UAE local agent


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Why do you need a UAE local agent?

It is not required to have a local Emirati agent in the event that you want to open your company in the mainland or in the free zone inside the Emirates, you can own 100% of the company. However, in the case of some activities, some partners prefer the presence of a local Emirati partner 

Through the UAE local agent, you can:

  • Ensure better working relationships for your project.

  •  The UAE agent guarantees you easier procedures and less time to complete approvals.

  • Accelerate the government approvals needed to open your project 

Who is the UAE local agent?

The duties and responsibilities of the UAE local agent are: 

  • The UAE agent owns 51% or more of the company’s shares.

  •  The UAE agent does not play any role in running the business of the company.

  • The UAE local agent may assist in communicating with government agencies on behalf of the company in order to obtain approvals, visas, and licenses.  

How do you choose an Emirati local agent?

Because choosing an Emirati local agent is very important if you are thinking of setting up your company in the UAE, you need to trust the person you choose, and because the matter may be difficult at first, especially if you are not residing in the UAE and do not have enough relationships that qualify you Therefore, you need a specialized company in order to choose the most suitable and reliable local agent for you. Some things must be taken into consideration when selecting the UAE local agent, which include: 

  • Do not choose a very cheap warranty, as this may indicate a lack of seriousness or lack of confidence on the part of this agent.

  • Beware of hidden fees and try to find a trusted company to choose the local agent for this purpose.

  •  Always make sure you keep any files, documents and contracts in order to protect your business assets.

What is a corporate guarantee?

The term corporate sponsorship is applied to the type of local partner in reference to any legal entity wholly owned by nationals of the United Arab Emirates. In the case of a corporate sponsorship, the company acts as the local sponsor. Corporate sponsorship provides a number of unique features, the most important of which is not to disrupt work under any circumstances, as may happen in the event of the death of the Emirati sponsor. Also, dealing through a lawyer or a representative to follow-up transactions gives a comfortable formality in dealing instead of dealing directly with a local sponsor. 

On the other hand, there are some negatives associated with the corporate guarantee, the most important of which are the complications related to papers and high fees. 

How to terminate the contract of the UAE local agent?

First, it is necessary to ensure that the application fulfills the required conditions, namely: 

  •  The phrases and words in the document must be completely clear and free from ambiguity, crossing out or scraping. 
  •  Attach the legal power of attorney in the event that the principal represents the principal.
  • In the event that the document was translated into any language other than Arabic, it must be translated by a legal translation, with this translation certified by the Ministry of Justice.
  • In the event that the document was translated through a foreign entity, it must be certified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 
  • Secondly, in order to submit a request for termination of the contract, you must follow these steps: 

    • All required papers and documents must be submitted to the competent authority.
    •  Pay the fees for submitting the application and other documents, after obtaining the approval of the application.
    • You will then need to sign and receive the annulment decision from the notary public.

    Why is HA “Heba Abu Ammo” the best local Emirati agent?

    Searching for an Emirati local agent can be exhausting, and because we know this, we have a special methodology to search for the appropriate Emirati local agent for your project. 

    • We have extensive experience in establishing companies in the UAE, as our experience extends to more than 10 years.
    • Complete transparency when dealing with our customers. You won’t be surprised by hidden fees and won’t be fooled by ads for fake amounts. 
    • We have experience in dealing with large companies and institutions, including government institutions, so we have enough credibility to draw up a business plan whose success is guaranteed.

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