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Dubai Free Zones


IFZA Dubai

The UAE's International Free Zone Authority (IFZA) takes a prominent position in the list of most attractive free zones. In addition to being one of the country's most sought-after locations, the jurisdiction is also very cost-effective. As it is only 20 minutes away from Dubai International Airport and Downtown Dubai, the jurisdiction has great accessibility.


For entrepreneurs in the UAE, setting up a company in Dubai South also known as Dubai Logistics City free zone, is one of the best moves they can make. Founded in 2006, Dubai South is an emerging gateway to the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia. This is one of the fastest growing free zones in the UAE, offering a diversified market to the world.


This free zone is managed by the Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA) and is located on the conjoining road from Dubai to Al In. It comprises residential, commercial, and industrial spaces. In creating the SO free zone, the intention was to support technology-based industries and expand the horizons for business expansion.

Dubai Internet City (DIC)

This TECOM-funded free zone, Dubai Internet City (DIC), is the first technology hub in the Middle East and North Africa region. The free zone focuses on the development of the communications sector and the tech ecosystem. Further, Dubai Internet City's members have access to world-class infrastructure and a thriving business community.

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)

Dubai International Financial Centre, a global financial center of the Middle East, is a monetarist hub which helps companies and financial institutions establish a foothold in these regions undergoing rapid growth. The Freezone offers mutual frameworks, tax-friendly benefits, and opportune laws and regimes to enable company formation

Jebel Ali free zone (JAFZA)

The Jebel Ali free zone (JAFZA) is one of the UAE's oldest business locations. Dubai Ports (DP) World has designated JAFZA as its flagship free zone. As a result, it is an important part of the D World UAE region's integrated business hub. In addition, the free zone is close to the world's seventh largest container port, Jebel Ali Port, as well as major cargo airports.

Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC) 

The free zone of Dubai Healthcare Metropolis (DHCC) is a healthcare community situated in the heart of the city. This is also the largest healthcare-free zone in the world.
Hospitals, wellness centres, medical institutes, and a variety of other amenities make up the DHCC free zone. 

Dubai Cars & Automotive City (DUCAMZ)

The Dubai Cars and Automotive City free zone was founded in the year 2000 with the thought of re-exporting high-end used cars from the UAE to Asian and African markets. The free zone is also known as the DUCAMZ free zone. Furthermore, establishing a business in the Dubai Cars and Automotive City free zone provides entrepreneurs with easy access to air and sea transportation.

Dubai Knowledge Village (DKV)

Dubai Knowledge Village (DKV) has been operating since 2003, and is part of the Technology, Electronics, Commerce and Media (TECOM) group. It is also commonly known as Dubai Knowledge Park (DKP). Located in the world's only free zone that caters exclusively to sectors, this jurisdiction also features human resources management, educational institutions, training institutes, and much more.

Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC)

As part of the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre, also known as DMCC, the world's no. 1 free zone has exploded with opportunities in the retail and commerce sector. Furthermore, DMCC was designated as the Global Free Zone of the Year for four consecutive years by the Financial Times Magazine.

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