Professional License in Dubai

Home > Company Formation > Professional License

Professional License in Dubai

When you intend to open a professional firm in Dubai, you need to acquire a professional license in Dubai for your business. Professional license is the provision of non-physical services such as consultancy, web designing etc. It is issued to individual(s) or Limited Liability Company (LLC) to practice any profession in which the business relies on physical talent or intellectual abilities and not on monetary investments alone.

There is no more requirement of UAE national to hold the 51 % share of the LLC Company, now investors can own 100% share of a mainland trading company in Dubai. Whereas, as per Article 3 of the legal document of memorandum the duties and obligations of the second party towards the first party and others are limited to extending the legal experience of an ordinary man in order to enable the first party to carry out its activity in the emirate of Dubai, such as for example, to assist in obtaining and renewing the professional license and to assist in obtaining the necessary employment visas and renewing the same with the ministry of labour and social affairs and other governmental and semi-governmental departments and bodies.


Civil Company

If the owner is more than one in Professional License Dubai, such company is called a Civil Company.

It can only conduct professional activities and all the partners involved in this venture must possess a professional degree in their specific field.

line Company Formation

How KWSME helps you get a Professional License in Dubai


Salient Characteristics of a Professional Company in Dubai

  1. UAE Civil Code entities (an Individual Establishment or Civil Works Company) are formed under UAE Civil Code which restricts them to perform only “non-commercial” or civil activities.
  2. 100% foreign ownership.
  3. Any trade-related activity is not allowed under professional trade license Dubai.
  4. Depending on the business activity, professional firm can be a LLC (Limited Liability Company) Now foreigners have 100% ownership and no longer require the assistance of local sponsors to start their businesses in Dubai with shares and also can opt to bring on board a local agent with no interference in the business and based on a service module to get things smoothly done in different departments with the help of a local agent without having to give them any shareholding.
  5. A foreign company can become a partner in Civil Company if it reflects the same business activity as the parent company.

Professional Business Activities include but not limited to the following:

Artisans, Event Management, Businessmen Service, Internet content provider, Cleaning services, Consultancy services, Computer Graphic design services, Document Clearing, Web Design, Printing & Publishing, Repairing (Watch, Mobile etc.) & furnishing, Salon & Spa (ladies and gents), Security Services, Typing & photocopying, Training.


What We Do

We offer our company formation and business support services to our esteemed clients for starting their new business setup in Dubai. In order to obtain professional trade license, we provide the following services,

  • Paperwork and approvals from relevant authorities
  • Identify a trusted and qualified local service agent
  • Preparing Partnership agreements and MOA
  • Acquiring professional license and establish UAE Company in a timely manner
  • Visa application, obtaining labor quota, translation services
  • Assistance in the opening of corporate bank account
  • Assistance in finding suitable office premises
  • Transparency in our dealing with clients
  • Ensure realistic timelines enabling effective process

Talk With Us

Get Free Consultation !