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Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone

Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ) is a prominent UAE investment hub, formed by consolidating RAK Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ) and RAK Investment Authority (RAKIA). RAKEZ offers tailored business solutions for various entities, including freelancers, startups, SMEs, and industrialists. With over 50 thriving industries, RAKEZ fosters a diverse community. It combines rich local culture, scenic landscapes, and modern infrastructure, ensuring a business-friendly environment. Supported by reputable credit rating agencies, RAKEZ prioritizes safety and stability, making it an ideal choice for investors seeking a secure business environment.

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Advantages of Setting Up Your Business in RAKEZ

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Foreign Ownership

RAKEZ enables full ownership, bypassing the need for a UAE local partner owning 51% and easing entry for non-locals.

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Easy Business Setup

Setting up a business in RAKEZ is streamlined with support from consultants like Firmz, ensuring efficient processes and visa acquisition.

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Cost-Efficient, High-Quality Environment

RAKEZ stands out as a cost-effective economic zone, perfect for launching a new business in the UAE, with affordable living costs.

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Connectivity to Local and International Markets

The Ras Al Khaimah Free Zone is strategically located, facilitating trade between East and West, with access to major logistical hubs.

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Wide Range of Business Opportunities

The Ras Al Khaimah Free Zone provides diverse business activities such as manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, importing, exporting, food industries, and robotics.

Cost of Setting Up Your Company in RAKEZ

Establishing your company in RAKEZ begins at a mere AED 5,499.

Kindly be advised that this rate may fluctuate based on your business activities, shareholder count, office space requirements, and other factors.

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Transform your transactions into convenient and budget-friendly monthly installments through our chosen array of banking partners. Simply make a minimum credit card expenditure of AED 1,000 from any of our participating banks and repay in manageable installments spanning 12 months.


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Types of Licenses Offered by the Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone

RAKEZ provides following trade licenses, each with distinct limitations on operations within the free zone and non-free zone regions.


Enables the exchange of goods and services in both Free Zone and Non-Free Zone areas.


Enables the establishment of educational institutions or consultancies within the Free Zone.


Enables electronic trading of goods and services within the Free Zone.

General Trading

Permits the trade of various goods within the Free Zone.


Enables an individual to engage in a single specialized activity within the Free Zone.

Requirements for Obtaining a RAKEZ License

Setting up your business in Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone is straightforward! You only need to meet specific requirements tailored to your company’s needs and setup preferences.

Important Information and Who We Are

Free Zone FZ-LLC

Non-Free Zone IE or LLC

Corporate Entities

Free Zone UAE Branch

Free Zone Foreign Branch

Non-Free Zone UAE Branch

Non-Free Zone Foreign Branch


Free Zone UAE Branch

Free Zone Foreign Branch

Non-Free Zone UAE Branch

Non-Free Zone Foreign Branch

Requirements to Obtain a Legal Consultancy License

Six Dedicated Zones at the Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone

RAKEZ provides six specialized free zones to cater to diverse business needs, focusing on specific activities and structures determined by governing bodies.

Al Hulaila Industrial Zone

For investors in heavy industrial manufacturing, RAKEZ provides the Al Hulaila Industrial Zone, offering diverse facilities to establish free zone entities.

Al Hamra Business Zone

This zone offers a tranquil setting away from the bustling city, ideal for businesses seeking a serene environment with convenient access.

Al Nakheel Business Zone

This zone comprises top-tier business centers designed for startups, freelancers, entrepreneurs, and SMEs, providing a supportive environment for owners.

RAKEZ Academic Zone

Owners can establish this zone as their business hub for academic services, thanks to its educational institutions and pre-built facilities.

Al Hamra Industrial Zone

This modern industrial hub accommodates both light and heavy company activities effectively.

Al Ghail Industrial Zone

Perfect for entrepreneurs aiming to set up large-scale industrial manufacturing enterprises. Companies here benefit from warehousing facilities, land for development, and staff accommodation.

Steps in Setting Up Your Business in RAKEZ

The business registration process in RAKEZ for Ras Al Khaimah involves just three simple steps, namely: