Business Setup in Dubai Outsource City (DOC).

Business Setup in Dubai and UAE Free Zones – Dubai Outsource City (DOC). Business process outsourcing is a key strategy adopted by companies globally to reduce costs and to focus more on their core areas. Thus outsourcing as a business makes sense and registering an outsourcing company in Dubai and UAE Free Zone is a wise decision.

Recognizing the future potential of outsourcing business, the government of Dubai started a dedicated free zone for outsourcing companies in 2007. The Dubai Outsource City (DOC) Free Zone is an exceptionally planned community dedicated for the growth and development of outsourcing industry. DOC is owned by the TECOM Group and was originally named as Dubai Outsource Zone (DOZ).

The purpose-built infrastructure and facilities in DOC makes it easy for investors to start and grow their outsourcing company. Today, Dubai Outsource City (DOC) is home to many local and international outsourcing companies belonging to industry segments like Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), HR Outsourcing, IT Outsourcing, back office and call center operations.

DOC works closely with its business partners to upgrade the free zone to the challenging requirements of the outsourcing industry. The state-of-the-art office facilities, robust telecom infrastructure, other support services & facilities makes DOC a favorite destination to setup an outsourcing company in the region.

Legal forms permitted to start a free zone company in Dubai Outsource City

Investors can select any of the following legal forms to register your free zone company in Dubai Outsource City (DOC):

FZ-LLC – a Limited Liability Company in the Free Zone owned by natural persons.

FZ-LLC – a Free Zone Limited Liability Company owned by corporate person.

FZ-LLC - a Limited Liability Company established in the Free Zone with individual(s) and corporate person(s) as shareholder(s).

Branch of a foreign company registered outside UAE.

Branch of a company or establishment registered in UAE.

Facilities available in Dubai Outsource City for Business Setup.

Commercial Offices – offices suitable for all types of business range from 1000 sq. ft. area

Retail Space – suitable for restaurants, salons, pharmacies, convenience stores and other retail outlets. Land for retail purposes is also located close to the designated community centers in Dubai Outsource City.

Land – equipped with infrastructural provisions of road, power, water, telecommunications and sewerage are available for both sale and lease.

Residential – plots for residential purpose with gross floor area of 82,000 sq. ft. and above.

Hotel - plots of land are available for hospitality projects to be built in the free zone.

Advantages of setting up a free zone company in Dubai Outsource City

The DOC companies are permitted to have 100% foreign ownership with 0% personal income tax and corporate tax. There is also no currency restrictions and capital and profit repatriation restrictions. In addition to that, DOC offers many value-added services such as networking opportunities, venue management, industry awareness programs and government services.

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Mr. Baiju Masoodu is a Free Zone Business Setup Consultant. Our ‘corporate service firm’ can advise and assist you to set-up a business in Dubai Outsource City (DOC) and other Free Zones in Dubai and UAE. For a free consultation & cost estimate, call me on: +971 50 214 1476 or mail me at:




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