Umm al Quwain Free Trade Zone is a planned initiative that was implemented mainly to provide a favorable environment for startups and small businesses. Its policies and frameworks are designed with an aim to provide maximum benefits to startups and small and micro-businesses. It is located at a distance of 45 mins from Dubai International Airport which makes it one of the most sought-after jurisdictions for business setup. Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone offers licenses for commercial, trading, consultancy, micro business, and freelancers. Since inception, it has emerged as the go-to destination for small businesses, startups, and freelancers.