Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD) — Business Setup Packages

Khalifa Industrial Zone
Abu Dhabi (KIZAD)

Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi was set in the capital emirate of the UAE, which is well-known not only as an administrative center but a highly professional business landscape. Having exceptional connectivity between Europe, Asia, and Africa Abu Dhabi offers quick and efficient access to modern transportation networks within the world’s markets.

Located near Khalifa Port, ranked 2nd fastest-growing container port in the world and one of the world’s most advanced deep seaports with world-class infrastructure, Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD) enables multimodal connectivity via sea, air, road and rail networks. The multi-model connectivity available is just one of the value-adds KIZAD can offer your business. The ability to start operations without having to worry about building the infrastructure to support it allows you to instantly get into the business. KIZAD’s world-class infrastructure provides your business with the necessary internal transportation and utilities network and opportunities through its integrated clustering approach. With trade & logistics, and manufacturing at the core, KIZAD creates value through integrated service offerings that span aluminum, steel, metal products, paper & packaging, food processing, pharmaceutical & healthcare equipment, polymer converting and automotive spare parts.

If you’re willing to start a new business in leading world-class industrial hub get in touch with My Business Consulting DMCC and you’ll get the best solution to develop your business in one of the most attractive free zones in the Middle East.

ADVANTAGES OF BUSINESS SETUP IN KIZAD


ADVANTAGES OF BUSINESS SETUP IN KIZAD Heading

  • Tax-free and competitive operating environment

  • 0% export tax with customs exemptions on joint venture companies, imported raw materials, imported machinery and equipment for production processes and others

  • The dual licensing regime with no need to have a separate physical space, and no need for a Local Service Agent

  • Outstanding strategic location with access to regional and international markets

  • World-class infrastructure with easy access to 4 international airports, domestic and international shipment connected to over 60 seaports, connection via Etihad Railways

  • Digitalization of services for fast and convenient registration and enquiring licenses processes

TYPES OF LICENSES IN KIZAD


General Trading License


Industrial License (up to 5 activities from the same group)



Trading License (up to 5 activities from the same group)


Service License (up to 5 activities from the same group)

TYPES OF LICENSES IN KIZAD

  • General Trading License

  • Industrial License (up to 5 activities from the same group)

  • Trading License (up to 5 activities from the same group)

  • Service License (up to 5 activities from the same group)

BUSINESS REGISTRATION FEES IN KIZAD

If you are willing to set up your new industrial business in KIZAD, My Business Consulting DMCC is here to provide you full assistance in crafting a personalized package, find the best facility for your future business, create the best company structure, and support you along your way to success in the UAE. Get in touch with us today to find out more about Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi fees or general information on starting a business in UAE!

Below you will find the full list of general business setup related costs, though to receive a hyper-personalized proposal and to be aware of all the latest business setup offers from KIZAD, we recommend contacting our Business Setup Experts.

1. Type of License

Cost per license packages depends on how many UAE Residence Visas are eligible per License and the licenses’ terms of issue. All packages include preapproval, registration, annual workstation lease, and Establishment Card.

1-year License Package

LICENSE TYPE 1st YEAR 2nd YEAR
1 Visa Package AED 11,000 AED 11,000
2 Visa Package AED 13,000 AED 13,000
3 Visa Package AED 15,000 AED 15,000
4 Visa Package AED 17,000 AED 17,000

Note:
*Workstation Security Deposit of AED 1,000 applies to each license type.
** Fees are the subject for an additional AED 100 Value Added Tax (VAT).
*** If you are willing to get General Trading License then 4 Visa Package applies only; to get an E-commerce License or Management Consultancy License you must apply for 2 Visa Package and more.

2-years License Package

LICENSE TYPE 1st YEAR 2nd YEAR
1 Visa Package AED 22,000 AED 22,000
2 Visa Package AED 26,000 AED 26,000
3 Visa Package AED 30,000 AED 30,000
4 Visa Package AED 34,000 AED 34,000

Note:
*Workstation Security Deposit of AED 1,000 applies to each license type.
** Fees are the subject for an additional AED 200 Value Added Tax (VAT).

3-year License Package

LICENSE TYPE 1st YEAR 2nd YEAR
1 Visa Package AED 29,700 AED 29,700
2 Visa Package AED 35,100 AED 35,100
3 Visa Package AED 38,250 AED 38,250
4 Visa Package AED 43,350 AED 43,350

Note:Fees are the subject for an additional AED 300 Value Added Tax (VAT).

Dual Licensing for KIZAD companies

For existing companies, that already have a Free Zone Company in KIZAD, there is also an option of Dual Licensing, that allows businesses to get Mainland Abu Dhabi License with 100% company ownership and gives an opportunity to trade or provide services within UAE mainland and even bid for the government contracts. The dual licensing regime applies with no need to have a separate physical space, Local Service Agent, or Local Sponsor.

