The Complete E-Commerce Business Solutions

Get to launch your fully operational E-Commerce business with Creative Zone. Starting from getting the right trade license to on boarding your products on different marketplaces, from designing your logo and website to offering warehousing and delivery services for your products, we have a complete solution to get you started with your E-Commerce company from Day 1!

This license can be either a Free Zone E-Commerce License or a Dubai Mainland E-Commerce with a 100% sole-ownership. It also requires ‘No NOC’ from your current sponsor and the license can be cancelled without a fee. In the UAE, it is mandatory to have a business license to do online trading or even sell through any social media channels

Free Zone E-Commerce Business License Packages Start from AED 5,750 for a License Only Package

WHAT WE CAN OFFER FOR YOUR E-COMMERCE BUSINESS

A fully functional Free Zone E-Commerce Trade License starting from just AED 5,750. (This price includes only the Trade License without visa)
Assist in onboarding your products on multiple marketplaces and be business ready on day 1!
Our flexible warehousing facility allows you to pay only for the space you use
Our expert marketing team will guide you through the entire branding and website development of your business to give it the look and feel you always desired!

DIFFERENT OPTIONS FOR YOUR E-COMMERCE COMPANY SETUP

Sharjah Free Zone
E-commerce License

  • Free Zone Trade License issued by Sharjah Media City (Shams)
  • 1-year free lease agreement
  • 100% foreign ownership
  • Combine up to 5 related business activities
  • No NOC required for opening an e-commerce business
  • Access to coworking spaces and meeting rooms
From as low as AED 5,750

Dubai Mainland
E-Commerce License

  • 100% foreign owned professional license with DED Dubai
  • Prestigious Dubai address and PO Box Number
  • Free coworking space access in Downtown Dubai
  • Bank account opening assistance given
  • No paid-up shared capital
From as low as AED 23,000

We are constantly working on providing the best tailor-made solutions to help kick start your E-Commerce Business journey in the UAE. Our special package allows you to start your company hassle-free with the right supporting partners.

We also offer business support solutions including bank account opening, payment gateway, media and marketing, logistics support, and more.

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the cost of setting up an ecommerce business in the UAE?

    The cost of an online business license in Dubai will depend on various factors such as the size of the business, the number of visas applied for, office space, and whether the company is to be in a Free Zone or in the Mainland. In terms of costs, you should anticipate paying anywhere from AED 5,750 to AED 30,000, depending on your requirements. However, registering your ecommerce business in a Free Zone is the most popular, cost-effective option.

  • What is the cheapest ecommerce trade license in the UAE?

    The cheapest trade license in the UAE is offered by Sharjah Media City (Shams). The license can be obtained for as low as AED 5,750. There are over 13 ecommerce related business activities that you can choose from. However, you can add unrelated business activities to the license for AED 1,000 per activity.

  • Do I need a business license to sell online or any social media channels?

    Yes, you do need a business license for an online store or any social media channels. It is illegal to conduct business without a permit, and if caught, you can face fines up to AED 500,000.

  • What business license do I need to sell online in the UAE?

    You require an e-commerce trade license if you plan to sell your services or products online in the UAE. This can be registered either in the Free Zone or Mainland.

  • Do I require an NOC from my current sponsor to start an E-Commerce business in the UAE?

    If you wish to start an e-commerce business in the mainland, it is often required to produce an NOC from your current employer or sponsor. However, there are certain Free Zones that do not require an NOC which makes it more appealing for entrepreneurs to start their side hustle ecommerce business.

  • Do I require an NOC from my current sponsor to start an E-Commerce business in the UAE?

    If you wish to start an e-commerce business in the mainland, it is often required to produce an NOC from your current employer or sponsor. However, there are certain Free Zones that do not require an NOC which makes it more appealing for entrepreneurs to start their side hustle ecommerce business.

  • Do I require an NOC from my current sponsor to start an E-Commerce business in the UAE?

    Yes, If you spend a minimum of AED 1,000 on your credit card issued from any of our participating banks, you can repay in easy instalments over a period of 3, 6, 9 , or 12 months. General terms and conditions of the banks may apply.

Include Branding & Website Development to your scope

Get started with your website and branding while you get your trade license sorted. Don’t waste and extra day. Let us help you launch your brand the day your Trade License is issued!

