Maydan Free Zone

Meydan Free Zone

Meydan Free Zone provides our entrepreneurs and startups to successfully setup and run your business in Dubai. You can work from a premium location overlooking the racecourse inside of a 5 star Meydan Hotel, or network from any of our golf and tennis clubs or spend your evening in a relaxed atmosphere from our spas or fine dining-restaurants with your family. 

Located in the heart of Dubai, as a business owner you can experience world class infrastructure, tax- free environment, easy license setup with three year Dubai residency visas.  

Meydan Free Zone is your new luxury destination in Dubai for new businesses and brand credibility that your startup needs to offer competitive edge.

Primely located in the heart of Dubai you are able to take full advantage of our geographic location, world-class infrastructure, as well as business and tax-friendly environments.

There is no limit to what you can make your business become with Meydan Free Zone. In a single license you can have multiple business activities, are you a management consultant, an e-commerce unit or a marketing agency? We have made it easy for you to combine multiple business activities on your trade license to help you grow your business.

If that’s not enough, get the flexibility to combine up to 3 business activity groups from various sectors from various sectors in your trade license.

Top Selling Licenses

Business in Dubai has turned many expats into world class entrepreneurs. The investor-friendly environment has witnessed Meydan Free Zone to become top business destination around the globe making it the number one choice for expats starting their businesses in Dubai.

Let’s look at our top 10 successful low cost business ideas in Meydan Free Zone. Thereby, you can choose the one that suits your business acumen and go ahead with company formation in Dubai.  

  • E-commerce
  • General Trading
  • Management Consultancy
  • Real Estate Consultancy
  • Web Portal
  • Holding Company
  • HR & Recruitment
  • Advertising & Marketing
  • Technical Services
  • Accounting, Book Keeping & Auditing

If you are looking to discover more business activities, Meydan FZ offers over 1,500 activities to choose from and set up your license with an award winning Meydan Free Zone. 


Save up to 15%on Multi-Year Setup.

If long-term planning is what you’re after for your business, then look no further. With their multi-year license setup deals, you not only save on time but also on money.

With Meydan Free Zone Instalment Plan, you can now convert large purchases into affordable payment plans.

  • Spend AED 1,000 or more on your Credit Card for any services issued by Meydan Free Zone.
  • Enjoy the convenience of paying over 3, 6, 9 or 12 months.
  • EPP processing will apply.
  • Simply call Phone Banking services of any participating bank and ask to convert your purchase in to an Easy Payment Plan.
  • Early settlement charges will apply.
  • General terms & conditions will apply.

Meydan Pay

Finding the right financing option for your business.

Meydan corporate and business banking solution that provides entrepreneurs to apply for their bank account with our banking partners.


A low minimum balance and a choice of local and international currencies makes it an attractive option for your business. Meydan banking partners offer a variety of Current and Deposit Accounts to meet your needs.

How to Choose the Right Bank Account in UAE?

There are a few questions you can ask to help you make sure that you’re opening a bank account with a good financial institution. Some key questions to ask include:

  • Do you have a required minimum balance and if so, what is it?
  • What fees and penalties are associated with the account?
  • Do you have requirements for salary transfers?
  • What is the monthly withdrawal limit?
  • What ATM cards, debit cards, and new checkbook fees should I be aware of?
  • Do you offer international transfer services and if so, where to and how long do they take?
  • How many ATM locations do you have and where are they?

Getting the answers to these questions will help you figure out whether or not this bank can meet your needs.


Meydan Free zone


Meydan Free Zone is ideally located in the heart of Dubai, which is close to Dubai downtown, Strategic location near Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Makhtoum City, proximity to the Dubai Logistics Corridor and central location.

It is one of the free zones that offer cost-effective business setup solution in Dubai. Meydan free zone encourages a lot of investors from all over the world for business setup in Meydan Free Zone, It offers full free zone incentives such as 100% ownership, no taxation, no currency restrictions, possibility of hiring foreign labour, high-speed internet connectivity and no duty tax imposed on import and export. The Meydan Free Zone offers only flexi desk option, which is very convenient for those who do not require a permanent physical office for their business.

Meydan Stadium, in which Meydan Free Zone is based, is a strategic creativity of the Dubai government, which is aimed at connecting the world with the Emirate of Dubai by way of hosting international horse racing events. Moreover, the Meydan project consist of not only Meydan Stadium or Meydan Free Zone, but also includes wide range of commercial developments, sports, hotels, entertainment and fun facilities, a series of state-of-the-art business parks, hospitals, schools, residential villa communities, business towers with luxury waterfront developments and shopping destinations.

Advantages of company formation in Meydan free zone


Dubai is facilitated by the state government by easy registration of your business. Further, the new investors are also offered several benefits:

  • Easy to setup business in Meydan free zone
  • Investors are given the permission to operate their business through a Flexi desk.
  • Premium location for your business setup.
  • Guaranteed 100% repatriation of invested capital and profits gained.
  • Guaranteed 100% ownership of the business both for individuals and corporate entities.
  • Extremely secure business environment.
  • Premier location for new business locating to Dubai
  • Seamless and efficient licensing and registration procedure.
  • Secure regulated environment.
  • Very competent licensing and registration procedure.

License Types offered by Meydan Free zone company

Meydan Free zone offers different types of activities that are grouped into commercial, consultancy or media license.

  • Consulting licenses allow to carry on consulting activities such as Management, Business, Human resources consultancy and other professional services.
  • Commercial license allows import /export, trading, and distribution of different types of goods. Please note that as of now Meydan Free zone does not offer warehouse space.
  • Media license includes all kinds of media, advertising, and communication services.

Meydan Free Zone is an ideal solution for freelancers or small start-ups as it offers very competitive licensing options. It can also be an ideal solution for those who would like to establish a business in the vicinity of Dubai downtown.

We at Meydan Free Zone offer company formation and beyond, enjoying all exclusive service with Meydan plus:

  • Issuing of the required license
  • Permitting of legal entities
  • Shareholders structure and procedure
  • Shares structure
  • Auditing process
  • Attainment of facilities
  • Capital investment
  • Organizational structure
  • Visa matters
  • State government laws and regulation in the Meydan free zone
  • Driving license issuance and other such services

All these services can be attained at a market competitive price. All you need to do is to contact us and give your input. The rest would be sorted out by our team of professional business advisors who have years of experience in dealing with such business services.

Legal entities permitted sole establishment, limited liability company, and branch of a foreign Company are allowed for Meydan free zone company

Directors type Only individual director are permitted in Meydan free zone company. No corporate directors allowed.

Shares No bearer shares will be allowed. All shares must be fully paid when allocated. No different classes of shares allowed in Meydan free zone company.

Share capital: The minimum share capital for a new Company and Subsidiary is AED 100,000 per company. Branches are exempt from the requirement of additional share capital.

Shareholders: One Shareholder minimum for a Meydan company, maximum of 7. A minimum of one director is required. You can be a partner/shareholder in multiple companies.

Audit: The Meydan free zone company shall appoint an auditor and file annual accounts as may be requested the authorities.

Manager: Every Meydan free zone company shall have a manager who must also be under the company’s visa. It should be a natural person and his name shall be on license.

Company name : must end with the word “LLC-FZ” as the case may be, Location names and religious words are prohibited.

Facilities offered: Meydan free zone company only operate with Flexi-desk

Presence The shareholder must be physically present either himself or through an attorney at the Free Zone.

source: Maydan Free Zone