We know that a supportive business environment is key to helping your company thrive. Learn more about what DIFC has to offer, from easy set-up processes to an enabling infrastructure and a variety of office spaces.
The DIFC is more than just a world-class financial centre. Explore the district beyond the office,
from a carefully curated collection of retailers,
to a diverse range of art galleries and some of the city’s best restaurants.
Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) is one of the world’s most advanced financial centres, and the leading financial hub for the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA), which comprises 72 countries with an approximate population of 3 billion and a nominal GDP of US$ 8 trillion.
All photography or videography within the Dubai International Financial Centre requires prior approval in order to obtain the necessary security permits when shooting.
Individuals and companies looking to take photos within the district may submit their application using the form below. For commercial requests where production is involved such as advertisements or films, please apply through the Dubai Film and TV Commission Portalfirst. Upon receiving your DFTC permit, submit your request on our website.
All applications will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. The form must be duly completed as any incomplete details will delay the approval process. Please allow a minimum of 1 working day for the DIFC to respond to your request. Any request that comes after GST 3 pm, will be addressed in the next following day. Once approved, please present a copy of the approved form along with a valid ID at The Gate Building, West Wing Reception for the permit.