UAE Mainland LLC Company Setup

UAE, one of the most prestigious and attractive jurisdictions in the world, is a goldmine for investors to establish business operations and offers privileges and benefits unrivalled by any other country. Moreover, with the awarding of Expo2020, Dubai is the new upcoming central business hub in the Gulf region It also serves as a gateway to new and upcoming economic powers of the regions.

When it comes to Samsun Godwin, we have a distinct advantage vs. other consultants, as we work with all DED and associated authorities in the UAE providing our clients realtime and up to date information and cost effective solutions. Starting a company in Mainland Dubai has its own distinct benefits - You get to do your business in the heart of Dubai and you have no restrictions on where you can or can not conduct business or marketing for your business.


  • Tax free
  • Proximity and direct access to the local UAE market
  • Almost no limitations on activities. Certain approvals may be required for specific activities
  • Prestige in the eyes of counteragents and partners
  • Easy access to opening a bank account
  • Easy and direct access to working with the Government
  • Large number of visas and less restrictions on nationalities compared to Free Zones
  • No Minimum Capital Requirements from 2012

About Dubai (Mainland) LLC

Mainland companies are governed by the Federal Law No. 8 of 1984, as amended by Federal Law No. 13 of 1988 the 'Commercial Companies Law' and its by laws. As per the law, a total equity of not less than 51% should be held by a U.A.E. national in any commercial company, except in the following:

  • Where the law requires 100% local ownership
  • Businesses set up in the Free Zone
  • In activities open to 100% AGCC ownership
  • Where wholly owned AGCC companies enter into partnership with U.A.E. nationals
  • In respect of foreign company registering branch, representative office; U.A.E. national service agent is required
  • In professional companies where 100% foreign ownership is permitted (U.A.E. national service agent is required)

Type of Structures

  • Sole Establishments
  • Civil Works Companies
  • Limited Liability Company (LLC)
  • Branch of Foreign Companies
  • Representative Office

Type of Licenses Issued

  • Commercial license covering all kinds of trading activities
  • Professional license covering professional services, other services, craftsmen and artisans
  • Industrial license for establishing an industrial or manufacturing activity

Why Samsun Godwin?

  • Flexible & Easy payment terms
  • Competitive & Best pricing
  • Extensive market knowledge
  • One stop shop for all company formations
  • Multilingual & professional staff
  • Affiliates to government departments

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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