International Free Zone Authority (IFZA)

Based in the heart of Fujairah and built on global quality, IFZA is becoming a leading investment hub within the thriving UAE economy. Offering a highly customised approach, coupled with efficient international service standards and cost-effective solutions.

Core Sectors: IFZA focuses on consulting, services and trading licenses. There are over 100 business activities ranging from professional services, information technology and design, logistics, trading, food and beverage, education, lifestyle and marketing.

IFZA Advantages

    • Cost effective company formation solutions
    • Fast business setup process
    • Wide range of consultancy, service and trading business activity options
    • 100% foreign ownership
    • Shareholders are not required to be physically present in the UAE during the incorporation process
    • Company structures available for a Limited Liability Company or branch setup
    • 100% exemption from corporate and income taxes
    • Zero foreign currency restrictions
    • Full repatriation of company profits and capital
    • Low set-up costs
    • No physical office requirements
    • No paid-up share capital requirements
    • Ability to incorporate holding companies

Types of Licenses

    Several license options are available, to effectively serve small, mid-size and large international businesses.

  • Consultancy License

  • Business professionals providing expert and professional consultancy services across all industries.

  • Service License

  • A service license includes rendering services as the primary objective and utilizing associated goods to provide those services.

  • Trading License

  • Authorizes the import, export, distribution and storing of items specified on the company trade license.

  • General Trading License

  • This enables the licensee to trade in a wider range of products and gives the freedom and flexibility to trade in any commodity which is permitted within the UAE.

  • Holding License

  • It allows the holding standalone assets and/or shares in other companies.


  • Offices – choose from a wide range of modern office solutions, tailored specifically to your requirements.

  • Shared office space
  • Private and executive offices
  • European design
  • Modern, open interiors with ample natural light
  • Flexible usage options
  • Flexible rental duration
  • 24/7 access


Unparalleled Access To World-Class Business Services

  • Wide Range of Activities
  • IFZA offers a wide range of business activities including Consultancy,
    Service, Trading and Industrial options.

  • LLC Licenses
  • New business setups (except branches) are registered as a Limited Liability Company (LLC) structure. An
    LLC company or branch is able to sponsor employees and have a corporate bank account.

  • Fast License Setup
  • IFZA business registration is streamlined and results in the fast issuance of a company trade license.

  • Dedicated Team
  • Specialized free zone team that work directly with Creation Business Consultants experts to get your company established in an efficient and
    timely manner.

  • IFZA
  • Located in the north Emirates and based in the heart of Fujairah.
  • Business owners are not required to be physically present during the incorporation process and all documentation can be signed and accepted digitally.
  • Zero share capital required.
  • Averaging 2-3 working days
  • Tax and duty exemption
  • Not required however, recommended as best practice to maintain proper books of accounts