As the population is increasing day by day, demand of medicine practitioners is also getting a hike.The fastest growing economy Dubai has high demand for qualified working professionals. With its advanced culture and working environment, the city every year welcome many doctors, nurses, and medical interns to advance their career in health industry.
Although, there are some essential guidelines that one hasto follow in order to get a license to practice medicine in the United Arab Emirates. The United Arab Emirates is different from other countries as there isn’t one single license for all types of healthcare professionals. There are four different licenses; MOH, DHCC, DHA, HAAD. The license is valid during their clinical practice and must be related to concerned field of healthcare department.
The DHA (Dubai Health Authority) has authority over licensing in the mainland of Dubai. It includes basically all territory of the Dubai except Dubai Healthcare City free zone. DHA is a health regulator as he owns and operates four government hospitals in Dubai.
Getting DHA approval in Dubai:
To work in the mainland of Dubai as a healthcare professional you need a DHA license. Getting healthcare approval in Dubai is not easy unless you contact the right license approval authorities. You need to go through huge paper work and presentation of accurate documents. A well-established company in this field can unload your approval burden.
Healthcare professional can apply for two types of DHA licensure:
Provisional license: those who do not fulfill the requirement of the full license can opt for provisional license where they will work under the supervision of the specialist or consultants
The DHA issues license to doctors in three categories
Getting started with the clinic:
Getting DHA license is one of the steps in the procedure that start with registration of trade name: for this online application and submit to Department of Economic Development (DED). To get approval from the DED take following things into consideration:
NOC from the owner to assign Medical Director
A building contract
List of healthcare professionals who are going to work in your clinic.
A valid passport copy. The visa requirement for entering in Dubai can change without warning, so it is advised to keep yourself up to date with the latest provided information.
Understanding the processof DHA approval in Dubai:
UAE has highly developed healthcare infrastructure. Modern medical facility offers a high standard of care both in government and private sectors.
The purpose of DHA approval in Dubai is to ensure the safe delivery of high standard healthcare services to the citizen of the country.
The DHA approval in Dubai is a step wise process that entirely goes online. On an average, the approval takes 2 months but in some cases the process can go by up to 1 year. The overall cost, if you take care of every step that comes to your pocket is about AED 5000. You can go through the whole process by yourself or you can hire a company to ease your work.
Layout your plan before the concerned authority.
Don’t forget to attach the affection plan from Dubai Municipality and copy of the trade name reservation letter from the DED.
Dubai Municipality approval for your playout plan is also necessary to get the desired approval from the said department.
Proposal letters from the partners if any.
Correct submission of papers.
This is the foremost thing you need to keep in mind while applying for DHA approval in Dubai. Be familiar with the licensing process before setting up your clinic in Dubai is very important. Find a service provider to smooth going of the procedure.
As an owner of the clinic you need to provide a complete list of medical professionals and consultants who will be working in your hospital.
The work of DHA approval in Dubai is to examine each document carefully and verify the same with their underlined procedure.
A medical fitness will also be conducted if applicant age is 65 and above if any of your given applicant falls in this category.
Once the process is complete, you can get your DHA Approval in Dubai and start your clinic.
July 15, 2019
Every person wants to look their best at all times with perfect grooming. Therefore, people want to get haircuts, manicures, pedicures, and other types of grooming services from time to time for looking beautiful. This has been one of the reasons for which beauty salons are presently in high demand. You can find many beauty salons in urban areas for this reason. Surely seems like a good chance to open a beauty salon, isn’t it?
Dubai is known for its high standards of living and disposable income per capita. So, people in Dubai spend considerable amounts of money on maintaining their looks. These factors clearly show that a salon business would provide better returns on your investment! However, many people are not aware of how to open gents or ladies salon in Dubai. This discussion would aim at providing details about the requirements for starting a salon in Dubai.
Choose the type of salon you want
First things first, you need to get the basics in place before getting a ladies or gents salon approvals in Dubai. The foremost aspect which you should decide is the type of salon and the business options that you prefer for the salon. Regarding the type of salon, you need to verify the different types of services that you will provide in the salon. Also, you have to specify whether you want a men’s only salon, a ladies salon, or a unisex salon.
You should also decide clearly about whether you need to start a salon business on your own, or you want to buy an existing salon franchise. Apart from these two options, you could also choose to purchase a functioning salon. Most important of all, it is essential to decide the type of involvement in the business, i.e., as an owner or as a partner.
