Onshore UAE legal entities or the mainland comes under the governance of UAE Commercial Companies Law (CCL). Unlike the Free Zones permit, while establishing a business there is no territorial restriction on business activities and opting of location for offices/premises for foreign investors, thus the mainland companies have the liberty to trade anywhere in UAE or any of the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) countries, they also have access to free zones. The only condition or the characteristics that stands out in laws to build mainland(onshore) company is that they can only be formed in association with a UAE National who acts as a local service agent or with UAE National who holds 51% stake in the company.

Reasons to invest in the Mainland

  • Opportunities to rent offices anywhere in UAE except free zone designated areas.

  • UAE visa permit

  • Less restrictions

  • Greater exposure to the UAE market.

  • No capital requirements

  • 100% support to work along with UAE government bodies.


Mainland companies establishing widely depends on the nationality of the investor and the types of activities in the company. Some legal forms of mainland companies are:

  • Limited Partnership

  • General Partnership

  • Limited liability Company (LLC)

  • Public Joint Stock Company (PJSC)

  • Private Joint Stock Company (PrJSC)

  • Joint Liability Company

  • Simple Commandite Company

Some other types of companies are:

  • Civil company

  • Local Company Branch

  • Foreign Company Branch

  • GCC Company Branch

  • Free zone company branch

  • Sole establishments.

Description and List of the Mainland:


Reasons to go for ABU DHABI MAINLAND

Abu Dhabi is the largest emirate among seven emirates and Abu Dhabi is the federal powerhouse of United Arab Emirates (UAE). It is one of the fastest growing markets in the world with heavy investments in the real estate, tourism, retail and industrial sectors. Abu Dhabi shares borders with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Sultanate of Oman and the Arabian Gulf, which makes it a more accessible location for the investors or the entrepreneurs. The corporate and business procedures in Abu Dhabi are transparent, and it takes only a few days to set up a company in Abu Dhabi, making this emirate the viable option to choose. The other underlying reason to choose Abu Dhabi is its healthy relation with all other fellow emirates and the countries which share its borders with Abu Dhabi and its 700 kilometers long coastline geography which gives more shipping accessibility.


Reasons to go for SHARJAH MAINLAND

Sharjah Laws have its benefits with lesser loopholes in it for any kind of fraudulent activities, Accruon consultants are well versed with regulations that comes with such strict laws and will assist in all aspects of formation the company from Trade licensing, visa acquirings to review and submission of all legal documents with the clients having absolutely zero pressure to cling on.



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