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Open a Company in the Farming Sector in Dubai

Open a Company in the Farming Sector in Dubai

According to several reports issued in 2016, organic farming has become a very lucrative type of business in Dubai. The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MCCE) supports investors interested in starting a business in the farming sector in Dubai by providing them with various types of licenses depending on the activities business owners want to undertake.

Our company formation agents in Dubai can assist those interested in setting up a farm in this emirate with the company registration procedure.

Registering a farming business in Dubai

Foreign investors who want to open farms in Dubai must first complete the company formation procedure by choosing a trade name, a business form, preparing and filing the memorandum and articles of association with the Department for Economic Development.

Our Dubai company formation consultants can take care of the whole procedure related to the registration of the farming business. We also remind you that foreign entrepreneurs are required to appoint local agents who will handle the company incorporation procedure no matter the type of business they will carry out in Dubai.

Types of farming activities in Dubai

The MCCE provides for various types of farming activities that can be undertaken in Dubai and special licenses are available for each activity. Among the activities a Dubai farm can carry out are:

  • aquaculture;
  • livestock farming;
  • agricultural activity.

Licenses for companies in the farming industry in Dubai

The special licenses related to starting a business in the farming sector in Dubai are:

  • the aquaculture license;
  • the livestock production farming permit;
  • the agricultural activity practice license.

Among the documents related to obtaining one of the licenses mentioned above, a farm in Dubai must file copies after the company’s documents of incorporation and commercial license and other specific paperwork such as:

  • an environmental permit when applying for an aquaculture license;
  • a veterinary license in the case of raising livestock.

Also, the personnel working in Dubai farms must have certain qualifications which must be submitted with the MCCE.

For full information on the requirements related to opening a company in the farming industry, please contact our Dubai company formation advisors.