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License Cancellation Local and Foreign Branch in Dubai

The procedures apply to most legal forms of licenses of different businesses. Renewal may be made in the Department's main building or any of its branches or the UAE post office.

Documents Required

  • Form for Registration and Licensing Application stating the phone number, the fax, the P.O. Box, and the e- mail.
  • Photocopy of the License
  • A letter from the Ministry of Economy for the renewal for branches of the foreign countries and offices of commercial registration registered only with the Ministry.
  • Photocopy of shop or office lease contract.
  • Photocopy of the lease contract of the warehouse, if any.
  • No-objection letter issued by the Department of Lands and Properties of the sub-lease in case of leasing a land that is leased by the said Department or practicing business on a land granted by the government.
  • Approval of renewal issued by other government authorities according to the type of activity. Please refer to the former renewal to know if this is required by your license.

Required documents for Branch of a Company Registered in Dubai or any Other Emirate

  • Registration & Licensing Application Form.
  • Original License or a photocopy of it, in case the License is ended.
  • Original Certificate of Registration in the Commercial Register (if the head office of the company is registered in Dubai).
  • No-objection letter for cancellation, issued by the Ministry of Labor & Social Affairs.
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