Welcome to the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry – your gateway to a thriving business community. By becoming a member, you unlock a world of opportunities, networking, and resources to elevate your business to new heights.

Become a part of our expansive community.

 

Joining us will help you get:
Business Growth: Access resources and programs designed to boost your business growth both locally and internationally, so you stay ahead in today's dynamic business landscape.

Advocacy and Support: Benefit from our advocacy efforts and receive support in navigating regulatory frameworks. We work to create an enabling environment for businesses to thrive.

Exclusive Events: Attend exclusive events, seminars, and workshops that provide insights into market trends, innovations, and best practices.

 

How can you join?
Joining the Abu Dhabi Chamber is a simple process. Follow these steps to become a member today:

For Industrial or Free zones licenses:
  • Step 1: log in to TAMM Platform/App → Government entities/Abu Dhabi Chamber →Issue new membership service.
  • Step:2: Submit the application and the required documents
  • Step 3: Pay the fees and get the new membership certificate.

 

For Department of Economic Development licenses:
  • Step 1: log in to TAMM Platform/App → Government entities/Department of Economic Development → Economic License.
  • Step:2: Submit the application and the required documents
  • Step 3: Pay the fees and get the commercial license and membership certificate.

 

For additional details, please reach out to us at:
Email: contact.us@adcci.gov.ae
Phone: +971 2 6214000

 

 

 
Membership Requirement 1

First Step: Obtain a Licence

To apply for membership at the ADCCI, please first obtain a license to do so at any of the following organizations:

 

  • Department of Economic Development.
  • Industrial Development Office.
  • Creative Media Authority.
  • Masdar City - Free Zone.
  • Khalifa Industrial Zone / Kizad - Free Zone.
  • Abu Dhabi Global Market - Free Zone.
  • Abu Dhabi Airport Free Zone - Free Zone.
Membership Requirement 2

Second Step: Legal forms of membership

Article 9 of Law No. 2 (2018) on Commercial Companies states that establishments operating in the State shall have a headquarter to practice their business activities therein or set up a branch or representative office to take one of the following legal forms:

Types of companies:

Limited Partnership
Joint venture
Limited Liability Company
Public Shareholding Company
Private Shareholding Company

 

Others:

Sole Trader

Branches or local representations:


Gulf region-based branch
Locally based branch
Foreign-based branch

Membership Requirement 3

Third step: Submit membership application along with the required supporting documents

The application for membership must be completed and signed and a copy of your Emirati ID must be attached for all procedures. In addition the following supporting documents are required:

Sole trader
  • Copy of the trading license issued by the relevant authority
  • Copy of the passport and registration summary for UAE nationals, if applicable
  • Copy of leasing agreement (land plan, investment contract, and building owner contact)
  • Copies of regulatory approvals where applicable (e.g. by the General Police Command, Food Control Authority, Health Authority, Waste Disposal Authority)
  • Copy of the service agency agreement for foreign nationals, if applicable
  • Signature by the authorized signatory

Companies
  • Copy of the trading license issued by the relevant authority
  • Copy of owner’s agreement
  • Copy of the passport and registration summary for UAE nationals, if applicable
  • Copy of leasing agreement (land plan, investment contract, and building owner contact)
  • Copies of regulatory approvals where applicable (e.g. by the General Police Command, Food Control Authority, Health Authority, Waste Disposal Authority)
  • Signature of the company’s authorized signatory

Branches and local representations (local, Gulf-region and foreign-based)
  • Copy of the trading license issued by the relevant authority
  • Copy of the license of the headquarter or the commercial register of the foreign company
  • Copy of owner’s agreement (in the case of a foreign-based company a certified translation is required)
  • Copy of leasing agreement (land plan, investment contract, and building owner contact)
  • Copy of the passport and registration summary for UAE nationals, if applicable
  • Copies of regulatory approvals where applicable (e.g. by the General Police Command, Food Control Authority, Health Authority, Waste Disposal Authority)
  • Copy of the passport of the representative of the foreign company and his/her Emirate ID, if applicable
  • Copy of the service agency agreement for foreign nationals, if applicable
  • Agreement with representative agency in Abu Dhabi for foreign-based companies (certified translation)
  • Copy of the decision of the board of directors (General Assembly) to open a branch in Abu Dhabi, for foreign-based companies (certified translation)
  • Copy of the approval of the Ministry of Economy for foreign-based companies
  • Legal document outlining the responsibilities between branch and parent company
  • Signature of the representative of the foreign company (translated and certified)
  • Signature of the company’s authorized signatory
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