ADIO created the Abu Dhabi Investor Guide to provide entrepreneurs with everything to know about starting or expanding a business in Abu Dhabi. Download the complete Abu Dhabi Investor Guide on ADIO's website.
All nationals and foreigners, engaged in any commercial, industrial, professional or vocational activity within Abu Dhabi must join the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ADCCI) (abudhabichamber.ae) in order to acquire a business licence.
The list of documents depend on the type of the legal form but usually includes:
Copy of the trading licence issued by the relevant authority
Copies of regulatory approvals where applicable (e.g. by the General Police Command, Food Control Authority, Health Authority and Waste Disposal Authority)
Copy of leasing agreement (land plan, investment contract and building owner contact)
Copy of the passport and registration summary for UAE nationals - if applicable
Signature by the authorised signatory
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