Ajman Free Zone is a free trade zone in Ajman, one of seven emirates in the United Arab Emirateslocated on the Arabian Peninsula and in the Persian Gulf. The zone was established in 1988 and was granted autonomous status under the Amiri decree no.3 of 1996 issued by Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, ruler of Ajman. Ajman Free Zone Authority has been named as the sole regulatory agency for Free Zone in the Ajman.
Ajman Free Zone (AFZ) was established in 1988, leading to massive industrial development in Ajman by attracting a great number of companies to benefit from the investment privileges, thereby strengthening industry and trade and the financial sector in the UAE.
AFZ provides competitive privileges and facilities allowing companies to get a considerable return on their investment. AFZ continues to develop its infrastructure, spending millions of Dirhams along its free zone area of more than one million square meters.
Situated at the entrance of the Persian Gulf, Ajman Free Zone is well placed to serve the eastern and western markets.
Ajman’s proximity to Sharjah and Dubai provides easy accessibility to the two international airports and four ports. Ajman port serves over 1000 vessels per year, with twelve berths.
Commercial floors are offered to entities which meet licensing requirements of DIAC.
The DIAC Business Center offers a selection of products and services ranging from hot desk to fully furnished complete office environments. A company may choose any type of desk or office space depending upon its requirements.
This is a company formed as an independent legal entity with its own shareholders. The minimum capital requirement for incorporation depends on the business activity.
A branch is considered a legally dependent part of its parent company, even if its place of business is not in the main company’s headquarters. (No minimum capital required).
The Freelance permit offers the ability to operate as a freelance professional. The permit identifies you as a sole practitioner. It enables you to conduct your business in your birth name as opposed to a brand name
Two international Airports (Dubai International Airport and Sharjah Airport) within 25 minutes drive from the Ajman Free Zone.
Ajman Free Zone is adjacent to the Ajman Port, Sharjah’s Khorfakkan Port, Port Khalid and Dubai’s Port Rashid are within 35 minutes drive from Ajman Free Zone.
Extremely efficient international road network connects the Ajman Free Zone to Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Kuwait and beyond to Europe