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Dubai (Jabel Ali) Offshore Company Setup

JAFZA Offshore companies are registered by the JAFZA Authority in Jebel Ali. The key advantage of having a JAFZA offshore company is that the International Business Company (IBC) can buy and hold property in Dubai. Offshore companies incorporated in foreign jurisdictions such as Isle of Man, British Virgin Islands, Mauritius, etc. will not be permitted to register ownership of property in Dubai except through a Jebel Ali Offshore company


Jabel Ali Offshore Company can be effectively utilized as an investment holding entity; real estate holding company; for further investments in local or Free Zone companies; and for International Trading. Firms of accountants and lawyers as approved by the Authority are permitted to provide services to clients for registering offshore companies, registered office and for acting as agents for the companies.


Dubai (Jabel Ali) Offshore Company is not a tax heaven, and indeed not a black listed destinations. At the same time it has no exchange of information treaties and is a fully confidential jurisdiction. That means, operating in Dubai (Jabel Ali) offshore, you will have a prestigious office address in Dubai and you may open a bank account in Dubai or elsewhere.


A Dubai (Jabel Ali) offshore company ensures portraying a good image to clients, suppliers and even potential venture capitalists. Dubai (Jabel Ali) Offshore Company is quick, simple to set up, particularly when compared to other business types in Dubai.


Jabel Ali Free Zone Authority (JAFZA) has it all

Advantages of Dubai (Jabel Ali) Offshore Company

  • Minimum of 1 Director / Shareholder
  • Hold multicurrency bank accounts
  • Modern offshore legislation
  • There is no public register of company officers
  • There are no foreign currency restrictions
  • 100% foreign ownership of the offshore company is allowed
  • No need for a UAE national to be a shareholder or sponsor
  • No name should be disclosed to register a company
  • The company is not obliged to maintain its records/books
  • The offshore company will be exempt from all corporate and income taxes
  • Full repatriation of the offshore company's profits and capital is allowed
  • The setting-up costs are less that of an onshore company
  • There is no onshore office and accordingly, there are no employees and related costs
  • Payment of certain types of taxes on income and/or profits can be avoided legally
  • Only minimum capital is required to set-up an offshore company
  • Company can own real estate properties on Palm islands or any properties approved by the JAFZA

Some of the types of company structure for an offshore company in Dubai

  • Investments or Joint Investments Company
  • General Trading
  • Holding Company
  • Shipping or Ship Management Company
  • Property Owning
  • Copyright or Patent Company

There should be a registered agent that is approved by the authority, under which the offshore company is set up. The agent will have to be located either in the free zone itself or in the UAE


SGC has a Jafza Offshore registered agent and one of the market leaders in offshore business consultancy. We offer solutions to clients looking to minimize taxes, protect assets and limit liabilities. We do offer incorporation services in most important offshore centers in UAE.

We offer


  • Registered Office with PO Box
  • Registered agent
  • Preparation of registration forms
  • Preparation of Incorporation Certificate
  • Assisting in Opening a multicurrency bank account
  • Preparation of Memorandum and Articles of Association
  • Filing with the registrar of Companies

With SGC, you get the combination of our deep local knowledge and extensive experience, which gives us the ability to precisely understand the unique needs of your business. We are thus able to recommend the best possible options and ensure that your business is set up with minimal hassles and effort.


We handle the details for you, so you're free to concentrate on the bigger picture - your business.

About Samsun Godwin Consulting

Samsun Godwin, a well established network of business consultants based out of Dubai, helps you set up, market and manage your company in the UAE. Our experienced team of professionals can help you start your business anywhere in the UAE, be it the Mainland, Free Zone or Offshore.


We take care of all your business needs from day one itself, starting from your initial query to your final choice. Our commitment in providing our clients with the very best and our exceptional customer service standards form the grounds of our core value system. Our expert team is quick to identify your needs and deliver to your exact requirements in the most efficient manner.

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