ADGM's Tech Start-Up Incorporation Guide

ADGM's Tech Start-Up Incorporation Guide 

To join ADGM's thriving ecosystem and gain access to a vibrant tech community, startups can apply online for the ADGM Tech Startup Licence.

Before you start the application, you should be aware of the documents that you are required to submit during the process. Having these documents ready in advance can lead to a smoother application process for you.

  • A copy of your pitch deck
  • Resolution
  • Articles of Association
  • Details of your data processor (if appointed) – including copy of commercial license.
  • Passport copies, Emirates IDs of Directors, Authorised Signatories, Individual Shareholders etc.

Note that ADGM Registrar can request at any time, further documentation to support your application.

To faciliate the application process, ADGM prepared a guide that supports startups through each stage of the application, provide insight on what is required in simple terms, and ease the application process. 


Where to access the application form

Applications are only accepted digitally and can be accessed at


To learn more about the application process, download the incorporation guide directly below:

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