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Change Trade Name in Dubai

When practicing business activities, it is possible to insert changes to the license details in response to the customer circumstances or the change of the economic climate as DED adopts easy procedures to facilitate any changes in licenses as part of a series of procedures offered by DED through its various branches

First: Documents required for Initial Approval

  • Registration and licensing application, as well as proof of reserved trade name.
  • Original License and Original Certificate of Registration in the Commercial Register.
  • Approval of the Ministry of Economy for branches of foreign companies registered with the Ministry and for public shareholding companies.
  • Main company’s Board of Directors resolution to change the name (for branches of foreign companies not registered with the Ministry of Economy).

Second: Documents required after getting the Initial Approval

  • All documents submitted before in order to get the Initial Approval.
  • Amendment to the Memorandum of Association concerning change of trade name (all legal forms of companies except branches of foreign companies).
  • Changing the Contract of the Service Agent (if any).
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