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AFZ Clients Services

  • - Renewal fees should be according to payment packages

    - AFZ is entitled to amend expenses without written notice

     

    Required Documents

    - Letter from the company (signed and sealed)

    - For the branch of a foreign company, a renewal confirmation letter from the mother company, attested by UAE Embassy in the country of company incorporation as well as by UAE Foreign Affairs

    - Original valid (trade license – Chamber of Commerce membership registration certificate)

    - Copy of Civil Defence Certificate for (warehouses/plots/showrooms) 

     

    N.B. 

    - Owner/manager should attend in person to renew the license

    - Authorization letter should be submitted in case the owner authorizes a person to sign/submit application on his behalf in his absence

    - In case of delay, a fine will be imposed (see instructions on the reverse of license page)

    - Pre-approval checks will be conducted for warehouses, plots, showrooms and libraries

    - In case of loss of original documents (if valid), a police report should be submitted

    - Manager’s passport may be updated while renewing the license

    - Please make sure that establishment card is valid

  • Required Documents

    - Letter from the company (signed and sealed)

    - Letter of appointing a manager

    - Original license (valid)

    - Original Chamber of Commerce Membership Certificate (valid)

    - New Articles of Association

    - Old Articles of Association (for AFZ companies)

    - Copy of old passport + 1 photo with white background for the new owner

    - Old tenancy contract (if valid)

     

    Fees

    Kind of Fees

    Fees

    License particulars amendment fees

    500 AED

    Articles of Association fees

    1,000 AED

    Fees for amending establishment card (in case of a change in the legal form from Free Zone Establishment to Free Zone Company)

    500 AED

    * Fees for attestation of Articles of Association, depend on company capital, as there are extra fees

     

    N.B.

    - Authorization letter to be submitted, in case the owner authorizes a person to sign/submit the application on his/her behalf for any absence.  

    - Inside the state (authorization letter should be attested by a UAE Court)

    - Outside the state (authorization letter should be attested by UAE Embassy in the foreign state and UAE Foreign Affairs)

    - You may add more partners/owners for (office, warehouse and plot) 

    - Licenses for a maximum of 4 partners/owners in (office, warehouse and plot) 

    - Licenses for a maximum of 2 partners/owners in smart offices

    - Please note that new partner passport should be valid for minimum 6 months

    - All old Articles of Association copies should be submitted to AFZ

    - In case the old Articles of Association are lost, then a police report must be submitted.  

    - Please note that establishment card should be amended in case of changing the company legal status

  • Required Documents

    - Letter from the company (signed and sealed)

    - Letter of appointing a manager

    - Original license (valid)

    - Original Chamber of Commerce Membership Certificate (valid)

    - New Articles of Association

    - Old tenancy contract (if valid)

    - Declaration for 17 days (to be implemented by AFZ)

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     Fees

    Kind of fees

    Fees

    License particulars amendment fees

    500 AED

    Articles of Association fees

    1,000 AED

    Fees for amending establishment card  

    500 AED

    Declaration fees

    500 AED

    * Fees for attestation of Articles of Association, depend on company capital, as there are extra fees

     

    N.B. 

    - Owner/Manager should attend in person

    - Authorization letter to be submitted, in case the owner authorizes a person to sign/submit the application on his/her behalf for any absence

    Inside the state (authorization letter should be attested by a UAE Court)

    Outside the state (authorization letter should be attested by UAE Embassy in the foreign state and UAE Foreign Affairs)

    - Articles of Association fees may differ upon company capital

    - All old Articles of Association copies should be submitted to AFZ, in case of changing the company legal status

    - In case the old Articles of Association are lost, then a police report must be submitted 

    - Please note that establishment card should be amended in case of changing the license legal status

    - Please note that security deposit will not be refunded to the owner till end of all matters related to the company 

  • Required Documents

    - Letter from the company (signed and sealed)

    - Letter of appointing a new manager

    - Copy of new owner passport

    - 1 photo with white background for the new owner 

    - Original trade license

    - Original Chamber of Commerce Membership Certificate (if valid)

    - New Articles of Association (Free Zone Companies only)

    - Old Articles of Association (Free Zone Companies only)

    - Original establishment card

    - Old tenancy contract (if valid)

    - Declaration for 17 days (to be implemented by AFZ)

     

    Fees

    Kind of fees

    Fees

    Amendment fees

    500 AED

    Declaration fees

    500 AED

    Articles of Association attestation fees

    1,000 AED

    * Fees for attestation of Articles of Association, depend on company capital, as there are extra fees

     

    N.B.

    - New and Old Owners/Managers should attend in person when applying for the above procedure

    - Old owner visa should be cancelled if sponsored by AFZ (after declaration period)

    - Old owner is entitled to change his profession on the same company or transfer his visa to another company in AFZ, only if he desires to remain under sponsorship of AFZ

    - Passport should be valid for 6 months

    - Authorization letter to be submitted, in case the owner authorizes a person to sign/submit the application on his/her behalf for any absence.

    Inside the state (authorization letter should be attested by a UAE Court)

    Outside the state (authorization letter should be attested by UAE Embassy in the foreign state and UAE Foreign Affairs)

    - Articles of Association fees may differ upon company capital

    - All old Articles of Association copies should be submitted to AFZ, in case of changing the company legal status

    - In case the old Articles of Association are lost, then a police report must be submitted. 

    - Please note that establishment card should be amended in case of changing the license legal status

    - Please note that security deposit will not be refunded to the owner till end of all matters related to the company 

  • Required Documents

    - Letter from the company (signed and sealed)

    - Original trade license (if valid)

    - Original Chamber of Commerce Membership Registration Certificate (if valid)

    - New Articles of Association (for AFZ companies only)

    - Old Articles of Association (for AFZ companies only)

    - Original establishment card

    - Payment of difference between the new and old activity (if necessary)

     

    Fees

    Kind of fees

    Fees

    Change activity fees

    If any

    License particulars amendment fees

    500 AED

    Fees for amending establishment card 

    500 AED

    Articles of Association attestation fees

    1,000 AED

     

    N.B.

    - Owners/Managers should attend in person

    - Authorization letter to be submitted, in case the owner authorizes a person to sign/submit the application on his/her behalf for any absence

    Inside the state (authorization letter should be attested by a UAE Court)

    Outside the state (authorization letter should be attested by UAE Embassy in the foreign state and UAE Foreign Affairs)

    - AFZ should approve the activity for amending the license

    - More than one activity may be added instead of changing the same

    - Activity should match with company name

    - Articles of Association fees may differ upon company capital, as there may be extra fees

    - All old Articles of Association copies should be submitted to AFZ

    - In case the old Articles of Association are lost, then a police report must be submitted

    - Please note that establishment card should be amended