Business Guides

Whether you are an existing SME with us or a prospective entrepreneur looking to start up your company, Fujairah Creative City Free Zone offers a variety of highly efficient services to help you at every stage of your business journey.

Our How to Guides below equip you with the information, tools and resources you need to take your business to the next level.

Corporate vs Local Individual Sponsorship in the UAE

One of the most common questions asked by first-time entrepreneurs in this part of the world is whether they need a local sponsor in UAE. The answer depends on many factors, including your nationality and the type of business you wish to set up. Download our guide to find out more.

Setup a General Trading company in UAE

If a company wishes to export, import or trade goods or products like clothes, accessories, furniture, electronics, etc., it can apply for a general trade license. A businessman who seeks opportunities in import and export in the UAE should have a general trade license. If you have multiple trading activities that are in the same or different industry then a general trade license covers it all. Download our guide to find out more.

Corporate Banking in the UAE

To be operational, you would require a bank account – which isn’t always a straightforward for some owners. Learn more on the requirements and save time. We offer you in house solution to open a company bank account effortlessly. Download our guide to find out more.

Understanding VAT, Tax and Auditing in UAE

Value Added Tax (VAT) was rolled out in the UAE on 1 January 2018 at a flat rate of 5%. As a business, you need to register for VAT. Download our guide to find out more.

E-commerce business in the UAE

E-commerce in Dubai is poised to grow to $10 billion-dollar industry by the year 2018. Licensing procedure for business setup is swift and easy. Business owners can choose which legal entity they want to start their online business in terms of the free zone or a non-free zone. Download our guide to find out more

Start your business in the UAE while being employed

If you start your own business while remaining in your current full-time job you will be self-employed and employed at the same time. Learn how to earn your side income by legally applying for a trade license without objection from your visa sponsor. Download our guide to find out more