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Department Service

Commercial License Services

Apply for Zawel Commercial License


​This service enables the facility operators to apply for a new Commercial License within Dubai Healthcare City Free Zone.​

1. Free Zone Limited Liability Company (FZ-LLC)

A free zone limited liability company (FZ-LLC) is a company formed as an independent legal entity with shareholders as individual(s) and / or corporate(s) minimum capital requirement for incorporation depending on business activity. To setup an entity as FZ-LLC a minimum of one shareholder and a minimum of one director is required.

2. Branch of UAE Company/Branch of UAE Establishment

A branch of UAE Company is considered a legal depended company that’s is part of its UAE registered parent company outside the DHCC jurisdiction. Any company established outside the DHCC, either licensed as company or establishment can obtain a branch license within DHCC. The Branch Company should be fully owned by the parent company. No minimum capital is required.

Required Documents



For FZ LLC the below documents are required as applicable:View more

For Branch the below documents are required as applicable:View more

Fees (AED)
 Fees (AED)All Fees are non-refundable
Initial Application FEES ​(ONE TIME FEE) 3,100AED
R​egistration FEES ​(ONE TIME FEE) 3,500AED
Commercial License FeesAs per Price List DHCR P​rice List 2018 All Services
Note: Each fee transaction is subject to:
Knowledge fee of10.00AED​
innovation​ fee of10.00AED

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Time Frame
Policies And Procedures

Procedures :-

  1. Sign up as Investor. ​​​​
  2. Submit Initial application
  3. ​Make initial application Payment
  4. ​Obtain Provisional Approval
  5. Submit Commercial License (Fawri) Application
  6. Make commercial License Payment
  7. ​Submit Proof of Share capital ( for FZ-LLC only)
  8. ​Submit Original Legal Documents as applicable
  9. ​Submit Original Legal Documents as applicable