SERVICE FEES
Trade Name AED 1,215
Commercial License From AED 900 to AED 3,000

Note: Fees are the subject for an additional 5% Value Added Tax (VAT).

To get detailed information on Dual Licensing System for companies operating in KIZAD, feel free to reach our Business Setup Experts today!

2. Type of Office Facilities

KIZAD Logistics City makes it easier than ever to set up or expand your business with its newly launched cost-effective Free Zone Warehouses and Light Industrial Units. Located in KIZAD’s rapidly expanding logistics, industrial, and manufacturing hub, the new warehouses are ideal for distributors, light manufacturers, shippers, and logistics companies.

TYPE OF FACILITY FEES
Standard Industrial Plots of all sizes in Free Zone AED 31/ sqm per annum
Standard Industrial Plots of all sizes in Domestic Zone AED 26/ sqm per annum
Standard Logistics Plots of all sizes in Free Zone AED 33/ sqm per annum
Standard Logistics Plots of all sizes in Domestic Zone AED 28/ sqm per annum
Open lay-down plots in KIZAD Area B AED 7,5/ sqm per annum

Note:
*Common Area Maintenance Levy of AED 3/sqm per annum (adjusted annually).
**Annual escalation and general terms and conditions of the land lease contract will apply.
***Further premium levy is applicable on strategic land allocations
Fees are the subject for an additional 5% Value Added Tax (VAT).


Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi offers a wide range of ready-to-use modern warehouse facilities, the size and lease price of which depends on the package you’ll choose. Experts in My Business Consulting DMCC will gladly help you to choose the best warehouse solution upon your demands.

3. Residence Visa in KIZAD

SERVICE FEES
E-Channel Registration AED 2,186.05
Employment Visa – outside the Country AED 3,099.05
Employment Visa – Inside the country with Status Change AED 4,485.55

Note: Fees are the subject for an additional 5% Value Added Tax (VAT).

4. My Business Consulting DMCC Service Packages

Want to set up a new lucrative industrial business at Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD) or any other Free Zone in the UAE? To get your personally crafted company registration proposal get in touch with My Business Consulting DMCC today!

COMPLETE BUSINESS SETUP PACKAGE
  • Corporate Consultancy

  • Regular update regarding the full process

  • Initial Approval: company name, activity, shareholder's structure

  • Business Plan Summary

  • 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

Service Fee - AED 11,000

Additional Fees:

  • Subsidiary/ Branch – AED 5,000 for Corporate Due Diligence

  • NOC from 3rd party (if required) – starting from AED 500

After obtaining the license and establishment card of the company, you may process the UAE Residence Visa or Bank Account Opening by yourself, however, shall you require professional assistance of My Business Consulting – kindly upgrade your Package.

UPGRADE
YOUR BUSINESS SETUP PACKAGE
BANK ACCOUNT OPENING SERVICES UAE RESIDENT VISA SERVICES
  • 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 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

  • 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

AED 7,500+
Service Fee
AED 2,500+
Service Fee

4. My Business Consulting DMCC Service Packages

Want to set up a new lucrative industrial business at Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD) or any other Free Zone in the UAE? To get your personally crafted company registration proposal get in touch with My Business Consulting DMCC today!

COMPLETE BUSINESS SETUP PACKAGE
  • Corporate Consultancy

  • Regular update regarding the full process

  • Initial Approval: company name, activity, shareholder's structure

  • Business Plan Summary

  • 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

Service Fee - AED 11,000

Additional Fees:

  • Subsidiary/ Branch – AED 5,000 for Corporate Due Diligence

  • NOC from 3rd party (if required) – starting from AED 500

After obtaining the license and establishment card of the company, you may process the UAE Residence Visa or Bank Account Opening by yourself, however, shall you require professional assistance of My Business Consulting – kindly upgrade your Package.


Please note that My Business Consulting DMCC will accept and provide Bank Account Opening assistance only to those companies whose shareholders are holding UAE Residence Visa and are having similar business activity (as to what is proposed) in their home country.

Note:
Fees are the subject for additional 5% Value Added Tax (VAT).
UPGRADE
YOUR BUSINESS SETUP PACKAGE
BANK ACCOUNT OPENING SERVICES
  • 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 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

AED 7,500+
Service Fee
Please note that My Business Consulting DMCC will accept and provide Bank Account Opening assistance only to those companies whose shareholders are holding UAE Residence Visa and are having similar business activity (as to what is proposed) in their home country.

UAE RESIDENT VISA SERVICES
  • 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

AED 2,500+
Service Fee
Note:
Fees are the subject for additional 5% Value Added Tax (VAT).