Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone (UAQ FTZ) is a strategic initiative of the Government of Umm Al Quwain, which aims to provide a robust infrastructure and incentives for a prosperous business community. Conveniently situated within 45 minutes of drive from the Dubai International Airport, Umm Al Quwain is a flourishing emirate in the UAE. UAQ FTZ is the best free zone for Micro Businesses, Conglomerates and SMEs to do business in a safe and secure free trade zone set up and is one of the most attractive free zones for investment in the region. Business registration and licensing processes are quicker and easier in this free zone compared to many others in the country.
With a transparent and modern legal framework, low costs of living and labor, open investment environment, as well as easy access to trading partners in the Middle East, Africa and Asia, UAQ FTZ stands as one of the most sought-after business destinations.
UAQ FTZ is located close to the UAE’s prime seaports and within airports, ensuring easy access to the rest of the world. Thanks to UAQ FTZ’s investor-friendly environment, launching a commercial base in the UAE has never been simpler. Forward-looking, SMEs and micro-businesses can benefit from the lucrative set-up costs, full company ownership and no currency restrictions. This is the Free Zone of the future, where advanced businesses – irrespective of the sector in which they operate – can enjoy doing business in a safe, secure and affluent environment.