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Penthouse 1, Level 5 & 6
Gate Village 6
Dubai International Finance Centre

+ 971 4248 5300

United Arab Emirates


With its relative ease-of-doing business, well developed infrastructure, mature free zones and logistics base, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) offers a well-regulated and secure environment to do business in the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region.

Dedicated to the development of financial services, the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) is a leading financial hub with an independent regulator and judicial system. In the UAE, we operate from the DIFC. 

Ocorian Dubai is a fully-fledged operational office offering with services ranging from corporate structuring advice to company formation and secretarial services. We have also developed specialist expertise for a host of support services, including visa services and administration services in connection with running a UAE-based business in the various free-zones.

Our services include:

  • Company set-up in free zones (100% foreign ownership)
  • Company secretarial services
  • Provision of Resident Manager
  • Opening of bank accounts
  • Accounting services
  • Human capital services
  • Business services
  • Tax services

Absence of corporate and personal tax.
VAT introduced in 2018


Well-regulated and secure environment

Relatively fast and easy to set up a company, with approx. 40 free zones

1,800+ active registered companies in the DIFC

No currency risk, as the UAE Dirham is pegged to the US Dollar

Politically and socially stable environment



Office Location
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2018 | 02 Oct 2018

Following its acquisition of African and Middle East business services provider ABAX in April 2018, Ocorian launches a new package of services tailored specifically for those wishing to invest and operate into or out of the burgeoning AMEA region.

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NYC appointment gives US investors access to and from European and African funds market
2018 | 20 Jun 2018

US private equity and real estate fund managers can now access a full range of specialist European and African fund structures and SPC investment vehicles with the appointment of investment specialist, Nicolas van Heule, as Director of North America operati...

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RAMADAN: How to do business in the Middle East during the holiest month
2018 | 05 May 2018

Cultural awareness is recommended whenever you’re doing business outside of your home country - even small things can make a big difference to your relationships - but when it comes to the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, knowing the culture is essential if y...

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The Future of Private Equity and Real Estate Fund Adminstration: a market insight
2018 | 23 Apr 2018

Ocorian's Alternative Investment team review the current trends in Private Equity and Real Estate Fund Administration.

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Ocorian's newly acquired ABAX Corporate Services wins 'Top Performing Consultant' in DMCC Consultant Awards 2018
2018 | 06 Apr 2018

For the second year running, Ocorian's newly acquired ABAX Corporate Services has been awarded the accolade of 'Top Performing Consultant' in the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre's (DMCC) annual 'Consultant Awards' - recognising the work and value of consulta...

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