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Dubai Logistics District

Dubai Logistics District

The Logistics District was developed by Dubai World Central and it provides direct access to air, sea and road transportation to logistics companies operating within the free zone. Located near the Jebel Ali Port Free Zone and the Al Maktoum International Airport, one of the greatest advantages of the Dubai Logistics District is the integrated platform enabling companies to reduce operational costs. Also, the Logistics District is the only Dubai free zone providing an airport-seaport corridor through which cargo can be moved in 20 minutes. The Dubai Logistics District is perfectly adapted for companies exporting their products to Middle Eastern, African and Southeast European markets.

Types of services available in Dubai Logistics District

The Logistics District provides integrated services for all types of companies starting with transportation and logistics companies, but also to manufacturing companies in Dubai. One of the most important aspects of setting up a company in Dubai Logistics District is the free zone regime, which means foreign investors may fully own a company without being required to have a UAE partner.

Companies established in the Dubai Logistics District will also benefit from important tax exemptions and full repatriation of capital and profits. The available facilities for investors in Dubai Logistics District are:

  • warehousing spaces,
  • land plots for logistics companies,
  • land plots for the development of light manufacturing activities,
  • office spaces.

For information related to purchasing real estate in the Logistics District, you may rely on our agents in Dubai.

Licensing options in the Dubai Logistics District

In order to open a company in the Dubai Logistics District, local and foreign enterprises must apply for a business license. The available business licenses in the Dubai Logistics District free zone are:

  • the general trading license,
  • the manufacturing license,
  • services license.

Foreign investors may set up the following types of companies in Dubai Logistics District:

  • free zone companies with one or more shareholders,
  • free zone establishments,
  • branch offices.

For complete information about the company registration requirements within the Logistic District, you may contact our Dubai agents.