Setting Up a Business in Dubai

Oct 8, 2023

About Global Business Corporation

Welcome to Global Business Corporation, your trusted partner in the legal and business consulting industry. With a focus on Lawyers and Business Consulting, we are dedicated to providing exceptional services to entrepreneurs and businesses looking to set up their operations in Dubai. Our team of experienced professionals is committed to guiding you through the entire process of creating and expanding your business in this thriving global hub.

Why Choose Dubai for Your Business Setup?

Dubai has become an attractive destination for business setup due to its strategic location, booming economy, political stability, modern infrastructure, and favorable business policies. The city offers numerous advantages, including tax incentives, access to a diverse market, world-class facilities, and a large pool of talented professionals. Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or an established organization planning to expand, Dubai provides a variety of opportunities across different sectors.

The Benefits of Partnering with Global Business Corporation

At Global Business Corporation, we understand that starting and growing a business involves complex legal and administrative processes. Our team of expert lawyers and business consultants have in-depth knowledge of the local regulations and can help streamline these processes, ensuring a smooth and efficient setup for your business in Dubai.

Here are the key benefits of partnering with Global Business Corporation:

  • Expert Guidance: Our team consists of highly experienced lawyers and business consultants who are well-versed in Dubai's legal framework and business landscape. We possess the expertise to navigate through the intricacies and provide you with tailored solutions.
  • Comprehensive Services: We offer a wide range of services including company registration, licensing, visa assistance, business planning, market research, financial analysis, and more. Our comprehensive approach ensures that all aspects of your business setup are taken care of.
  • Customized Solutions: We understand that every business is unique, and our experts work closely with you to understand your specific requirements and provide customized solutions that align with your goals and objectives.
  • Extensive Network: Over the years, we have built strong relationships with key stakeholders in Dubai's business ecosystem. This network allows us to connect you with the right partners, investors, and suppliers, enabling your business to thrive.
  • Cost and Time Efficiency: Our efficient processes and streamlined workflows ensure that your business setup is completed within the shortest possible time frame, saving you both time and money.

Steps to Set Up a Business in Dubai

Setting up a business in Dubai requires careful planning and adherence to legal requirements. To help you get started, we have outlined the key steps involved:

1. Determine Your Business Activity

The first step is to determine the type of business activity you wish to engage in. Dubai offers several business licenses, including professional, commercial, and industrial licenses. Each license type has specific requirements and restrictions, so it is essential to choose the right one based on your business activities.

2. Choose Your Business Legal Structure

Next, you need to decide on the legal structure of your business. Options include sole proprietorship, partnership, limited liability company (LLC), and branch office. The choice of legal structure depends on various factors such as the number of owners, liability protection, and the nature of your business.

3. Select a Business Trade Name

Your business trade name plays a crucial role in branding and marketing. It should reflect your business activities and comply with Dubai's naming guidelines. Our experts can assist you in selecting a unique and catchy trade name that meets all legal requirements.

4. Apply for Initial Approval and Register Your Business

Once you have finalized your business activity, legal structure, and trade name, you can proceed with obtaining initial approval from the relevant authorities in Dubai. This approval allows you to proceed with the registration process. Our team will handle the required paperwork, ensuring a streamlined registration process.

5. Get the Required Business License

After obtaining initial approval, you can apply for the necessary business license based on your chosen legal structure and activities. Our experts will guide you through the licensing process, ensuring all documents and requirements are met.

6. Secure Office Space and Business Premises

As part of the business setup process, you may need to secure office space or business premises. Dubai offers various options, including free zones and mainland locations. Our team can assist you in finding the ideal location based on your business needs and budget.

7. Fulfill Visa and Immigration Requirements

Depending on your business setup and workforce requirements, you may need to obtain visas for yourself and your employees. Our immigration experts will guide you through the visa application process, ensuring compliance with all immigration regulations.

8. Develop a Business Plan and Implement Marketing Strategies

Once your business is set up, it is essential to develop a comprehensive business plan and implement effective marketing strategies to drive growth and attract customers. Our business consultants can assist you in creating a solid plan and implementing marketing campaigns to establish your presence in the Dubai market.


In conclusion, setting up a business in Dubai offers numerous benefits and opportunities for entrepreneurs and organizations. With the expertise of Global Business Corporation, the process becomes smoother and more efficient, allowing you to focus on your core business activities. Our team of experienced lawyers and business consultants will guide you through every step, ensuring compliance with all legal requirements and providing customized solutions. Contact us today to embark on your journey of business success in the vibrant city of Dubai.

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Jan Zeying
Helpful and informative guide! 👌
Oct 26, 2023
Marine Aubry
Thank you for sharing this valuable resource! 👍 It's a must-read for anyone considering business in Dubai.
Oct 22, 2023
Jose Crespo
Great resource for anyone looking to start a business in Dubai! 👍
Oct 12, 2023