SORP Group will provide all the help and support you need to set up your successfulhigh-tech business in the UAE. Quite a small investment gets you operational, and pay-back is fast.
The UAE is a major world economic and business center and a driver for development in the Middle East region. Active state support for innovative promising ideas and startups is part of a successful diversification policy. Now it boasts a high-tech infrastructure and world-class corporate environment, which along with a 0% corporate tax policy have generated huge growth in the technology sector. SORP Group’s team will show you how to open your IT business, get you the licenses, and deliver the support and local know-how you need to build high levels of financial reward.
Every business in the UAE must undergo a mandatory licensing procedure with annual renewal. Your license is your business card for banks and stakeholders all over the world and for the state is a way to supervise your business activities and maintain a form of quality assurance.
Sales of high-tech products, consumer gadgets and devices, software, apps, computers, laptops, notebooks and other hardware products and spare parts
Consulting and advising on IT issues, market research, surveys, delivering proposals on how to improve hardware and software production efficiency
Installing, commissioning, supporting and maintaining hardware and software, testing, carrying out repairs and replacing equipment for technology refresh cycles
Innovating, planning, designing, building, testing, and follow-up support and maintenance of various IT products - from video games to sophisticated specialized programs
Innovative tax-exempt tools for the financial markets, investing or money transfer, such as P2P loan extensions, crowd funding, e-money and many more
High-tech platforms and startups in the educational arena and use of a wide range of educational technologies, in particular e-learning
Supplying technology, infrastructure and security software and expertise to protect IT systems form internal and external threats – information security
Provision of cloud web services, and the infrastructure required to support them, such as website hosting, virtual servers, maintenance and support of server infrastructure
Should you want to import your innovative products or devices for marketing in the UAE or in the Persian Gulf states, you will need to register them with the Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA) and get an import permit. SORP Group’s experts will help you pass all the required registration and certification procedures in accordance with local law.
Certain types of products in the UAE require mandatory certification and testing to prove their compliance with the international standards and obtain a Certificate of Conformity - import and sales of these products in the Emirates will not be possible without it.
This certification applies to electrical and electronic equipment related to electromagnetic fields and current, as well as any computer or telecommunications equipment.
This document is the regulation for any electrical and electro-technical equipment, including chargers and cables, and is also mandatory for obtaining ROHs and G-Mark certificates.
Any telecommunications and transmission equipment must be registered with the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, which tests it for compliance with standards and issues an import permit.
Electrical equipment imported into the UAE must meet GSO BD1420004-01 requirements for low voltage equipment, electrical and electronic goods, and be tested for compliance with G-Mark standards.
International standard that lays down the requirements for a company's Information Security Management System to ensure the organization's capability to protect its own and third-party data resources.
SORP Group is a leading expert in the UAE market offering a wide range of tools to organize and develop your business in the Emirates including fine-tuning business processes and creating financially profitable tax mitigation schemes.
Assessing your business idea, choosing a best fit license, the place for incorporation and type of company to achieve objectives
Fast incorporation of your business thanks to SORP’s close cooperation with the registering authorities and SORP’s own expert resources
Professional support for opening bank accounts and for undergoing procedures for compliance and KYC required by UAE banks nowadays
All manner of task such as help with obtaining visas for investors, for employees and family members, renewing licenses and permits
Providing highly professional outsourced services including book-keeping, tax consulting, administrative and legal support
Space for rent in SORP Business Center to pass licensing procedure: offices with Ejari/Estidama, also flexi–desks and virtual addresses
Setting up a company to develop and promote your innovative and/or high-tech concepts and products is not only an entryway into the local Gulf markets but also a step along the path to build and optimize your international business structure. Even though it operates a 0% tax business environment, the UAE adheres to similar financial and legal rules as western economies do as regards anti-money laundering legislation. That requires companies to comply with KYC procedures of UAE banks, prove economic substance in the UAE and be part of tax data exchange under CRS.
The UAE’s development strategy delivers strong and active support at state level for all things relating to IT. That provides a special impetus for rapid growth in IT solutions, technologies and innovations. Digital approaches springing up in business, industry and consumer sectors open new opportunities for entrepreneurs to devise worthwhile appropriate solutions and bring them to market.
The UAE is a country that is opening lots of opportunities and creating nurturing and attractive conditions for setting up and developing businesses in the areas of high-tech and innovation. SORP Group’s experts will help you start your business in this field, providing a whole bundle of professional services for registration, licensing, certification and administration of your activities.
SORP offers comprehensive support for acquired companies and their shareholders: from licensing, maintaining Bank accounts to obtaining the status of a tax resident of the country
Expert knowledge and 15 years' experience in conducting professional consultations, opening, and comprehensive support of companies in various sectors of the economy.
Assistance in opening bank accounts, choosing a bank suitable your purpose, support during the KYC procedure (“Know Your Customer”).
Checking your company's concept for strategic and legal errors. SORP Group strategic partnerships with the best lawyers in the UAE and around the world will provide prompt legal support for your business.
We will ensure the confidentiality of Your data and take appropriate measures to comply with current legislation, as well as solutions on corporate, tax and judicial law and economic substance requirements.