Foreign Company Branch Initial Approval

This service allows issuing an initial approval for the establishment, which is valid for four months, enabling it to complete the procedures with the concerned authority.

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AED 3500

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1.
Certificate of Trade Name Reservation
Trade name reservation certificate and initial approval of local pertinent authority identifying the activities
2.
Initial Approval Certificate
Initial approval of local pertinent authority identifying the activities
3.
Official Certificate
An official certificate by the pertinent authority of the country where the mother facility is registered indicating: Name and date of facility. ,Legal Status. ,Capital. ,Business Activities. ,Names of the facility’s owners.
4.
Authority's decision
A resolution by the mother foreign facility to open a branch or an office to execute business in the UAE.
5.
Authorization
Authorization for the representatives.
6.
Agency Contract
True copy of the agency contract between the mother facility and local agent.
7.
Summary
True copy of the local agent’s family registration card or identity card in case of a natural person or an owner of an individual establishment. However, in the case of a non-natural agent a true copy of the license of pertinent authorities of the Emirate and registration certificate in commercial registry must be attached.
8.
Other Attachments

The establishment must not have a commercial agent, as per the prescribed form by MoE's commercial agencies department.

MoE website MoE smart app

8001222

1943

1654

Yes

Foreign companies, UAE nationals, Asians, other nationalities (transaction clearance offices)

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