DIFC offers a flexible and business friendly set-up for its Prescribed Companies with unparalleled, high-quality infrastructure, complete with a low-cost legal structure that is easily established and implemented. Companies look forward to opportunities of growth in a financial free zone that offers a host of attractive benefits like 0% tax rates and 100% foreign ownership options to name a few. The Prescribed Company license also comes with the added ability to issue visas subject to the fulfillment of necessary conditions.
Who can establish a prescribed company ? Under the Prescribed Company Regulations, a prescribed company can be established by a Qualifying Applicant or for a Qualifying Purpose pursuant to the regulations.
Focus on objectives with a structure that encompasses decision making and accountability.
Protects intellectual property
Allows IP to be used as security against fund raising or for commercialisation purposes.
Own assets to reduce the complexity of the ownership and sale process in large companies.
Financing and securitisation
Asset securitisation as a means to raise funds, finance purchase of assets by raising capital.
Isolate risk by holding assets or liabilities, particularly where the parent company may be exposed to volatile markets.
Free-of-tax structure on profits, gains and shareholder returns can improve tax efficiencies.
Ideal for family businesses, can be used to manage a specific business continuity plan and ring-fencing assets.
Get a Prescribed Company license in 2 easy steps.
Application for registration of a company
Issuance of commercial license
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