Registration and Incorporation
Each business will be required to fill out the required forms online through our ADGM Online Registry Solution. We also support applications through paper based forms however, please be aware that additional fees apply for paper submissions. To learn more about the steps involved in establishing a presence and incorporating a company in ADGM, please read the documents below, or click here to view some FAQ’s.
Create brief business plan and review the documentation requirements for the application
Submit application and required documentation to the Registrar via the online system
Provided all information is accurately submitted, the process can be completed within a few days
The guidance notes provide information on completing the application to register an entity and should be read in conjunction with the relevant legislation. It does not cover other requirements as set out in the relevant legislation which includes contact with the court and other internal obligations that a company will need to carry out. Further advice from a specialist professional may be required.
Supporting documents and templates
Please refer to the section below for supporting documents such as Model Articles and Board Resolution templates.
FeesThe schedule of fees can be located here
All forms are made available on the ADGM Online Registry Solution.
Should you require to submit hard copy paper form, please contact the Registration Authority by sending an email to email@example.com
Please note that filing of forms and supporting documents is accepted by the office of the Registration Authority in good faith without any need for the Registrar to inquire into the veracity and accuracy of every filing received by this office.
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Incorporation / Registration
* Use this template if the company is being incorporated by a body corporate. If the company has more than one shareholder (that is body corporate), each will have to pass the resolution and provide a register of directors or similar evidence of signing authority (that should not be older than three months). This template must be adjusted to indicate that the body corporate will be one of the shareholders/intends to acquire shares.
** Use this template if the company is being incorporated by one or more individuals. If the company has more than one shareholder ( that is an individual), amend this template to include all individuals in one resolution.
If the company is being incorporated by an individual and body corporate, each will have to pass a separate resolution.
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