Launched in 1988, Ajman Free Zone (AFZ) is an independent dynamic eco-system which offers businesses and investors a sustainable environment to help them accelerate their growth plans. Located just minutes away from the Ajman Port, the AFZ is one of the region’s leading investment destinations and plays an important role in contributing to the economic sector.
The organization was granted independent status by H.H. Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman. The free zone offers its top-notch services to more than 9,000 companies, investors, and entrepreneurs from over 160 countries. The AFZ is the go-to option for businesses because of its integrated packages for facilities and appealing incentives for seamless day-to-day operations. Strategically located just 30 minutes from the international airports of Dubai and Sharjah, the AFZ offers better connectivity to some of the world’s most popular business hubs.
The AFZ operates in line with the UAE Vision 2021 and aims to boost both regional and international companies looking for sustainable growth. Aiming for ease of operations using technologically innovative tools, the AFZ has created an online communications portal which aims to further simplify the process of setting up of businesses. Companies can choose from a wide range of licenses and infrastructure, as well as seek support services and workers’ accommodation to streamline the workflow.
Aimed at diversifying its portfolio, Ajman welcomes businesses from various sectors including Food and Beverages, Automotive, Health and Beauty, Construction, Education, Agriculture, Oil and Gas, Paper and Packaging, Jewellery (Gold and Diamonds), Marine, Textile, Advanced Technology, Sports, Petrochemical Industry, & Trade.
The AFZ is committed to creative a vibrant economy for the emirate and the entire UAE.