DAFZA (Dubai Airport Free Zone) – Advanced Freezones in Dubai

It was founded with the aim to enable and promote novel technology-based industries in the Middle East and deliver a business climate well suited to the complete electronics value chain. DSO strives to draw in multinational companies that are involved in semiconductor manufacturing, microelectronics, electronic manufacturing systems, test and assembly, fabless IC design, and optoelectronics-related enterprises.

DSO is spread across 7.2 square kilometres and proffers progressive industrial, public, living and residential, commercial, and educational facilities.

Setting up a business in Dubai Silicon Oasis requires registration, license, and lease agreement and the cost for each of these elements varies owing to the various options available within each of these aforementioned categories.

The estimated cost of Dubai Silicon Oasis company setup, inclusive of the Dubai free zone license cost is as shown below. Please contact one of our representatives for a detailed quotation.

Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO) Company Setup Cost

Trade License Option/Activity Cost in USD Cost in AED
Industrial License USD 2,570 AED 9,375
Commercial License
Specific Trading USD 2,570 AED 9,375
Oil & Gas USD 3,425 AED 12,500
Real Estate USD 5,135 AED 18,750
Aviation USD 5,135 AED 18,750
General Trading License USD 5,135 AED 18,750
Service License
Specific Services USD 2,570 AED 9,375
Oil & Gas USD 3,425 AED 12,500
Freight Forwarding USD 2,910 AED 10,625
Real Estate USD 5,135 AED 18,750
Aviation USD 5,135 AED 18,750
Our Firm’s Professional Fees USD 5,000 AED 18,365

Members of Dubai Silicon Oasis Park have access to numerous benefits and facilities that can tend to their business needs. These include:

  • 100 per cent foreign ownership
  • 100 per cent repatriation of capital
  • Exemption from income tax, corporate tax, and export or import tax
  • Economical cost of operations
  • Futuristic IT facilities and infrastructure including tier 3 data centre
  • Speed of setting up business and licensing
  • Exclusive business support services such as the integrated online e-Business system that offers tenants quick and effective services at the click of a button
  • Access to regional bank of expert engineering and technical professionals
  • Steady and unambiguous regulations
  • Access to consumer markets of 5 billion people i.e. North Africa, Indian subcontinent, and Middle East

DSO provides an exhaustive portfolio of services that are designed to ensure that all requirements of members and clients are taken care of. These services include:

  • IT Services
    • Data Centre Hosting
    • Telecommunication and Internet Services
    • Network Services
    • E-services
  • Government Services
  • Besides government and IT services, DSO also gives clients direct help lines and an exclusive client management service with expertly trained staff to make sure that all of the client’s needs are tended to.
  • Dubai Silicon Oasis company setup can take their pick from three primary types of licences. These are:

Operating Licences

  • Service Licence: This enables the registered entity to execute only stated services
  • Trade Licence: This license enables the registered entity to undertake activities associated with import, export, and distribution of goods and items as mentioned in the licence.
  • Industrial Licence: This license enables the registered entity to import raw material, manufacture, and process, assemble, package, and export the finished product.

DSO also offers a Business Operation Permit under the special licences category for entities operating in DSOA’s Administrative Zone with a license issued by the Dubai Economic Department (DED).

DSO offers a wide array of top-notch facilities including offices, multiple-Use warehousing and manufacturing, land for development, conference facilities, and student accommodation among other amenities.
  • DAFZA company types where the companies can select either free zone company or open a branch
  • DAFZA business registration
  • DAFZA company keys handover once the lease and company is registered

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