Money is always important!
The next important basic which you should focus on before the salon approval is the estimation of preliminary costs to start the salon business. This estimate could help you in planning the approach to obtain the money needed for the initial stages of a salon business. Furthermore, a clear and comprehensive plan to obtain the required finances for your salon business in Dubai could also help in expansion of the business in the long term.
The other essential factors which you should emphasize before obtaining spa approval in Dubai include the location and awareness of legal implications. The awareness of legal precedents regarding a salon business in Dubai could help in refraining from unnecessary worries. In addition to the need for legal compliance, you should also focus on finding out the perfect location for the salon.
Mandatory requirements to get salon approval in Dubai
Till now, we have taken note of the basic aspects required for starting a salon business in Dubai. Let us look at the mandatory requirements from a salon to get approval.
With all the information presented above in this discussion, it could be a simple task to start your salon business in Dubai!
March 26, 2020
Due to unexpected circumstances and of preventive measures for health and safety, Dubai Approvals Team office will be close and will not be accessible until further notice. However, our professional team will still be reachable at all times, and actively response to all of our clients and other inquiries though Remote Work Program (RWP). We will still be available at all means of communications for the convenience of our clients and to continue our projects in progress. Please feel free to call or email us regarding your concerns and we will assist you with all of our might. Our projects progress’ won’t be idle from our side, for we will do our best to continue working despite of the current situation.
We are responsibly doing this as a precaution due to safety reasons, and to comply with the circulars and decisions released by the authorities. During this state, we would like to prioritize the health and safety of every person around us but won’t be compromising our clients, business and projects. Dubai Approvals Team hopes for every one’s safety and security, stay at home as much as possible. Thank you for considerately understanding our position and please keep in touch.
July 13, 2020
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority covers broad services, thus they provide an E-Services portal on their website for easy access to all of their services. DEWA Approvals in Dubai embeds classifications of services depending on the requirements of the building and the standards of DEWA. DEWA aims to become a leading sustainable innovative global corporation, and dedicated to keeping up with the latest global industrial innovation. Hence, their innovative enhancement for effective services will supply sustainable electricity and water needs for all people in Dubai.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority was established on January 1, 1992, by Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum. DEWA was formed from the union of the Dubai Electricity Company and Dubai Water Department, which were both state-run companies, separately providing electricity and water services for the people of Dubai. Its main purpose is to provide the people of Dubai an adequate and reliable supply of electricity and water.
Online Application Submission
Fill in the online application form with the required information, attach required documents, and submit the application. If the application is successful, a reference number will be provided which can be used for tracking the status of the application.
Application Status Tracking and Notifications
An e-mail and SMS notifications about the status of the application such as submission, rejection, revision, and/or approval. The status of the application can also be tracked online through the tracking page of the e-service.
If the application was found incomplete or incorrect, access the revision page from the e-service menu is authorized, and re-submit a revised application within 2 weeks. The application will automatically be canceled if failure of re-submission
Once the request for an application is approved, it can be downloaded from the e-service tracking page.
DEWA Approval Services and Requirements
The following are the list of the common approvals and required documents for acquiring DEWA approvals in Dubai. Other DEWA approvals and services are all cited at the E-Service portal.
Building No Objection Certificate service allows contractors and consultants to acquire Electricity or Water No Objection Certificate for issuance of building permits. The application for service is free of charge, service is chargeable. The Building NOC process takes 3 working days for each service such as electricity and water.
❏ Affection Plan
❏ Setting-Out Plan
❏ 24-Hour Demand
❏ Plumbing Layout/ including water storage tank capacity and location.
❏ Water demand and calculation sheet.
❏ Proposed meter location.
Getting Electricity Fit-out Connections
This is a free of charge service that enables customers to acquire a fit-out power connection for shops and offices. The contractor can submit for technical field inspection when the technical drawings are approved by DEWAm. Once subjected to inspection approval and upon securing the payment of Security Deposit, DEWA will arrange the installation of KWh meter and release of power connection. Notifications will be sent through the website.
There are two processes in getting Electricity Fit-out connections from DEWA such as:
❏ The Design Approval process that takes at least one working days and,
❏ The LV Inspection process wherein an appointment will be given within two working days from the readiness date notified by the contractor.
❏ Copy of DEWA approved TCL/MD, MDBs/SMDBs, Main project schedule
❏ Load distribution schedules of distribution boards.
