Dubai Airport Free Zone - License Types

License Types

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General Trading License
This license allows the holder to trade in general activities, including import, export, re-export, storage, and distribution.
Industrial License
This allows holders to undertake light manufacturing activities, packaging, and assembly.
Service License
This license is suitable for service-oriented businesses. It enables entities to provide the services specified by their license.
Trade License
This type of license allows the holder to carry out trading activities, including import, export, re-export, distribution, and storage of specific products. You can also opt for an E-commerce license (holders are entitled to trade of goods and service online)
Dual License with DED
This license allows DAFZ-registered companies to apply for a DED (Dubai Department of Economic Development) License without the need for physical office space on the mainland. Businesses possessing this license can operate out of DAFZ.
Talent Pass license
This license allows individuals to conduct their freelancing activities within the media, technology, or education industries. It includes benefits such as a visa entitlement and the possibility of leasing a smart office.