Dubai is known as a city of opportunities. Now this city is giving opportunities to creative minds.

The city is not only promising Name, fame & appreciation to artist and out of box thinkers but offering a chance to set up their business in a district dedicated to designers. In 2013 Ruler of Dubai & prime minister of UAEhis highness Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum has conceived the idea of turning Dubai as the design capital of world. Later on government of Dubai has nurtured this dream carefully and now this dre

am is turning into reality. Dubai has developed Dubai designed District popularly known as D3, which is now becoming most preferred workplace for creative people from all over the world.
Designer from across the world & across the disciplines are keeping eyes on D3. D3 has open doors for all unconventional& conventional from of art and design. This district has space for everything from fashion to furniture, jewellery to interiors, painting to photography and photography to graphics the list is not ending here even if you want to design media campaigns you are welcome in D3. As the art has no boundaries the same rules apply on D3 whatever form of fine art, vocational art or modern art you want to opt for your business, D3 has a shelter for you and your enterprise.


If you are working on a startup project, this question will definitely come in your mind, why Dubai? We will say why not Dubai! This land loves diversity and gives equal opportunities to hard workers and honest professionals. This is world’s 12 most competitive Economy, Fifth safest city in world & the Dubai government is not asking any income tax from you.


It will give you a chance to showcase your work in front of world because Dubai is one of the most visited cities in the world. D3 is located near business bay area which is adjoining to world famous BurjKhalifa& Dubai mall so automatically there is a chance for you to present your work in front of tourist from all over the world. Design district spread in the area of 21 million square feet. It has a vibrant business zone for fashion, luxury and design sector where 10,000 workers can work. It offers you vibrant retail spaces & apartments so that you can easily access your workplace. You will get art studios, round the clock activities, museum, art galleries, café, and five star hotels in D3.


You can set up your business in D3 by following some simple steps. First of all you must have an idea and a clear business plan with innovative and artistic approach. Terms and conditions and process are simple. You need to acquire a license from the licensing authority of Dubai design district. You have to pay AED 15,000 as fee for license & AED 3510 for registration. You must have minimum share capital AED 50,000.


Dubai design district is the only free zone in Dubai, which is giving you a unique offer. You can get a free zone as well as main land license for operating your business in Dubai. No other free zone is offering such facility to entrepreneurs. It is up to your priorities & conditions that which license you want to acquire. If you wish to have a free zone license hundred percent foreign ownership is permitted in D3 But if you wish to have a professional license of mainland and want to set up an office in design district, you are allowed to do it with some conditions in licensing. Even if you want to have a commercial license in mainland and the facilities of design district you have permission for it but again with some licensing conditions.


The type of license is depends on your business activity. We suggest you to take expert advice before choosing a business activity for business. When the facility is there and your plans are clear than definitely you need guidance on legal matters and business scene in Dubai. We at Biznet can do this for you. With a team of experts we are able to guide, support and advise you. Not only in licensing process we can help you further in searching for local service agent, an Emirati partner (if needed). We will give you accurate inputs for UAE and Middle East Market.

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