❏ Wiring Layouts – Lighting
❏ Wiring Layouts – Power
❏ Landlord NOC (In DEWA prescribed format)
❏ Tenancy Contract
❏ Trade License
❏ Passport Copy
Electric or Water Network Modification
Contractors or Consultants can submit an online application to obtain the Electricity and Water Network Modifications Service. The application for service is free of charge, service is chargeable. A notification will be sent through SMS and/or email when the Estimate is set.
❏ Latest affection plan issued from Dubai Municipality or concerned authority.
❏ Approved load scheduled that indicates total connected load / maximum demand.
❏ Owner’s passport copy / Emirates ID Copy.
❏ Latest consumption bill issued by DEWA.
❏ No Demand Certificate from DEWA – Billing Department (In Substation cancellation cases only).
❏ Setting out a plan that indicates existing connections and proposed changes.
❏ Others (Any documents that may support the application).
New Electricity or Water Connection
The Estimate or Connection charges need to be settled first before the implementation of the DEWA service. A convenient tracking of the status of the application, upload additional documents, download the approved documents, project status notification for the technical inspection, etc. are possible through the E-Services portal.
New Electricity Connection
LV Design Approval:
❏ Load from 1‐150 Kw: 1 working day
❏ Load from 151‐400 Kw: 2 working days
❏ Load from 401‐5000 Kw: 3 working days
❏ Load from 5001 and above: 3 working days
Issuance of Connection Cost:
❏ Load from 1 to 150 Kw: 1 working day
❏ Load from 151 to 400 Kw: 3 working days
❏ Load from above 400 Kw: 3 working days
❏ Load from 1-150 Kw: 1 working days from the date preferred by the authorized electrical Contractor for the project
❏ Load from above 150 Kw: 2 working days from the date preferred by the authorized electrical Contractor for the project
HV Substation Location & size Approval (If Applicable)
❏ 3 working days
HV Substation Inspection (If Applicable)
❏ 1 working day from the date preferred by the authorized electrical Contractor for the project
❏ Total Connected Load/Max. Demand schedule (.pdf Format)
❏ MDBs/SMDBs Schedules (.pdf Format only)
❏ Single Line Diagram with proposed LV distribution and tariff metering (. dwf Format)
❏ Site setting lay-out and ground floor plan indicating the location of substation, LV room (along with dimensional details of LV room, arrangements of LV Panels, MDBs, KW meters, etc.) (. dwf Format)
❏ Ground floor and/or typical floor plan indicating the location of Electrical rooms/MDBs/SMDBs etc. (. dwf Format)
❏ General arrangements of KWh meters in the ground and/or typical floor electrical rooms (. dwf Format)
❏ Typical Load distribution schedule for the final distribution board. (.pdf Format)
❏ Affection Plan (.pdf Format)
❏ Passport copy/Trade License copy (.pdf Format)
❏ Green Building Regulation implementation documents. (.pdf format only)
❏ Technical specification of Chiller/Motor loads and other documents. (.pdf Format)
❏ Premise details sheet (.xls/.doc Format)
❏ Material requirements details (.xls/.doc Format)
❏ Consultant confirmation letter (No wet area, above electrical room/DBs, Circuit breaker/circuit cables, UV relays, ELCBs, etc.) in DEWA's prescribed format (.pdf Format)
❏ DM Approved Thermal Load Calculation sheet
New Water Connection
Types of Connections:
❏ Single: Premises that include a single meter (i.e. villa, hotel building… etc.).
❏ Multi: Premises containing more than one meter within the same property (i.e. building apartment).
❏ Development: Housing communities that have more than one meter within the area (i.e. Emaar Developments, DAMAC, etc.).
Water Connections Categories:
❏ Temporary connection (for construction purposes)
❏ Permanent connection
❏ Upgradation (increase of water demand)
❏ Diversion (shifting pipeline /meter)
❏ Building Permit/NOC
❏ Proposed location of meters and sub-meters
❏ Layout Drawing (i.e. floor plan indicating plumbing system)
❏ Water storage tank details (i.e. drawing inlet level, capacity, location)
❏ Green Building Regulation Implementation Documents (.pdf format only)
❏ Premise Details Sheet (.xls/.doc format)
❏ Meters Requirements Details (.xls/.doc Format)
❏ The total calculation for water consumption, as per building code and accommodation (pdf format)
❏ Site Plan (pdf format)
❏ Trade License copy (pdf format)
In acquiring DEWA Approvals in Dubai, MEP Engineering experts are essential to precisely complete all the requirements within the schedule. There are capable MEP consultants in Dubai and Electrical Engineering specialists who can assist with concerns about obtaining DEWA Approvals in Dubai. Dubai Approvals Team is a group of professionals, licensed to provide a one-stop engineering solution in Dubai. We have deep experiences in DEWA approvals and other authority approvals in Dubai for any engineering-related projects.
