Getting water and electricity
You can get water and electricity services after applying to the entity concerned; depending on the emirate your business is in.
Etisalat and du are the telecommunications' service providers in the UAE. Both companies offer a variety of products, services and solutions to suit your business size and requirements.
Although, on the mainland, Etisalat provides services to most areas. You need to apply to the company that provides service to the area you are operating in.
To apply for telecom service, you need to submit:
- sponsor's passport copy
- his UAE visa copy
- his Emirates ID copy
- trade licence copy
- rent agreement copy
- other documents as might be required.
Arbitration is becoming an optimal method for parties to resolve their commercial disputes in the UAE. Check the key arbitration institutions in the UAE and the services they render.
Government commercial directories
Search businesses’ contact details and activities via the following links:
Legal advice and counselling
Business startups and established companies may access legal counselling and business advice from the government via the following links:
Postal and courier services
Emirates Post offers postal (including post box) and courier services. It also offers non-postal services including utility bill payment and marketing solutions.
Read about mail services and how to apply for PO box for your company.
Business support services
The Department of Economic Development, Chamber of Commerce, business councils in the respective emirate offer several support services to businesses which include:
- Issuing NOC letters/'To whom it may concern' letters
- Secretarial, photocopy and printing services
- Labour accommodation
- Training in subject matter
- Business incubators
- Credit rating services
Related links from the Ministry of Economy
You can find the facilities and services offered by these entities; listed below by emirate:
Ras Al Khaimah
Umm Al Quwain