Business Types and Activities in Dubai UAE


There are different types of business licenses in Dubai that you can apply for, relying on the business activity you select for your business. It is very important to understand the business types and activities in Dubai before starting a business. Businesses that are involved in providing services require a professional license, and businesses that are involved in buying goods will require a commercial license. Any company that wishes to undertake manufacturing activities in the United Arab Emirates will require an industrial license. If you are applying for the trade license, you should clearly define all the business activities, you are wishing to undertake under the company license. Contact MSZ corporate services provider to understanding the business types and activities in Dubai UAE. 

Respective trade license that needs to perform the following business activities in Dubai United Arab Emirates. Contact us at +971562181007 or mail at to book a free consultation and to understand which business types and activities in Dubai are right for you.

Commercial license

Art productionAdvertisingAircraft and Train spare parts trading
Amusement equipment and supplies trading.Auto spare parts trading.Animal skin trading
Beauty and baby care  requisites.Banks, finance and credit groupBags, packing materials and paper trading.
Building materials trading.Building maintenance.Broadcasting and communications.
Consumers stores groupChemicals trading.Cleaning equipment’s trading
Cinema and theatre’sCommercial brokerageCar rent and passenger transport
Electrical tradingCooperative societiesExchange and financial services
Domestic gas distributionsElectronic groupContacting and building works
Facility managementFlowers and plantsFish trading
Fodders and animal food tradingFilling stationsFlour mills
Fuel supplyFoodstuff tradingHome appliances trading
Fuel and petroleum products tradingFurniture tradingFoodstuff supply
Leather tradingInvestmentMachinery and equipment rental
Jewellery tradingLivestock tradingInsurance
Metal and its products tradingMedical eye glasses trading and eyes testing servicesOther personal and trading services
Medicines tradingOffice and electronic equipment rentalMechanical and engineering equipment trading
PerfumeryOther trading activitiesPostal services
Packing servicesPets nursery and tradingOther rental services
Roastery Readymade garments groupShips and boats trading
Real estateSeparate trading activities Poultry trading
Sport equipment rentalSurveillance and cleaning servicesStationary and books trading
rents and tarpaulin tradingSports equipment tradingSupermarket
Time sharingUsed articles tradingTrading in motor vehicles and motor cycles
Used auto spare parts tradingTobacco and smoking accessories tradingTransport, shipping and storage
Used electronics and furniture tradingVideo and recordingsVending machines trading
Waste tradingUsed heavy equipment treadingVeterinary equipment trading

Industrials licenses

Appliances and machinery manufacturingBread manufacturingBlock and building stone industry
Charcoal productionCasting of steel and ironCarpet and mat manufacturing
Cotton and metal nets and ropes manufacturingCoating , insulations  , seals and protection materials manufacturingEquipment and engine manufacturing
Food industriesFish canning and freezingFodder and fertilizers manufacturing
Foodstuff mills and packagingGlass and chinaware manufacturing Glass industries
Gold smith and gold repairingLight aircraft manufacturing and maintenanceLenses cutting and glass repairing
Lightening equipment manufacturingManufacture of eye glassesManufacture of batteries
Manufacture of medicinesManufacture of gold and precious stones cuttingManufacture of mats and rugs
Manufacture of petroleum productsManufacture of motor vehiclesMotorcycles and its spare parts
Manufacturing of chemicalsManufacture of tires and rubber productsManufacturing of bags , shoes and leather products
Manufacturing of Tobacco and cigarettesManufacturing of garments and rugsManufacturing of paper and paper products
Metal containers and boxes manufacturingManufacturing of wood, wood products and furnitureMeat processing
Oven and stove manufacturingOther metal industriesMetal home appliances manufacturing
Petroleum and metal extractionPaper home appliances manufacturingPersonal requisites manufacturing
Plastic industriesPlastic home appliances manufacturingPipes and wires manufacturing
Ship building and repairingSeparate industrial activitiesPower generation and transmission
Steel workshopStationary manufacturingSteel tool manufacturing
Waste collection and treatmentTextiles and products manufacturingStructural steel manufacturing

Professional license

AccountsAnimal welfare organizationAgricultural
Business aviation associationBusiness and professional organizationsApplied studies
Business councilBusinessmen forumCleaning services
Car registration and transfer servicesCharity societyCharity market
Commercial libraryConsulting -A- agriculture and soilCombing and upholstery
Consultancy -B- EngineeringConsultancy -C- Petrol and WaterConsultancy -D- management
Documents destroying and storageInformation and marketingEducation
Exhibition organizationEvent organizersFinance consultants
Facilities management groupFishing cages and net manufacturingFishing and fish farming
Government liaison officeGents salonGents tailoring and design
Hospitals and recovery housesHalls and exhibitionHandicraft workshops
Insurance consultantsInstitutes and educationKey duplicators and stamp making
Labour supply and employment agencyKids salonLaboratories
LaundryLadies tailoring and designLadies salon
Livestock farmingLegal servicesMedical clinic
Motor vehicle repairingMedical laboratoriesMotor and motorcycles driving institutes
NurseryOffice of international organizationOther engineering services
Outlet groupPersonal requisites repairingPrinting and publishing services
Regional liaison officeRecreation hallsRepresentative office
Repairing of electrical and electronic appliancesRepairing of equipmentRestaurants and coffee shops
Social work activitiesSocial clubSeparate professional activities
Sewage and cleaning servicesSpecial purpose firmStudio
Technical and professional workshopsTyping and translationVeterinary clinic and women clubs

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