Masdar City Free Zone

Masdar City is a hub for businesses in the Middle East that focus on renewable energy generation, exploration, manufacture, and advancement. With its business-friendly regulations and cutting-edge research facilities, Abu Dhabi aims to become a global leader in the renewable energy sector. Masdar City Free Zone, a thriving hub that provides a supportive setting for companies committed to clean technology and renewable energy, is at the vanguard of this evolving terrain. This free zone grants a wide range of advantages common to free zones, encouraging creativity and development.

Masdar City is home to numerous energy and emerging green technology production, innovation, manufacturing, and fostering businesses on a global scale. Masdar City is a major contributor to Abu Dhabi’s position as a global leader in renewable energies because to the emirate’s progressive policies and welcoming business climate.

Masdar City can be broken down into four main parts:

Masdar Power

manages energy-related initiatives at Masdar City and abroad in the United Kingdom and the Seychelles.

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology

which offers courses on renewable energy.

Masdar Carbon

focuses on carbon capture and storage initiatives through the clean development mechanism.

Masdar Venture Capital

leading the way in the development of green power and other eco-friendly businesses.

All three forms of legal entities can take use of Masdar City Free Zone’s expedited business registration services, which are administered under the Companies Regulation.

Branch of a foreign company Branch of a locally registered company

  • Free Zone Limited Liability Company (FZ-LLC)
  • Branch of a foreign company
  • Branch of a locally registered firm

Masdar City Free Zone is home to a wide range of industries and opportunities, such as the renewable energy sector, the clean technology sector, the information and communications technology sector, marketing and events, human resource development, the energy sector, healthcare services, service providers, property development services, regional headquarters, trading and holding companies, business centers and data centers, community services (retail, food and beverage outlets), and oil and gas servicing.

There are four main categories within Masdar Free Zone Licensing that can suit both small businesses and large conglomerates.

  • New Venture: AED 10,000 will cover two separate endeavors.
  • Mid-range:All five events for AED 15,000.
  • Extensive: Permitting ten actions for AED 20,000.
  • For AED 10,000, the UAE Nationals & Khalifa Fund offers five events.

Strategic steps must be taken in order to set up shop in Masdar City Free Zone.

  1. you’ll need to submit a name registration form and pay the name reservation fee to begin the name registration process. The commercial name certificate can be obtained after the name has been approved.
  2. Documentation and License Application: A licensing application, along with the business plan and other required paperwork, must be submitted after the trade name certificate has been issued. After reviewing all of the paperwork, the Free Zone Authority will issue an Acceptance Letter within 3 days.
  3. Opening a Bank Account: After receiving the Acceptance Letter, the required starting capital can be put into a business bank account. The bank issues a capital confirmation letter.
  4. License Purchase and Rental Contract(4): After the Capital Confirmation Letter has been submitted to the Free Zone Authority, the Memorandum and Articles of Association (MAA) can be signed. After the Proof of Capital Letter is issued, the license can be granted. The final step is turning in the license and signing the lease.

These streamlined processes and varied solutions reflect Masdar City’s dedication to sustainability, innovation, and creating a business-friendly atmosphere.

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