How much does it cost to form a company in Dubai or elsewhere in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)?

The expenses to be considered for a company formation generally depend on the chosen location, the objective and the legal form of the future company. For the company formation you should take license fees, office rent as well as legalization and translation costs into account. Recurring annual expenses usually include license fees and office rent. Should you set up a business in the territory of the United Arab Emirates – and not in one of the free zones – you might need to additionally keep the remuneration of the so-called sponsor in mind.

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