July 23, 2020
The JAFZA Authority approvals specified its standards and requirements initial to establishing new or develop pre-existing businesses in its area, ensuring the world-class industry in its progressive and functional state. Standing with its vision to lead a sustainable industrial and logistics infrastructure solutions in the world and promise to help the country, businesses, employers, partners, and employees to be successful and benefit from the economic progress. JAFZA indeed is leading globally because of the visionary and persevering individuals who are behind this economical and business success which gives advantages to the country and its people.
Jebel Ali Free Zone is the world’s largest free economic zone located in the Jebel Ali, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Within its premises of 1.58 square meters, dwells businesses, production houses, storage units, shipping lines, office units, warehouses, traders’ market, onsite residences, retail outlets, showrooms, and light industrial units from more than 7500 local and international companies. These business opportunities prompted 1,500 jobs and counting, boosted the economic industry of Dubai and the United Arab Emirates, and strengthened the relationship with other foreign countries.
The process of JAFZA Authority Approvals was made easy through the Dubai Trade Portal, which is an online application portal for JAFZA services. Any applicant can upload and download the required documents at any time and anywhere you are via the JAFZA Mobile App or online services. Application through over the counter services at service centers or are also very convenient. Here are the mandatory documents or requirements to start a business in JAFZA.
Accomplished application or request form.
Letter of intent declaring the type of business.
Passport and CV copies of both the manager & shareholders.
Sponsor’s No Objection Certificate / NOC.
Shareholders’ reference letters from their bank.
Third Authority’s Approval letter, if applicable.
There is no restriction for workers from other foreign countries.
Free of corporate tax for a span of 50 years with renewable rights.
Free of personal income tax.
Authorized to use foreign currencies.
No import or re-export obligations.
Granted perquisite of onsite customs.
Entitled to hold 100% foreign ownership.
These benefits allow the business industry in Dubai and the United Arab Emirates to bloom more, which gives a continuous impact on the progress of the country’s economy. The free zones all over the United Arab Emirates also contributes a huge interest for foreign investors and manpower to be part and support the advancement of the country.
JAFZA is dedicated to global networks and presented as a perfect location to establish businesses with a high percentage of growth along with the potent Dubai market. The JAFZA facilities are designed according to the purpose and essentials of each possible business types, designated activities, and the discrete needs of customers. This free zone also renders pre-built warehouses appropriate for storage and light manufacturing ventures, and more variety of trading facilities.
What Dubai Approvals Team can do for you?
Dubai Approvals Team is an experienced group of professionals who handles authority approvals including acquiring JAFZA approvals. We stand together with the vision of JAFZA, “To be the leading global provider of sustainable industrial and logistics infrastructure solutions.”, by providing assistance to clients who probes to set up a business in the JAFZA area. We specialize in warehouse project approvals and other relevant engineering projects available in JAFZA. Clients won’t even need to worry about the process for we provide a stress-free solution. Let us work together and build a strong foundation for your success in the future.
July 10, 2019
The option for purchasing or renting property in Dubai could be simple now with the assistance of Emaar approval. A few years back, if you are a foreigner in Dubai, then it could have been difficult to get ownership of a property. However, times have changed, and foreigners could easily buy property in Dubai. On the other hand, there are certain concerns which you should focus on to get the job done simply.
You should have comprehensive awareness about the mandatory factors needed to apply for an Emaar approval as well as the guidelines related to it. The following discussion would illustrate information such as reasons to choose Emaar and the requirements to get approval for Emaar properties.
Dubai is gradually gaining recognition for its world-class infrastructure. Starting from skyscrapers to luxury residential properties as well as business establishments, Dubai has it all! The industrial revolution in Dubai has been a formidable driver for increasing the number of visitors.
