Advantages of Setting up a Business in the DIFC:


Cross-Border Support:

The DIFC's legal system helps businesses that operate across different countries.


Full Foreign Ownership:

You can own your business entirely, even if you're from another country.


Open Hiring:

You're free to hire talented people from anywhere in the world without any limitations.


Easy Money Transfer:

No rules stop you from moving your money back and forth between countries.


Tax-Free Zone:

Since 2004, businesses in the DIFC enjoy a tax-free environment for 50 years. This means no taxes on profits, assets, or capital. Additionally, there are no taxes on the income of your employees.

About DIFC

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) is a major financial hub in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia (MEASA) region. With almost 20 years of experience, DIFC has been key in supporting trade and investments across 72 countries with a combined population of around 3  billion.

The DIFC Innovation Hub is a top-notch space for Tech Startups, offering innovation and fintech licenses in the prestigious DIFC area. Situated between Burj Khalifa and Emirates Towers, it's an ideal spot for your tech startup with affordable trade license costs.

DIFC's strategic location connects MEASA markets with Asia, Europe, and the Americas through Dubai. Apply for an innovation license at DIFC and become part of the dynamic tech community in this prime location with RadiantBiz.

DIFC Company Formation License Requirement:

  • Physical Presence: The entity must have a physical presence in DIFC, including obtaining a flexible desk in co-working spaces.
  • Trading Restrictions: The entity is restricted from engaging in the trading or selling of physical products, such as importing/exporting goods, either directly or through e-commerce channels.
  • Technological Solution: The entity is required to offer a technological solution, such as a software solution, AI, Web3, Technology R&D, or Blockchain.
  • Non-Regulated Status: The entity must be non-regulated and is prohibited from offering any financial services, including financial advisory or arranging money services.

List of Business Activities in DIFC

  1. Computer Consultancies
  2. Data Classification & Analysis Services
  3. Cyber security consultation
  4. Technology Research & Development
  5. Web Designing
  6. Portal
  7. Public Networking Services
  8. Software House
  9. Education Technologies Research & Development
  10. Education & Training Computer Software
  11. Information Technology Consultants
  12. Network Consultancies
  13. Internet Content Provider
  14. Electronic Chips Programming
  15. Internet Consultancy

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