KIZAD delivers unique advantages – extensive size, world-class infrastructure, free zone and non-free zone solutions, dedicated investor support, tax-free environment with competitive operating costs and strategic location with access to regional and international markets. These contribute to making KIZAD one of the world’s foremost port-integrated industrial zones and a leading hub for manufacturing, logistics and trade across diverse sectors.

Located near Khalifa Port – one of the world’s most advanced deep sea ports with world-class infrastructure – KIZAD enables multimodal connectivity via sea, air, road and rail networks.

Core Sectors: Generalist free zone with trade & logistics, and manufacturing at the core, KIZAD creates value through integrated service offerings that span aluminum, steel, metal products, paper & packaging, food processing, pharmaceutical & healthcare equipment, polymer converting and automotive spare parts.

KIZAD Advantages

  • Direct connection to Khalfia port
  • 0% tax free environment
  • Competitive operation costs
  • Outstanding access to markets
  • World –class infrastructure
  • Free zone and non-free zone solutions
  • No withholding of taxes or VAT
  • Dedicated investor support
  • Central location

Types of Licenses

  • Industrial
  • Trading
  • General Trading
  • Service


  • Land leasing
  • Pre-built warehouses
  • Free zone offices
  • Light industrial units
  • Business park and district centre
  • Retail spaces
  • Serviced offices
  • Offices fitted and shell and core options


Unparalleled Access To World-Class Business Services

  • Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD)
  • Located near Khalifa Port, Abu Dhabi.
  • Direct connection to Khalfia port , 0% tax free environment
  • Not required at inception however, from AED 150,000 (depending on the activity) recommended within the first year of operation.
  • 6-8 weeks
  • Tax and duty exemption
  • Required annually