Foreign Branch Incorporation License Registration Cost Dubai

Documents Upload

Upload your documents for license registration ,Investor/Partner and dependents visa applications where applies .

(max file size 128 MB)

(max file size 128 MB)

(max file size 128 MB)

(max file size 128 MB)

GDRFA Services

This service is to apply new GDRFA Establishment card (also called immigration establishment card and online visa services) this is mandatory card to apply any investor or partner visas with Dubai online visa services access .

Dubai Investor Residence Visa Services

This service is available once your license has been completely registered in Dubai mainland then we can apply your three years investor/partner residence visa under your business license. Choose if one investor or more partners from drop down menu.

Optional Investor / Partner Visa Services

Allows you to issue investor/partner visa inside UAE and change visa status without having to travel out of UAE in order to issue the visa and change visa status inside country . Don’t tick this service if you will be out of country during visa application process , we will email your visa to you to use it while entering back in UAE to procees with medical fitness test, emirates ID application and visa stamping in passport.

Dependent Residence Visas Of Investors /Partners

Allows you to apply for your dependents husband,wife,son,daughter,father,mother etc.. Dependent visa is valid for three years . select number of dependents from drop down list. You can avail this service once your investor/partner has been stamped in passport and Emirates ID application has been applied.

MOHRE Services

This service is to apply new MOHRE Establishment card (also called MOL Ministry of labor establishment card ) this is mandatory card to apply any employment visas under your company .

Activity: Foreign Branch Incorporation

Documents Required

  • Commercial Register dully translated in Arabic & Attested in UAE in your country and here in Dubai
  • Commercial Register dully translated & Notarized for Parent Company
  • POA for General Manager dully translated & Notarized for Parent Company
  • Resolution of the Mother Company board of directors/amendment/cancellation dully translated & Notarized for Parent Company
  • Photocopy of the Manager’s Passport


  • Name Reservation (think of 5 company names based on priority we will reserve the one available )
  • Initial Approval
  • Local Service Agent agreement Drafting
  • Local Service Agent agreement notarizing at Dubai public notary (Local service agent & Investor or their authorized signatories must be present ) this will take couple of hours or less.
  • Office Lease agreement (Ejari) to be arranged by investor emailed to us (copy) or Choose to go with Dubai Economy Instant license option by paying AED 10,000 instead of renting an office .
  • Getting DEWA connection for utilities (water & electricity ) if renting own office and not using Instant License

Cost Breakdown

Government Fees USD AED  
Department of Economic Development License
fee (Approx…)
3,264 10,000 – 12,000 + 2.5% from annual office rent as market fee –annual
Immigration Online Visa Service Access
( Mandatory in applying for Visa if any)
408 1,500 Every 3 years
Ministry of Labor Establishment Card Fee 626 2,300 One Time
Local Service Agent agreement for a branch office notarized by public notary 762 2,800 One Time
Ministry of Interior Establishment Card Fee 490 1,800 Every 3 years
Sponsorship Fee (Annual) 2,176 8,000 ……………………
License Registration Service Fee 1,361 5,000 One Time
Ministry of Economy Approval 1,361 5,000 One Time
Total 10,448 38,400

We can attest the documents from MOFA at a flat fee of AED 500 as our service fee for all the documents excluding MOFA (Ministry of Foreign Affairs UAE) fees which is around AED 1000 per commercial document.


  • Once payment voucher is issued whatever is the difference need to pay as the amount mention in the breakdown is estimated rate only.
  • External Approval Fees not included
  • Investor / Partner Visa fees and government fees not included
  • MOA – partners requires personal appearance in notary for signing
  • Dependents visa / wife / son / daughter ‘s visa and government fees not included

Remarks: Cost does not include investor or employment visa fees of the company and office space rent.

Company Investor, dependents and employee visas break-down below:

Investor Visa fee

  • Visa application fee :AED 4000(valid for 3 years)
  • Our service fee: AED 700 (new) AED 500 (renewal) (optional PRO service.)
  • Change Status inside the country will be additional charge – 2000 aed per visa

Dependents (wife, son, daughter) visa fee

  • Visa application fee :AED 3500 (valid for 3 years)
  • Refundable deposit to immigration department: AED 3000 per dependent visa (only for the wife)
  • Our service fee: AED 700 (new) AED 500 (renewal) (optional PRO service)
  • Change status inside the country will be additional – 700 aed (approx) per visa

Employment Visa fee

  • Visa application fee :AED 4,800 (valid for 2 years)
  • Ministry of Labor refundable deposit: AED 3000 (returned once visa is cancelled )
  • Change status inside the country will be additional – 2000 aed per visa application

Our service fee: AED 700 (optional PRO service)


  • Timeframe is mainly depend on applicant completion documents
  • License is usually issued within five (5) to seven (7) working days from the date of application in the department.