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‘Invest in Dubai’ platform goes live

Integrated digital platform for setting up a business


Consolidating Dubai’s status as a leading global business destination, the new 'Invest in Dubai' platform offers a unique business set-up experience backed by Dubai’s advanced smart solutions. The largest one-stop-shop platform of its kind, ‘Invest in Dubai’ enables investors to obtain trade licenses and launch their business easily in a matter of minutes.

The confidence that international investors have placed in Dubai stems from its agile economy, solid legislative environment, and robust, investor-friendly infrastructure. The city is constantly renewing itself, offering a fertile growth environment for investors from across the world. It has created an integrated investment ecosystem powered by advanced technology and designed to support constant development, economic growth and efficiency.

‘Invest in Dubai’ offers users various services, including commercial licensing in which government permits and approvals can be obtained from a centralized platform, eliminating the need to physically visit any service center. Also offered are packages and value-added services that support businesses in launching commercial projects.

The platform enables investors to gain insights into investment opportunities (or projections for key sectors); and information on investment opportunities in commercial zones (or free zones), competitiveness assessments, locations of businesses in the city, key economic sectors; and cost of incubating businesses; in addition to sector reports and statistics on foreign direct investment (FDI).

Its services cover the entire business cycle, including opening a bank account for the business.

Dubai encourages investors from around the world to set up their headquarters in the city, offering a safe home both for their companies and their families through its dedicated investor visa program. The ‘Invest in Dubai’ platform also provides information about the advantages Dubai offers, including its business-friendly regulatory environment and advanced technologies that help boost opportunities for growth.

The Dubai Department of Economic Development will administer the platform, which can be accessed on