Masdar Free Zone offers the following three legal frames:

  • Limited Liability Company – Corporate Shareholder.
  • Limited Liability Company – Natural Shareholder.
  • A Branch of A Foreign / UAE company – Branch.

There is no minimum capital requirement if you are merely setting up a branch of your company. However, for establishing an LLC, the minimum capital requirement is AED 50,000 (US$ 13,623.97).

There is no compulsion to do so and you are free to hire staff from any country.

A MC company as a legal entity can enter into partnership as a shareholder in another entity, whether inside or outside Masdar as permitted.

No, 100 percent foreign ownership is permitted in Masdar free zone.

Yes, any company can establish a branch in the Free Zone.

Companies incorporated and registered in Masdar have their legal identity and have right to open branches outside the Free Zone subject to the approval of the concerned authorities.

There is no restriction on the number of businesses one person can be involved in.

Yes. The free zone allows unrestricted repatriation of capital and profits.

Masdar Free Zone follows zero percent tax regime.