Treatment of VAT on services rendered in designated zones1 min read

Designated Zones

There are a total of 19 designated zones in the United Arab Emirates. They are listed as follows:

Abu Dhabi (3 zones)

1. Free Trade Zone of Khalifa Port

2. Abu Dhabi Airport Free Zone

3. Khalifa Industrial Zone

Dubai (7 zones)

1. Jebel Ali Free Zone (North-South)

2. Dubai Cars and Automotive Zone (DUCAMZ)

3. Dubai Textile City

4. Free Zone located in Al Quoz Area

5. Free Zone located in Al Qusais Area

6. Dubai Aviation City

7. Dubai Airport Free Zone (DAFZ)

Sharjah (2 zones)

1. Hamriya Free Zone

2. Sharjah Airport International Free Zone

Umm Al Quwain (2 zones)

1. Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone in Ahmed Bin Rashid Port

2. Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone on Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road

Ras Al Khaimah (3 zones)

1. RAK Free Trade Zone

2. RAK Maritime City Free Zone

3. RAK Airport Free Zone

Fujairah (2 zones)

1. Fujairah Free Zone

2. Fujairah Oil Industry Zone (FOIZ)