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Corporate Tax Registration
Page last updated:: Friday, September 15, 2023
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    Variation Service

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  • Obligation to Sign-up


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    All persons required to or entitled to register for Corporate Tax with the FTA.

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Corporate Tax Registration
  • Service Description
    Through this service, the FTA registers certain persons for Corporate Tax to allow them to obtain a Corporate Tax registration Number and fulfill their obligations
  • Channels and working hours
    You can apply for this service from EmaraTax platform:
    24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Service Fees Details
    Free of charge
  • Estimated Time to Submit Application
    30 Minutes
  • Estimated Time to Complete Application by the FTA
    20 business days from the date the completed application was received by the FTA. However, in case where any additional information is needed, FTA may take additional time to process the application. The applicant needs to provide the additional information and re-submit the application. It may take the FTA a further 20 business days to respond to the updated application. If the application is not resubmitted within 60 calendar days from the date you received the notification from FTA, the application shall be rejected.
  • Required Documents and Forms
    In case of applicant is a Natural person
    Trade license, where applicable
    Emirates ID / Passport of the applicant

    In case of application is a Legal Persons
    Trade license
    Emirates ID / Passport of authorized signatory
    Proof of authorization for the authorized signatory.

    Accepted file types are PDF and word. The individual file size limit is 5MB.
  • Procedures and Steps
    Step 1 : Create an account on Emaratax portal by registering with your email ID and Phone number or login using your existing ID and password.
    Step 2 : Create your taxable person or select the relevant taxable person from the taxable person list
    Step 3: You will see the option to register for Corporate Tax. Please select this option and complete your registration.
  • FAQs
    Please click on the link below and navigate to “Corporate Tax”.
  • Terms & Conditions
    The Terms and condition of using this service are provided below: 
    All taxable persons are required to register for UAE Corporate Tax and obtain a Corporate Tax Registration Number as per the UAE Corporate tax law and following implementing decisions.
    The Federal Tax Authority may also request certain Exempt Persons to register for UAE CT.
    Note : UAE branches of domestic companies are an extension of their “parent” or “head office” and are not considered separate legal entities. Therefore, UAE branches of a domestic juridical person are not required to separately register or file for UAE CT. 

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