International Business Companies , are businesses established outside the country of registration. Establishing a non-Resident Company does not require the shareholder(s)’ residency in the location where the business is incorporated. This allows entrepreneurs to run their business without having a physical office.

The key international jurisdictions inside or outside UAE are the following: Ajman offshore, RAK offshore, JAFZA offshore, Hong Kong, Gibraltar, Luxembourg, Nevis, Panama, British Virgin Island, Cayman, Isle of Man, Malta and Seychelles.


    Established in 2003, Ajman Offshore rapidly merged as one of the most cost-effective and fastest business hubs among the Offshore Jurisdictions in the entire United Arab Emirates. Established under the Ajman Free Zone Authority, by the Emiri Decree No. 3 of 1996 emanated by the Ruler of Ajman, H.H. Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuami, just like any other offshore, it offers a Zero Taxation System and company’s best confidentiality, by maintaining entrepreneurs’ privacy and security intact.


    RAK Offshore was established by the Ras Al Khaimah Authority, the government body responsible for the socioeconomic growth of the Emirate. RAK offshore jurisdiction has a flexible nature and the companies registered within can serve many objectives: trading operations, assets protections, tax planning or real estate holding. Investors have access to a clear and fast process of company registration / business set up, in an ideal location for business operations. Moreover, Ras al Khaimah International Corporate Center offers a wide range of real estate facilities, a reliable legal base that ensures the protection of the investment assets and private property, and, on top, easy access to the markets of the Persian Gulf countries. In order to proceed with the incorporation, the applicant must contact an officially Registered Agent, responsible for handling and submitting all the documents to the Companies Registrar


    Founded in 2003, Jebel Ali Offshore jurisdiction grants the establishment of offshore companies by individual or corporate bodies, not residents in the United Arab Emirates. Therefore, a JAFZA offshore entity can be an excellent solution for investors who are not planning to reside in the UAE, but are looking, at the same time, for 100% ownership of the establishment and low tax rates. A JAFZA offshore can also act as a holding company through its manner of acquiring shares in UAE ventures, as well as, secure loans and other finance facilities.


    Hong Kong has become the first place in terms of trading with the rest of Asia and also worldwide, as the system offers different advantages. Firstly, the jurisdiction is one of the most popular for setting up an offshore company due to its low tax regime, political and economic stability, which rank the city as one of the easiest places to perform global business. The company formation process is fast and easy, devoid of unnecessary bureaucracy, while a foreigner can easily be the principal shareholder and director of the company with a 100% foreign-ownership. Establishing a company in Hong Kong can be a perfect opportunity for entrepreneurs seeing to conduct business in a favorable tax regime, ideal for banking activities, international trade, investment and asset protection.