Job seekers, tourists, and aspiring business ventures are finding their way to Dubai in large numbers. Therefore, it is most likely that the demand for real estate would increase gradually. As a foreigner, individuals should know how to apply for real estate approval with Emaar properties.
Reasons to choose Emaar
Now, you would be thinking about the exact reasons for which Emaar approval is essential for owning a property in Dubai. Emaar has been a prominent player in guiding the development of Dubai since 1997 and has been involved with various notable projects.
Some of the projects of Emaar which you could find attractive are the Dubai Mall and best of all, the Burj Khalifa! Most important of all, an understanding of the guidelines to obtain Emaar approval is crucial. After all, Emaar is the one company which has helped foreign investors to purchase or invest in properties in Dubai.
One of the prominent factors for which you would need Emaar approval is the provision of sophisticated properties for clients. You can get some of the best properties in Dubai with the help of Emaar and that too at reasonable prices! Furthermore, the easy payment plans of Emaar can also be taken into account for choosing Emaar.
How to apply?
The process to apply for Emaar approval is quite simple, and it starts with accessing the Emaar online portal. You need to create an account first on the online portal and then register your account with all the necessary credentials. The online portal is your one-stop solution to gain Emaar approvals. The Emaar online portal can be used to apply for the Title Deed through the online application, request for NOC as well as applications for approvals to modify villas or any properties of Emaar.
Understanding the mandatory requirements for Emaar approval
It is also essential to observe the basic requirements needed for getting Emaar approval. Just to make the process easy, you can use this information for preparing to get an Emaar approval. Foreigners have to submit a copy of their passport and locals are required to submit a copy of their passport as well as copies of their Emirates ID and visa. In addition to this, investors would have to give almost 10% of the property’s value as a down payment. During the registration process, investors would have to pay four percent of the property’s value as well as 3000 AED to the Dubai Land Department (DLD).
Guidelines for Emaar approval
The basic guideline to apply for Emaar approval is to follow the steps mentioned above for application carefully. Also, you need to have the right documents with you along with their copies to prevent any sort of confusion. The other guidelines that can help you get through Emaar approval process easily can be presented as follows.
After understanding the basic requirements to apply for Emaar approvals, it is reasonable to focus on the necessity of choosing an agency which could get you the approval easily. Professional agencies dealing with services for approvals from notable government authorities in Dubai can be helpful support. Their experience in real estate, as well as the activities of Emaar, could be a source of advantage for investors.
Also, the agencies could provide clear details about the essential requirements to obtain Emaar approval. It is highly important to adhere strictly to the regulations established by the Emaar Alterations Department to get the approval. Furthermore, investors could be able to get insights into the suitable property options in different areas of Dubai. This surely seems like a way to get the best out of your investment in real estate in Dubai, doesn’t it?
On a closing note, you could be able to get an Emaar approval easily by following the information mentioned above. However, don’t forget to get the services of an expert approval agency.
May 4, 2019
Since its industrial revolution, Dubai has provided numerous opportunities for everyone looking to achieve heights of success, and it is continuing to do so till date. Today, Dubai has become an international hub where people from all backgrounds are competing against each other. In order to cope up with the growing industrialization and infrastructure demand, it becomes very important to set a bar of standards for ensuring safety and security. The government of Dubai has handed over this responsibility to Trakhees.
It is worth noting that if you are planning to set up your own project in Dubai (under Trakhees Jurisdiction), you have to follow certain rules and regulations set by Trakhees. Moreover, you need to have a permit or approval for commencing the construction work. But the matter of the fact is that sometimes the whole process of getting an approval can be a bit difficult if you have not followed the procedures properly. Let’s make it simple for you and discuss what you need to do so that you can get Trakhees approvals easily:
Procedure For Getting a Building Permit: You cannot commence any construction work at your site before getting a building permit from Trakhees. You must follow the given procedure in order to get an approval:
Procedure for Getting an Environmental Permit: Before discussing how to get an environmental permit, it should be noted that there are various types of environmental permits and each of them has their own specific applicability. They can be listed as:
Procedure: The step by step procedure for getting an environmental approval from Trakhees is as follows:
|Type Of Permit||Amount To Be Paid Per Approval|
|Open Sea Discharge Permit||AED 500|
|Irrigation Permit||AED 500|
|Groundwater Discharge Permit||AED 500|
|Air Emission Permit||AED 500|
|Permit to Cut and Relocate Trees||AED 1000 for Application fees.
