UAE Free Zones

Currently, there are about 40 free zones in UAE including the upcoming free zones. The list of free zones given below is assembled from various sources to give a quick view of the free zones options available in the country. UAE, despite its relatively small size, is home to numerous Free Zones and Industrial Parks. Dubai with its tremendous growth and development has become an excellent business hub for many investors around the world. It has one of the most liberal and attractive operating conditions as far as rules and regulations are concerned.

We will try to categorise the below list of free zones in UAE by the 7 emirates to have an organised way of presenting the list;

Free Zones in Abu Dhabi
Free Zones in UAE

  • Abu Dhabi Airport Free Zone (ADAFZ)
  • Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC)
  • Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD)
  • Masdar City
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  • ZonesCorp

Free Zones in Dubai

  • Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority (DAFZA)
  • Dubai Auto Zone
  • Dubai Biotechnology and Research Park (DuBiotech)
  • Dubai Cars and Automotive Zone (DUCAMZ)
  • Dubai Flower Center (DFC)
  • Dubai Gold and Diamond Park (DGDP)
  • Dubai Health Care City (DHCC)
  • ​Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)
  • ​Dubai Internet City (DIC)
  • ​Dubai Knowledge Village (DKV)
  • Dubai Logistics City (DLC)
  • Dubai Maritime City
  • Dubai Media City (DMC)
  • Dubai Multi Commodity Center (DMCC)
  • Dubai Outsource Zone (DOZ)
  • Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO)
  • Dubai Studio City (DSC)
  • International Media Production Zone (IMPZ)
  • Jabel Ali Free Zone Authority (JAFZA)
  • TechnoPark

Free Zones in Sharjah

  • Hamriyah Free Zone
  • Sharjah Airport International Free Zone (SAIF Zone)

Free Zones in Ras Al Khaimah

  • RAK Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ)
  • RAK Investment Authority (RAKIA)
  • RAK Maritime City (RAKMC)
  • RAK Media City

Free Zones in Fujairah

  • Fujairah Free Zone
  • ​Creative Zone (Located in Dubai)

Free Zones in Ajman

  • Ajman Free Zone

Free Zones in UAE: Industrial Parks

The Industrial Parks, unlike other Free Zones in UAE, offer Non-Free Zone business facilities and enable the businesses to operate as mainland business entities.

  • Dubai Industrial City, Dubai
  • Dubai Investment Park, Dubai​
  • RAKIA Industrial Park, Ras Al Khaimah (Offers both Free Zone and Non-Free Zone facilities)​
  • KIZAD Industrial Park, Abu Dhabi (Offers both Free Zone and Non-Free Zone facilities)

The number of entities in this list of free zones in UAE would keep on increasing considering the pace at which the country is progressing.

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