Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone

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.

Key Benefits of Setting Up Business in UAQ FTZ

0% corporate and personal tax

100% company ownership

Full range of business activities permitted

100% repatriation of capital and profits

No currency restrictions

100% import and export tax exemption within the Free Zone

Simple and fast registration process with excellent customer support

Hi-tech facilities including office, warehouse and land availability

Strategic location with access to over two billion consumers

Ideal location for SMEs and micro-businesses

Close to two international airports and major seaports

Special concessions at UAQ’s seaport

No restrictions on hiring foreign employees

Modern and investor-friendly rules and regulations

Premium Office Packages in UAQ FTZ


Warehouse size: 100 sqm.

Annual rent: AED 35,000 + License Fee & Registration

Deposit: 3,500 (refundable)

Location: UAQ FTZ land beside Ahmed Bin Rashid Port gate – Umm Al Quwain.

Warehouse includes: 1 office and a toilet.

AC: To be fitted by tenant (AC space available).

Rent Term: Long term rent (25 years and above). Short Term Leasing is available.

FEWA Connection charges: AED 2,000

It is always advisable to seek expert advice from professional consultants before commencing business activity. Prime Global handles business formalities and support services required for your business set up. Our well-experienced team will study your requirements and help you achieve your goal so conveniently. Contact us today for a free walkthrough through the entire procedure!

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