AED 500 for every 10 trees to be cut.
|Permit to Operate Captive Marine Mammal Facility or Public Aquarium Facility||AED 1000 for Application fees.
AED 5000 for Approval Fees.
|Permit to Transport Marine Mammal or Aquatic Animal||AED 1000 for Application fees.
AED 500 for Approval Fees.
|Permit to Conduct Scientific Research
on Marine Mammal or Aquatic Animal
|AED 1000 for Application fees.
AED 200 for Approval Fees.
|Permit to Export / Import Marine
Mammal or Aquatic Animal
|AED 1000 for Application fees.
AED 500 for Approval Fees.
|Coral Translocation Permit||AED 1000 for Application fees.
AED 10,000 for Approval Fees.
|NOC for Dredging and Reclamation||AED 1000 for Application fees.
AED 500 for Approval Fees.
|Permit to Transport Sand||AED 500|
If you follow the procedure as per the given guidelines, it will be easy for you to get Trakhees Approvals. Also, you can visit our website DubaiApprovals.com and let us help you with your approval procedures. Our experts will help you anytime and anywhere so that you do not have to deal with re-submission of your application. Not only that, we also help you with DEWA approvals, Dubai Municipality Approvals, Jafza Approvals, and approvals from many more authorities of Dubai. So, feel free to visit us and allow us to serve you for easy approvals.
May 4, 2019
With the rapid development in Dubai, it was important for the government to come up with an authority which will be responsible to supervise the infrastructure. In 2009, Trakhees – Department of Planning and Development was introduced in Dubai and since then it is providing various public services. Trakhees manages all the lands, complexes & areas owned by ports, Customs & Free Zone Corporations, Dubai World, in the areas defined by PCFC, and its jurisdiction. Trakhees is also responsible for providing business licenses in special development zones and areas.
Trakhees consists of four major departments which include Corporate Excellence Department, Commercial Licensing Department, Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) Department, and Civil Engineering Department. Each of these departments is working through creativity and excellence so as to provide quality rich services.
Now, if you are looking forward to get an approval from Trakhees, depending on your business (be it an eatery, hotels, any food-related activity, or any health-related activity), you have to fulfill certain requirements. In order to not miss-out any formality, these requirements are categorized. Let’s discuss the various requirements to obtain Trakhees Approvals:
|Activity||Minimum Net Area (sq. ft)||Activity||Minimum Net Area (sq. ft)|
|Pet Salon||500||Restaurant with Shisha||1500|
|Hotel Commissary||2500||Coffee Shop with Shisha||1500|
|Catering||700||Fruit Seller In Supermarket||250|
|Other Shops||500||Fruit Seller – Stand Alone||500|
There are other area requirements set by Trakhees, that need to be followed strictly.
As mentioned above, you must comply with various rules and regulations so that you can get approvals from Trakhees. Even if you get the approval for your business, you still have to maintain quality and standard as per the rules and regulations of Trakhees so that you can retain your license. This is because all the authorities of Dubai are very strict when it comes to safety and security of infrastructure and environment. So, if you are also looking forward to getting an approval from Trakhees or any other authority of Dubai, you must comply with the rules and regulations set by the Government of Dubai.
Furthermore, you can also visit our website DubaiApprovals.com and let our team help you with your approvals. Our experts will guide you step by step so that you can easily get your job done without any hindrance.
March 11, 2020
Since Dubai is a fast-growing Emirate in the UAE through its stable and rising economy. Many investors and developers are getting involved with different kinds of businesses here. In order to start up a business here in Dubai, there are many kinds of approvals a business owner needs to process. And there are specific government departments for each kind of approval.
DDA which stands for Dubai Development Authorities is responsible for the establishment and registration of companies situated in the Free Zone Business Communities and Dubai Design District. The Authority’s focal points are with Real estate planning and development control, Regulatory and licensing services governing all strategic projects and industries within its jurisdiction, and Industry development. Therefore, in getting business permits, building permits and other necessary permits to start up a business in Dubai, DDA is one of the government departments you should visit.
There are documents which will be needed to be prepared beforehand like:
These are the basic documents which should be completed for DDA Approval application.
To avoid problems with the documents and processing, there are companies in Dubai who are offering services for consultancies and approvals. Dubai Approvals Team is a one-stop solution for clients who needs DDA approvals for their building projects. Together with the partnership of DAT Engineering Consultancy, we can provide a complete set of quality service to our clients.
