Conversion from Branch of a Foreign Company to a FZ-LLC
While operating as a Branch of a Company, any Business Partner is allowed to convert their legal status from a Branch to a FZ-LLC. However, the new FZ-LLC will initially be owned by the same parent Company.
To convert from Branch of Company to a FZ-LLC, initial approval from Dubai Technology and Media Free Zone Authority is required, after which the client is required to submit the conversion documents according to the nature of the Shareholder. After receiving the required documents from the client, the Authority will issue the following to the client:
- Certificate of Incorporation
- Notarize the MOA & AOA
- Issue the new License to reflect the new legal structure of the Company.
To access the forms for conversion from a foreign branch to a FZ-LLC, please click here.