Guide to establishing a legal person

These are the branches of companies located in free zones in all emirates of the country

Individuals – Institutions – Companies

  1. Copy of license and register certificate for main company (headquarter)
  2. Copy of Memorandum of Association certified by the head office and its appendices, if any, along with the legal translation. Also, certified copy of the company's articles of association
  3. Minutes of meeting or Board of Directors Decision approving the opening of branch with legal translation if necessary
  4. Power of Attorney for company representative
  5. Translating and certifying all documents from UAE embassy in the foreign country and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in UAE.
  6. Issuing the initial approval through the channels available at e services or service centers.
  7. Fingerprint of investors or their legal representatives at the service center or minutes of meeting certified by the main company.

Certifying lease contract from Sharjah City Municipality.

  1. Issuing commercial licenses, a minimum of AED 1100
  2. Approving advertisement specification form fees, a minimum of AED 200 (taking into account the difference in fees according to the signboard data)
  3. Issuing commercial register certificate AED 5000
  4. Taking into account the collection of fees on the rental value
  5. Taking into account the collection of fees of Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry System

Foreign companies may establish representative offices to study markets and production possibilities without engaging in any commercial activity

1. Sharjah City Municipality

2. Approvals of other authorities depending on activity

Sharjah Economic Development Department branches

Sharjah Economic Development Department website.

Tasheel's Service centers

Sharjah Economic Smart Application.

Sharjah Economic Development Department branches 7:30am To 3:30pm

Tasheel;s Service Centers 8:00am To 8:00pm

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