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Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD) is one of the world’s leading port-integrated industrial zones and a hub for manufacturing, logistics, and trade across a wide range of industries as a result of these factors.

KIZAD offers a number of distinct benefits, including a large footprint, world-class infrastructure, free zone and non-free zone solutions, specialized investor support, a tax-free environment with low operating expenses, and a strategic location with regional and worldwide market access.

KIZAD has a direct connection to Khalifa Port, which has links to more than 50 places across the world.

Company Set up in KIZAD

Although the KIZAD Khalifa industrial zone does not offer entirely remote registration, you only need to visit its office once, either in Abu Dhabi or Dubai.

After 60 days from the date of company establishment, proof of a minimum share capital of 26,000 AED must be deposited into your corporate account.

Documents required for setup:

  • A copy of your international passport.
  • Photo the size of a passport
  • Bank reference or statement.
  • Business model and a CV.
KIZAD Residence Visas

The visa process in KIZAD free zone can begin only when a company’s corporate account has been established and a deposit of 26,000 AED has been made. Both business owners and staff have three-year visas.

 You can only get a medical checkup and apply for an Emirates ID in Abu Dhabi. It is necessary to have health insurance.

The cost of the basic insurance is around 800 AED.


KIZAD License Costs Corporate Amendments Liquidating a KIZAD Company

KIZAD is one of the most cost-effective zones in the UAE. The cost of a license starts at 11,000 AED, and this package includes one resident visa.

The cost of a warehouse starts at 350 AED per square meter per year.

Only the company's shareholders or a company representative with Power of Attorney can apply for amendments.

Amendments can be made in the following ways:

  • Shares are transferred.
  • Change in the name of the organization.
  • Managerial/Directorial Change.

The company can assign auditors to act as liquidators, and they must certify that the company has no market liabilities.

Prior to the liquidation, all resident visas and corporate bank account must be closed.

This process costs 2,625 AED and takes a month to complete.

Benefits of KIZAD Free Zone Company

  • The most affordable free Zone in Abu Dhabi.
  • Setup within a day.
  • Four main motorways and four international airports are within easy reach of KIZAD.
  • World-class infrastructure at affordable prices.
  • Without a local sponsor, it is possible to open a second license on the mainland.
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