Jebel Ali (제벨 알리) Free Zone


Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) is one of the most competitive locations to establish your business and see it grow. Over its 30 year history, Jafza has evolved into a dynamic trade catalyst ecosystem that enables business and creates new opportunities for growth.

Here your business will benefit from:

  • A customised platform for global connectivity.
  • Connections with a network of business leaders with a history of success.
  • An easy operating environment created around simplifying your operations.

All within the dynamic Dubai market that supports enterprise development while offering one of the most desirable places to live.


Connected to all points of the compass, with the majority of the world’s markets within easy reach, we are ideally located to connect you with the rest of the world through a strategic location that offers the best sea, air, land and rail connectivity.

  • Sea

Co-located with the world’s largest man-made port, Jebel Ali Port facilitates sea connectivity globally right on your doorstep. With the capacity to handle 15 million containers annually and serviced by more than 170 shipping lines, at Jafza you’ll be able to send and receive sea freight to any port in the world with ease.

  • Air

Jafza is also ideally placed within minutes of the world’s 8th busiest cargo airport, Dubai International Airport, with a capacity to handle 2.7 million metric tons. While adjacent to Jafza is the new Al Maktoum Airport, which is poised to become one of the world’s largest cargo airports. To ensure a smooth air cargo process, Jafza provides a single, customs bonded corridor that connects the Jebel Ali Port to the Al Maktoum Airport.

  • Land

Jafza operates within Dubai’s advanced transportation infrastructure, with a road network of over 16,800km that is maintained at the highest level by the Dubai Road Traffic Authority. The road networks are supported by the continually expanding Metro network, which currently covers over 75km of track

  • Rail

Union Railway (Etihad Rail) is a new initiative that is being designed to connect the UAE to Saudi Arabia in the West and Oman in the East. Set to cover a network of 1,200km, the new rail system is expected to carry 50 million tonnes of goods and 16 million passengers per annum.


Jafza is one of the largest business communities in the region, with over 7,100 companies manufacturing, creating, trading and serving local and global markets. This vibrant community gives you advantages that cannot be found anywhere else, enabling you to hit the ground running; sourcing goods and services while selling yours. Jafza supports the advancement of every business in its community and facilitates your connections with others in your industry, focusing investment and time on the infrastructure needed to support individual segments. Jafza’s proven business model has been tested by over 100 of the Fortune 500 companies. We are privileged that these companies choose Jafza as their base and by joining their ranks, your company will have the opportunity to enhance your successes through engagement with your new neighbours.


Jafza works hard to eradicate obstacles to enable you to do business. We have perfected the One Stop Shop by integrating people, products and processes. From formation, licenses and visas, to commercial facilities and staffing we’ve got it all under one roof to get your business set up and ready to go in record time. Why waste time dealing with multiple entities when we can handle it all for you?

Our One Stop Shop goes beyond merely locating multiple service providers in one physical location; this is a true integration of all facets involved. Key to our unique model is integrated partnerships with government entities and service providers who work tirelessly with us to support Jafza customers. These key partners include:

  • Dubai Customs
  • Dubai Health Authority
  • Land Department
  • Dubai Trade
  • Emirates National Identity
  • Immigration Authority
  • Dubai Chamber of Commerce
  • Road and Transport Authority
  • Jebel Ali Hospital, Easy Hotel
  • Dubai Courts
  • Emirates Post, Zajel Post
  • Dubai Police
  • Telecommunications providers
  • Dubai Electricity and Water Authority
  • Fire Department
  • Environment, Health and Safety Authority

For more information and application please contact MABS Consulting.



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