Below is the process for DDA Approval.
Dubai Approvals Team pledge for every project’s successful completion and to maintain the best relationship with our respected clients who wholly give their trust unto us. We are committed to every project we deal with to make sure that we can provide a solid solution to every client’s needs.
July 25, 2019
Driven by a growing population, the United Arab Emirates has experienced an unparalleled hike in the food industry. As per the facts and figures suggested by Business Registration and Licensing (BRL), Dubai witnessed a total number of 11,813 restaurants and cafes in the year 2018.
This has made it quite easy for the business holders to do business in the city with their favourite cuisines and business strategies influenced by the taste, population, interests, infrastructure or anything else. Opening a restaurant in Dubai isn’t that easy as it seems this is why Dubai Approvals Team is there to make the approval process easy for you.
How to open a restaurant business in Dubai?
For a rookie, setting up a restaurant business in Dubai may seem to be a quite daunting task. This is why you need professional assistance to strategize each and everything accordingly. If you don’t want to be in any legal trouble with the authorities, you should always follow the rules. Here are the steps involved in opening a restaurant in Dubai. Have a look!
1. Drafting a business plan
A professional business plan is indispensable to make your business successful in the latter days. Along with that, you need to do the SWOT analysis, prepare a contingency plan for adverse situations and finance plan, target marketing, market survey, break-even analysis, cash flow projections and a lot more. Every factor can be a vital force to determine the success of your business, so keep these in mind before opening a restaurant in Dubai.
2. Food and Trading License
You need to acquire the food and trading license at first, and for this, you need to approach the Department of Food and Safety whereas for the trade license you need to go to Department of Economic Development (DED) that may cost you around ED10,000 to AED12,000. Along with this, you also need to get approval from the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) as well.
3. Location preferences
The next vital step of Opening a restaurant in Dubai is to find the ideal location for your business. If you are planning to open the restaurant in the mainland area, then approval of the DED authorities is inevitable. In this case, the owner will have 49% of the shares, while the sponsors will hold 51% of the shares. For free zones the consent of the free zone authority is necessary. Though you may gain authority over 100% of the shares, your trade will be restricted.
4. Getting the right documents
The documents required for starting a business in Dubai include trading license, NOC from local municipality, Food and safety license, Liquor, Ramadan, Pork and permit, and common professional licenses, as well as certifications for the trained staff, can be a cherry on the top. Once all these documents are obtained, every business can function without any interference.
But all this isn’t as easy as it appears on the surface. Get in touch with the professionals of Dubai Approvals Team and start your business within no time as you get the approvals in the minimal possible time.
5. Food Control Department
Before opening a restaurant in Dubai, it is extremely crucial to take into consideration the exact role that the Food Control Department would play. This department is mainly responsible for making sure that the restaurants and food outlets offer safe and hygienic cuisines to the customers.
Thus its guidelines must be strictly adhered by the new restaurant. From the very starting of food production to it is presented to the customers on their table, the focus must be paid to the hygiene factor. Following the proper food code would play a vital role and help the business to have strong and long-lasting goodwill in the market.
In case you think that the rules and guidelines of the Food Control Department would restrict the restaurant business in Dubai, you are mistaken. The specifications that have been presented by the department would guide the new restaurant to focus on the quality of the wide variety of food.
The food code would provide the updated guidelines relating to the food safety standards and regulations so that a win-win situation could arise for the business as well as the customers. The focal points would include the protection of the health of the consumers and obtaining a safe environment. Thus some of the main areas of business processes that would have to designed to meet the food safety requirements include the availability of adequate space for making food, the sanity of the spaces including kitchen and restroom.
Similarly, the exact location of the kitchen equipment would play a key role to make sure that healthy food items are prepared. The entry and exit passages must be used systematically so that no unauthorized individual or party could enter the kitchen premises. Hence the Food Control Department in Dubai would play a key role to influence the new restaurant business.
May 27, 2019
The most highly anticipated event of next year has been in the making for a long time. It happens only once every 5 years so it’s not surprising that the Dubai Expo 2020 master plan includes one-of-a-kind incredible projects. You’ll have the chance to explore the marvels of 190 countries from every continent of the world. Just imagine the cultural delights you could experience! It’s not just about culture, of course. During those unforgettable 6 months, everyone will get to witness firsthand the wonders of modern architecture and engineering. The professionals at DAT Engineering Consultancy are just as thrilled as you to see original works from the top engineering companies of the globe. Of the 25 million attendees expected, an estimated 70% are going to be from outside the UAE.
