply start the process by choosing your Business Activity first. The next step would be selecting a trade name for the business, you will then need to decide the legal structure of your company based on your business requirements.

After, the legal documents are needed to be arranged and completed. The next step would be to rent an ideal office space. Once all the steps are completed, you can apply for a trade license, which the DED will inspect all your papers and you will receive your License.

Where to start Business in Dubai?

You can choose to set up a business in Dubai in the mainland, free zone, or offshore region based on your business requirements. Company formation in Dubai Mainland gives the advantage of selecting a prominent location for your business formation from a wide range of locations.

Some of the most preferred locations for Dubai are:

  • Sheikh Zayed Road
  • Business Bay
  • Deira
  • Al Quoz
  • ·Jumerirah

What is the cost to start a business in Dubai?

The cost of setting up a Business in Dubai or any other part of UAE completely depends on the business activity, the area of operation, the jurisdictional authority as well as the entities transacting.

What are the advantages of setting up a business in Dubai?

The strategic location, coupled with a diverse and cosmopolitan lifestyle, makes Dubai the perfect destination for new business formation. With 0% corporation and personal tax and the introduction of long-term visas, Dubai now allows 100% ownership in the majority of businesses.

This again makes it an attractive place to start a new business in UAE. Further, with an easy business setup process and great infrastructure, Dubai presents this vibrant business environment that is hard to ignore.

Business Setup in UAE

Dubai, the ideal location for any entrepreneur to build their future. Business setup in Dubai offers a dynamic and constantly evolving market, it is among one of the fastest-growing economies of the world. The Dubai government has implemented laws and processes that favour foreign investors and offers them perks on new business setup in Dubai. 

Dubai’s economy has grown over the time period and transformed and reconstructed from an oil-exporting economy to a business economy, that has created multiple avenues for investors and entrepreneurs alike. Dubai has issued licences to 249,000 enterprises between January and August 2017, accounting for 46.8% of the total number of licences issued in the UAE during the time period. 

As an investor and entrepreneur, you will be spoilt for choice for your company formation in the UAE – be it onshore, free zone, or offshore LLC set up in Dubai or any other emirate of the UAE. However, each jurisdiction has its own set of formalities and legalities to deal with. Enlisting the services of an experienced business setup company in Dubai will help you navigate through these procedures comfortably. 

Steps to Establish Your Company in the UAE Free Zones

  • Determine the Nature of Your Business Activity.
  • Determine Your Company’s Legal Structure.
  • Register the Trade Name.
  • Select Business Space and Location.
  • Obtaining the Initial Approval.
  • Registration and Payment of Fees.

Here are a few key advantages of opening up a business in Dubai: 

  1. Easy business setup process 
  2. No personal income tax and corporate tax. 
  3. Strategic location 
  4. Cosmopolitan lifestyle 
  5. World class infrastructure 

What are the Documents required for business setup in UAE?

The Documents you require for Business setup in UAE.

  • Passport Copies
  • Visa Of all Shareholders
  •  Entry visa

Further filling the application form for registration, complete with attached documents & signatures of all the partners would be required for the company formation in UAE. This would be followed by documents like Initial approval receipt and Memorandum and Articles of Association.