Service Details

License Amendment

License Amendment is either a waiver or partner entry, changing the activity, or amending a trade name. Such a procedure is carried out into two stages or steps which are the initial and the final approvals.

 

  1. Fill in license form.
  2. Apply for initial amendment request.
  3. Obtain trade name amendment certificate.
  4. Follow-up request with Legal Affairs Department.
  5. Obtaining final request.
  6. Amendment termination. 
Investor should fill in license form with the data to be amended related to trade name (print the form). 
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  1. Submit license form to the concerned employee at the Trade Names Section in order to enter the data to be modified.
  2. Investor, or his/her representatives, should head to the Inspection or Legal Affairs Sections to complete transactions according to the needed amendment. 
  • License form.
  • Copy of investor's valid passport, as well as national ID and residence for foreigner.
  • Certified No Objection Letter for non-investors.
  • Approvals from official authorities if necessary depending on business nature.
SEDD branches.

Trade Name Amendment: ............................. AED 100
Translated Trade Name Amendment: ... AED 1100 (for local and foreign companies branches)
Foreign Trade Name Amendment: ...... AED 2100 (for local and foreign companies branches)

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  1. Trade name amendment certificate will be issued after paying the fees prescribed in the previous step.
  2. Investor, or his/her representatives, should head to the Inspection or Legal Affairs Sections to complete transactions according to the needed amendment.
SEDD branches.

Trade Name Renewal: ......................................... AED 150
Translated Trade Name Renewal: ............ AED 1150 (for local and foreign companies branches)
Foreign Trade Name Renewal: ................... AED 2150 (for local and foreign companies branches)

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  • Amendment in case of sole proprietorship – service agent companies
  • Initial approval from Trade Names Section.
  • Fill in Legal Affairs Form.
  • Personal presence of concerned parties or their legal representatives to sign Legal Affairs form.
  • Amendment Announcement of AED 350 (fees table).
  • In case of objection, the objector should pay AED 100.
  • Trade Name and activity amendment: General Partnership Company or Limited Liability Company:
  • Initial approval from Trade Names Section.
  • Fill in Legal Affairs Form.
  • Personal presence of concerned parties or their legal representatives to sign Legal Affairs form.
  • Memorandum of Association attested by the Notary Public
  • Amendment Announcement of AED 350 (fees table). 
  • License form.
  • (Trade name amendment certificate) initial approval from Trade Names Section.
  • Legal Affairs Form.
  • Memorandum of Association attested by the Notary Public if legal status is commercial company. 
SEDD branches.

Register and License                                                             Fees

Waiver Announcement                                                           350
Amendment Announcement                                                   350
Cancellation Announcement                                                  350
Transferring Legal Status                                                      400
Liquidation                                                                             400
Reduce Capital                                                                      400
Abridgement pledge                                                               200
No Objection Letter Ratification                                             100
Replica Copy Fees                                                                100
Extracting Document from System                                         10
Letters Printing                                                                      150
Agency Ratification                                                                100
Authorization                                                                          100
License Cancellation                          

A minimum of AED 150 and a maximum of AED 3,000

Service Agent Withdrawal                                                      650
Service Agent Exclusion                                                         650
Service Agent Omission                                                         150
Service Agent Waiver                                                             150
Objection                                                                                100
Service Agent Contract Ratification                                        550
Mortgage Registration                                                            1500

Register Removal                                    

Register Expiration from One Day to One Year “AED 500”
Register Expiration from One to Two Year “AED 1000”
Register Expiration from Two Years and More “AED 1500”

Administrative Cancellation                                                     500
Service Agent Contract (commercial-professional)                 550
Business Company Contract                                                  250

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Final request will be issued after payment of determined fees in previous step

SEDD branches.
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  1. Needed auditing, Issuance of payment voucher and collecting fees should be conducted.
  2. After the completion of payment procedures, license and register certificates are issued.
  • License Form.
  • Copy of valid passport and ID for partners, certified No objection Letter for non-investors in case of partner addition.
  • Investor licenses statement, if available.
  • Approvals from official authorities if necessary depending on business nature.
  • Declaration from the Notary Public or Commercial Legal Affairs Section (waiver, partner entry, trade name amendment).
  • Technical evaluation report if the amendment includes (changing the site, adding an activity, cancelling an activity).
  • Certified copy of lease contract and title deed.
SEDD branches.
  • Register Amendment: ...................................... AED 500/1000/ 1500/2000 (depending on the legal status)
  • Activity Addiction: ................................................ AED 300  (for each activity)
  • Printing: .................................................................. AED 300
  • Signboard: ............................................................. AED 200
  • Technical Evaluation:........................................ AED 150
  • Partner/Service Agent Entry: ....................... AED 500
  • for each one
  • Partner/Service Agent Withdrawal: ......... AED 500  for each one
  • Extra fees associated to other parties concerned about the license will be charged
  • Extra fees will be charged in case of waiver for certain activities (General Trade - Contracting – Engineering Consultancy - Real Estates and Properties)
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