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Dubai Healthcare City


Established in 2002 by the UAE Prime Minister and Dubai’s Ruler His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC) lies in the heart of the city and is one of the numerous specialized ‘cities-within-a-city’ in Dubai meant for healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. Located beside Rashid Hospital in Bur Dubai, DHCC is at a stone’s throw distance from the serene environs of the Creek Side Park and Dubai Creek and is reachable through Sheikh Zayed Road from Al Ain and Abu Dhabi.

Owned and developed by Dubai Holding under its subsidiary Tatweer, this US$ 1.8 billion development has been designed to promote medical tourism and consists of a cluster of pharmaceutical offices, private hospitals, rehabilitation centers, medical teaching institutions, research centers, clinics, and spas. Additionally, DHCC has 5-star hotels, apartments, and villas for residential purposes, surrounding an artificial lake.

DHCC is dedicated to excellence in healthcare and patient care across multiple specialties and is constantly adding new services and expertise under its wing to establish itself as the pioneer in global healthcare. The entire gamut of medical services is delivered at Dubai Healthcare City by eminent healthcare professionals who follow international quality standards to provide the best medical help to the patients.

Benefits of Setting Up a Business in Dubai Healthcare City Free Zone

  • - 100% tax exemption
  • - 100% foreign ownership
  • - No corporate or income tax
  • - No customs duty
  • - 100% repatriation of capital and profits
  • - No quotas or trade barriers
  • - Option to get a clinic on lease or purchase
  • - Networking and connectivity with global brands/customers
  • - Coverage of the entire healthcare value chain

Types of Business Licenses Available in DHCC

The cost for licensing and registration varies for ‘new company set up’ and ‘branch setup’. There are 3 types of business licenses available in DHCC:

  1. Service License
  2. Industrial License
  3. Trading License">Trading License

Why Set Up a Business in DHCC?

Health is a common concern worldwide, and Dubai Healthcare City free zone has become the destination of choice for individuals and families facing health issues and looking for excellent healthcare, and for medical institutions and practitioners capable of delivering innovative solutions in patient care. Dubai healthcare offers advanced multi-disciplinary preventive, maintenance, and rehabilitation medical services for diabetes, cardiology, oncology, etc. and is a cherished investment destination among the medical community.

Dubai Healthcare City delivers conventional diagnostic and treatment services of international standards in a highly convenient setting equipped with modern outpatient facilities, surgical clinics, analytical and diagnostic laboratories, state-of-the-art surgical suites, and commercial offices. Additionally, it houses various specialty hospitals, physician offices, rehabilitation centers, general hospitals, and ambulatory surgery centers. Apart from this, there are many reasons on why you can set up your business of healthcare in Dubai; some of these are listed below:

  • - Access to a network of regional healthcare professionals
  • - Availability of flexible real estate options as per one’s requirements
  • - High-tech facilities
  • - Integrated healthcare community providing specialized first-class medical care
  • - Low operational costs
  • - Access to top-notch specialized medical care
  • - Access to the best quality of medical equipment, devices and a global network of doctors
  • - Access to a practice, education & research network

Predefined rules and regulations, as specified by the DHCC, need to be followed for hassle-free business setup in Dubai Healthcare City.

Contact us to set up your business in Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC) Free Zone, our team will be glad to assist you!

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