Company Setup

Setting up a business in UAE was never that easy as it’s today, the most attractive feature of the UAE market is that it’s a tax free market which means there is no tax on business income, and this encourage more and more entrepreneurs every day to start business in United Arab Emirates.

Working with WIS ensures you have a comprehensive understand of your options before choosing where and how to establish your business, as we have been in the market for more than 5 years we helped hundreds of entrepreneurs bring their ambitions into reality.

Why Mainland Company?

Benefits of Mainland


The freedom to choose premises
in any area in UAE.


Possibility of conducting a wide range
of business activities.

Freedom to Trade

Freedom to trade anywhere around the UAE
or outside the country.

Mainland company requires a local partner or a local service agent which we can provide for our customers.

Department of Economic Development (DED)

The Department of Economic Development (DED) is the government entity entrusted to provide licenses for corporates or individuals who desire to carry out business in the mainland of Dubai outside free zones. For many entrepreneurs getting a local license is a preferred option because you can open an office anywhere in Dubai, however unlike free zone, you cannot own 100% of the company beside you will require a local sponsor (UAE National) based on the activity that you choose.

We have what it takes to get your Mainland license

Our business setup consultants can provide in depth consultancy, support & guidance. So if you want to start your business presence in Dubai, our experts will provide you a variety of creative solutions. Our professionals will take care of all the legal work and paper processing through preparing the documents vital to the application, ensuring that all are certified and valid under UAE rules and regulations. Our consultants will carry out all documents submission, fee payments, and lease application of the business premise to guarantee approval from the Department of Economic Development.

Types of DED licenses


Industrial or Manufacturing


Covering All Kinds Of
Trading Activities


Covering Professional Services,
Craftsmen And Artisans

Types of Business

Mainland company setup literally allows for thousands of business license categories to cater to just about any business activity such as:


Import-Export /
Trading Activities

Retail (Shops &
Other Outlets)


Hospitality /
Food & Beverage

Events &

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