Trade Name Reservation

Service Card

About the service

The name used by the trader in order to distinguish his establishment or company from other commercial establishments

  • Fill out the application
  • Talk to a service person
  • Payment
  • Receipt of the transaction.


  • Selecting the legal form and activities to be added to the license and selecting the trade name
  • Attaching the required documents and getting initial approval.
  • Providing external approvals, if any, depending on the nature of activity.
  • Paying fees and getting the trade name reservation certificate

Required Documents

  • License Application EA-1-1-F1

Service time

  • The service period is 10 minutes if all conditions are met

Target Audience:

Individual – establishment - companies
  • Reservation of a trade name AED 200.
  • Initial Approval AED 100.
  • Fees of Administrative Services Application Form AED 50
  • Reservation of the trade name is extended for two months up to a maximum of twice before the expiry of the trade name up to a maximum of one day at a fee of AED 200.
  • Fees relating to trade names indicative of a neighborhood, trade mark or Arabized trade name AED 1000 annually.
  • Fees relating to trade names featuring acronyms or the word “Gulf” AED 2000 annually (Ajman, Dubai, A.B, etc.)
  • Fess relating to foreign or numeric trade names AED 2000 annually.

Services Channels

  • department's website
  • Smart Application
  • Customer Happiness Centers
  • Virtual Center