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BUSINESS TYPE

RAKIA is very unique in that it offers the choice of setting up a free zone company or a non-free zone company, depending on the requirements of the clients.


Business Type
FREE ZONE COMPANY
May be 100% Foreign owned and operate under more liberal free zone regulations

NON-FREE ZONE COMPANY
Must be established as joint ventures with a UAE National sponsor. Foreign investors are generally limited to 49% ownership



LEGAL ENTITIES

RAKIA hosts entities that are starting anew as well as those that are a branch or an expanding wing of an existing company, local or international. Companies can be suited under one among the following legal structures:


Non-Free Zone Company
ESTABLISHMENT (E) FOR A NON-FREE ZONE COMPANY
Single shareholder

LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (LLC)
A non-free zone company with two or more partners. The partners may be individuals, companies or a combination of both


Free Zone Company
FREE ZONE ESTABLISHMENT (FZE)
A free zone company with a single shareholder

FREE ZONE LLC (FZ LLC)
A free zone company with two or more partners. The partners may be individuals, companies or a combination of both.


Branches
BRANCH OF A LOCAL OR FOREIGN COMPANY
Company/establishment wishing to set up in RAKIA.
This company should be essentially holding a valid licence from any licensing authority in UAE or outside



LICENCE TYPES

Each company operating within RAKIA must obtain a business licence.
Five types of licences are available based on your business activity:


Licence Type
CONSULTANCY / SERVICES
Allows your company to conduct services or consultancies across any industry

TRADING / GENERAL TRADING
Allows your company to import, export, distribute, or warehouse goods. You can select from specific or general trading licences

COMMERCIAL
Allows your company to import, export, distribute, or warehouse goods. You can select from specific or general trading licences

INDUSTRIAL
Allows your company to import raw materials, as well as to manufacture, process, package, and export finished products

MEDIA
Allows your company to open media company



FACILITIES


FLEXI FACILITIES
RAKIA offers business start-up packages that are cost-effective options for business professionals who require solutions on a time slot basis, perfect for startups wanting to explore the market. The packages include shared workstations, private e-mail accounts, high speed internet connection, and a common fax number with fax handling services.
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CUBICLE OFFICES
These are unfurnished partitioned office spaces suitable for small companies, providing a more exclusive work environment.
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STANDARD OFFICES
Dedicated offices in a semi-closed environment, competitive cost and flexible terms to start your business in the UAE.
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EXECUTIVE OFFICES
Executive Offices are the ideal business solution for companies looking for a permanent, cost-effective presence in the UAE. RAKIA provides a wide range of office setups to suit the company’s needs, with furnished office spaces available in sizes from 15 to 62 m². These offices are the perfect choice for organizations looking for a professional and creative aspect to their working environment.
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WAREHOUSES
For the benefit of companies engaged in trading, warehousing, assembling, packaging and light manufacturing activities, RAKIA offers warehouses in different sizes for both free zone and non-free zone jurisdictions.
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INDUSTRIAL LAND
RAKIA provides land on long-term, renewable lease for industrial ventures in its two Industrial Parks in Al Hamra and Al Ghail in RAK. Land plots begin from 5000 m2 with 24-hour supply of power, water, gas and other utilities. Investors are permitted to construct warehouses, offices, and staff accommodation on leased land.
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