How do business setup consultants advise the UAE


Start your company formation with German Arabian Advisory & Business Center through our branches in Dubai and Germany. We strive to offer every customer the best possible business consulting with personal commitment, to support you in your plans and to support and solve simple to complex business requirements.

Free initial consultation

Non-binding meeting with a GABC consultant who can advise you individually on the right legal form for your company.

Formation aid

Full support during the entire founding process from filling out the DMCC forms and coordinating with the DMCC Key Business Setup Executives (BSE) to the certification and certification of documents at the DMCC.

GABC office rent

A valid lease is required to complete your licensing process. Should you choose to rent from us, we have a variety of office space available to suit your business needs.

Supplementary support services

From post-licensing support services for business (i.e. opening a bank account) to obtaining a visa for residency in the UAE for you and your family.


0% income and corporation tax
100% capital repayment

No currency restrictions

100% foreign business owned

no local partner required

Growing business network

more than 17,000 registered companies from 170 countries

Strong infrastructure

wide range of real estate options (purchase or leasing)

Business environment with a mixed community

Attractive advantages through a free zone with currently 92,000 people living and working

GABC & DMCC strengthen the relationship between Dubai and Germany

German-Arabic Consulting & Business Center - Your premium office provider and trustworthy business consultant has signed a partnership and cooperation agreement as an international service provider for the establishment of the world's leading free trade zone and global hub for goods trading and companies - Dubai Multi Commodities Center (DMCC).

Our representative office in Germany, founded in the heart of Düsseldorf at the beginning of 2016, has brought DMCC to the doorstep of European customers and continuously offered companies an easier way to set up a company without having to travel to Dubai.

* Services in Düsseldorf include advice and implementation of free zone company formations in DMCC; Preparation of documents and power of attorney; Visa application; Assisting with the annual financial audit and advising on service offices in the Jumeirah Lakes Towers District (JLT). Düsseldorf is just a short train ride from London, Paris and Berlin and offers customers based in Europe quick and easy access to Dubai with Emirates Airline.

The Executive Chairman of DMCC, Ahmed Bin Sulayem Expressed the growing appetite of German and European companies to explore closer trade ties with Dubai and to understand how the strong merchandise links and trade routes of the free trade area can be used to penetrate China and Africa:

“With a representative office in Düsseldorf, DMCC can work more closely with German and European companies and accelerate the process of setting up a company in Dubai. As a free zone operating in a progressive economy with business-friendly policies, DMCC provides all the services and offerings required for long-term economic growth. We are in the heart of a vibrant business and residential district - the perfect platform for companies who want to get in touch with trading partners and customers throughout the region and beyond. "

The opening of the Düsseldorf office was marked by an official ceremony and concluded the last international roadshow event by DMCC, Made for Trade Live. The German roadshow was supported by the German Chamber of Commerce and wanted to demonstrate the ease of a partnership with DMCC to expand foreign companies in Dubai and beyond.

Commentary on the opening event, Felix Neugart, CEO of the Joint Council for Industry in the German Emirates & Commerce (AHK), said:

“Over the years we have built a strong connection between German companies and the UAE. Free zones, particularly in Dubai, play a key role in attracting international companies to the United Arab Emirates. The opening of a DMCC representative office in Düsseldorf is a further step to facilitate the contact between the German economy and the DMCC with their international business world. "

Björn Lakebrink, Managing Director, German Arabian Advisory and Business Center, also commented:

“The opening of a representative office in Düsseldorf shows that DMCC is committed and committed to Germany and its business world. The new office strengthens trade and investment relationships between local German companies and Dubai, and our exclusive services enable companies to become members and take advantage of the huge trading opportunities without having to leave Germany. This also enables us to work more closely with potential customers and highlight the trading potential offered by DMCC in Dubai and beyond. "

DMCC and German Arabian Advisory signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in mid-2016 in order to jointly examine the establishment of an advisory service in Düsseldorf. This is part of DMCC's efforts to attract German companies to a presence in Dubai and to strengthen relations between the two cities.

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

German-Arabic Advice & amp; The Business Center is one of the international service providers of the Free Zone Dubai Multi Commodities Center (DMCC). With two branches in Dubai and Germany, GABC supports you in setting up your company, regardless of whether you are in Düsseldorf or in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. A GABC representative will help you set up your business by checking your passport, verifying signatures and accepting the documents to be submitted in DMCC.

Yes, you can choose any name with the suffix "DMCC". Name registration is approved by the DMCC Authority and the Dubai Economic Department.

For companies registered as a branch, the name of the parent company should be included with the suffix "DMCC Branch".

The amount of share capital depends on the activity chosen. The minimum capital required for a service / trade license is AED 50,000. and AED 1 million for general trade. This amount must be deposited into the company's bank account. Once the share certificate has been issued by the bank, the money can be withdrawn.

Visa for residency in the UAE