Company setup UAE – we’ll help
you start your UAE business
with the right partner

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Business setup in Dubai and the UAE

Business setup advice

for Dubai and the UAE

Business setup in Dubai and the UAE is a fairly transparent process. But that’s not to say it’s without its challenges.


There can be a fair bit of red tape, and many details to work through. That’s why it pays to work with an expert when starting your business.


At CSU, we work with dozens of company setup providers across the UAE, staying up on their latest offerings and passing them on to our clients. We find the best fit for your specific needs.


Simply give us a few details about you and your business and we’ll do the rest – searching our portfolio of partners to find the package that’s right for you.


In the meantime, it’s best you get a general feel for how it all works.

  • What sort of company types are available?
  • What industry categorisation does your business fall into?
  • Will you need a visa for you or dependents or employees?
  • What sort of costs upfront and on an annual basis can you expect?
  • What are your legal responsibilities?
  • What do you need to know about corporate banking?


You’ll find the answers right here.


A bit of time on our site and you will have all the basic information you require. Sign up for our mailers and you’ll also get weekly updates on the latest information surrounding business setup in Dubai and the UAE, updates on the economy, and plenty of information that will help you build a successful business in the country.

The UAE’s
entrepreneurial landscape

There are many reasons to invest in the UAE, and hence many reasons why thousands – if not tens of thousands – of entrepreneurs set up shop here each year. From small service providers to companies that have realised billion dollar valuations, the UAE is a global powerhouse on the economic and entrepreneurial front, with many advantages that you will not find in any other country in the world.

Are you looking for support in
setting up your UAE business?

Investors wishing to build a business in the UAE have two main license options (there are others, but these are the two key ones) when it comes to company license types: Mainland and free zone.

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