Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ)

Ras Al Khaimah, Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ) was established to oversee and consolidate the specialised zones and clients of both Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ) and RAK Investment Authority (RAKIA). RAKEZ is committed to its promise of empowering clients and investors by offering a cost-effective and world-class economic zone with customisable packages and services as well as state-of-the-art facilities.

Core Sectors: Generalist free zone with a focus on trading, manufacturing and logistics

RAKEZ Advantages

  • 100% foreign ownership
  • Straight forward business registration process
  • Quick procedure to issue UAE residency visas
  • Wide range of licenses across different sectors
  • Excellent airport and seaport availability
  • Transparent laws and regulations
  • Competitive pricing with low operating costs
  • Exemption from personal, income and corporate taxes
  • Strategic location to access global markets
  • State of the art infrastructure
  • Less restrictions on labor
  • No currency restrictions
  • Nil customs duty
  • Provides variety of real estate facilities to meet out individual start up needs

Types of Licenses

  • Commercial
  • Professional
  • Industrial
  • General Trading


  • Warehouses
  • Virtual office, flexi desks and offices
  • Open land


Unparalleled Access To World-Class Business Services

  • Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ)
  • Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone
  • 100% foreign ownership
  • Not specified (registrar can demand capital adequacy depending on business activity).
  • 3-4 weeks
  • Tax and duty exemption
  • Not required however, recommended as best practice to maintain proper books of accounts