Tax domicile certification

High end corporate services for companies throughout UAE

A Tax Residency / Domicile Certificate in the UAE is one of the official documents issued by the Ministry of Finance. UAE has signed the treaties with 55 countries to avoid the double taxation. It is a bilateral agreement to protect the interest of foreign investors and companies coming from other taxable jurisdictions. Tax residency certificate is issued to acknowledge the tax residence of a company or individual person in a given country. It will help to avoid the double taxation for foreign investors and the companies form other taxable jurisdictions. The certificate issues for the company those who already registered in the UAE and been in operation for more than a year or individual person who has the residency visa.

Any individual person is resident in UAE for more than 180 days is eligible to receive the tax residency certificate. Offshore companies can’t receive the tax residency certificate in UAE because offshore companies are not listed with the Tax treaties. Offshore companies can obtain the tax exemptions certificate instead of Tax residency certificate. There are some procedures for apply the tax residency certificate in UAE. It may take 15 – 20 working days to obtain the certificate once submitted the necessary documents together with the application. To apply the TRC, the company must be minimum three years existence in UAE

Documents required for companies:

  • All company documents.
  • Request letter from the company.
  • Shareholder passport copy, visa page, ID copy.
  • Audited financial statements.
  • 6 months bank statements.
  • Tenancy contract copy and EJARI.
  • Government fees will be approximately AED: 5,000.00.

Documents required for individuals:

  • Passport copy and visa page, Emirates ID.
  • Tenancy contract and EJARI.
  • Source of income / Salary certificate.
  • 6 months bank statements.
  • Immigration report state that, the person is stayed in Dubai number of days in UAE.
  •  Government fees will be approximately AED: 2,000.00.