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Foreign Entity Branch Registration

This service allows registering a foreign Entity; whereby the Entity must submit a request to the Ministry of Economy within one month from the date of issuing the license by the concerned authority, via the MoE's website.

Service Fees

Service fees: AED 7,500

Note:

  • The registration fine fee of AED 100,000 shall be charged one month after the date of issuance of the license.

Conditions and Requirements

    • The entity shall not have branches registered with the Ministry, to ensure that the branches of the entity in the country are linked to a single registration number.
    • The entity shall sign in to the Ministry's website for registration, within one month from the date of issuance of the license by the concerned authority, and provide the Ministry with all the required documents.
    • The required documents shall be duly attested.

Required Documents

    • A copy of the economic license issued by the concerned authority.
    • A copy of the authorization granted to the responsible manager to open a branch of a foreign entity or a duly certified representative office.
    • A copy of the passport of the responsible manager.
    • A bank guarantee according to the approved form issued by one of the banks operating in the UAE worth AED 50,000 for the order of the Minister of Economy, renewed automatically.
    • A letter of appointment from an auditing office registered with the Ministry of Economy to audit the annual budget, except for representative offices.

Steps and Procedures

    • Choose the service from the list of E-Services.
    • Sign in with UAE PASS.
    • Fill in the application data and attach documents.
    • Ensure the correctness of the entered data and attached documents and send a message to the customer to complete the missing data (if any).
    • Accept or reject the request and send a message to the entity through the electronic system, indicating the reasons for the rejection.
    • Pay the service fee  (AED 7,500).
    • Submit the original bank guarantee to the Ministry.
    • Issue a registration certificate valid for one year, and renewed annually.
Service Type

Procedural

Average Duration for Service Delivery

One working day

Service Provision Channels

  • MoE website
  • MoE smart app

Target Audience

  • Foreign Companies.

Service Provision Timings

24 Hours

Contact Details

Call Center

Phone

8001222

Email

info@economy.ae

Communication Channels

Call centre and customer protection
 

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