Start an Online
Business in the UAE
Get your E-commerce License
Starting an e-commerce business in the UAE has proven profitable, with the constant increase in the value of e-commerce sales over time.
The digital community is growing fast, positively impacting the demand for e-commerce services. Therefore, getting an e-commerce license in the UAE can help you exploit the increasing digital population by meeting consumer demands.
UAE, specifically Dubai, is a hotbed for online and offline businesses. The online business is booming thanks to the young internet-savvy demographic. In 2021 alone, UAE recorded an estimated $23.4 billion in e-commerce sales, making it one of the leading countries in the broader MENA region in terms of e-commerce.
Acquiring an e-commerce license in the UAE is relatively quick and easy with the proper procedure.
Benefits of Having an E-commerce License
Cheapest E-commerce License Options in the UAE
Deciding on which E-commerce license to go for is a challenging process if you do it independently. With our Sharjah Free Zone, Dubai Free Zone, and Dubai Mainland options, you can easily find out which option is the right choice for your business. In some instances, it may vary on the number of visas you want to apply for, where you’re setting up the e-commerce business, and its size. However, considering all these factors, applying for a Sharjah Free Zone e-commerce license is the cheapest option in the UAE.
Sharjah Free Zone
at AED 5,750
Dubai Free Zone
at AED 12,500
from AED 14,500
How To Get An E-commerce License
Sharjah Free Zone License Option
Getting an E-commerce license with Sharjah Free Zone is the cheapest option for only AED 5,750. Submit the necessary documents and combine up to 5 activities under 1 license. You can also enjoy 100% foreign company ownership with no office space required for your business. Choose UAE can process your application and get your license ready in just 2-3 days.
Dubai Free Zone License Option
Dubai Free Zone E-commerce license allows you to sell anywhere locally and internationally. Sell your products online without a hassle. Choose UAE team will handle all the documentation and Government liaison from A to Z. You can get your license issued in a week. This license option also offers a guaranteed IBAN that serves as an online wallet for your E-commerce business. Enjoy 100% foreign ownership of the company and all its other benefits.
Dubai Mainland Trading License
Trade freely online and offline, locally and internationally with a Dubai Mainland trading license. Our team of Company Formation Experts will take care of the whole process from Initial Approval, Trade Name Registration, and License Issuance. Our team can get your license issued in a week’s time so you can kickstart your business and start right away. Enjoy 100% foreign ownership without the hassle of having a Local Sponsor.
How Choose UAE Can Help
Choose UAE assists in Company Formation for all different business types, including E-commerce. We have designed our services to help you with all the legalities from licensing, visa processing, and bank opening and to allow you to expand your business in the UAE. Our essential business services have helped clients focus on growing their businesses while we take care of the rest.
Business Formation & Visa Services
Jumpstart your business with no license processing fee and no hidden charges.
Be prepared for your business launch, start by enhancing your branding and website. Let us help you get your business ready, up, and running once you get your license issued.
Kickstart your business with the experts and get guided through the whole process of branding to help you achieve your goal– to stand out from competition.
Why Choose UAE
Official Partners with Government Authorities
Benefit from our partnership for company licensing and visas to bring all Government Authorities under one umbrella.
Impartial Business Setup Advisory
Get the most out of starting a company that is customized to your business needs.
Transparent & Straightforward Pricing
Avail the lowest prices in the market with no license processing fee and no hidden charges.
Hassle-free, Fast, & Efficient
Enjoy end-to-end and seamless licensing and PRO services with a dedicated account manager and Government relations officers.
We value your trust, making it our goal to give an optimal customer service experience and unrelenting customer support.
Support Services to Run Your Business
With a full solution for your company setup— from company licensing, visa services, corporate banking, marketing, web development, and more.
What our Clients say
Mohd Fazil Shaikh
"Awesome services they are providing. Would like to refer for new Business setup."
Techsasoft Gulf FZE-LLC
"One Stop Solution to set-up your business in UAE. Great Service & Good Communication. I liked Choose UAE due to their transparent work style. They clearly mentioned every step & gave time to time update during the process. I will recommend Choose UAE to anyone who is even sitting outside UAE, cannot stay in UAE for longer period (due to his other commitments) to complete whole process by him/herself... then Choose UAE is right choice for u, who will manage everything on your behalf. Special thanks to Jem for her continues support."
"I was in contact with Nishwin in Choose Uae and he is always there and respond with all my queries promptly , happy with the service , 5 star service."
"Choose UAE is a rock star in their services (business consulting , establish and manage a business in UAE ). Best quality of service , following up till everything is done . If you want to build a business in UAE for sure they are the best partner for that based on my experience as a customer . Thanks Choose UAE team (Mr.Ahmed , Mary and Jem) for such a great service and support"
Rumels Management Solutions
"I am totally satisfied with the whole process! I worked at the initial stage with Mary for the consultation and then with Jem. Very professional and supportive approach!"
Oceansky Design FZE
"I truly like the way you guys work. So prompt and responsive . I only recommend companies that I would use myself."
Josh Technologies FZE
"I appreciate the constant & timely updates so much. Thanks a lot"
"Choose UAE is really great proactive helpful team, they are very considerate and diligent, my special thanks would be for Mr. Salman for his advice, attention, and help."
"Thank you Choose UAE for opening and let me start my business it was good experience and I didn’t feel Any hassle I recommend them."
"Mr Nishwin very helpful man, one of the best consultant services to start new business."
"They guide you in the appropriate way to start business"
Basel Abu Baker
"I worked with Salman and Jem to register my company, very professional team, everything is sorted and done in a very nice way, the follow up is super, I highly recommend to work with this company"
"It was a very good opportunity to meet Choose UAE staff. They are extremely friendly and helpful, and provided us with all the needed assistance to successfully start our company."
Schedule a Free Consultation & Start your Business
Talk to one of our Company Formation Specialists to learn about the business setup trade license options suitable for your business. Schedule a Free Consultation today.