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Abu Dhabi boasts first-class infrastructure and unparalleled global connectivity, making it a premier international destination. Its exceptional qualities make it an ideal location to live, work, and conduct business.

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Latest initiatives ADGM Announces Incentive Initiative for Existing Al Reem Island Businesses Transitioning to ADGM ADGM Marks Its Presence on Al Reem by Hosting its First Community Event on the Island
Providing an environment that empowers the future

A financial centre that provides transparency, efficiency, and integrity, through its progressive frameworks, future focused infrastructure, all within a familiar independent legal jurisdiction – ADGM is the perfect platform for success.

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Latest news ADGM Wins 'Most Trusted Financial Centre Brand, Middle East' at Global Brand Awards 2024 The Registration Authority of ADGM Publishes Consultation Paper on Legislative Framework for a Register of Certain Trust Information
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ADGM, the centre for a transparent and thriving sustainable finance ecosystem.

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Highlights ADGM, the Region's Leading Climate Finance Hub, Announces its Role as Principal Partner at COP28 ADGM Implements its Sustainable Finance Regulatory Framework
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Upcoming events The Settlement of International Energy Disputes in the Middle East LINK Networking Series Economy Middle East Summit 2024
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At ADGM, we offer various support options, including contact details, FAQs, enquiry forms, and a whistleblowing form.

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Some of our FAQ topics
  • Getting started
  • Foundations regime
  • Resolution for incorporation
  • Existing auditors
  • New auditors
  • Fees

    ADGM registered entities that process Personal Data (i.e. Data Controllers) as well as other entities appointed to process personal data on their behalf (i.e. Data Processors), are required to be registered with the Registration Authority. Data protection registrations must be renewed annually, while any change in particulars requires an ad hoc notification.

    Additionally, the processing of Sensitive Personal Data or transferring Personal Data out of the ADGM may require a permit from the Registrar.

    All data protection registration applications, renewals, notifications or permit applications must be submitted electronically via the Registration Authority’s Online Registry Solution: www.registration.adgm.com.

    Note: The Office of Data Protection does NOT accept paper form applications on data protection matters. Please submit data protection applications electronically via: www.registration.adgm.com.



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    Registration Fee

    USD $300


    Annual Renewal

    USD $300





    How to pay

    We recommend that payments are made to the Registration Authority using our secure credit card facility within the Online Registry Solution. You will be prompted to make a payment once you have completed the required fields in an application.

    Online Payments

    Online credit card payment is only available to those applicants who have submitted applications through the Online Registry Solution. To access the solution please visit registration.adgm.com. Currently, Visa and MasterCard are accepted.

    Credit Card

    Applicants or registered entities can also visit our offices and pay using their Visa or MasterCard credit card in person.

    The Registration Authority will not commence processing of any application until such time that payment has been successful and received within the account.



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