Located between Dubai and Sharjah, Umm Al Quwain is a developing state known for its stretch of desert, beaches and natural scenery making it a holiday destination for resorts and hotel lovers. Umm Al Quwain is a clever destination for startup businesses and SMEs as the state provides low rentals and fees.
Businesses set up in Umm Al Quwain mainland must go through the UAQ Department of Economic Development which provides businesses with their relevant licenses as per the business or owner’s requirement. According to the UAE rules and regulations, you can start a business by having a UAE local sponsor or partner for a company formation in Umm Al Quwain mainland. Like all other Emirates, this local sponsor/partner will not have any shares in the company’s profits.