SME Development Program

Applicant details
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Emirates ID No *
Mobile No *
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License details
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license Number
License Type
Source of Funding
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Number Of Employees

Tenancy contract details
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Details of establishment
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1. The facility must be licensed in the Emirate.
2. The facility must be fully owned by the citizens of the country.
3. The license of the establishment must not be more than three years old.
4. The project must not be established by the citizens of the country and being implemented on their behalf.
5. The supervisor for project implementation and follow-up must be citizens of the country.
6. That the project be established in the emirate.
7. The owner of the facility does not have more than five commercial licenses.
8. If the project is already existing and has resulted in violations, the project owner must clear the violations in order to obtain privileges of the program.
9. Regarding branches, please provide the Department of Economic Development with changes to the main license.
10. The licensee’s commits to cooperating with the Department regarding data disclosure, resolving consumer and trademark complaints, and adhering to all of the Department’s decisions and applicable legislations.
11. To submit a written statement that the owner of the license is the one who manages the project himself.
12. The establishment should not be benefiting from the exemptions granted to the participants in Khalifa Fund or any other similar funds in the Emirate.
13. That the facility meets any other criteria specified by the Department.
14. That the ownership of the facility must be on real property of citizens.
15. Notify the department within (30) days if:
o Changing the project or facility or transferring ownership or part of it to another person.
o The absence of any of the conditions and standards approved by the Department.
16. Use of facilities, incentives, and benefits for their specific purposes.
17. Carrying out the activity for which the establishment was licensed, and not to change it without following the procedures established by the department.
18. Without prejudice to any, the member shall be fined in the event of violating any of the provisions of Article (9) of this law, with a fine of 10,000 dirhams.
19. The value of the fine shall be doubled in case of repeating the violation itself within a year, provided that the value of the fine in the event of repetition does not exceed twice the prescribed fine.
20. In addition to the fine established in accordance with Paragraph (A) of this Article, the Department may take one or more of the following measures:
o Refund the fees from which the member was exempted.
o Cancel registration in the program.
o Cancellation of the facility's commercial license.