One of the many reasons to celebrate the Dubai Expo 2020 is the countless numbers of jobs it is creating for those residing in the UAE. The government is always working towards eliminating unemployment and leading the nation to prosperity. Not long ago, the Global consultancy EY released a report with great news! From the time of winning to bid to wrapping up the event, the Dubai Expo 2020 will have generated a staggering $33.4 billion for the UAE and its contribution towards GDP would be satisfactory at 1.5%.
The global campaign, Welcome to the Future, lead by the UAE in relation to the Dubai Expo 2020 is based on revisiting historic successes and boosting international cooperation. This has been designed to be supported in video format which is a powerful tool for today’s promotional activities particularly on social media. Its slam poetry narration hopes to strike a chord with inventors around the world. The main idea behind Welcome to the Future is to make the world realize that every person on earth is valuable to global progress. It urges nations to utilize human resources intelligently to ensure even more amazing achievements in the future. As the Deputy Chief Visitor Experience Officer of the Expo 2020 Dubai, Sanjive Khosla explained that this campaign represents the inspiringly “positive and progressive spirit” that allowed the UAE to become what it today.
So, how’s the construction coming along? Mattar Al Tayer, director-general and chairman of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has expressed his satisfaction at the superior project management displayed by those in charge of various phases of the Dubai Expo 2020. Just today, the main bridge leading to the site was opened up. In order to review safety measures and maintain tight security at the premises a meeting was held yesterday. The Director-General of the Dubai Expo 2020 Bureau, the Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police and the Security Committee were in attendance to go over security concerns.
Meanwhile, this week Spain has revealed exciting details about the pavilion planned for the Sustainability District. Renowned architects are putting their best foot forward to make it a resounding success. The core design concept of the Spanish Pavilion revolves around the conservation of resources including energy and building material. That explains their choice of exhibiting in the Sustainability District. The wood, metal and cloth being employed can be easily recycled. The thermal and acoustic insulation in the exhibition area will be acquired owing to its location in the basement.
This is first time that each of the 190 countries participating at the World Expo will have dedicated pavilions. If you have never been to Ukraine, the Dubai Expo 2020 invites you to discover the rich heritage and superior engineering technology of the country. There’s exciting news about the Ukraine Pavilion being constructed in the Opportunity District. The developers have highlighted innovative ideas that present feasible solutions to improve the quality of daily life. The design base is green technology making it attractive for every nation of the world. You’ll be stunned by the imagination used in their highly efficient e-bike, energy generating solar blinds and 3D printer for ceramics.
With the announcement of unbelievable projects like 'What Moves You' by the US Pavilion at the Dubai Expo 2020, it is the one event that cannot be missed! Fans of science fiction franchises worldwide are rejoicing as they get to have this amazing experience similar to how characters in their favorite films travelled. Top engineers will be recreating the hyperloop ride as a futuristic means of transport. You will not be disappointed because this thrilling project stimulates multiple human senses. The aim is to create an immersive experience that allows you to truly feel as if the real world has dissolved around you leaving only elements of the hyperloop ride.
The aptly titled pavilion of Saudi Arabia, Window to the Future, lives up to its name covering an area equal to two football fields making it the largest pavilion at the Dubai Expo 2020 after the Dubai pavilion. This visual masterpiece is absolutely breathtaking in its ingenuity and creativity. The design may appear to be a path to the infinite skies reflecting the sky high ambitions of the nation. After being wowed by the fantastic exterior, you will be welcomed into the exhibitions held inside showcasing the rich heritage of Saudi Arabia and its openness to building economic ties with other countries.
Standing at a jaw dropping 4636m2, the Chinese pavilion at the Dubai Expo 2020 has announced the theme “Building a Community with a Shared Future for Mankind – Innovation and Opportunity”. The concept of design maintains a proud Chinese core with elements of modernization linked to Western inventors. Symbolizing all things positive, the pavilion’s exterior is spectacularly designed to flaunt a traditional Chinese lantern lending its illumination to everyone around it. The exhibitions inside revolve around developmental milestones and innovation.
We are on the edge of our seats as announcements for other pavilions are pouring in. The organizers hope to send out the heartfelt message that they are ready to take leaps for international development.