Activity and Name Change

What are the procedures of Activity and Name Change in LLC Company?



Description Fee In AED
Commercial Name Reservation from DED (Department of Economic Development) branch or Tas'heel Centre.
Documents required: Any one of the partners' passport copy and list of proposed names. Name Reservation can be completed same time (Dh610 government fee + Dh50 service charge)
Initial approval from DED branch or Tas'heel Centre. Type (BR1) form, get signature of the Managing Director and submit at DED or Tas'heel Centre. No need signature of all partners for amendment. But all names should be typed. Form can be filled from Typing Centre.
Attachments: Name Reservation Certificate, LLC Agreement (MoA), Copy of Trade License, Partners List and Passport copies of Partners. DED officer will write No Objection for Activity and Name change at the bottom of the BR1 Form.
External Department Approval: If your business activity is controlled by other departments like Municipality, RTA, TRA, you should get approval from the concerned department also.
Type Addendum to LLC Agreement (Activity and name change Agreement) from a legal translator and get attested from Notary Public at Al Tawar Centre or Al Barsha or DED at Business Village near Clock Tower. Legal translator's seal is not required if the agreement is only in Arabic.
NOTE: First LLC (MoA) Agreement is the master agreement. Whenever you make a change (partner/name/activity/capital) there will be a supplement (addendum) agreement and that shall be considered as an integral part of the master agreement.
400 (Approx)
Attestation fee at the court (Notary Public) 1210 (Approx)
All Partners or Attorney have to attend at Notary to sign the Court Agreement.
If any existing partner is outside, he/she can send Power of Attorney authorizing other Partner to represent him/her at the Court. This Power of Attorney should be attested by UAE Embassy in home country and Ministry of Foreign Affairs in UAE. It should be translated into Arabic (legal) if it is made in other language.
Submit the attested Addendum (one original copy), BR1 form, Name Reservation Certificate, External Department approval (if any) and Passport copies of partners, at any branch of DED or Tas'heel Centre. Payment voucher will be issued same time or you can take print from DED website. Make payment at the counter and get the license. You can also pay using Credit Card/Direct Debit through DED website after issued the payment voucher. You will get new License with new partner's name.
If this is the time for License Renewal, you should attach EJARI Registration Certificate also. Renewal fees will show in the Payment Voucher.

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Approximate fees for Activity and Name change in LLC License at DED 3720
Break-up cost of Name & Activity change in LLC License at DED
Activity change Fees 500.00
Company Name change declaration Fees 500.00
Company Trade Name change Fees 500.00
Non-Arabic Trade Name Fees (Dh2000 extra fees for words like Emirates, Gulf, International, Abbreviation. Maximum Trade Name Fees: Dh3000) 2000.00
License Modification Fees 50.00
Government Cultural Fees 20.00
Administrative Service Fees 50.00
Dubai Chamber Modification Fees 100.00
Total Fees (approximately) 3720.00

Walk-in Submission facility is available at Tas'heel Centers.

Appointment: You have to take online appointment to submit applications at Economic Department (DED) Head Office, Business Village, Near Clock Tower, Deira, and Dubai Mall branch.

How to make online appointment?: Create a new user account through MYID Website. You should have Emirates ID and Card Reader to complete the registration. After submitting required information, you will get a username and password. If you have difficulty in creating User Account, you can go to Tas'heel Center. Fees: Dh50. Self service kiosks are available at DED Branches, Municipality Service Centers and all other government departments. This user ID is common for all government services under Smart Dubai.

  • After creating the account, enter DED site and make appointment. Submit the documents at the selected DED branch.
  • Appointment system can be used to avoid waiting at DED.
  • If you want to change Company name in Dubai Chamber, you can do it after the new License issued. Dubai Chamber branch is there at the same DED building. Collect Registration Form from there, Fill the information, Put authorized signature and company stamp and submit at Dubai Chamber counter. Payment already made at DED along with the License Amendment fees.

Documents required:Filled form, Copy of Trade License, Partners List, Commercial Register (3 pages of trade license), LLC Agreement, Passport copy of Authorized Signatory and DED Payment Receipt of Trade License amendment.

Chamber Certificate is requiredfor Export & Import purpose, for Registration with various Government Departments and to expand business to other Emirates and abroad.

Description Fee In AED
Immigration Establishment Card
You should change Company name and activity in Immigration Establishment Card after the new License issued. Application can be prepared and submitted through online at AMER Centre. Soft copy of Immigration card will be mailed soon to your registered ID. No more plastic card is issued.
Attachments: Original Emirates ID of license owner/partner. New Trade License Copy, Partners List, New Addendum, Passport copies of authorized signatories. If this is the time for Immigration Card Renewal, you should add Dh646 (without eDNRD online facility)
300 (Approx)
Labour Establishment Card
You should change Company name and activity in Labour Establishment Card after it changed in Immigration Establishment Card. Application should be typed and submitted through online at Tas'heel Centre. Once it is approved, you will get notification through SMS or you can track through MOHRE Website by entering MB number. No more hard copy is available.
Documents required for Labour Establishment Card amendment: e-Signature card of sponsor/partner, New license copy with partners list, Emirates ID of sponsor/partner, MOA & Immigration Establishment card copy.
No Government Fees. Pay Typing Charge only at Tas'heel Centre Dh123 (Approx)

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