ADGM is committed to providing a highly-efficient, business friendly and transparent registration platform to facilitate and process all of its dealings

The Registration Authority handles all aspects of incorporation, registration and licensing of legal entities in ADGM. In addition, we provide all 'government-related services’ for entities and professionals working on Al Maryah Island. The team will provide guidance, review and process applications submitted by applicants who wish to establish a legal entity in ADGM in compliance with ADGM Companies Regulations 2015, ADGM Commercial Licensing Regulations 2015 and accompanying ADGM’s Rules & Regulations 2015.


Activities & Legal Structures

ADGM is not only for financial services. Our legal and operational platform is attractive for a broad range of professional and business services, along with family businesses, corporate headquarters and various management functions. We also provide a beneficial environment to domicile holding companies, special purpose vehicles and other structures to hold and protect assets. 

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About the Registration Authority:

To serve the needs of the business community, the Registration Authority is comprised of the following departments:

  • Business Development - is the first point of contact for all establishments interested in having a presence in ADGM. We have a dedicated team who are at hand to support and guide organisations through the whole process
  • Registration & Incorporation – are responsible for incorporation of legal entities and issuance of commercial licences 
  • Monitoring & Enforcement - provides guidance as well as conducting supervision and, where necessary, taking disciplinary action, in relation to ADGM's commercial legislation.
  • Corporate Relations – will provide support on all government related services including immigration, VISA’s and health checks
  • Client Experience – will ensure that an optimal experience is delivered and the main point of contact for any suggestions, feedback and complaints

The Registration Authorities application process can be completed using our Online Registry Solution. To commence the process, please access the portal by clicking here to set up a new account, or follow the "apply now" button below.



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