Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC) Business Setup

Dubai World Trade Center Authority (DWTC)

Establish your company in the heart of Dubai’s central business district
100% business ownership and capital repatriation
Unique offers
Convenient combination of onshore and offshore operations
Strategic location
Close to World Trade Center, Dubai International Financial Center and Burj Khalifa
Experience global exhibitions and networking opportunities with world's biggest companies at DWTC
Convention centre Dubai WTC
About DWTC Authority

Set up your business in the heart of Dubai

The DWTC Authority has become a platform for opportunity, innovation, and connectivity since its establishment in 2015. Situated in the heart of Dubai, the DWTC is close to World Trade Center, a world-famous spot for hosting global exhibitions, Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC), Burj Khalifa, and the Emirates Tower.

Proximity to top international companies and global events as well as exclusive networking opportunities makes Dubai World Trade Center Authority the best fit for such businesses:

  • E-commerce
  • Professional services, consultancies
  • Event management
  • General trading
  • Oilfield and natural gas
  • Auto spare parts trading
View of Dubai WTC
About DWTC Authority

Take advantage of a leading logistics ecosystem to build your business

A strategic location in Dubai’s Central Business District makes DWTC Authority the ideal place for startups, small businesses, and large corporations to operate locally while reaching regional and global markets. Dubai World Trade Centre is home to such leading international companies as Shell, FedEx, General Motors, Lufthansa and others.

DWTC also offers a highly competitive, single-point of contact operation for corporations, providing them with unique and flexible offers to operate seamlessly, including onshore registered business option, under an independent free zone license, or a dual license entity from the same zone.

Explore DWTC unique services for your business:

  • Proximity to world-class business events
  • Attractive packages for startups and SMEs
  • Award-winning developments
Advantages of business setup in the DWTC Authority

Boundless opportunities to build your business and life

Businesses seeking a competitive, well-regulated ecosystem to enhance their regional and global competitiveness will find Dubai World Trade Center Authority to be an extremely attractive proposition. Enjoy these benefits when you set up your business in the DWTC Authority.

100% foreign ownership

DWTC allows 100% foreign ownership of companies & 100% repatriation of capitals

Minimised taxes

0% import-export tax and 0% personal income tax

Onshore & offshore

Convenient combination of onshore and offshore operations

Strategic location

DWTC is located in the heart of Dubai’s Central Business District

Global events

Proximity to world-class business events and networking opportunities

Wide range of facilities

2 million square feet of premium office space

Free zone’s commercial facilities

Variety of the best facilities in DWTC Authority

DWTC offers businesses of all sizes a variety of office space options, including collaborative and conventional spaces. The offices are located within the DWTC Authority free zone in Dubai’s Central Business District. There are more than 1400 companies from more than 40 industries occupying more than 2 million square feet of premium office space in five office buildings. Each of these award-winning commercial buildings has F&B on its ground floor and is LEED-certified.

Among the features of each building are generous parking bays, high-speed lifts, terraces on the rooftop of select units, retail and dining areas on the ground floor.

Exterior view of Dubai WTC
Variety of the best facilities in DWTC Authority
Variety of the best facilities in DWTC Authority
Interior view of Dubai world trade centre
Best facilities in DWTC Authority


My Business Consulting DMCC is here to assist you with choosing the right location, corporate structure and best facilities for your business in the UAE.

Types of business licenses in DWTC Authority

Choose one of types of licenses issued in DWTC Free Zone

DWTC Authority offers corporations unique and flexible offers for uninterrupted operation, including as an onshore registered business, under an independent free zone license, or as a dual license entity from the same zone.

In order to obtain a free zone license, you must first select the type of company you want to create: Free Zone Company, Free Zone Establishment, Foreign Branch, UAE Branch. Once the company is established, you will have the right to obtain the license that best suits your business.

The following license types are available in DWTC Free Zone:

  • General Trading License
  • Professional License
  • Commercial License
  • Event management License
  • E-commerce
Types of business licenses in DWTC Authority
My Business Consulting DMCC team with CEO Keren Jadhav.
How can we help?

With over 15 years of experience, we can help you at every stage of your company formation in Dubai World Trade Center Authority

Since its foundation in 2009, My Business Consulting DMCC has assisted thousands of local and foreign entrepreneurs to set up businesses in the best UAE Free Zones.

The benefits of working with us that you can’t miss:

Highly professional and reliable team
Deep knowledge and understanding of local rules and regulations
Strong connections with UAE Authorities, best UAE Free Zones, local and international banks
Our team will guide you through the entire process of company formation in DWTC and provide you with hyper-personalized customer service on your way to success in the UAE.

Our Services

Customized packages meeting all your business needs

If you are considering setting up business in DWTC, My Business Consulting DMCC is here to provide you with full assistance in crafting a personalized package, creating the most suitable company structure, finding the right facility for your future business, and supporting you along your way to success in one of the most fast growing UAE Free Zones.

The most popular management consulting packages at My Business Consulting DMCC are listed below. We do not provide business setup and immigration assistance only, we carefully analyze your requirements, and provide the best solution for your business. We assist you in establishing the company, immigration of your family members and employees, opening the bank account, and provide full support after the company has been established. For a customized proposal for your business in the UAE, please contact our Business Setup Experts.

As the most reputable and trusted management consulting firm in the UAE, we guarantee high-quality and 100% transparent services throughout the entire company formation process.

Below you will find the list of services included in our Business Setup Package:

  • Business setup consultancy
  • Regular updates regarding the full process
  • Initial approval: company name, activity, shareholder’s structure
  • Business plan summary creation
  • Company registration
  • Facility arrangement (Business Park)
  • Company licensing
  • Establishment card
  • Company stamp
  • Company letterhead
  • Company profile
  • Accounts Guide for UAE Businesses not registered for VAT
  • FREE Documents Expiration Notifications after one year

Since we highly respect and value the time of our clients, when applying for a UAE Residence Visa, we provide our clients with a pick-up from their hotel, transportation to the authorities, and a drop-off at their hotel so they do not have to rush around doing medical testing and collecting documents.

Below you will find the list of services included in our UAE Resident Visa Package and related costs:

  • Assessment of Individuals Documents
  • Review of Required Documents
  • Obtaining Entry Permit
  • Typing for Medical Test and Emirates ID
  • Full Assistance in Medical Test, including transfers
  • Full Assistance in EID Biometrics, including transfers
  • Obtaining Visa Stamping
  • Collection of Emirates ID
  • Free document expiration notification after 3 years

In our capacity as the most caring management consultancy in the UAE, we ensure that our clients have no reason to worry: we will find the best UAE bank that suits your business needs, prepare all your documents, and arrange a meeting with the banker at our office.

Below you will find the list of services included in our Bank Account Opening Package:

  • Assessment of individual/corporate background
  • Preparation of Required Documents with a Company Profile specially designed for banks
  • Coordination with Relationship Officer before account opening application meeting
  • Scheduling a meeting with Relationship Officer
  • Full Assistance during bank account opening application and interview
  • Follow-up of account opening
  • Regular updates
  • Introduction of Official Relationship Manager
  • 400 Monthly Transactions
  • Daily Transactions Recording (sales, purchase, general)
  • Monthly Accounting Reports (sales, accounts receivable, accounts payable, cash & bank reconciliation, expense report)
  • Monthly Management Reports (balance sheet, income statement, cash flow statement)
  • Quarterly Management Reports
  • Fixed Asset Register
  • Financial Analysis
  • Quarterly VAT Return Filing
  • Annually Financial Reports
  • Annually End of Services & Gratuity Calculation
  • Dedicated Account Manager

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