If you are looking to do business in Dubai, you will need to have some kind of license and the kind of license will depend on the kind of business you are looking to conduct. If you are looking to offer technical services then you will need a Technical services license in Dubai.  This is the type of license that allows you to offer services that have been categorized under technical services. There are several things that you will need to learn about a technical service and how to go about it.

1.    Services under Technical service license

 Before you apply for this license you have to understand the services that you will be permitted to offer. This is because there is a parameter as to the services that you can offer. Under the technical service license you will be able to offer the following services:

·         Concrete works

·         Wall and floor tiling

·         Carpentry

·         Painting works

·         Sanitary and plumbing contracts

·         Air filtration and air conditioning works

·         Mechanical equipment installation

·         Cleaning services

·         Ceiling and partitioning works

·         Wallpaper and engraving services

·         Plastering and cladding works

·         Satellite receiver works

·         Ornamenting job and insulations works

2.    The form of registration

 The next thing that you need to know about technical service license is that you need to have a company to get a license. In some cases, you may be required to have a physical office where all the services can be coordinated. You will be required to make a formal application in Dubai and your business has to be a commercial company, this is where the company has been opened by more than one person. The form of registration will also depend on how the business will operate.

3.    Free zone and Mainland licensing

 A technical service license can be applied in either the free zone or the mainland. There are benefits to choosing either area. If you decide to go for the free zone the advantage that you stand to gain is that the technical service license will be much cheaper. Other than this you can enjoy tax exemptions and also the process is fairly simple. On the other hand, if you choose to establish your technical business in the mainland you will also enjoy a wide range of benefits. It may be a bit costly but you can be assured that you will be able to offer services in the larger United Arab Emirates region. In terms of choosing the location, getting more details as to what each specific location has to offer will help you make a better choice.

4.    How to apply for a technical Service license

The application process for the license is pretty straightforward if you know what to do. The difference is that depending on the location you will have to apply in a different area. If you are in the mainland your license will be issued by the DED. The free zone you can apply from the free zone and also make sure you also have the chamber of commerce registration.