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How to Obtain an Industrial License in Dubai

How to Obtain an Industrial License in Dubai

The industrial license in Dubai is emitted for those enterprises which transform natural material or natural resources into other final products. It can be obtained from the Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED). Our law firm in Dubai provides legal assistance for the application procedure that the companies must follow in order to obtain an industrial license in Dubai

Who needs to obtain an industrial license in Dubai?

If a company relies on the transformation of resources in order to obtain new products, then it should apply for an industrial license in Dubai. The transformation that takes place can be either manually or mechanically performed and it can start from raw materials or from semi-manufactured ones. 

Investors in Dubai operating in manufacturing will require an industrial license. Some of the sectors which fall under this regulation can be found in the following list:

• bread manufacturing and food industries;

• textile manufacturing;

• casting of metals industries;

• equipment and engines manufacturing;

• manufacture of petroleum products;

• paper manufacturing.

Our Dubai lawyers can clarify all aspects of the application procedure for an industrial license in Dubai

The video below offers complete information about the industrial license in Dubai and the application procedure in this sense: 

Requirements for the application procedure for an industrial license in Dubai

The main authority issuing industrial licenses is the Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED). Additional approvals might be required from the Dubai Municipality (DM) or specific ministries, depending on the activity of the company. For example, the companies which operate in the financial sector need to obtain also an approval from the Central Bank of the UAE. The enterprises which deal with insurances must address the Ministry of Economy and Commerce in order to receive a license for functioning. The Ministry of Health is another authority which can release authorization for medical institutions and businesses in the pharmaceutical area. In order to obtain an industrial license, the company needs to make proof of a psychical office in the UAE. The virtual office is not a valid option for obtaining this approval. 

Please don’t hesitate to contact our lawyers in Dubai, who can help you obtain and elaborate the documentation in view of applying for the industrial license in Dubai