Located in the heart of Ras Al Khaimah, the Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ) is a dynamic hub in the UAE that offers highly customizable solutions within a highly efficient ecosystem. With a strong commitment to environmental sustainability, RAKEZ has established itself as a major player across more than 50 industries, catering to a diverse range of clients that includes freelancers, startups, SMEs, and industrialists in sectors such as media, academia, business, and industry.

The RAKEZ license offers multiple benefits, including:

  • Affordable options for business incorporation
  • Convenient access to logistical hubs and highways
  • Availability of regional offices located worldwide
  • A dedicated customer portal for seamless communication and streamlined procedures
  • A swift and straightforward business setup process
  • A diverse array of activities and facilities, catering to different business requirements


Types of business licenses

+Commercial License

Trading in services and goods


Starting education-related institution or consultancy company


Trading in goods and services via electronic means

+General Trading

Trading in multiple goods

+Individual / Professional

One owner with one activity in a specific speciality or expertise


Manufacturing, importing, packaging and exporting products


Operating media-related business activities


For individuals who provide professional services


Conducting services or consultancies across any industry

+Freelancer Permit

For media, education, IT and analysts professionals