**Notice in regards to Jebel Ali Free Zone and UAE Corporate Tax Law**
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Change of Company’s Name

The Customer may change the existing company name with a new name.

Process Steps

  1. Customers can log in to Dubai Trade Portal
  2. Navigate to “Registration” and select “Registration Amendment – Approval.”
  3. Select ‘Change Operating Name for Company’ to submit a Name Change request and submit original documents by courier.

Documents Required


  • Resolution regarding Change of Company’s Name written on FZE’s/FZCO’s.
  • Form for corporate action of change for Company’s name
  • Original Certificate of Formation, if available
  • Original Share Certificate(s) (in case of share capital deposited)
  • Amendment to Memorandum Of Association (MOA) signed by the shareholders

B. Branch Companies of Overseas registered companies

  • A Board Resolution changing the Company’s operating name must be undertaken to honour any liability on the existing name. (notarised and attested by the UAE Embassy) (Overseas registered Company)

C. Branch Companies of Locally registered companies

  • Board Resolution should be notarised and attested (Locally registered Company)


Certificate of Changing Company’s NameAED 200
New Share Certificate (in case of share capital deposited).AED 200
Advertisements (+5% VAT)AED 1,500
Nameplate Change (applicable for office and workstations only)AED 500
For each Amendment of MOAAED 200


The Registrar reserves the right to call for any extra documents if necessary.

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Processing Time

21 working days

Courier fee

  • AED 10 within the Free Zone
  • AED 20 outside the Free Zone

Access control

This service requires portal access on Dubai Trade by a company administrator

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