  • Logo Design
  • Company Profile - Required for Corporate Bank Account
  • Business Card Design
  • Company Letter Head
  • Company Stamp
  • Website Design and Development
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Digital Marketing
  • PR and Content Marketing
  • Media Production (Photoshoots & Video shoots)
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Marketing
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Get your products onboarded on Amazon, Noon, and other platforms

Amazon

Prices start from AED 5,000

Includes:
  • One-stop-shop for multiple marketplaces (Amazon, Noon, Mumzworld, Carrefour, Union Corp, etc.)
  • Guaranteed product listing on all platforms*
  • Keyword research for best search results on all platforms
  • Product description for each listing – original content based on your products
  • Marketplace expert for your account
  • Pricing strategy and advise to achieve maximum profitability
  • Amazon prime and delivery solutions

* Will be bound by legal and technical limitations of each platform

Flexi
Ware-housing Space

For as low as AED 70 /m3

Include Warehousing
Facility To Your Package

Prices are dynamic and measured as per the quantity and space being consumed.

Include:

  • AED 70 per Cubic Meter for Dry Storage
  • AED 85 per Cubic Meter for Ambient Temperature Storage
  • AED 125 per Cubic Meter for Chilled and Frozen Storage

Other services include Receiving, Fulfilment, and Delivery of Orders and Consignments.

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What We Can Offer For Your E-commerce Business

  • A fully functional Free Zone E-Commerce Trade License starting from just AED 5,750. (This price includes only the Trade License without visa)
  • Assist in onboarding your products on multiple marketplaces and be business ready on day 1!
  • Our flexible warehousing facility allows you to pay only for the space you use
  • Our expert marketing team will guide you through the entire branding and website development of your business to give it the look and feel you always desired!

What’s Included In The Basic Package For AED 5,750

  • Free Zone Trade License
  • 1 Year Free Lease Agreement
  • 100% Foreign – Ownership
  • Combination of up to 5 Business Activities
  • Access to Coworking Spaces and Meeting Rooms
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We are constantly working on providing the best tailor-made solutions to help kick start your business journey in the UAE. Our special package allows you to begin your e-commerce trading business with introducing you to all the initial setup parameters including banking, logistics, marketing, payment gateway, and warehousing facilities.

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    Additional Services
    That Creative Zone Offers:

    • Bank Account Opening
    • Visa Services for Investor and Employees
    • Concierge and PRO Services
    • Media and Marketing Services
    • Marketplace On Boarding Services
    • Warehousing Facilities
    • Shipment and Delivery Services
    • Tax and Accounting Consultation
    • Legal Consultation

    Why Creative Zone

    Value Your Money

    Our business set up services are rated the highest in the market and we have secured that by providing our clients with a much needed peace of mind throughout the whole process and beyond. So, whether you only want a visa, assistance in business set up, or are looking for long-term business support, our prices are every bit the value for money.

    Ease of Setup

    Under the turbulent times we hold your safety and wellbeing as our priority and have made the registration process easier and safer. Almost all documents for your business setup can be submitted remotely or online with our assistance, making the process fast and efficient. We will pick up and drop documents to your home free of cost.

    Transparency

    All our fees are clearly laid out with no hidden costs. In the company incorporation business, there are several costs that are not made known to clients beforehand. We take time to explain every step and the prices to avoid any unpleasant situation. We will elucidate our best proposition to you alongside any other offer that you may have to make a true like for like comparison.

    International

    We have serviced clients from all across the world, our staff of more than 200 people speaks 22 languages and are experts in supporting a range of business needs long after its incorporation. Thousands of customer reviews bear testimony to our unmatched services.

    Pioneer

    Our mainland coworking package is unique in the market, offering true scalability as your business grows. The package not only covers the trade license and sponsor/service agent but also assist in documentation services, providing coworking facility in Downtown, networking platforms and much more.

    Customer Centric

    We provide the same care & attention with consistent focus on delivering high quality of service to all our clients. Whether you are a small startup or a big brand you can be sure that we will serve you to the best our capabilities.

    Strong Community

    Creative Zone is one big family of 200 people and we take care of our clients as our own. All dependent visas sponsored by you as an investor will be free of PRO fees.

    Experience

    Our business setup advisors offer proficient business setup advice suited best for the nature of your business. We have experience setting up over 200 different business activities without any issues for our clients.

    Walk the walk

    Our business is not Radio Shows or regular media platforms. Our business is your business. Our attention to detail, experience and customer focus set us apart.

    Testimonials

    Fantastic experience so far with the team at creative zone. Alistair was brilliant initially and the signatory process for opening the business was so quick due to the hard work of Shaheen who came early to get everything organised which meant the appointment was completed in a matter of minutes. Highly recommended!

    Our company is using a lot of different services of creative zone company, they're really professional and helpful. Special thanks to the Mohamed Ramadan and his team.. I strongly recommend you to take a service from them

    Mr Adnan is very professional PRO from creativezone he reached me before my appointment time and give the best service 2nd time as well and finish my all process very smoothly and quickly. He is very nice and lovely person.

    Our Team

    Alistair Paine Business Setup Manager

    Romell Gumbs Business Setup Advisor

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    Kiran Dodeja Business Setup Advisor

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