Non-Regulated Business Activities (or “Green Activities”) do not require external approvals.
Note that Non-Regulated Business Activities may have related property requirements.
Regulated Business Activities (or “Amber Activities”) require approval(s) from specified Dubai &/or UAE Federal Government Entities.
Note that Regulated Business Activities may have related property requirements. It is the duty of the Licensee to secure the approval and, upon request, provide a copy to the Authority.
This document (including the abovementioned categories) is correct at the time of publishing and is subject to change from time to time.
Approving Entity 1
Approving Entity 2
Imitation Jewellery Smithing
Includes manufacturing goldsmiths’ articles, such as brooches, earnings, necklaces, bracelets, rings made from base metals plated with precious metals, or jewellery containing imitation stones such as imitation gems stones, imitation diamonds.
requires office/retail space
3D Printing Products Production
Includes firms specialized in producing products by the 3D printing through creating designs of objects with AutoCAD software, then the printer creates a three-dimensional object using lasers to fuse powdered materials together layer by layer, the powdered materials involve metal, plastic, rubber, silicon, ceramic, such technology involves different products and parts such as, jewelry, industrial parts, vehicles, dental and medical industry.
Radio, TV Stations, Cinema & Theater Equipment Trading
Includes reselling of cameras, lightings, projectors, loudspeakers and montage systems used in broadcasting stations and television studios, as well as cinema and theater and radio and television transmission.
Buses & Trucks Trading
Includes reselling different passenger buses, as well as trucks and trailers for transporting goods, liquid substances, building materials…etc.
Specialized Vehicles Trading
Includes reselling specialized motor vehicles including ambulances, fire engines, garbage collectors , street sweepers, truck- mounted cranes for loading and discharging and truck mixers.
Electric Cars Trading
Includes electric mini cars designed to serve in golf clubs, football stadiums, horse racetracks as well as passengers and visitors shuttles in airports and malls.
Used Luxury Automobiles Trading
Includes selling of luxury automobiles distinguished with elite designs and finest engineering specifications and manufacturing accuracy and high prices production. This activity defines the factors for classifying luxury automobiles in terms of price and brand and the price must not be less than 700.000 AED
New Automobile Trading for Export
Includes firms dealing in exporting new cars only, these firms are not allowed to open shops and sell cars directly to the public as the activity no. 4510101 “New Motor Vehicles Trading”.
Used Trucks Trading
Includes reselling used trucks for transporting goods, building materials and liquid tankers…etc
Classic Cars Trading
Includes selling older automobiles and which are distinguished by their respective fine design, high engineering standards and superior workmanship, the factors determine a car as a classic include engine displacement, custom coachwork and luxury accessories, power brakes, power clutch …etc.
Used Automobile Trading for Export
Includes firms dealing in exporting used cars only, these firms are not allowed to open shops and sell cars directly to the public as the activity no. 5010-04 “Used Automobile Trading”.
Auto Spare Parts & components Trading
Includes reselling spare parts and to use fully or partially in repairing and maintaining motor vehicles, buses, trucks and trailers and other relevant requisites including oils, detergents, paints.. etc..
Used Auto Spare Parts & Requisites Trading
Includes reselling the spare parts and components which cover the overall of the motor vehicle such as body parts and mirrors, brakes, suspension and steering, engine and drive train , exterior and interior accessories, headlights and lighting.
Tyres & AccessoriesTrading