Mainland is an especially favored business setup option. There are definite benefits of setting up a Mainland business setup in Dubai. The government is working on various incentives to promote a diversified work culture and encourage a larger variety of businesses. This is done through simplification of setup procedures, streamlined documentation process and reasonable fees. However, to operate business in Dubai mainland, it is important to have a local partner. Finding a discreet partner is very important. Even if the business has a professional license for operations, this requirement for local partner cannot be overridden. However, there is a possibility for 100% ownership to remain with the investor. This is on a case by case basis.
To take risk and fail is not a failure. Real failure is to fear taking any risk
-His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum
“UAE, Vice President
Prime Minister & Ruler of Dubai”
There are many such salient features which make Mainland companies a preferred choice for business setup in Dubai. For more information, call us to setup your consulting session with Milesahead
You require anywhere from 2 to 50 shareholders to setup this type of company. The
liability of the partners is limited to their share in the partnership
A well-established company that is interested in expanding its operations in Dubai can setup a “Branch Office” in Dubai. This office will however be liable to the regulations of Dubai.
A Professional company is the one that is driven by the professional skills of the founder or owner. The owner can retain 100% ownership of such companies, however, the firm does need a local partner