About Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC) Free Zone

Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC) Free Zone

Dubai World Trade Centre Authority (DWTC Authority) provides a unique and highly desirable proposition for businesses to compete even more effectively regionally and globally.

DWTC Authority provides a unique and highly desirable proposition for businesses looking for an effective, competitive and well-regulated business ecosystem in Dubai.

Under the jurisdiction of the DWTC Authority, the Free Zone spans locations within the iconic Dubai World Trade Centre and the adjoining One Central, as well as the upcoming new Dubai Trade Centre JebelAli, adjacent to Al Maktoum International airport in Dubai South.

With leasing and licensing opportunities available now across the Dubai World Trade Centre and One Central, the Free Zone provides a strong incentive for multinationals to use Dubai as the springboard to enter local and regional markets, as well as incentivising global associations to establish a permanent, regional base in the free zone, and allowing organisers to deliver a much more streamlined event participation and logistical experience, while also increasing attractiveness.

Why setup in Dubai World Trade Centre

  • 100% Foreign Ownership. 100% Repatriation of Capital. An expat can fully own the business without a requirement of a local partner. Unlike many other countries, you will have full freedom to repatriate all your invested capital and profits, furthermore in the UAE there are also no foreign exchange controls and currency restrictions.
  • All Company Documentation issued within days. Due to the convenient and simple application process all your new company documentation will be issued within days.
  • World Class Business Hub – Dubai is perfectly situated to access the world’s developing economies, which makes it the ideal location to set up and grow the business in this region.
  • A full range of business activity options – DWTC mirrors majority of Dubai Department of Economic Development activities from commodities to retail outlets, consultancies to beauty salons.
  • Simplified Incorporation Process – DWTC offers a very simple and straightforward process for company incorporation